News archive for Department of Psychosocial Science
Humans are the only species that uses symbols to express quantities, and researchers now want to find out why number systems vary so much between cultures.
Antarctic winters trigger psychological hibernation so people can cope with isolation and darkness.
Researchers in psychology investigate our attitudes and actions towards energy transitions and climate change.
Winner of the 2019 PROSE Awards by the Association of American Publishers in the subject category Engineering and Technology.
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.
Andrea Bender combines psychology and anthropology to observe how our language and culture shape the way we perceive the world.
Some see red, some curse, some turn to violence and others pretend to be unperturbed. But why do we get so angry?
Realizing the potential of cultural diversity in the society and at the workplace
Members of the Bergen Bullying Research Group have investigated the impact of workplace bullying as a social stressor at work.
Up to this date, few studies have investigated the occurrence of sexual harassment in Norwegian working life. However, a new study from Bergen Bullying Research Group show that sexual harassment can be considered as a prevalent problem with serious consequences for those exposed.
Here are some preliminary results!
The Negative Acts Questionnaire has been validated in a new paper from Bergen Bullying Research Group members
Lars Glasø, Morten Birkeland Nielsen, and Ståle Einarsen contributes with an article in the June edition of Journal of Applied Social Psychology.
In a recently published article, Brita Bjørkelo, Wenche Ryberg, Stig Berge Matthiesen and Ståle Einarsen present pioneering findings on the whistleblowing phenomenon.
Members of the Bergen Bullying Research group contribute with an empirical research paper in the latest issue of the Journal of the Norwegian Psychological Association. The paper, entitled "A study of basic life assumptions and post-traumatic stress disorder among victims of workplace bullying" is written in Norwegian. An abstract in English is presented here.
As a warm-blooded species, humans thrive in temperate climates and must take more adaptive measures if they are living in colder or hotter regions of the world. But how do human societies create links between climate and culture? And what cultures do they create?