The Psychology of Stress at Work
A Two-Day Course
Open to the Public
Friday and Saturday, January 25-26, 2008
Stauffer Hall of Learning, Claremont Graduate University Campus
925 N. Dartmouth Ave, Claremont, CA 91711
Claremont Graduate University hosted a two-day course on the Psychology of Stress, open to the public. Dr. Norbert K. Semmer was our special guest lecturer for this event. The two days involved a mixture of lecturing, discussions, and practical exercises centered around the subject.
Dr. Semmer is a professor of the Psychology of Work and Organizations at the University of Bern in Switzerland. His main areas of research interest include learning and strategy development, training and feedback, efficiency, quality, errors and safety, and, stress at work. In reference to stress at work, Dr. Semmer is particularly interested in its assessment and its relationship to health, well-being, and performance. He has participated in a number of research projects, including an ongoing project entitled Work experience and quality of life in Switzerland: Work, stress, and personality development. For more information on Dr. Semmer, follow this link to view his C.V.
This was an excellent opportunity to learn from a leader in this field that cuts across Social Psychology and Organizational Behavior, and which touches all of our day-to-day lives. Attendees included students, academics, and professionals from around the Southern California region.