Valérie Camos awarded a joint grant from the Swiss and French National Science Foundations to develop research in Fribourg about the development of working memory in preschoolers.
Imiter, singer… un comportement instinctif et spontané qu’adoptent aussi nos cousins les grands primates ainsi que moult autres espèces championnes du mimétisme. Des chercheur/se-s et des étudiant-e-s de notre Département étudient ce comportement.
Le département de psychologie est heureux de féliciter Solène Perruchoud qui a été récompensé par un prix de la fondation Forom Ecoute.
Members of our Department have been awarded grants from the Swiss National Science Foundation:
• Roberto Caldara has been awarded a CHF 322’000 grant
• Sebastien Miellet et Roberto Caldara have been awarded a CHF 282’000 grant
Forthcoming Working memory is the cognitive system in charge of the temporary maintenance of information in view of its on-going processing. Lying at the centre of cognition, it has become a key concept in psychological science.
Dr. Nathalie Meuwly was granted an Ambizione fellowship by the SNF. She will join our department in January 2015. Dr. Meuwly studies communication in couples and it's impact on well-being and health.
Our Departement welcomes a new Professor, Prof Dr. Andrea Frick, new Swiss National Science Foundation Professor. After her study in Developmental psychology at University of Zurich and Post-doc at and University of Bern, Prof. Dr Frick creates in our department her laboratory on Development of Spatial Cognition.
Dr. Garcia-Burgos, who joined the group of Prof. Simone Munsch and our Department last September, has recently published a research work focusing on strategies for preventing the development of unwanted flavour preferences in an animal model.
Forschende der Universitäten Zürich und Freiburg zeigen, wie der erholsame Tiefschlaf auch ohne Medikamente verlängert werden kann – nämlich mit Hypnose. Uni Website
Des chercheurs zurichois et fribourgeois montrent comment le sommeil profond réparateur peut être prolongé sans médicaments, grâce à l’hypnose. Voir le site l'uni
Department of Psychology
Psychology at the University of Fribourg is distinguished by the emphasis it places on high-level research, an extensive choice of courses in B.Sc., M.Sc. and postgraduate programs as well as by the University's bilingual character. The Department of Psychology offers complete study programs (B.Sc. and M.Sc.) in German and French, together with mixed language programs. Education is complemented by practical components with excellent supervision in a stimulating international atmosphere.
M.Sc. and postgraduate students are involved in a number of departmental and third party research projects in a wide range of domains distributed between ten Research Units.
WHO: Jan Born
WHAT: Memory consolidation during sleep
WHEN: 20.11.2014, 12h05-13h05