Yossi Hasson is the Director of Research at ‘aChord – social psychology for social change’ at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. In this capacity, Yossi leads the research strategy of aChord, and responsible for strategic research projects and development of new psychological assessment methodologies. Prior to this, Yossi was responsible for all research aspects in the Education department at aChord, that involved psychological assessment and evaluation of schools and informal education systems. Yossi holds a Ph.D. in Psychology from the Hebrew University. His academic research focuses on regulation of emotions and empathy, in which he examines human motivations to feel empathy towards others in intergroup contexts.
Director of Research