General psychology experiments

  • General psychology experiments

Learning to understand OSH behaviour with the help of psychology

In this interactive facility, you can learn more about human information processing. You can experience psychological reactions that are typical for all humans and learn about:

  • what our response time depends on
  • what effects automated tasks have

Hands-on experiments allow you to see for yourself the effects of these processes. Together with the trainer, you will identify the practical consequences of these phenomena for occupational safety and health.

Facility resources and features

  • Various demonstration equipment for conducting experiments on attention
  • Visual aids such as posters and handouts on perception and automation
  • Computers for conducting experiments and doing exercises

Topics covered

  • Psychology in occupational safety and health
  • Information processing and occupational safety and health
  • Risk perception
  • Psychological stress and strain in the workplace


Anne Gehrke
Tel.: +49 30 13001-2222