Professor of Social and Organisational Psychology Naomi Ellemers has been elected to the British Academy for the Humanities and the Social Science as Corresponding Fellow. Ellemers: 'It’s a real honour, and I’m very pleased.'
Risk-taking and sensation-seeking are typical behaviour for adolescents. Research by Leiden psychologist Barbara Braams and her colleagues published in NeuroImage shows that the social context also plays an important role.
People from an ‘honour culture’ often respond more aggressively to insults and provocations than those from a ‘dignity culture’. Saïd Shafa examined the underlying mechanisms and discovered how such responses can be avoided. PhD Defence 26 June.