Congratulation to Dr. Martina Mara, who is now appointed professor at the LIT

09. May 2018

On April 1, 2018 Dr. Martina Mara has been appointed professor for Psychology of Robotics for the Linz Institute of Technology. Between 2012 and 2013 she worked as a member of the project staff at our department. We are looking forward to further cooperation and wish her all the best for the upcoming challenge.


Recap: ÖGP 2018

25. April 2018

At this point we want to thank all congress participants for their numerous contributions.


You will find a new section “Rückblick” on our website that gives you a brief recap of the congress and photos.


The data factory on your wrist

20. April 2018

Wearable technologies like smartphones and activity trackers als more than just a useful gadget. Our scientists examine the potential of wearables for research purposes. It may be a revolution in the field of data collection.
For this reason our team had an interview with the Austrian quality press “Die Presse”.


We are hiring assistans for the ÖGP 2018 congress!

20. March 2018

There are new vacancies available.
We are always looking for interns, so if you are interested don’t hesitate to send an application.
Furthermore, the following job positions are available at the moment:

Mitarbeit bei der 13. Tagung der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Psychologie an der JKU, 12. bis 14.04.2018

Stellenausschreibung als PDF

Visit our career site.


We welcome Univ.-Prof. Dr. Timo Gnambs

12. March 2018

We welcome Univ.-Prof. Dr. Timo Gnambs cordially at the Department of Work, Organizational and Media Psychology.
We wish Univ.-Prof. Dr. Timo Gnambs all the best!


Office hours and semester start

12. March 2018

We wish you all the best for the new semester.
The usual office hours are now re-enacted.


The Office Administration is closed during the Christmas Break

20. December 2017

Our Office Administration is closed from December 22, 2017 – January 07, 2018.
We wish you all a peaceful and relaxing Christmas Holidays!


We welcome Mag. Freyth de Polo León

06. December 2017

We welcome Mag. Lennart Freyth de Polo León cordially as a research assistant at the Department of Work, Organizational and Media Psychology. He joined the Institute of Education and Psychology on December 1, 2017.
We wish Mag. Freyth de Polo León all the best!


Emojis are the world language #1 – Mag.a Fabiola Gattringer in an interview

28. November 2017

The world of emojis has changed. The newest update of apple has published 70 additional symbols. It is barely impossible to imagine the use of text messages without those small images. Moreover, as world language #1, they outpaced English as a universal language.
Maga. Fabiola Gattringer was interviewed by LT1 Oberösterreich. The video clip can be found under


Worth reading: Interview with Dr. Barbara Stiglbauer about the motives of collecting for the moments magazine

15. November 2017

Science has been researching the fascination of collecting ever since.
Dr. Barbara Stiglbauer takes a look at the underlying motives of passionate collecting for the moments magazine.
Read the entire interviewhere or skip through the entire magazine!

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