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News from Department of Communication and Psychology
PhD Thesis by Charlotte Marie Bisgaard Klemmensen: Ethnomethodological Conversation Analysis meets Integrational Linguistics
The thesis provides insight into the communication challenges of daily life for an individual with acquired brain injury in an institution. The thesis creates a new analysis perspective that can identify areas of attention for health professionals and thus contribute to improving the quality of life for the individuals with acquired brain injury.
PhD Thesis by Geoffrey Tabo: Designing Infrastructures for Learning
The study provides a theoretical and pragmatic approach to designing infrastructure for learning in resource limiting situations. The study proposes some design principles, user engagement processes and recommends a participatory approach to designing infrastructures for learning at higher education institution to achieve sustainable ICT systems. This enables the user experiences and network to grow naturally with a multiplier effect just like social media services.
New book: Identity Construction and Illness Narratives in Persons with Disabilities
This book investigates how being diagnosed with various disabilities impacts on identity. Editors: Chalotte Glintborg, Manuel L. de la Mata
New issue of the Journal of Somaesthetics: Somaesthetics and Beauty
In this issue of the Journal of Somaesthetics, collects contributions from various fields exploring experiences of beauty vis-à-vis aestheticized phenomena in everyday life, design, art, urbanity, and elsewhere.
Dr. Jaan Valsiner awarded the APA Outstanding International Psychologist Award 2020
Jaan Valsiner is professor at Department of Communication and Psychology. The honourable APA Outstanding Psychologist Award is the last in a series of several honorary prizes that the cultural psychologist has been awarded over time.
AAU Researchers develop new approaches to strengthen mental health using robots
The purpose of this new research project is to improve mental health through collaborative drawing and painting using socially assistive robots. The project is being carried out in collaboration with Aalborg Kommune's project, 'Kulturvitaminer' and an artist.
Special issue of Seismograf Journal edited by Morten Søndergaard
Silent Agencies - Artistic and curatorial practices in a state of crisis.
New e-book: Lived Culture and Psychology
The aim of this book is to contribute to our understanding of the psychological means that bring about cultural forms of human conduct and experience. Edited by Carolin Demuth, Pirkko Raudaskoski and Sanna Raudaskoski. The e-book is available as open access.
PhD Thesis by Thomas Trøst Hansen: The Impacts of Academic Events
This PhD dissertation explores the impact of academic events such as congresses, conferences, symposia, and meetings. More specifically, the focus is on the academic impact for individual attendees and chairs.
AAU ArT Expo 2020 - a(rt)part
Art & Technology/Kunst og Teknologi invites all interested parties to the biannual exhibition of the student projects, a(rt)part 2020. The pandemic has not discouraged the students, they have instead worked hard on creating a digital alternative to the physical exhibition that is held each semester.
New book: Memory in the Wild
This book explores the complex relations between practices of remembering and the settings in which they are enacted. Edited by Brady Wagoner, Ignacio Bresco de Luna and Sophie Zadeh.
Lived Culture and Psychology: Sharedness and Normativity as Discursive, Embodied and Affective Engagements with the World in Social Interaction
Special Issue in the journal Frontiers. The aim of this Research Topic is to contribute to our understanding of the psychological means that bring about cultural forms of human conduct and experience. The publication is edited by Carolin Demuth, Pirkko Liisa Raudaskoski and Sanna Raudaskoski.
PhD Thesis by Dan Hvidtfeldt: Creativity as a Musical Practice
This PhD dissertation has been developed in collaboration with Roskilde Festival with the overall purpose of promoting a theoretically and empirically informed understanding of creativity, which is relevant for the ongoing organisational, musical and artistic development of Roskilde Festival.
PhD Thesis by Mirna Isabel Rivera Garcia
This research provides a theoretical and practical understanding of the use of information and communication technology (ICT) and pedagogical practices in a classroom in a public school in an underprivileged context. This study examines the contradictions and constraints of the current teacher–student interactions and proposes a different way to engage children as the center of the learning process by introducing problem/project-based learning (PBL) principles into lesson design.
New issue of Academic Quarter: Æstetisering | Aestheticization
This issue of Academic Quarter aimes at identifying several facets of aestheticization. Academic Quarter is a peer reviewed, online, open access journal with humanistic research.
New book: Your Post has been Removed
In this book the authors, Frederik Stjernfelt and Anne Mette Lauritzen, argue established democratic norms for freedom of expression should be implemented on the internet. The book is available through open access.
COMET 2020: Call For Proposals
We are pleased to announce the call for proposals for the 18th International Conference on Communication, Medicine, and Ethics (COMET), which will be hosted by Aalborg University, Denmark, 01-03 July 2020. The Pre-COMET Masterclass is scheduled for 30 June 2020.
New book: Remembering as a Cultural Process
This authored book charts out principles for a cultural psychology of remembering. This approach is illustrated with concrete case studies from around the world that highlight key theoretical concepts, moving from micro-level processes to macro-level social phenomena. Authors: Brady Wagoner, Ignacio Brescó de Luna, and Sarah H. Awad.