Teachers of the Department of Psychology actively participate in national and international research projects in lead or collaborator positions. Below are listed completed as well as ongoing projects.

Research projects (before 2007)

  1. Psychosocial and Cognitive Aspects of Human Efficiency,
  2. Psychological Factors of Conflict Resolution,
  3. Subjective and Objective Factors of Sentencing,
  4. Aspects and Mechanisms of Cognitive Processes in Perception and Memory,
  5. Intelectual Development and Possibilities of Learning Mathematics in Elementary School,
  6. Self-Concept, Emotionality and Actualisation of Human Potentials,
  7. Factors Affecting Human Mental Efficiency,
  8. Innovative Orientation of Organisational Culture: A Comparative Study,
  9. FOCUS – First Organizational Climate/Culture Unified Survey.

Projects supported by the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports (2007 – 2013)

  1. Quality of Psychological Adaptation of Croatian Students,
  2. Developmental Aspects of Reading Comprehension,
  3. Cognitive, Metacognitive and Motivational Factors in Reading and Learning
  4. Neuron Modelling and Behavioural Testing in Visual Perception and Cognition,
  5. Aspects of Personality, Emotional and Social Processes as Determinants of Health,
  6. Determinants of Optimal Development and Psychological Well-Being of Adolescents,
  7. Psychosocial Aspects of Obesity,
  8. Psychosomatic Aspects of Chronic Gastrointestinal Inflammatory and Functional Diseases,
  9. Risk and Protective Factors in Psychological Health and Academic Adaptation of Students,
  10. Development of Semantic Web Information Infrastructures and Deductive Mechanisms,
  11. Diagnostics of the Specific Attributes of Sports Players in Sports Games
  12. The Effects of Enteral Nutrition in Severe Acute Pancreatitis.

Research supported by the University of Rijeka (2013 – 2017)

  1. Personality, Emotions And Social Processes as Determinants of Health Outcomes,
  2. Models of Psychological Well-Being: Determinants and Crosscultural Aspects of Happiness,
  3. Biopsychosocial Aspects of Obesity,
  4. Cognitive and Neurodynamic Aspects of Perception, Learning and Thinking,
  5. (Meta)cognitive, Affective and Motivational Determinants of Learning Success in Different Contexts,
  6. Risk and Protective Factors in Psychological Health and Academic Adaptation of Students,
  7. Biopsychosocial Aspects of Intestinal Disorders,
  8. Determinants and Effects of Organisational (In)justice,
  9. Intercultural Validation of Emotional Intelligence Assessment Instruments.

Projects supported by the Croatian Science Foundation

  • Modelling of Cognitive And Neuron Systems (2009 – 2012),
  • Metacognition in Category Learning, Thinking and Comprehension (2014 – 2017),
  • Large-Scale Multi-Agent Modelling of Massive Multi-Player On-Line Role-Playing Games (2014 – 2017).

Other national projects

  • Research on the outcomes of project delivery: "e-Schools: Establishing a System for Developing Digitally Mature Schools (pilot-project)" (2016 – 2018).

International projects

  • Horizon 2020 - Confidence in Behaviour Changes Through Serious Games — e-Confidence (2016 – 2018).
  • Erasmus++ - Modernisation of Higher Education Institutions through Enhancement of Human Resources Management (HRM) Function – HRMinHEI (2016 – 2018).

Other international projects

  • Understanding the Role of Dendrites in Cortical Information Processing, Bial Foundation, Portugal (2007 – 2010). 

Participation of Department members in other national and international projects

  1. Crosscultural Research of Emotional Intelligence,
  2. Modelling of Cognitive and Neuron Systems,
  3. Educa Human Resources Feedback Tool for Employees, Organisational Scanning and Further Organisational Improvement,
  4. International Sexuality Description Project (ISDP),
  5. Psychosomatic Medicine: A Multidisciplinary Approach,
  6. Psychosocial Aspects of Crying,
  7. Education for Equal Opportunities at Croatian Universities – Eduquality,
  8. Eudaimonic and Hedonic Happiness Investigation.