Titleimage: Social Neuroscience and Social Psychology


The Division of Social Neuroscience and Social Psychology investigates general principles of human behavior and decisions in a social context.
We are in the Department of Psychology at the University of Bern.

We consist of two research groups:

Prof. Dr. Daria Knoch (chair)
Prof. Dr. Sabine Sczesny


Congratulations to Benedikt Langenbach on obtaining his doctoral degree

In his doctoral thesis, Benedikt studied the brain processes involved in sustainable decision-making. He will leave our department by the end of 2019. We wish him lots of success and good luck in his new position at the University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE).


We are very happy to welcome our two new PhD students Emmanuel Guizar Rosales and Mirjam Studler


A warm welcome to our Sleep Dream Team!