Quite a number of researchers from the Department of Management have received research grants from the Interacting Minds Centre this spring.
The Interacting Minds Centre for the Study of Cognition, Communication and Choice provides seed funding for exploring new fields, questions and collaborations, and it may support pilot studies that could be developed into full projects and applications.
Brandi S. Morris and Polymeros Chrysochou have received a grant for 60,000 DKK for research on narrative persuasion and climate change scepticism.
Darius-Aurel Frank, in collaboration with Polymeros Chrysochou and Panagiotis Mitkidis, has received a grant for 35,000 DKK for research on the moral social dilemmas and other influencing factors (such as trust and compatibility) related to the use of autonomous, self-driving cars.
Panos Mitkidis and Henning Drews have received a grant for 60,000 DKK for research on social sleep and (financial) decision-making.
Konstantinos Koumaditis, Panagiotis Mitkidis, Juan Olvido Perea Garcıá, Fco. JavierCastro Toledo, Christine Parsons and Kristian Andersen have received a grant of 27,250 DKK for research on human computer interactions in virtual reality environments: the ‘feeling of presence’ experiment.
Christos Kavvouris and Polymeros Chrysochou have received 15,750 DKK for research on the role of social norms and psychological reactance in encouraging pro-environmental behaviours.
Thomas Hessellund Nielsen, Martin Petri Bagger, Panagiotis Mitkidis and Christine Parsons have received a grant of 52,120 DKK for research on mindfulness and strategic decision-making in individuals and teams.
Alexandra Festila and Oana Vuculescu have received funding for research on the role of negative affective states in in sub-optimal decision-making.
Maria Festila and Sune Dueholm Müller have received funding for research on the multifaceted nature of accessing identity-rich private possessions through P2P networks - evidence from Airbnb consumption.
See more details about the projects at http://interactingminds.au.dk/seeds/2017/