The role of working memory capacity and emotion regulation on binge eating in individuals with a binge eating disorder (BED)
A key criterion for the diagnosis of a binge eating disorder (BED) is recurring binge eating. Due to these binges, individuals affected by BED are strongly impaired and experience, besides health-related…
Viviana Leupin in the national finals of "Ma thèse en 180 secondes" (MT180)
"Ma thèse en 180 secondes" (MT180) is an international competition where PhD students have to condense many years of work into 180 seconds to communicate the work of their PhD in a simple, comprehensible,…
Eating disorder treatment in routine clinical care
A descriptive study examining treatment characteristics and short-term treatment outcomes among patients with anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa in Germany and Switzerland.
Article : Baby Sleep Lab
Could Infant Sleep Behavior Hold the Key to Brain Activity and Healthy Development?
Adequate sleep is crucial for development and promotes brain maturation. Numerous studies have shown that chronic sleep problems in early life are associated with later cognitive, psychosocial, and physical…
Prof. P.Vetter has been awarded a SNSF Consolidator Grant
Prof. P.Vetter has been awarded a prestigious SNSF Consolidator Grant (out of 182 applications), a tool that funds the 5-year projects of researchers whose impact on their field can already be felt at…
Can Netflix keep you awake at night?
Binge-watching suspenseful TV series with cliffhangers before sleep has only minor effects on sleep. This has been shown by researchers from the University of Fribourg. The study shows what happens in…
Prof. Martin Sölch was elected as member of the executive board of EACLIPT
Prof. Martin Sölch was elected as member of the executive board of the European Association of Clinical Psychology and Clinical Interventions (EACLIPT). The Association promotes empirical and theoretical…
Transformations: Social and Cultural Dynamics in the Digital Age
New European Project on Time perception related to the use of digital technologies at the Department of Psychology! Prof. Martin Soelch and Prof. Abou Khaled (HEIA-FR) are one of the 4 Swiss consortiums…
Multi-lab test of the facial feedback hypothesis
The PPSA research team (Pascal Gygax) has just published, in the prestigious journal Nature Human Behavior, along with 22 other laboratories in 19 countries, a "multi-lab test" on the famous pen-in-mouth…