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Social Mind, Cognition and Executive Functions

The research group Social Mind, Cognition and Executive Functions (SoCEF) study typical and non-typical function among children and adults in relation to the environment and biological factors. Our research concerns perception, thinking, langauge and social interaction.

Infant and Child Laboratory

Connected to the research group and placed at the Department of Psychology is the AMBLE Infant and Child Laboratory (INCH), where we study how children between 2-7 years old perceives and understand their surroundings.

Contact information

Professor Stefan Hansen


Professors/Assistant Professors/Researchers

Petra Boström, PhD
Parenthood; Qualitative method; Psychological illness among intellectually challenged children and adolescents

Malin Broberg, Professor

Stefan Hansen, Professor
Functional neuro science; Hormones and behaviour; Psychological profiling of neurological deviances

Erland Hjelmquist, Professor

Maria Larsson, PhD
Cognition; Language, reading and writing training

Marek Meristo, PhD
Social cognition; Early social development; Cultural evolution

Hans Samuelsson, Assistant Professor
Clinical neuro psychology with focus on attention, spatial ability and stroke; Cognitive neuro science

Karin Strid, PhD
Infants; Social understanding; Communication

Tomas Tjus, Professor
Developmental psychology; Psychological illness; Reading and writing difficulties

Kerstin Watson Falkman, PhD
Mentalization; Cognitive and linguistic development; Functional impairment

Stefan Winblad, PhD
Neuro psychology; Emotion psychology; Social cognition


PhD students

Martin Brandberg

Joel Gerafi

Jonas Gillenstrand

Sofia Ljunggren

David Norlin

Herawati Nowak

Elin Nylander

Carmen Ryberg

Isac Sehlsted

Maria Gröndal

Social Mind, Cognition and Executive Functions (SoCEF)

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