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The Impact Factor Fallacy – New publication at Frontiers in Psychology

Scientists receive grants, bonuses, and tenure depending on the perceived impact of the journals in which they publish their research. Using the journal impact factor …

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New stipend in our group!

We are happy to announce that Johanna Voges (physician) received a 2-year stipend by the German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes)! In her PhD, Johanna …

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New DFG-funded project in our group!

Dr. Lena Rademacher was granted a “Eigene Stelle” by the German Research Foundation (DFG) for two years. In her project she will investigate the “Social …

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New section “Frontiers in Psychiatry – Social Cognition”

Frontiers in Psychiatry welcomes Professor Sören Krach from Lübeck University, Germany, as Specialty Chief Editor of the new Social Cognition section Professor Sören Krach heads the Social Neuroscience in …

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Cringeworthy: A Theory of Awkwardness by Melissa Dahl

New York magazine’s “Science of Us” editor explains the compelling psychology of awkwardness, and why learning to accept your cringeworthy moments can be a social advantage. …

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The SNL is going live

Our new webpage is online! Here you will find information and updates on the work of our group.

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The SNL featured in “Das Experiment mit Linda Zervakis – Wie viel Herdentier steckt in uns?”

David Stolz and other members of the SNL have been featured in a national TV show on social behavior. Please find the video and a …

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Beat the Prof – “Fremdscham und Peinlichkeit” on ZEIT Campus

We have put together some tricky questions on “vicarious embarrassment” and “fremdscham” at the German ZEIT ONLINE. Please enjoy (in German)! “Wann tritt Fremdscham am …

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“The Impact Factor Fallacy” featured in The Scientist

Our opinion on the Impact Factor and the rationale for (not) using it for evaluating scientific excellence has been featured in “The Scientist” online. In our …

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