Psychology News and Events

  • Matthew Louis White is from USA, Florida, and joined Webster Vienna Private University in 2018.

    Again Another Great Score from a Psychology Student: 96th Percentile

    In 2017, we had the privilege to announce that the student Eva Smrekar has scored in the 97th percentile of the Major Field test. This year, it's Matthew White's turn! He is also a psychology student and scored in the 96th percentile.

  • Your Brain Says Yes - Even Though Your Mouth Says No!

    Can Evaluative Conditioning Change Well-Established Attitudes Towards Popular Brands? Your Brain Says Yes Even Though Your Mouth Says No

    Shannon Bosshard¸ School of Psychology, University of Newcastle, Monika Koller, Vienna University of Economics and Business and Peter Walla, CanBeLab, Department of Psychology, Webster Vienna Private University are the authors of the study addressing the issue of whether strongly developed relationships towards brands could be modified through the use of evaluative conditioning.

  • Dr. Peter Walla gave a lecture at the university of music and performing arts in Vienna.

    Life Is Motion Is Music

    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.

  • Prestigious grant for psychology is secured by Dr. Marc Mehu

    Dr. Mehu Secures Prestigious Research Grant

    Webster Vienna Private University is proud to announce that Dr. Marc Mehu of the Psychology Department has secured a prestigious research grant.

  • Psychology Student UG Bachelors Webster VIenna Private University scores in the 97th percentile

    Psychology Student scores in the 97th percentile

    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

  • New Psychology paper published

    Conscious and Non-Conscious Measures of Emotion: Do They Vary with Frequency of Pornography Use?


  • The WVPU Psychology Department Participates in ICPS 2017

    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.

  • ICPS Psychology conference in 2017

    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.

    Best, Peter Walla

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