Sport - Psychology - Nov 11
Sport - Psychology
The use of a routine before performance provides substantial advantage in sports. Many great athletes have a routine they do right before they perform. But does this routine indeed help their performance? Anton Rupprecht and Ulrich Tran from the Faculty of Psychology and sport psychologist Peter Gröpel from the Department of Sport Science have now meta-analyzed data across different sports and skill levels.
Life Sciences - Psychology - Sep 28
Life Sciences - Psychology

Study examines the role of touch and proximity on the mutual adaptation of brain activity and heart rhythms in mothers and babies.

Psychology - Jun 13, 2019

New neuroscience research suggests support-dependent modulation of responses to social exclusion.

Psychology - Apr 12, 2018

It has been suggested that sexually objectified women or men are visually processed in the same fashion of an object. Far from being unanimously accepted, this claim has been criticized by a lack of scientific rigor. A team led by Giorgia Silani, in collaboration with Helmut Leder, of the University of Vienna, and scientists of the University of Trieste and SISSA have explored the conditions under which this phenomenon persists. The results of the study were recently published in the renowned scientific journal "PlosOne".

Health - Psychology - Mar 15
Health - Psychology

During pandemics, protective behaviors need to be motivated by effective communication. A critical factor in understanding a population's response to such a threat is the fear it elicits, since fear both contributes to motivating protective responses, but can also lead to panic-driven behaviors.

Psychology - Life Sciences - May 20, 2019
Psychology - Life Sciences

Raven observers show emotional contagion with raven demonstrators experiencing an unpleasant affect.

Psychology - Life Sciences - Apr 11, 2017
Psychology - Life Sciences

Acute psychosocial stress leads to increased empathy and prosocial behavior. An international team of researchers led by Claus Lamm from the University of Vienna investigated the effects of stress on neural mechanisms and tested the relationship between empathy and prosocial behavior in a new experiment. The study has just been published in the journal "Social, Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience".

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