Psychology

Image of Dr. Walla, head of Psychology department showing a model brain to a student.

PSYC Happy Hour

The Psychology Department is pleased to invite the Webster Vienna family to a social event on November 30th (Thursday), 2017

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?

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Depression flyer

"Depression - Let's Talk"

April 7th is World Health Day. The Webster Psych Club, Psychology Department and the Counseling Center will hold this event in our Atrium and rooms 0.16 and 1.01 as well as in the Counseling Center.

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

Psychology conference contributions

Two abstracts about student thesis projects have been accepted as conference contributions for the International Convention of Psychological Science in early 2017!

"Brain preference versus self-reported experience during reading of printed and digital text" (Peter Walla and Katie Burns)

"Self-referential processing elicited by words and figures: High score on self-consciousness correlates with increased brain activity" (Nikola Gojcaj and Peter Walla)

Special issue on non-conscious brain processes

Peter Walla, Head of the Psychology Department, is guest editing a special issue on "Sub- and Unconscious Brain Processes": click here for more details!

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