Center for Developmental & Applied Psychological Science - CeDAPS

About CeDAPS

Center for Developmental & Applied Psychological Science - also known as CeDAPS - is a research unit at The Department of Communication and Psychology – Aalborg University, Denmark.

CeDAPS is emerged from the former Cognitive Psychology Unit or CPU.


Aim of Center for Developmental & Applied Psychological Science (CeDAPS)

is to investigate theoretical, empirical and applied aspects of human lifelong development. The CeDAPS gives students at Aalborg University the opportunity to learn research tehcniques in psychology from an applied and problem-based approach. Particular expertise exists in the areas of general and applied approaches to memory, typical and atypical development, communication and culture.

We provide research based teaching and supervision at the Bachelor, Master and Ph.D. level. Notably we run two Graduate programmes: One programme - KHARE - deals with a special field of psychology, which focuses on the study and application of psychological knowledge and skills in relation to persons with disabilities (physical and mental disorders) or chronic diseases. The second programme is a Clinic for Developmental Communication Disorders - DCD. The clinic offers short term assessment and intervention for school-age children and is in collaboration with NASUD and School of Health Sciences,  City University, London.

We provide supervision in Danish, English, German, French, Spanish, Italian and Slovakian.


Major themes of investigation