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Psychology - 20.03.2024
Motivated Supervision Increases Motivation when Writing a Thesis
Motivated Supervision Increases Motivation when Writing a Thesis
What influence do supervisors have on the motivation of students working on their thesis? And what effect does grade pressure have? Psychologists at the University of Würzburg investigated in a study. Students working on their Bachelor's or Master's thesis usually have supervisors at their side who guide, accompany and possibly also correct them during this time.

Campus - Psychology - 29.01.2024
Dr Leon Li joins Leipzig University to research unethical behaviour

Pedagogy - Psychology - 21.12.2023
Pupils who get good grades are usually also popular
Stereotypes about unpopular swots are persistent - not least because of their often-clichéd depiction in the media.

Health - Psychology - 21.09.2023
Exercise Therapy to Treat Depression - Program of a University of Potsdam Study to Be Recommended for Statutory Health Insurance Coverage for the First Time
Exercise Therapy to Treat Depression - Program of a University of Potsdam Study to Be Recommended for Statutory Health Insurance Coverage for the First Time
There will be a new treatment option for people suffering from mild to moderate depression in the future.

Campus - Psychology - 19.09.2023
New Vice President at the University of Jena
New Vice President at the University of Jena

Life Sciences - Psychology - 19.09.2023
How the brain of left-handers processes stress
How the brain of left-handers processes stress

Health - Psychology - 13.09.2023
Psychiatric advance directives have more advantages than disadvantages
Psychiatric advance directives have more advantages than disadvantages
Psychiatric advance directives do, of course, carry risks; but these risks can be minimized. Researchers describe the relevant options in a series of high-profile publications. While advance directives are quite common for patients with physical impairments, advance directives for people with mental impairments are controversial.

Psychology - Event - 06.07.2023
Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize for Marcella Woud
Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize for Marcella Woud

Psychology - Health - 05.07.2023
EUR 4.5 Million for Research Unit on Learning Processes and Psychological Health
EUR 4.5 Million for Research Unit on Learning Processes and Psychological Health
The world is changing quickly and we need to keep learning in order to adapt to new conditions. A new research group headed by Tania Lincoln is looking at how these learning processes can fail and what the consequences are for our psychological health.

Psychology - Environment - 22.06.2023
The Influence of Climate Change on the Syrian Civil War and Cognitive Affective Maps as a Method
The Influence of Climate Change on the Syrian Civil War and Cognitive Affective Maps as a Method

Psychology - 20.04.2023
Psychologist Philipp Schäpers researches business start-ups
Psychologist Philipp Schäpers researches business start-ups

Health - Psychology - 18.04.2023
Psychotherapy study: Researchers seek a way out of chronic depression
Psychotherapy study: Researchers seek a way out of chronic depression
The multicentre ChangePDD project compares the effectiveness of two different therapies. MHH Psychiatry is involved and offers places for study participants.

Health - Psychology - 22.03.2023
Against anxiety, stress and memory problems - hypnosis in therapy

Psychology - 14.03.2023
Mindsets can influence the course of childbirth
Mindsets can influence the course of childbirth

Psychology - 14.02.2023
Counselling Services and Psychological Support

Life Sciences - Psychology - 13.02.2023
Faces of the University of Leipzig: Gesa Hartwigsen
Faces of the University of Leipzig: Gesa Hartwigsen

Psychology - 06.02.2023
Artificial Intelligence from a Psychologist's Point of View
Artificial Intelligence from a Psychologist’s Point of View
Researchers test cognitive abilities of the language model GPT-3 Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics in Tübingen have examined the general intelligence of the language model GPT-3, a powerful AI tool.

Physics - Psychology - 22.11.2022
Two ERC Starting Grants awarded to University of Freiburg

Psychology - 04.11.2022
Humboldt Research Award for Lucy O'Brien
Humboldt Research Award for Lucy O’Brien

Health - Psychology - 28.07.2022
Psychological strain and eating habits in the pandemic
Survey: 35 percent report weight gain since the beginning of the Corona pandemic Scientists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have investigated possible changes in adult dietary habits and body weight after more than two years of pandemic.

Psychology - Campus - 31.05.2022
From Würzburg to the world
From Würzburg to the world

Campus - Psychology - 21.04.2022
Change in Leadership at Universität Hamburg: Hauke Heeren Becomes President
Change in Leadership at Universität Hamburg: Hauke Heeren Becomes President

Psychology - Social Sciences - 04.04.2022
Millionaires more risk-tolerant and emotionally stable
Millionaires more risk-tolerant and emotionally stable
According to a study by researchers from the Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and the University of Münster, millionaires are more risk-tolerant, emotionally stable, open, extroverted, and conscientious than the general population.

Psychology - Social Sciences - 18.01.2022
How we understand causality
How we understand causality
German Research Foundation funds Reinhart Koselleck project in Cognitive Science at the University of Göttingen How people acquire and use knowledge about causal relationships is the focus of a new project at the Georg Elias Müller Institute of Psychology at the University of Göttingen.

Campus - Psychology - 03.01.2022
'Appropriate pay for graduates'
’Appropriate pay for graduates’

Health - Psychology - 15.12.2021
Masks Activate Corona Fear
Masks Activate Corona Fear
12/15/2021 Seeing masked people can activate pre-existing fear of coronavirus infection. A more positive image for masks could remedy the situation.

