Béatrice Hasler

Béatrice Hasler

Béatrice Hasler Lev-Tov (PhD, University of Zurich) is an Assistant Professor and the Director of the newly founded Virtual Reality Lab for Conflict Research (VR-CORE) at the Sammy Ofer School of Communications at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya in Israel.

She specializes in the psychology of virtual reality and its social applications, with a particular focus on intercultural and intergroup relations.

She uses VR to study human behavior and decision making in interpersonal and intergroup conflicts, and explores the potential of VR as a new method for conflict resolution.

Prior to her current position, she has been a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in the Experimental Virtual Environments Lab for Neuroscience and Technology at the University of Barcelona and the Advanced Reality Lab at IDC Herzliya.

Her Post-Doctoral research has been funded by a Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship and two fellowships from the Swiss National Science Foundation.

She publishes her work in multi-disciplinary academic journals, including New Media & Society, PLOS ONE, Cyberpsychology, Computers in Human Behavior, Frontiers in Psychology, AI & Society, etc.

Neurosciences and psychology

Day3 : October 30th / Session 4:


XR for Peace – The Potential of Immersive Psychological Interventions for Conflict Resolution


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