The Division of Social Neuroscience and Social Psychology investigates general principles of human behavior and decisions in a social context.
We are in the Institute of Psychology at the University of Bern.
We consist of two research groups:
Prof. Dr. Daria Knoch (chair)
Prof. Dr. Sabine Sczesny
Congratulations to Annika Wyss on successfully obtaining her doctoral degree for her thesis "Human Behavior and the Anthropocene - Studying the Determinants of Pro-Environmental Behavior from an Environmental Psychological Perspective". We wish her lots of success and good luck for the future!
A warm welcome to our new postdoctoral researcher Dr. Marina Wunderlin. She is a cognitive neuroscientist with a focus on sleep research.
An exciting experiment with non-invasive brain stimulation is starting soon - here's our great brain stimulation team!
A warm welcome to our four new research assistants - Basil Maly, Melanie Roth, André Minder and Nicole Heutschi!
A warm welcome to our new postdoctoral researcher Dr. Dominik Moser. He is interested in investigating the neural underpinnings of socio-emotional processes using fMRI in healthy human subjects and clinical patients.
In her doctoral thesis, Katharina Koch studied the brain processes in social and emotional decision-making. She left our department by the end of February 2021. We wish her lots of success and happiness in her future.
A warm welcome to our Sleep Dream Team!
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).
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