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

eMEN – Trends and technological developments of apps in mental healthcare | 06.09.2018

Version française – Nederlandstalige versie Register now! Want to know more about the technical aspects of the development of apps in mental healthcare? Attend our…

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LiCalab matchmakingevent – mental health | 03.05.2018

Tijdens dit matchmakingevent gaan zorginstellingen, ondernemers en kennisinstellingen met elkaar in gesprek over de toekomst van de geestelijke gezondheidszorg, de mogelijkheden van eHealth in GGZ,…

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Updates

Hoe zet je een online tool in als aanvulling voor behandeling van depressie? Organisaties gezocht voor innovatieve, laagdrempelige studie

version française Thomas More (Mobilab en de Expertisecel Psychologie, Technologie & Samenleving) en Pulso Europe starten in het kader van het eMEN project met een grootschalige…

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Heights in 360° VR video on YouTube

The Expertise unit Psychology, Technology & Society recently recorded a number of locations of variable height in 360° VR video. The two Antwerp campuses, Sanderus and National,…

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Selected projects

eMEN project

Each year almost 165 million, or 38%, of people in the EU experience a mental health condition such as depression or anxiety. Mental ill health…

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Carewear

The goal of the Carewear project is to improve current practice of organisations which are active in the field of wellbeing at work and mental…

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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


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