Belle Derks talks about the behavior of people within organizations

Professor of psychology Belle Derks talks about the behavior of people within organizations. What can organizations do to encourage motivation among employees? How do people combine work and family? How does creativity develop within organizations? These and other questions are examined within the social, health and organizational psychology at Utrecht University.

Presentation of the directory of female professors 2016

A short recap of 2016's directory presentation about female professors in higher academical settings, presented by the LNVH. The past year's most important findings conclude a small growth in the amount of female professors, it however remains difficult for women to take a next step in their careers. It also concludes that a lot of attention has been focused on gender diversity, but this does not seem to accelerate gender equality within academical top positions.

Does our brain differentiate between social groups?

During the annual symposium of ‘LIBC’, Belle explained the purpose and effects of stereotypes. Questions such as; ‘Is the female brain less eligible for parking’ and ‘what part of the brain can be attributed to police violence against people of a different race?’

Introduction: 'de Jonge Akademie'

During a gathering of ‘de Jonge Akademie’ Belle gave an explanation about her research field. She focuses on human behavior and the way people cope with negative stereotypes and discrimination. She conducts research on these topics by making use of psychology and neuroscience.

2014 Gender & Work Symposium: Relationships among Women

As Associate Professor of Social and Organizational Psychology at Leiden University, Belle presents "The Queen Bee Phenomenon: Why Do Senior Women Sometimes Work Against the Progress of Their Female Subordinates?" at the second annual Gender & Work Symposium.

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