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About the department

At the Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning research and education are carried out in Education, Psychology, Sociology, Didactic Science, Disability Studies, Psychotherapy, Adult Learning and HRM/HRD.



Research within the Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning takes place within multi-disciplinary research environments and in research groups as well as by single researchers in all of the department's disciplines.



The department has a large number of single-subject courses as well as undergraduate programmes such as the Psychology programme, the Human Resource Management and Work Sciences programme and the Folk High School Teacher Training programme. There are also master level programmes such as the Special Education programme, the Special Teacher education, the Psychotherapy programme and Human Resource Management and Development. Our teaching staff are also involved in the Teacher Training programme, the Cognitive Science programme, the Speech Therapist programme and the Social Work programme. Most of our courses and programmes are taught in Swedish.

Graduate studies are offered in several of the department's disciplines. For more information on graduate studies, visit www.ibl.liu.se/graduate-studies.

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Daniel Västfjäll

The fading of compassion

The more people who beg for our compassion, the colder we become. The desire to give is strongest towards one person. The physiological mechanisms behind this behaviour have now been documented by professor Daniel Västfjäll and his colleagues in Oregon.

Conference on intellectual and developmental disabilities

ECIDD, European Conference on Psychological Theory and Research on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, is being held in Sweden for the first time – at Linköping University, from 12 to 14 June.

Robert Aman

Interculturality contributes to opression

In our multicultural world we strive towards interaction, integration, learning and communication - interculturality. But what we in the West experience as interculturality, we often see through colonial eyes.




Vacancies at IBL

Senior Lecturer in Psychology
Last day of application: January 14, 2015

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Last updated: 2015-01-08