Category Archives: General

The impact of Facebook (groups) on political discussions

Our former student Martin Noorkõiv writes about his research which focused on analysing the political discussions in closed groups on Facebook. Continue reading

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Can MRI Detect Antisocial Personality Disorder?

University of Tartu Cognitive Psychology Professor Talis Bachmann comments on whether MRI scans can detect antisocial personality disorder. Continue reading

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Iryna from Belarus Found Her Passion in Tartu

Irisha Krepchuk from Belarus describes her experience as a Business Administration student at the University of Tartu and how living in Tartu has changed her life. Continue reading

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Top 10 Most Read Stories from 2016

See the 10 most popular stories on UT Blog from 2016. Enjoy! Continue reading

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This Christmas Comes with DIY Presents!

Making something with one’s own hands has become more and more popular each year. With Christmas almost here, a group of DIY-girls is challenging everyone to be the true creators of the presents and join the “This Christmas Comes with DIY Presents!” campaign. Continue reading

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Is It OK To Take Pleasure in the Misfortunes of Other People?

Schadenfreude – a pleasure derived from the misfortune of others – is often thought of as something immoral to the core. Heidy Meriste, a PhD student of philosophy discusses whether schadenfreude really is as bad as it seems, or could it perhaps sometimes be morally justified? Continue reading

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Preventing a Cold Starts With Washing Your Hands

Associate Professor in Family Medicine Marje Oona explains why we become ill and how can we protect ourselves from colds. Continue reading

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