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 Psychology
 

Name

Title

Dept

Research fields

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Merav Ahissar

Prof.

Psych.

·         Skill acquisition – theory and applications

·         Theory of perceptual learning

·         The relations between perception and cognition in the general and in special population

·         The “Cocktail Party Effect”

02-588 3409

 

Eytan Bachar

Dr.

Psych.

·         Psychodynamic and cognitive processes of severe depression, anorexia, and bulimia

·         Coping with severe illnesses and aging

·         Traumatic life events

·         Experimental psychotherapeutic interventions using cognitive as well as psychodynamic interventions

·         Longitudinal studies on anorexia and PTSD

·         Self-psychology

02-588 3378

 

Maya Bar-Hillel

Prof. E.

Psych.

Ration.

·         Rationality

·         Reasoning with ad about probabilities

·         Behavioral decision making

·         Status quo bias in policy evaluation

·         Confirmation bias in clinical judgment

·         Debunking the Bible Code

02-588 3401

 

Gershon Ben-Shakhar

Prof.

Psych.

·         Cognitive psychophysiology: orientation and habituation processes, the roles of stimulus novelty and significance in orientation, generalization or the orienting response.

·         Psychological detection of information

·         Psychological testing and personnel decisions

·         Confirmation bias I clinical judgment

02-588 3404

 

 

Shlomo Bentin

Prof.

Psych.

·         Cognitive neuroscience and cognitive psychology

·         Attention and attention disorders

·         Facial recognition

·         Semantic and episodic processes

·         Reading and reading disorders

·         Brain activity related to perception and identification of human faces

02-588 1090

 

Hagit Benziman

Dr.

Psych.

·         Psychology and education

·         Psycho-diagnostics

·         Ethical dilemmas

·         Literature and psychology

02-588 2235

 

Yoram Bilu

Prof.

Psych.

Soc. Anth.

·         Psychological and psychiatric anthropology

·         Culture and psychiatry

·         Folk religion

·         Moroccan Jews

·         Messianism

·         Religion and mental health

·         Children's dreams of the Arab-Israeli conflict

02-588 3030

 

Rachel Blass

Dr.

Psych.

·         Psychoanalysis and Freudian thought

·         The intersection between psychology and philosophy

02-588 3025

 

Gary Bornstein

Prof.

Psych.

·         Experimental games

·         Group decision making

·         Cooperation and competition in inter-group conflicts

·         Experimental economics

·         Cooperation under uncertainty

02-588 3029

Asher Cohen

Prof.

Psych.

·         Processes of visual attention

·         The involvement of attentional mechanisms in connections between perception and action

·         Modularity of visual dimensions – beyond perception

02-588 3410

 

Richard Ebstein

Prof.

Psych.

·         Genetics

·         Mapping personality genes

·         Molecular genetic studies of serotonergic polymorphisms in autism

·         Molecular genetic studies of bibromyalgia

02-588 3375

 

Leon Deouell

Dr.

Psych.

·         Cognitive neuroscience

·         Neuropsychology

·         The neural basis of conscious awareness

·         Spatial processing in vision and audition brain organization

·         Functional and structural brain imaging

·         Unilateral neglect

·         Auditory scene analysis

02-588 1739

 

Yoel Elizur

Dr.

Psych.

·         Law-offending adolescents, including the study of substance abuse

·         Coping with medical illness and other areas of medical psychology

·         Bereaved Palestinian and Israeli families working to promote peace and reconciliation

·         Family relationships

·         Same-gender relationships

·         Post-traumatic stress disorder

·         Psychological factors affecting adherence and mental health of people with MS.

02-588 1331

 

H. Shmuel Erlich

Prof.

E.

Psych.

·         Psychoanalytic theory

·         Adolescent development

·         Psychopathology and treatment from a psychoanalytic perspective

·         The psychoanalytic situation

·         Psychoanalytic aspects of group and organizational processes

·         Experimental factors in psychoanalytic object-relations theory

02-588 3381

 

Ruma Falk

Prof.

E.

Psych.

Educ.

·         Probabilistic and statistical reasoning

·         Development of mathematical concepts: probability and infinity (in children and adults)

·         Solving problems, puzzles, and paradoxes

·         Judgment of randomness and coincidences

02-642 4793

Ram Frost

Prof.

Psych.

·         Cognitive psychology

·         Language

·         Visual word perception

·         Orthographies, morphology and reading

·         Speech perception

·         Visual-auditory interaction in word recognition

02-588 3406

 

Itamar Gati

Prof.

Psych.

Educ.

·         Cognitive psychology: judgments of similarity and preference; proximity relations

·         Career counseling: processes involved in career decision making

·         Computerized career information and guidance systems

·         Career compromises

·         Career decision-making difficulties

02-588 2170

 

Charles Greenbaum

Prof. E.

Psych.

·         Children born at risk

·         The effects of domestic violence on children

·         Child rights and social policy

·         The effects of exposure to everyday violence on Israeli children

02-588 3373

 

Ran Hassin

Dr.

Psych.

·         Social cognition

·         Automaticity and control in higher cognitive processes

·         Consciousness and awareness

·         Motivation and cognition

·         Social neuroscience

·         Attributions and theory of mind

02-588 3028

 

Jonathan Huppert

Dr.

Psych.

·         The nature and treatment of anxiety and its disorders

·         Therapist effects in cognitive behavioral theory

02-588 3376

Dan Hoofien

Dr.

Psych.

·         Long-term effects of traumatic brain injury (TBI)

·         Frontal lobe syndrome

·         Cognitive rehabilitation

02-588 1597

 

Ruthellen Josselson

Dr.

