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Engineering Psychology

Engineering psychology is about systematically exploring people's thoughts, feelings and behaviors in technical environments and complex systems with primarily applied experimental methodology. The research topic includes theories and principles of human abilities that relate to cognition, behavior and the functioning of the brain.

Film about Engineering Psychology

Watch the film where the researchers present their research.

Christian Bäcklund
New project on computer game addiction

Computer games are a popular hobby, not least among many young people. Gambling has demonstrable positive effects on mental health. But in some cases, it can lead to an addiction. In a newly started research project, Christian Bäcklund, doctoral student in technical psychology at Luleå University of Technology, will deepen science's understanding of the relatively new phenomenon, computer game addiction.

Photo: Tomas Bergman
Jessica Körning-Ljungberg Professor and Head of Subject
Luleå University of Technology
Engineering Psychology
Health, Medicine and Rehabilitation
Department of Health, Education and Technology
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