A study in biological psychology has shown that habitual gamblers use strategies during reinforcement learning that differ from those of the control group. This difference could be caused by changes in the dopamine system that influence strategic planning.
New HU study on the influence of "fake news" on the brain. Neurocognitive studies by researchers at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (HU) show that headlines with emotional content influence our judgments about other people even when we consider the media source to be untrustworthy.
Great apes do not pass on their behavior to the next generation. Unlike humans, they do not copy the specific knowledge of those around them, instead learning it anew in each generation. This is shown in a study by Dr. Alba Motes-Rodrigo and Dr. Claudio Tennie of the "Tools and Culture in Early Hominins" research group at the University of Tübingen.
Heidelberg, Mannheim and Ulm researchers succeed in application review procedure. Researchers from Heidelberg, Mannheim and Ulm, together with other selected locations, are going to take on the establishment of the new German Centre for Mental Health, operating jointly in the research alliance ZIHUb.
The research being carried out by Dr. Nina Engelhardt fills a gap in our understanding of tolerance as well as in (cognitive) literature, and her project has led to her being included in the Baden-Württemberg Foundation's Elite Program for postdocs.
PhD position (all genders welcome) (Collaborative Research Center (CRC) 1528 ) (ID 15917) Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Postdoctoral researcher (all genders welcome) (Collaborative Research Center (CRC) 1528) (ID 15907) Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
PhD position in developmental psychology (all genders welcome) (Collaborative Research Center (CRC) 1528) (ID 15906) Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Universitätsprofessur W2 Klinische und Biologische Psychologie Technische Universität Dortmund
Professor W2 in Clinical and Biological Psychology Technische Universität Dortmund
Professur für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg