Psychology

Wiener Zeitung - Der gläserne Pilot-eine sinnvolle Option?

Seit der Germanwings-Tragödie werden neue Maßnahmen zur Erhöhung der Sicherheit diskutiert.

Interview mit Prof. Peter Walla, Leiter des Psychology Department an der Webster Vienna

Science and Research at Psychology

Abstract: Recent electroencephalography (EEG) studies accumulated evidence that support a dynamic view of the self (multiple aspect theory). In this study, we test the specific hypothesis of the multiple aspect theory of the self by using EEG data from the HisMine paradigm. In the HisMine paradigm German pronouns are visually presented in a stream of additional stimuli, while changes in brain activity are determined by means of EEG.

Psychology paper accepted

"Emotion is not what you think it is: Startle Reflex Modulation (SRM) as a measure of affective processing in NeuroIS" by Walla Peter and Koller Monika.

The paper has been accepted and will be orally presented at this year's NeuroIS Retreat in Gmunden (Austria) early June.

University of Cambridge returns to Webster Vienna!

Item Response Theory and Computerized Adaptive Testing Workshop

A hands-on workshop for research and the development of modern psychological online tests for the average computer-user.
Thurs., June 25th – Sat., June 27th, 2015 9 A.M. – 5 P.M.
Webster Vienna Private University, Vienna, Austria

Prevention Video Project for the UNODC

Professor Velásquez Montiel-Probst's Lifespan Development Class (PSYC 2300) has teamed up with the UNODC (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime) and Webster Vienna's Media Department over the last few months to develop videos to help prevent drug abuse and crime worldwide.

Psychology Inaugural Lecture

Yesterday, on December the 4th Psychology's Ass.Prof. Marc Mehu gave his Inaugural Lecture about Nonverbal Communication. By using verbal communication he told us a lot about the tools that we all use to communicate without using language. Thanks Marc for an informative and wonderful evening.
 

Editorial in new Open Acces Journal

Department Head of Psychology, Peter Walla, published an Editorial in a new Open Access journal named "Cogent Psychology" (click here to read the article). As Editor-in-Chief he invites everyone to submit their work to one of the sections (Clinical-, Social-, Developmental-, Health-, Evolutionary-, Applied-, Cognitive- or Neuroscience-based Psychology).

Psychology Inaugural Lecture

On November the 20th Ass. Prof. Kathleen Hodkinson from Psychology introduced all of us to the fascinating field of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) including Research and Treatment. The title of her great Inaugrual lecture was "If I don't wash my hands, my son might die." Thanks Kathleen for a wonderful talk and a great evening.

Inaugural Lecture Series: Ass. Prof. Marc Mehu

 

Nonverbal Communication: Who, When, and Why?

December 4, 2014 at 5pm - Room 4.7 at the Webster Vienna Private University (Praterstrasse 23, 1020 Vienna)

Inaugural Lecture Series: Ass. Prof. Kathleen Hodkinson

"If I don't wash my hands, my son might die." Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Research and Treatment

November 20, 2014 at 5pm - Room 4.7 at the Webster Vienna Private University (Praterstrasse 23, 1020 Vienna)

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