social sciences

Social Sciences - Life Sciences - Jun 15, 2018
Social Sciences - Life Sciences
When are primary school children willing to share valuable resources with others and when are they not? A team of researchers from the University of Vienna lead by cognitive biologist Lisa Horn investigated this question in a controlled behavioural experiment. The motivation to share seems to be influenced by group dynamical and physiological factors, whereas friendship between the children seems to be largely irrelevant.
Architecture - Social Sciences - May 25, 2018
Architecture - Social Sciences

Whether in the sphere of architecture critique or on the market of speculative real estate investment, architecture is increasingly becoming the subject of global circulation.

Art and Design - Social Sciences - Nov 30, 2016
Art and Design - Social Sciences

Whether Peter Paul Rubens or Damien Hirst - the personal taste of art can be argued. Scientists from the Faculty of Psychology of the University of Vienna have now shown that the individual taste of art is also dependent on social factors.

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - Sep 18, 2017
Social Sciences - Pedagogy

For a long time, a democratic society was considered self-evident. But globalization, economic crises, populist movements, social tensions and (inter-) cultural conflicts, as well as extremists, question them.

Social Sciences - Life Sciences - Jul 13, 2016
Social Sciences - Life Sciences

One of the benefits of living together is gaining new information from group members. Once a group member starts displaying a new behavior, this behavior frequently spreads to the rest of the group.


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