Psychology, Technology & Society

Focus and goals

The expertise unit conducts applied, practice-oriented research in the field of psychology and technology. There is a strong focus on the interaction between both domains and the synergy they create, in particular within mental healthcare and human-technology interaction.

Staff members


Events

Online zelfhulp voor medewerkers en binnen organisaties

* This event about online selfhelp for employees and organizations is Dutch speaking * Hoe kan online zelfhulp worden ingezet bij medewerkers en binnen organisaties?…

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Lerend netwerk beeldbellen met kinderen en jongeren | najaar 2021

In dit gratis lerend netwerk voor professionals met beeldbelervaring met kinderen en jongeren (en hun context) wisselen we inspirerende praktijken, ervaringen en do’s en dont’s…

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Updates

New interns at the Expertise Unit Psychology, Technology & Society

The Expertise Unit Psychology, Technology & Society has 2 new members for the academic year 2022-2023. They briefly introduces themselves here. Hello! My name is Kimberley Bruggeman…

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ECP 2022 – presentation overview

The Expertise Unit Psychology, Technology & Society is attending the 17th European Congress of Psychology in Ljubljana with several presentations. For each of the presentations,…

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Selected projects

PWO Digital Mental Health

Context The use of technology within mental healthcare received an unexpected and abrupt boost as a result of the Corona crisis. In particular, image calling…

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SWVG – Technologische en digitale toepassingen in zorg & welzijn – een richtingwijzer

Vlaamse hulpverleners binnen welzijn en gezondheid grepen door de COVID-19 pandemie abrupt en vaak voor het eerst naar technologie. Die liet hen onder meer toe…

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Link to practice & education

The expertise unit focuses on research and services that have the potential to contribute to community development in a changing, global society. This contribution can be situated on a micro level, like how to adapt technology to individual users, as on a macro level, like addressing the challenge to allow a growing number of people to live together in the context of global and ecological challenges. This expertise unit provides scientific, methodological and statistical support: for internal research, in the context of national and international projects and as a service to external organizations like SMEs and multinationals.

We provide direct input to the Applied Psychology & Technology course and shapes different courses within the Department of Applied Psychology. It furthermore offers the opportunity for internships and support student research in the form of bachelor dissertationss.

 

Project overview