Dr. Peter Walla gave a keynote speech at the Vienna Symposium “Life is Motion is Music” on neurobiological and psychological perspectives on the brain’s function of movement production with a focus on affective and cognitive processing.
A recent Webster Vienna graduate, Eva Smrekar, has scored in the 97th percentile which means she scored higher than 97% of the recent test takers worldwide. We sat down for a short informal interview with Eva to talk about this very important achievement
Professors: Dr. Marc Mehu, Dr. Peter Walla, Dr. Kathleen Hodkinson, staff member: Nataly Loumba, alumna: Kathleen Burns, student: Nikola Gojcai all took part in this year's International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS) at the Austria Center Vienna.
The Psychology department will be dominantly participating in next years International Convention of Psychological Sciences conference.
We are very proud that Ass.Prof. Marc Mehu got an entire symposium accepted with himself and other well known experts speaking about "Emotion, Communication, and Social Interaction: A Multi-Level Approach".
Together with further 3 abstract and poster presentations (authored by faculty and students) that got accepted too Webster Vienna Private University will be well represented.
In his article „Eine europäische Armee – mehr als Zukunftsmusik?“, in the Austrian newspaper Die Presse (Saturday 24 November 2018), Franco Algieri analyzes the recent calls for a true European army by French president Emmanuel Macron and German chancellor Angela Merkel.
Dr. Gernot Gerger from the Psychology department at Webster Vienna Private University was recently featured in a TV special which focused on what makes someone attractive and the science behind this phenomenon.
Dr. Jozef Bátora, professor in the international relations department, was recently quoted by the Washington Post regarding the situation in Slovakia. From demonstrations to resignations, the murder of a young journalist investigating government corruption has caused political unrest that has yet to resolve.