Psychology News and Events

  • Pursuing a Passion at Webster Vienna

    Not many students have achieved so much in as short of a timeframe as Alessandra Flöck has. Invigorated by her passion for Psychology, she is not only receiving top grades results in all of her classes but is also conducting research with her main interest being the workings of the unconscious mind within the Neuroscience field.

  • WePsYC Award 2020 - Webster Psychology Youth Conference

    The Psychology Department at Webster Vienna Private University will be organizing a youth conference for high school students who are engaged in a psychology research project within the remit of their "Vorwissenschaftliche Arbeit", "Diplomarbeit", or “IB extended essay”. Interested students are invited to submit a short summary of their research for evaluation by the program committee. Selected projects will then have the opportunity to present their research at the conference in the form of a poster. The best posters will receive prizes.

  • The Psychology Department Head, Dr. Peter Walla, had one of his articles published in the Brain Sciences Journal

    In cooperation with the Centre for Translational Neuroscience and Mental Health Research (University of Newcastle - Australia) and with the Sydney Medical School (University of Sydney - Australia), Dr. Peter Walla had again of his articles published in a Neuroscience Journal (Brain Sciences). Do EEG and Startle Reflex Modulation Vary with Self-Reported Aggression in Response to Violent Images?

  • Brainstorms Festival 2019 – Dr. Peter Walla About Emotions and Decision Making

    On Friday, September 27th, 2019 the Psychology Department Head Dr. Peter Walla presented once again at the BrainStorms Festival, which the main theme was Business & the Brain.

  • Webster Vienna Private University was honored to receive the European Branch of the American Counseling Association (EB-ACA) during its 60th annual conference, which has happened during September 27th – 28th.

    Webster Vienna Hosted the 60th Annual EB-ACA Conference

    Webster Vienna Private University was honored to receive the European Branch of the American Counseling Association (EB-ACA) during its 60th annual conference, which has happened during September 27th – 28th.

  • Contextual and Conversational Determinants of Facial Behavior

    “Brett M. Kavanaugh, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. This is a screenshot taken during the opening statement made during the sexual assault hearing, on September 27, 2018. The video was produced by C-SPAN.”

    Interpersonal communication is a complex process that involves the production and perception of social signals using different expressive modalities (auditory, visual, etc.). Investigating the relationships between different production modalities is essential to understand the subtleties of efficient communication.

  • WVPU Psychology student Reza Noori discusses his life before Webster and the book that “changed his life”, how Webster Vienna has allowed him to pursue his passions and his future research ambitions.

    Reza’s Path to the Passion and Family at Webster Vienna

    WVPU Psychology student Reza Noori discusses his life before Webster and the book that “changed his life”, how Webster Vienna has allowed him to pursue his passions and his future research ambitions. Speaking with Reza, one can be in little doubt of his enthusiasm and passion for his studies here at Webster Vienna. But to hear him discuss his early life, psychology did not feature much.

     

  • “NeuroIS Conference 2019: Psychology Student Receives the Prize for the Most Visionary Paper”

    “NeuroIS Conference 2019: Psychology student receives the prize for the most visionary paper” - During the NeuroIS Conference in June 2019, the Psychology department’s head, Dr. Peter Walla, in collaboration with the student Sofija Lozovic, won the “Zemlicka Award – The most visionary paper”.

  • WePsYC Awards 2020

    The Psychology Department at Webster Vienna Private University will be organizing a youth conference for high school students who are engaged in a psychology research project within the remit of their "Vorwissenschaftliche Arbeit", "Diplomarbeit", or “IB extended essay”. Interested students are invited to submit a short summary of their research for evaluation by the program committee. Selected projects will then have the opportunity to present their research at the conference in the form of a poster. The best posters will receive prizes.