Why economic growth does not necessarily contribute to human happiness
March 12, 2018
Why the institution of fatherhood is taking so long to change
February 27, 2018
Russian companies' corporate values are not associated with higher profits.
July 07, 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
Attitudes to hipsters differ from judgmental in Moscow to fairly positive in Nizhny Novgorod.
June 02, 2017
Commercials could be far more effective by addressing consumers’ attitudes and values.
May 22, 2017
A comparative cross-cultural study conducted by the HSE International Laboratory of Positive Psychology of Personality and Motivation has found that Russians tend to be as open with their friends as Americans, but unlike Americans, Russians prefer to hide their happiness when talking to strangers or government officials.
May 02, 2017
Europeans tend to be tolerant towards immigrants of their own ethnicity, but not always willing to live next to ethnic outsiders.
April 11, 2017
A Russian translation of Christian Welzel's Freedom Rising has been released.
March 29, 2017
Students with high levels of risk acceptance are more likely to have problems with adapting to academic life and making it to graduation.
February 14, 2017
Once married, women tend to feel better off financially, while men report higher respect from others.
January 18, 2017
In recent years in Russia, female smoking has increased, while the opposite holds true for men; in addition to this, smoking has increased at higher rates among those with lower levels of education compared to more educated Russians.
August 25, 2016