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prof. dr. T.T. (Tom) Postmes

Full Professor, Social Psychology



Tom Postmes studies human behavior in in virtual groups and communities, in crowds and also in organizations and "normal" teams. Central to a lot of his work is the influence of personal and social identity: the relation of the individual to the group. Together with his colleagues, Tom Postmes seeks to understand how social social interaction fosters the emergence and change of group norms, personal identity and social identity.  He received various  research awards for his work from the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), the Dutch National Science Foundation (NWO), the Economic and Social Research Council (UK) and National Science Foundation (USA) .

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Heijmans Institute

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Professor of Social Psychology

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