Psych

·         Psychology of relationships

·         Psychology of women

·         Narrative research

·         Psychology of relationships

02-588 3473

 

Marsha Keitz

Dr.

Psych.

·         Parenting

·         Gender differences

·         Attachment theory

·         Perception

·         Transition to parenthood

·         Olfactory sensitivity of blind children

·         Maternity anxiety and infant development

·         The role of Palestinian fathers in the development of their children's socio-economic competence

02-588 3372

 

Zev Klein

Prof.

E.

Psych.

·         Educational psychology

·         Social psychology of mental illness

·         Clinical psychology

·         History of psychology

02-588-3028

 

Ariel Knafo

Dr.

Psych.

·         The influence of genetics and the environment (particularly the family) on children's behaviors (pro-social behavior, gender-role behavior)

·         The development of values in adolescence – a cross-cultural perspective

·         The relationship between values and behaviors (aggression, substance abuse) among adolescents

·         The transmission of values from one generation to the other

·         Values as protective factors against aggressive behavior among Israeli and German majority and minority adolescents.

02-588 3426

 

Tamar Kron

Prof.

Psych.

·         Haredi women with post-partum depression

·         Women’s dreams during pregnancy

·         Dynamic group therapy

·         Youth analytical psychology

02-588 2685

 

Yonata Levy

Dr.

Psych.

·         Language acquisition in children: normal and pathological populations

02-588 3408

 

Amia Lieblich

Prof.

Psych.

·         Psychological aspects of war and military service

·         Psychology of women in mid-life crisis

·         The Israeli kibbutz

·         Narrative psychology

02-588 3031

 

Anat Maril

Dr.

Psych.

·         Cognitive neuroscience approach to human memory and meta-memory processes

·         Developmental aspects of memory

02-588 3302

 

Ruth Mayo

Dr.

Psych.

·         Social cognition

·         The construction and understanding of social mores

·         Lack of self-confidence

·         Processes of refutability

·         Contextual/environmental influences on the individual

02-588 0154

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Anat Ninio

Prof.

Psych.

·         Early language acquisition and syntactic theory

·         Communicative functions of speech and the interactive context of language acquisition

·         The interface of pragmatic and syntactic development

·         Syntactic and functional analysis of child language and of parental speech addressed to infants

·         Parental beliefs and practices and their effect on school success

02-588 3045

 

Yehuda Pollack

Dr.

Psych.

·         Attention Deficit Disorder (A.D.D.)  in children and adults

02-588 3381

Izchak Schlesinger

Prof.

E.

Psych.

·         Native language acquisition

·         The relationship between language and cognition

·         Theory of argumentation

02-588 3411

 

Yaacov Schul

Prof.

Psych.

·         Social cognition

·         Processing of suspect information under conditions of chance and deception

02-588 3023

 

Shalom Schwartz

Prof.

E.

Psych.

·         Cross-cultural psychology

·         Basic human values- their antecedents, development and consequences for attitudes and behavior

·         Cultural value orientations- antecedents and consequences of national and ethnic culture differences

·         The transmission of values

·         Measurement and conceptualization of human values across cultures

02-588 2964

 

Benny Shanon

Prof.

Psych.

·         Semantics and pragmatics of natural language

·         Thought processes and creativity

·         The philosophy of psychology

·         Psychology of music

·         Time in cognition

·         Conceptual foundations of cognition, consciousness and the thought process

02-588 3405

 

Yehuda Shavit

Prof.

Psych.

·         Effects of exogenous and endogenous opiates on immune function

·         Effects of postoperative pain management on the immune system in the postoperative period in patients

·         The involvement of cytokines in pain sensitivity, in the normal non-diseased state, and during inflammatory conditions

·         Long-terms effects of prenatal exposure to morphine

02-588 3266

 

Gabriel Shefler

Prof.

Psych.

·         Psychotherapy research: outcome and process studies

·         Brief and time-limited dynamic psychotherapies

·         Expressed emotions in schizophrenia

·         The professional development of psychotherapists

·         Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in ultra- Orthodox patients

02-588 3096

 

Ilan Yaniv

Dr.

Psych.

·         Cognitive and social psychology: processes of judgment and prediction uncertainty; decision making; social judgment and negotiations

·         Advice and decisions

·         Decision procedures – inclusion and exclusion

·         Perceptions of injustice and discrimination

02-588 3026

 

Hanoch Yerushalmi

Dr.

Psych.

·         Guidance and training of psychotherapists

·         Patient-caregiver interactions in psychodynamic treatment

·         Psychological reactions to trauma and how to treat it

·         Examination of the psychological components of violence

·         The influence of military service on soldiers in Israel

·         Clinical interviews and observation

02-588 1776

 

Nurit Yirmiya

Prof.

Psych. Educ.

·         Developmental psychopathology: autism, diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders, behavior genetics, families of children with autism

·         Theory of mind

·         Molecular genetic studies in autism

02-588 3694

 

Raz Yirmiya

Prof.

Psych.

·         Cytokine-meditated communication among the immune system, brain and behavior

·         Behavioral and neuroendocrine effects of intracerebral human immunodeficiency virus glycoprotein

·         Illness, cytokines and depression: animal models and effects of antidepressant drugs

·         Behavioral neuroimmunology of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis

·         The role of cytokines in learning, memory and synaptic plasticity

02-588 3695

 

Iftah Yovel

Dr.

Psych.

·         Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

·         Psychopathology and personality: Psychometric issues and latent structure of concepts

·         Cognitive functioning and cognitive biases in psychopathology

·         Cognitive behavioral therapy

02-588 3473