Brain & Technology

Course typeExchange
Course sectorPsychology
Course duration5 months
SemesterFall (Sept. - Jan.), Spring (Febr. - July)
For partners ofSchool of Applied Psychology and Human Resource Management

The programme in Brain & Technology will offer an introduction in the role of human behaviour and the functioning of our brain in interaction with technological innovations in our current and future society. From a psychological point of view, with current insights from the neurosciences, through a series of lectures, practical assignments and an applied research project, students will gain knowledge of the current models, methods, instruments, best practices and theories in the field of human technology interaction, usability testing, ethics and design.

Download the brochure for more information about the Exchange Programme 'Brain & Technology'.

In this minor programme you will learn:

  • Brain & Technology: an introduction into Scientific Prototyping
  • Cognitive Ergonomics & Usability Design
  • App prototyping
  • Mind the Gap
  • Persuasion, Persuasive Technology and Information Strategy
  • Research and project management
  • Masterclasses

Enrolment requirements: Second- or higher year bachelor students. Knowledge of statistics and SPSS is recommended. Command of English at least B2 as described bij CEFR.
For more information about the bachelor programmes please contact: Mrs. Wieke Ankersmit: