Claude Houssemand

Full professor or equivalent
Université du Luxembourg


Professional address
Université du Luxembourg
Route de Diekirch
L-7220 Walferdange
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Carreer and responsabilities

Comité scientifique de la FREREF

  •  Psychology

  •   Research center or department
  •  ECCS - Education, culture, cognition and society
  • Research topics
    • Cognition and cognitive sciences
    • Differential psychology
    •  Psychometrics
    •  Adults and professional competencies evaluation
    • Lifelong learning
    •  Lifelong guidance
    • Mediation and conflicts resolution

  • Learning and learning disabilities
  • School career and school-to-work transition

  • Keywords
  • drop out

  • Major publications
    • Meyers, R., Pignault, A., & Houssemand, C. (2016). Using the Empowerment Scale with unemployed people in lifelong learning: Is the tool sound and useful? Psychology Research, 6(11), 648-659.
    • Houssemand, C., & Pignault, A. (2016). La médiation à la frontière entre social et psychologique. Lettre des Médiations, 2, 22-25.
    • Houssemand, C., Pignault, A., & Meyers, R. (2016). Strategies and perspectives of school actors during a reform of vocational training in Luxembourg. Sociology Study, 6(8), 485‐489.
    • Kirsch, C., & Houssemand, C. (2016). A Conative Approach to Creativity: The Correlation Surface of Psychopathology and Ego-strength. International Journal for Talent Development and Creativity, 4(1-2), 97-108.
    • Kirsch, C. J. G., Lubart, T., & Houssemand, C. (2016). Comparing creative profiles: Architects, social scientists and the general population. Personality and Individual Differences, 94, 284–289.
    • Meyers, R., Pignault, A., & Houssemand, C. (2016). Competences as seen by teachers and employers in an initial vocational training reform. Psychology Research, 6(7), 426-429.
    • ignault, A. , & Houssemand, C. (2016). Construction and initial validation of the Work Context Inventory. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 92, 1-11.
    • Kirsch, C., Lubart, T., & Houssemand, C. (2015). Creative personality profile in social sciences: The leading role of autonomy. Creativity Theories-Research-Applications, 2(2), 180-211.