Professor in Evolutionary Psychology, Work and Organizational Psychology



Transport dilemmas

My research, supported by the Dutch Ministry of Traffic and Waterways, was among the first to recognize that the decision between different modes of transport can be framed as a social dilemma , a conflict between private and public interests. My research showed that there are systematic personality differences underlying transport mode preferences. How difficult it is to change travel mode decisions...

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Consultancy on projects about leadership, group dynamics, organizational performance, environment, charity giving, volunteering, social cohesion

I have been involved in various field research projects studying how individuals and groups manage social dilemmas and foster prosocial behaviour in the real-world, specifically with regard to environmental problems like transportation, water conservation, and recycling. Recently, I have also looked at topics such as charity support, philanthropy, organ donation, and community cohesion in Britain...

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