Discipline: Psychology

Social Brain: Neuropsychology of Social Behaviors

The goal of this course is to explore the neural basis of human social interaction. We study how social psychology and neuroscience inform our understanding of social behavior, with each discipline offering a unique and complementary…

Psychology of Human Sexuality

This course deals with issues related to human sexuality, emphasizing the psychological perspective. Prevailing sexual norms in Western society and how these norms originated are considered. Examples of topics range from gender and transgender issues to…

Psychology of Human Sexuality, Summer Course

Psychology of Criminal Behavior

Why do people offend? Can we predict who the victims will be? This course applies psychological/criminological theory and research methods to the understanding of criminality, and its consequences, assessment, treatment, and prevention. Mental disorders and their…

DIS Copenhagen, Psychology of Criminal Behavior

Positive Psychology

This course combines a study of theory, research, and application in the rapidly growing field of positive psychology. You critically examine the psychology of well-being with both its possibilities and limitations, focusing on topics such as…

Positive Psychology

This course combines a study of theory, research, and application in the rapidly growing field of positive psychology. You critically examine the psychology of well-being with both its possibilities and limitations, focusing on topics such as…

Positive Psychology, Summer Course

Neuroscience of Fear

Fear is a multifaceted term that can be explained anatomically, biologically, and psychologically. This course begins by illustrating the cause and effects of fear on an anatomical and functional level, followed by demonstrating the physiological, psychological,…

Cognitive Neuroscience of Fear: From Animal to Human Models, Summer Course

European Clinical Psychology

This course is a study of clinical psychology with a focus on the way we approach the field within a European context. The course covers the origins of European clinical psychology, cultural and ethical issues, as…

European Clinical Psychology, Summer Course

Children with Special Needs

This class challenges your ideas about ‘special needs.’ You are situated within the concept of Nordic pedagogy in order to examine the topics of inclusion and quality of life within the Danish social welfare system. For…