Research at the Department is divided into four main areas: clinical psychology, emotion & cognition, developmental psychology, and organisational & social psychology.

At the Department we conduct basic research as well as applied research and interventions. Our research aims to fill knowledge gaps but also to develop methods to improve health and well-being.

An important goal is to create research to prevent, alleviate, and cure human suffering and disease. In order to achieve this, we conduct basic studies, but also studies involving psychiatric and psychosomatic disorders, sensory and cognitive dysfunctions, etiological mechanisms and developmental processes, as well as prevention and treatment.