Psychology - 14.12.2021
Worldwide study on the individual use of Corona
Worldwide study on the individual use of Corona
The lives of millions of people worldwide have been profoundly changed by the COVID-19 pandemic. And all of us have found different ways of dealing with these changes. But how can such differences be explained? And which strategies for coping with the COVID-19 crisis are most beneficial to whom? The global scale "Coping with Corona" project (CoCo), organised by the the University of Münster, aims to answer these and other questions.

Psychology - Event - 19.11.2021
Prize for Jan De Houwer

Campus - Psychology - 01.11.2021
Universität Hamburg elects Heekeren as new president
Universität Hamburg elects Heekeren as new president

Psychology - 27.08.2021
First aid for mental health problems
University of Jena sets up mental health first aid team and provides information on mental health on a new website Life Working in science can lead to a high level of psychological stress.

Psychology - 09.08.2021
'Body language has an enormous influence on our perceptions of people': Münster University psychologist Simon Breil researches into how much is revealed by non-verbal features such as gestures and facial expressions
’Body language has an enormous influence on our perceptions of people’: Münster University psychologist Simon Breil researches into how much is revealed by non-verbal features such as gestures and facial expressions
Münster University psychologist Simon Breil researches into how much is revealed by non-verbal features such as gestures and facial expressions First impressions count: a smile on the lips, or dynamic gestures, have a positive effect on the way people's personalities are judged.

Psychology - Economics - 08.07.2021
Do I Buy or Not?
Do I Buy or Not?
Würzburg psychologists have studied the phenomenon of impulse buying behaviour. People who focus on enjoyment act differently than people who play it safe.

Social Sciences - Psychology - 11.06.2021
'I want to be part of scientific progress'
’I want to be part of scientific progress’

Psychology - Health - 16.04.2021
When internet use, shopping and gambling become addictions
When internet use, shopping and gambling become addictions

Psychology - 13.04.2021
Lecture Series on the Topic of "Cultural Heritage"

Health - Psychology - 10.03.2021
New German Centre for Mental Health
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 establ

Psychology - Health - 12.10.2020
Self-Help App for Syrian Refugees
Self-Help App for Syrian Refugees
Freie Universität research team is looking for trial participants for "Step-by-Step" improvement program No 189/2020 from Oct 12, 2020 A team of psychologists is currently testing the effectivity of a new self-help app for Syrian refugees in a new study entitled "STRENGTHS" at Freie Universität Berlin.

Campus - Psychology - 17.09.2020
Researchers to Analyse Anti-Democratic Attitudes
Researchers to Analyse Anti-Democratic Attitudes
Minister for Democracy Katja Meier said: "The Else Frenkel-Brunswik Institute will compile studies on anti-democratic attitudes and supplement them with its own research and research assignments on Saxony and individual regions in Saxony.

Psychology - 24.08.2020
Leipzig University Commemorates Wilhelm Wundt
Leipzig University Commemorates Wilhelm Wundt

Health - Psychology - 27.07.2020
COVID-19 Pandemic Has Negatively Influenced Subjective Well-Being
COVID-19 Pandemic Has Negatively Influenced Subjective Well-Being
In addition to the medical and economic crisis, the COVID-19 pandemic has also affected many people's subjective well-being.

Psychology - 05.05.2020
Personality in time of crisis?
Personality in time of crisis?

Health - Psychology - 24.03.2020
"The Elderly Can Be Good Role Models"

Psychology - 03.03.2020
We can make predictions about relationships - but is this necessary?
We can make predictions about relationships - but is this necessary?
University of Jena psychologists study longevity of couples' relationships It has probably never been easier to find a partner who is compatible with you - at least in theory. Internet dating platforms feed algorithms with information about those seeking a relationship in order to find the best match for them.

Psychology - 22.01.2020
Alone Together?
How satisfied are people in so-called mingle relationships? Psychologist Dr Alica Mertens of Heidelberg University explored this question. The results of her research were published in the "Journal of Happiness Studies". In the following interview, Alica Mertens discusses this type of relationship as well as her study.

Psychology - 14.10.2019
"A Global Perspective on Refugee Youth Experience: Research, Field Practice, and Policy"

Psychology - Life Sciences - 25.06.2019
Arthur Jacobs Wins 2019 Gay-Lussac Humboldt Prize

Health - Psychology - 31.07.2018
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"Our generation is often told that we can save the world," says Marcel Bischofberger. The 28-year-old student completed his studies of TUM-BWL and mastered a serious life crisis at the same time.

Psychology - Education - 06.02.2018
Studying outdoors is better
Studying outdoors is better

Mathematics - Psychology - 26.06.2017
Visual Reasoning and Intuition in Mathematics
International Public Conference from June 29 to July 1, 2017, at Freie Universität Berlin ' 170/2017 from Jun 26, 2017 A conference to be held at the Institute of Philosophy, Freie Universität Berlin from June 29 to July 1, 2017, will address visual reasoning and intuition.

Social Sciences - Psychology - 26.09.2016
Children overeagerly seeking social rules
Children overeagerly seeking social rules
Three-year-olds quickly absorb social norms. They even understand behaviors as rule-governed that are not subject to any norms, and insist that others adhere to these self-inferred 'norms', a study by LMU psychologist MarcoF.H.