Why economic growth does not necessarily contribute to human happiness
March 12, 2018
The idea of ageing well assumes that a mature individual remains active, healthy, and attractive. Society places this demand on women in particular. HSE researchers have published an article in Ageing & Society that looks at the strategies women over 50 choose.
January 11, 2018
What helps international students to adapt
November 23, 2017
Why Russia is still experiencing the effects of the 1917 October Revolution
October 18, 2017
What is the scope of neurological diseases in the world today?
October 13, 2017
How news media construct reality
October 11, 2017
Robots to Replace Humans?
September 06, 2017
Decentralised bribery, where individual bureaucrats or groups act in isolation, is the most harmful type.
June 16, 2017
Transformation of society's values has changed attitudes towards nudity in film.
June 14, 2017
Altruism based on individual values is changing Western society. People in Western countries have seen a rise in individualism for quite some time, and this in turn helps to create generations of people with altruistic mindsets. Christian Welzel, Chief Research Fellow in the Laboratory for Comparative Social Research (HSE and Leuphana University of Lüneburg), teamed up with researchers from the University of Lausanne to conduct a study showing the connection between emancipative values and prosocial behaviour. The results of the study were published in the Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology.
June 07, 2017
Societal values have a strong influence on young people’s reproductive habits.
June 03, 2016