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Center of Social and Psychological Sciences (CSPS) was established on 1.10.2015 by a merger of three research facilities: Institute of Social Sciences, Institute of Forecasting and Institute of Experimental Psychology. The main goal of CSPS is to conduct research, gather, process and broaden scientific information. CSPS SAS is focused on interdisciplinary primary and applied research in following areas:

a) History, sociology, economics, demography and demo-geography, socio-cultural and socio-political aspects and its relations to development of Slovakia in central European context
b) Slovak history of 20. century, mostly development of ethnic minorities in Slovakia and in near boarder regions of our neighbor countries in the context of European history
c) Social psychology, organizational psychology, cognitive psychology, neuropsychology and school psychology
d) Psychological processes of personality with the goal of understanding psychological aspects of optimal human functioning in various life situations: work, problem solving, strain situations, decision making, educations, micro - and macro – social interactions
e) Theoretical, methodological and conceptual problems of forecasting of Slovak society development in national and global context
f) Socio-economical dimension of global and environmental changes, environmental management and space planning
g) Coevolution of instructional and technological change



Veronika Pastrnáková na konferencii v Sarajeve.

V dňoch 16.-19.10.2017 sa pod záštitou EFPSA (European Federation of Psychology Students´ Associations) konala v Sarajeve, hlavnom meste Bosny a Hercegoviny, konferencia s podtitulom “Overcoming Divisions: Broadening Psychology”, ktorej hlavnou témou bolo rozširovanie psychológie do


November 2017


Klára Kohout súčasťou festivalu Matrioshka 2017

Naša doktorandka histórie Klara Kohout bola súčasťou hneď niekoľkých akcií venovaných problematike Novembra 1989, ktorých cieľom bolo oboznámiť mladých ľudí s absurdnými reáliami totalitného režimu. Vo štvrtok 16.11.2017

Individual and Society – Online Journal


Volume 20, Year 2017, 3

  • Latent versus Open Perception of Globalization as a Cultural Threat: Experimental Study from Slovakia
  • Individual and psychosocial factors of mental health indicators among Slovak university students

Volume 20, Year 2017, 1

  • Inter-ethnic relations in Silesia (From the results of sociological research arranged by the Silesian Institute of SZM in Opava)
  • Selected Psychological Aspects of Helping Professionals