Posts Tagged ‘Psychology’

A study by the UJI advances in the personalization of psychological treatments for chronic pain

A study by the University Jaume I (UJI) will enable to advance in the design of the most effective personalized psychological treatments for chronic pain. Researchers from the Laboratory of Psychology and Technology (LabPsiTec) have analysed the relationship between catastrophism and the health of patients with chronic pain. The study has shown that its usefulness […]

Playing a musical instrument improves audio-motor connectivity in the brain

Playing a musical instrument throughout life improves the connection between the hearing area and the motor zone, as revealed by the study published in the journal Cerebral Cortex by researchers from the Neuropsychology and Functional Neuroimaging group of the Universitat Jaume I (UJI) and the McGill University of Canada. The research, performed through the analysis […]

“Sonreír es divertido”

Researchers at the Universitat Jaume I, the Universitat Politècnica de València and the University of Valencia have developed a self-administered Internet programme for the prevention and treatment of emotional disorders. “Sonreír es divertido” [“Smiling is fun”] combines the most effective existing procedures for controlling anxiety and stress with techniques to promote emotional regulation, coping skills […]

BECAD evaluates the characteristics and difficulties of a person in the relevant activities of life

A research team from the Department of Basic and Clinical Psychology and Psychobiology from the Universitat Jaume I, led by the lecturer Micaela Moro Ipola, has developed a new technology called “BECAD”. This tool aims to evaluate the degree of autonomy of a person in different areas of human functioning with an objective point of […]

The first digital platform for the online assessment of addiction to cybersex

The Sexuality and AIDS Research Unit (Salusex-Unisexsida) from the Universitat Jaume I de Castelló (UJI) and the Universitat de València (UV) has created Adisex, the first digital platform in the Spanish-speaking area and pioneer worldwide for online assessment and treatment of addiction to cybersex. Researchers has detected that 10% of adolescents who use the Internet […]

An app measure health status in patients with chronic pain

Researchers from the UniversitatJaume I, the University of Barcelona and CIBERobn Health Institute Carlos III have developed an application for mobile phones and tablets used to assess and monitor the impact of pain on the lives of patients with chronic pain and the effectiveness of their treatment. More information Video with subtitles in English and […]

Research Pitches 2016: «How to make happiness easier». María Josefina Peláez

Researcher María Josefina Peláez, from the Research Group on Psychosocial Prevention and Healthy Organizations (WANT), has won the third prize in the first Research Pitches contest organised by the Universitat Jaume I with a presentation on the project «How to make happiness easier». The first call for this event, promoted by the Vice-rectorate for Internationalization, […]

Emocionatest: Emotional understanding in childhood

Researchers in psychology and education from the Universitat Jaume I (UJI) have created Emocionatest, an application for mobile phones and tablets that enables to evaluate the emotional competence of children aged between three and twelve in a friendly, interactive gaming environment. This app facilitates the diagnosis of abnormalities or delays when children recognize and manage […]

Maria Dolores Gil: “Freeing ourselves of an excessive pressure on our personal image would contribute to a true women’s liberation”

While feminism has been and is a necessary revolution, for the psychologist Maria Dolores Gil the true revolution of women also passes through “freeing ourselves of an excessive pressure on our personal image”. The lecturer from the Department of Psychology and Education at the University of Valencia has warned in the summer course “Humanization in […]

Achotegui: “Migration is a mourning since any other situation supposes so many changes”

Migration has, together with a number of advantages, several tensions and risk situations. And it is precisely the troubled part the one that shows a dark side, called stress or mourning grief. This is one of the key concept of the summer course “Psychosocial impact on the immigrant return, back home?” Held by the Universitat […]

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