The Research Group Quantitative Psychology and Individual Differences focuses on the interplay between substantive-psychological research and the development of novel formal models (including associated procedures for model estimation and testing). On the basis of substantive questions new formal models are being developed; in turn, these models are estimated and tested in substantive research, and contribute there to a breeding ground for ...
Health Psychology KU Leuven
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Biomedical variables generally explain only a part of a person’s experience of health and illness and in many instances a novel approach including social and psychological influences is needed. The KU Leuven Research Group “Health Psychology” aims at unravelling how psychological and somatic variables interact in health and disease from a psycho-bio-social perspective. Both fundamental and applied research is ...
Public Health Psychiatry KU Leuven
The Center studies (longitudinal) patterns of mental illness and emotional wellbeing in societies worldwide, using large epidemiological population-representative samples and complex statistical modelling. The CPHP contributes to the etiopathogenesis and structure of common mental disorders and low-prevalent conditions (such as suicidal thoughts and behaviors) by studying temporal patterns of prevalence, incidence, and persistence of ...
Experimental and Applied Psychology Vrije Universiteit Brussel
EXTO conducts research in four focused research groups 1) BIPS: Physiology & neuropsychology of sleep, sleeplessness and cognitive performance 2) SOSP: Social cognitive neuroscience The way our brain builds up impressions about other people is a major topic of research at the V.U.B. We make use of the most modern techniques using brain imaging to study this, including ERP and fMRI. 3) COPS: Attention and implicit learning, including: * ...
Clinical Psychiatry KU Leuven
The Center for Clinical Psychiatry focuses on research questions with direct clinical relevance. Important themes of the Center include transition psychiatry, the study of novel clinical and psychotherapeutic interventions as well as topics with societal impact within psychiatry.
Department of Head and Skin Ghent University
Education and Training KU Leuven
The research group Education and Training consists of four divisions:
- Instructional Psychology and Technology
- Experiental Education
- Educational Policy and Innovation and Teacher Training
- Educational Effectiveness and Evaluation
Brain, Body and Cognition Vrije Universiteit Brussel
The BBCO research group focuses its research on the comprehensive study of mental processes and their biological (brain and body) correlates in different domains of human functioning and behavior, such as cognition, social judgment, affect, well-being and sleep. Without doubt, the study of the brain and body, and its related mental processes is at the forefront of current research in many disciplines of psychology. Together with behavioral ...
Centre for Political Research KU Leuven
The members of the Center for Political Research focus on the central institutions and processes of decision-making, inherent in contemporary democracies. Therefore, four major domains are central in their research strategy: elections, political parties and social organisations, parliaments and governments. In the analyses and publications both structural and cultural determinants of the functioning of democracies and its patterns of ...