Dr. Rotem Kahalon

Email: rotem.kahalon@biu.ac.il

Social Psychology of Health and Well-Being

At the Social Psychology of Health and Well-Being Lab at Bar-Ilan University, we investigate the social psychological mechanisms that help maintain intergroup inequality, and how they contribute to disparities in health, mental health, and well-being.

Applying social psychology to study health and well-being related outcomes, the lab focuses on two main lines of research:

  • The effects of dehumanization and objectification on people’s mental, physical, and sexual health.
  • Understanding the subtle psychological processes that maintain inequality and finding ways to overcome them

We are based at The Azrieli Faculty of Medicine in Safed, Israel.

For students

As a multidisciplinary lab, we welcome people from various backgrounds: social psychology, clinical psychology, cognitive psychology, health studies, social work etc.

We use diverse methodologies including experimental, descriptive and survey methods as well as analysis of archival data and Intervention studies. 

We have several ongoing projects that you can work on, and we are also open to new ideas and initiatives!
If selected, the doctorate (or master) is fully funded. We always welcome applications with fresh ideas, exciting questions, and a passion for research.