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  • Gentle touch can decrease stress

    [3 Apr 2018] Long lasting gentle touch decreases stress hormones and decelerate heart beat frequency. It also activates brain areas commonly linked to reward. These research results are presented in a new thesis from the University of Gothenburg. Findings that can be useful in designing therapies to help people relax.

  • How the Palme Investigation was Manipulated. Professor Pär-Anders Granhag one of the interviewed

    [6 Mar 2018] How did Christer Pettersson become the main suspect in the hunt for Olof Palme's killer? The Swedish TV programme for investigative journalism, Mission Investigate, has spoken to three people who had central positions in the Palme investigation claiming that there was witness manipulation. For instance, one of the most important witnesses was heard more than 40 times - and changed their story completely over time. Pär-Anders Granhag, professor in forensic psychology at the Department of Psychology, is one of the interviewed experts.

  • New course: Legal Psychology: Current Research

    [25 Sep 2017] This course aimes at students with a solid background in Psychology at a bachelor's level, who are beginning or are currently studying at master´s level. This course is well-suited for students who are particularly interested in cutting-edge psychological research of relevance for the legal system, and especially students who have the ambition to move on to PhD-level studies.

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