Faculty of Psychology

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The American Psychological Association has awarded Bruce Overmier and Robert Murison with the George A. Miller Award for an Outstanding Recent Article on General Psychology.
Conor Douris is a bachelor student from University of Limerick. He has studied psychology and sociology, plays in a band and is interested in music therapy for children.
Humans spend roughly one-third of their lives asleep. The aim of the course is to provide knowledge of the function that is served by circadian rhythms, sleep and the mechanisms by which circadian disruption and sleep insufficiency degrades mental and physical health, safety and productivity – and increases risk of errors and accidents.
Bente Wold and Gro Mjeldheim Sandal won the election with 54,43 % of the votes.
Nobel Prize laureat May-Britt Moser was awarded an honorary doctorate at the doctoral awards ceremony May 5th by The Faculty of Psychology.
Magnus Matningsdal’s retirement as professor at the Faculty of Law in 1989 marks the beginning of some 2000 additional hours he has spent at the lectern in Dragefjellet. Today, the Supreme Court Justice will be awarded honorary alumnus status at this year’s Christie Conference.
I dag er skoler utsatt for en stadig økende forventning om å drive forsknings- og utviklingsarbeid for å forbedre sitt undervisningstilbud. Hvilken kunnskap lærere trenger for å undervise bedre, er det imidlertid ikke enighet om.
Andrea Bender combines psychology and anthropology to observe how our language and culture shape the way we perceive the world.
The Department of Philosophy offers a new course in moral philosophy in the autumn 2016. The course is offered at 100-, 200-, or 300- level.
UPP-medlem Ingrid Helleve har sammen med kollegaer bidratt i og redigert en ny bok: Helleve, I., Almås, A. G. & Bjørkelo, B. (red.) (2016). Den digitale lærergenerasjonen. Utfordringer og muligheter. Oslo: Gyldendal.
With www.slate.uib.no, @SlateResearch and SLATE on Facebook, the Centre for the Science of Learning and Technology is Online!
A WHO-project on health in the adolescent population is now giving researchers access to data collected in 41 countries worldwide. The data gives insight on matters concerning health, well-being, social environment and health related behaviour of 11, 13 and 15 year old boys and girls.
The course is for teachers at UiB who want to create and publish online short videos to supplement their teaching.
Master of Philosophy in Global Development Theory and Practice with specialisation either in Gender in Global Development or in Health Promotion.
Some see red, some curse, some turn to violence and others pretend to be unperturbed. But why do we get so angry?
Former investigations have shown that PMTO-interventions have positive effects on the parenting of immigrant mothers and the behaviour of their children. A new article by researchers in the UiB research-group Child Welfare, Equality and Inclusion suggests that PMTO may not be effective in relieving mental distress among immigrant mothers.
How do teachers and social workers use multidisciplinary teams as part of a collaborative effort to support children living in difficult conditions? This question was investigated by researchers affiliated with the research group Child welfare, equality and social inclusion, UiB.