Social sciences

Social Sciences - Psychology - Feb 15
Social Sciences - Psychology
Those who set realistic goals can hope for a higher level of well-being. The key for later satisfaction is whether the life goals are seen as attainable and what they mean to the person, as psychologists from the University of Basel report in a study with over 970 participants. Wealth, community, health, meaningful work: life goals express a person's character, as they determine behavior and the compass by which people are guided.
Social Sciences - Feb 13

Researchers at the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, have found no relationship between aggressive behaviour in teenagers and the amount of time spent playing violent video games. The study used nationally representative data from British teens and their parents alongside official E.U. and US ratings of game violence.

Social Sciences - Feb 11

Anthropologists at the University of Oxford have discovered what they believe to be seven universal moral rules. The rules: help you family, help your group, return favours, be brave, defer to superiors, divide resources fairly, and respect others' property, were found in a survey of 60 cultures from all around the world.

Life Sciences - Social Sciences - Feb 11

Stanford sociologists found that racial identity, when ancestors immigrated and knowledge of family history influence people's decision to take a DNA test. At-home DNA testing kits may be the latest fad, but according to new research by Stanford sociologists, not everyone is keen to find out whether they are related to the British royal family or a Neanderthal.

Social Sciences - Feb 12

Study investigates when and why bribes buy influence, and what lessens their effectiveness. A new study from Carnegie Mellon University suggests that greed, and not the willingness to return the favor, is the main reason people give in to bribery.

Social Sciences - Feb 11

Carnegie Mellon study finds acceptance skills are key to improvements in social functioning. Used in the right way, smartphones may not be as isolating as some would think. A new Carnegie Mellon University study suggests smartphone-based mindfulness training may help individuals feel less lonely and motivate them to interact with more people.

Health - Social Sciences - Feb 7

All of us die - but the question is how? Today we have a greater say in the way our lives end than ever before. Nevertheless, most people do not die where they would like to. The book "Das Lebensende in der Schweiz" (End of life in Switzerland) reflects on what is currently known about dying in Switzerland.

Currently 195 Job in field Social Sciences.
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Continuing Education - 25.01
Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in (50–60 %) Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz FHNW, Muttenz
Social Sciences - 21.01
Doktorandin / Doktorand (100%) Universität Liechtenstein
Social Sciences - 18.01
Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin / Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter F&E (80%) Hochschule Luzern - Soziale Arbeit
Social Sciences - 18.01
Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin / Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (80%) Hochschule Luzern - Soziale Arbeit
Careers/Employment - 15.02
Full Professor of Theory and History of Psychology (1.0 FTE) University of Groningen
Social Sciences - 14.02
Lecturer in Criminology and Policing, School of Social Sciences and Psychology University of Western Sydney
Social Sciences - 05.01.2018
Academic researcher Watermanagement-Spatial Planning (doc, postdoc) University of Ghent
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