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Before it could fully emerge, Russia's middle class was hit by the economic crisis.
December 19, 2016
It has been known for a long time that early risers work less efficiently at night than night owls do. But researchers from the Higher School of Economics and Oxford University have uncovered new and distinctive features between the night activities of these two types of individuals. At night, early risers demonstrate a quicker reaction time when solving unusual attention-related tasks than night owls, but these early risers make more mistakes along the way.
December 15, 2016
New findings by HSE researchers indicate that prenatal testosterone exposure can influence an individual's financial behaviour, such as the use of bank cards, deposit accounts, loans and insurance.
December 12, 2016
HSE researchers found different patterns of brain activity involved in processing instrumental and non-instrumental verbs.
December 08, 2016
Qualifications and education being equal, it's rare for women in Russia to make it to the top of the corporate ladder compared to men. The reasons for this may vary from a lack of state support to gender role stereotypes which view women as primarily mothers and homemakers, according to the HSE researchers.
December 06, 2016
Most migrants coming to Russia change occupations, go without healthcare and spend their free time with their compatriots.
November 30, 2016
Low-quality dairy products have taken one quarter of the Russian dairy market. In the cheese segment, this share has reached 80%.
November 28, 2016
A good knowledge of algebra and geometry helps schoolchildren to solve some other types of tasks, including applied ones. These are the findings made by researchers from HSE, Stanford, and Michigan State University in a joint study.
November 23, 2016
Advertising on the internet, billboards and regional TV has been found to be the most effective.
November 21, 2016
Needing to switch attention between tasks causes stronger activation in certain brain regions in men compared to women.
November 17, 2016
Family conflicts about child rearing can affect a mother's confidence and prompt her to hire a nanny.
November 16, 2016
Alexander Belenky's book 'How US Presidents Are Elected' covers some of the more puzzling features of the American electoral system.
November 09, 2016