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Regular version of the site
Book
Changing values and identities in post-communist world
In print

Edited by: N. Lebedeva, Р. Димитрова, J. W. Berry.

Springer, 2018.

Book chapter
Life(!) on Stage: Building an interface for the network analysis of TEI-encoded drama corpora
In print

Fischer F., Göbel M., Milling C. et al.

In bk.: TEI Conference and Members’ Meeting 2017 Book of Abstracts. Vol. 16. Victoria: University of Victoria, 2017.

Working paper
Where does attention go when facilitation is absent?
In print

MacInnes W., Bhatnagar R.

Psychology. PSY. Высшая школа экономики, 2017

News

Lecture by Professor Julia Kovas on How Education and Genes Are Related

Professor of Goldsmiths University of London and co-head of British psychogenetic laboratory Yulia Kovas has given a talk "Behavioural genetics in education" in the Centre for cognition and decision making.

Russian multiculturalism in the media: the technique of content analysis of the news

On March 15 Alena A. Khaptsova (Junior Research Fellow of International laboratory for Socio-Cultural Research, lecturer of School of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, HSE) took part in the «Culture matters» research seminar with the report on "Russian multiculturalism in the media: the technique of content analysis of the news".

John Berry and Peter Schmidt have won PROSE Awards

The publication "International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition)" won the main prize of the 40th annual PROSE Awards in the category "Excellence in Reference Works". Two of the Area Editors have affiliation with National Research University Higher School of Economics — John Berry (co-head of International Scientific-Educational Laboratory for Socio-Cultural Research), and Peter Schmidt (former co-head of International Scientific-Educational Laboratory for Socio-Cultural Research).

A Story on How an Economist Is Helping Create ‘Smart’ Artificial Limbs

The Higher School of Economics is very serious about students getting involved in undergraduate research. For Russian Science Day, celebrated on February 8, the HSE News Service spoke with three young HSE researchers about their work and learned how the students set goals for themselves, achieve results, and move forward with what some might deem frighteningly ambitious research ideas. One of them was Elizaveta Okorokova, second-year student in the ‘Cognitive Sciences and Technologies: From Neuron to Cognition’ master’s programme.

John Berry's Talk: Patterns and determinants of immigrants' sense of belonging to Canada and their source country, and relationships with their well-being

On 24 November John Berry (Chief Researcher Fellow of our laboratory, Professor of Queens University, Canada) took part in the «Culture matters» research seminar with the report on "Patterns and determinants of immigrants' sense of belonging to Canada and their source country, and relationships with their well-being".

HSE Researchers to Create a Mathematical Model of the Brain

The HSE Centre for Cognition and Decision Making together with a group of other Russian research centres is about to begin work on creating a mathematical model of the human brain. With its help scientists will be able to study the processes which take place in the brain and brain disease. It could be used for medical purposes in the future.   

Alienation Leads to Endorsement of War

The lower a person's resilience, the greater their alienation from themself, other people, and society. In turn, self-alienation and a lack of personal relationships can cause one to approve of military action as a solution to international conflicts, according to Olga Gulevich, Associate Professor of the HSE School of Psychology, and Andrey Nevruyev, postgraduate student of the same department.

Vasily Klucharev: ‘Our Brain Identifies Losing Money and Standing out from the Crowd as Catastrophes’

There are numerous ways of impacting people’s decisions, you can convince, intimidate, hypnotise, or use particular tools on certain parts of the brain. Why do scientists do this and what do these experiments show? Vasily Klucharev, Head of HSE’s School of Psychology answers questions posed by Olga Orlova, who hosts the  Hamburg Score  programme on Russia’s Public Television Channel.

Graduates Employed by Their Alma Mater Share Its Values

Some university teachers, but not all, are involved in their school's affairs and tend to take its failures personally and celebrate its successes as their own. Some teachers are willing to work weekends, help their colleagues and engage in various extracurricular activities, while others stick firmly to their job descriptions and rarely agree to do anything not expressly stated in their contract. According to Andrey Lovakov, what makes a difference between the former and the latter is the level of commitment to their institution determined by a number of factors.

Why Study Emotions Across the World

Professor Gerrod Parrott from Georgetown University has come to the HSE for a brief visit to deliver a series of lectures to master’s students at the Faculty of Psychology. On October 17 he also gave a public lecture on ‘Effects of American and Russian Cultures on Emotions’. The aim of the presentation was to introduce several research topics, describe preliminary findings and explore possibilities of collaboration with Russian researchers in this field.