Psychology of Conflict, Risk and Safety (PCRS)

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There are countless ways in which individuals and groups can get involved in events that threaten the psychological, physical or societal safety. The research group at the department of Psychology of Conflict, Risk and Safety (PCRS), approaches such threats from a social psychological perspective with crossovers to e.g. clinical psychology, cognitive psychology and work and organizational psychology. Our work focusses on three main themes in the areas of:

As a psychology department within a technological oriented university we also are increasingly enthusiastic about the possibilities of including new technology in our research projects, and many of our researchers already do so. Three main reasons for the application of new technologies: