Category Archives: Social sciences

How psychology can help shape policies (3/3): Measuring influence

University of Tartu psychologists write about how psychology can help measure the impact of policies. Continue reading

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Where is global tourism going?

Four tourism students at the University of Tartu write about the near future of tourism. Continue reading

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How psychology can help shape policies (2/3): Influencing behaviour

UT psychologists Andero Uusberg and Kariina Laas write about how psychology can help shape policies by influencing human behaviour. Continue reading

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Who follows in the steps of Greta Thunberg

Researchers have analyzed the profile of global climate protesters in March and September 2019. Continue reading

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How psychology can help shape policies (1/3): Modelling behaviour

The word ‘psychologist’ tends to be associated with an image of a psychotherapist working with a patient who has turned to them as a last resort, perhaps even with eyes cast down in shame. There are many things wrong with … Continue reading

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Re-thinking Ukraine – an experimental approach to studying perceptions of contested regions

A group of students conducted a study, looking into the perceptions of contested regions in Ukraine. Continue reading

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Five intriguing thoughts from psychologist Andero Uusberg

Psychologist Andero Uusberg discusses the state of flow, mindfulness, handling of tasks, social media, and honesty. Continue reading

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