The research of the Institute of Psychology stand out itself by the trendsetting combination of empiric-behavioral-scientific and neuroscientific methods. New technologies for the neuroscience are combined with innovative simulation facilities, behavioral measuring procedures and observation procedures to look at basis-related and use-related questions. The general aim consists of investigating in the developement, the construction and the restoration of individual and social resources. These include competence and inclinations as well as their motivation and emotional base. The research serves to allow the development of personal potentials and to promote the efficiency and the well-being of groups and people.