POSTPONED - Kickoff meeting

The kickoff meeting has been postponed due to the coronavirus (COVID 19). A new date will be announced as soon as possible.

2020.02.19 | Sinne B. Jakobsen

Date Fri 27 Mar
Time 09:00 12:30
Location Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences Bartholins Allé 11, Building 1350, 6th floor

Kickoff meeting of the Centre for Integrative Business Psychology with a theme day on Prosociality and (economic) decision making. Everyone is welcome!


09:00 - 09:05     

Opening by Jan Tønnesvang, head of the Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences

09:05 - 09:15     

Welcome address by Thomas Pallesen, dean of Aarhus BSS

09:15 - 09:30     

Introduction to the centre by Stefan Pfattheicher, centre director   

09:30 - 10:15     

Talk by Robert Böhm (University of Copenhagen): How behavioral economics can contribute to a healthy society

Robert will show that behavioral economics can increase scientific understanding of challenging questions – using vaccinations as an example. 

10:15 - 10:30   

Coffee break

10:30 - 11:15     

Talk by Nadira Faber (University of Oxford and University of Exeter): Physiological influences on prosociality

Nadira will show that certain psycho-physiological states shape prosocial behavior, using hunger as an example.

11:15 - 11:30

Coffee break    

11:30 - 12:15

Talk by Isabel Thielmann (University of Landau): An affordance-based perspective on individual differences in prosocial behavior

Isabel will outline the personality traits that play a prominent role when humans make prosocial decisions.

12:15 - 12:30

Concluding remarks by Stefan Pfattheicher: Next steps for the centre    

Sign-up and registration

The meeting is open for all interested researchers from Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University, as well as executives from the public and private sector.

Attendance is free. Sign up by an email to Stefan Pfattheicher at no later than March 13.

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