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08/09/2023: Dr. Stefanie Hechler will continue as Interim Chair in the Winter Semester 2023/24.

17/10/ 2022: This year's Speaker Series of the International Society for Research on Aggression offers five online talks, beginning November 9, 2022.. All talks start at 7p.m. German time, attendence is free, but registration is required.  On March 8, 2023, Professor Barbara Krahé will talk about "Blaming the Victim: How Rape Myths and Stereotypes Shape Responses to Sexual Assault." 

22/04/2021: Expert Statement on the topic of police violence by the International Society for Research on Aggression is now available: Addressing the Inappropriate Use of Force by Police in the United States and Beyond.

25/01/21: New advice for parents on the effects of violent media with a contribution by Barbara Krahé on  Blood, Sweat, and Fears: Understanding the Psychological Effects of Graphic and Violent Media on Children and Teens

17/06/2020: Special Statement of the International Society for Research on Aggression: Police Aggression and Its Disproportionate Impact on Minority Populations.

 15/04/2019: A demo version of the Sexual Aggression and Victimization Scale (SAV-S; Krahé & Berger, 2013) is now available online.

12/11/2018: Briefing Paper Sexual Assault and Harassment of the International Society for Traumatic Stress (Authors: Team of international experts, including Barbara Krahé).

20/08/2018: Paulina Tomaszewska was awarded the "Best Senior Poster Award" for her poster presentation Preventing sexual aggression among university students in Germany: First results of an intervention study at the 44th Annual Meeting of the International Academy of Sex Research in Madrid in July 2018.

13/07/2018: Barbara Krahé began her two-year term as President of the International Society for Research on Aggression (ISRA).

11/04/2018: New project funded by the German Research Foundation:Preventing Sexual Aggression among College Students: An Online Intervention Study. Duration: 01/06/2018-31/05/2021.

10/4/2018: New article: Longitudinal Links between Executive Function, Anger, and Aggression in Middle Childhood. Summary and full text.

19/03/2018: New Expert Statement on Risk Factors for Youth Violence published on behalf of the International Society for Research on Aggression.

25/07/2016: Barbara Krahé was elected President Elect of the International Society for Research on Aggression (ISRA).

20/10/12015: Barbara Krahé was awarded the German Psychology Prize 2015 for her social psychological analyses of aggression and violence.

Report of the Media Violence Commission of the International Society for Research on Aggression (Chair: Barbara Krahé): Statement written by a group of internationally active researchers to summarize current knowledge about the link between media violence use and aggression, explain the psychological processes by which violent media may increase the risk of aggressive behavior, and offer practical advice on how parents and policy makers can deal with the issue.