Psychology - Jun 13, 2019
New neuroscience research suggests support-dependent modulation of responses to social exclusion Social support can change the way we perceive an unpleasant situation, but some types of support seem more effective than others. An international team of researchers led by Giorgia Silani from the Faculty of Psychology at the University of Vienna, has shown that negative feelings and brain responses are modulated by the type of social support we receive after being socially excluded.
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".

Philosophy - Psychology - Feb 5, 2013

Vom 7. bis 9. Februar findet ein internationaler Kongress, organisiert vom Fachbereich Philosophie der Kulturund Gesellschaftswissenschaftlichen Fakultät, statt. The famous intentionality quote from Brentano's Psychology from an Empirical Standpoint gave rise to many different glosses on how to understand what is meant by intentionality.

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".

Art and Design - Psychology - Nov 12, 2015
Art and Design - Psychology

When people are listening to music, their emotional reactions to the music are reflected in changes in their pupil size. Researchers from the University of Vienna and the University of Innsbruck, Austria, are the first to show that both the emotional content of the music and the listeners' personal involvement with music influence pupil dilation. This study, published in the scientific journal "Frontiers in Human Neuroscience", demonstrates that pupil size measurement can be effectively used to probe listeners' reactions to music.

Health - Psychology - Aug 14

Von ursprünglich 17.599 Angemeldeten haben am Freitag insgesamt 12.442 BewerberInnen unter höchsten Präventionsund Sicherheitsvorkehrungen und in Abstimmung mit den jeweils zuständigen Behörden an den gemeinsamen Aufnahmeverfahren MedAT für das Studium an den Medizinischen Universitäten in Wien, Innsbruck und Graz sowie an der Medizinischen Fakultät der Johannes Kepler Universität Linz teilgenommen.

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