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Survival strategies for women in a youth-centric world

(National Research University Higher School of Economics) The idea of aging well assumes that a mature individual remains active, healthy, and attractive. Society places this demand on women in particular. Researchers from the Higher School of Economics have published an article in Ageing & Society that looks at the strategies women over 50 choose.

Watch out, Congress: This neural network can predict public corruption

Scientists from the Higher School of Economics and University of Valladolid have developed a neural network that can predict corruption based on economic and political factors. The researchers, Félix J. López-Iturriaga and Iván Pastor Sanz, used...Show More Summary

How neurotechnologies impact risk appetite

(National Research University Higher School of Economics) Researchers from the Higher School of Economics have shown that by stimulating the frontal cortex, a person's financial risk appetite can be increased temporarily. Their article...Show More Summary

Scientists learned to predict public corruption with neural networks

(National Research University Higher School of Economics) Scientists from the Higher School of Economics (HSE) and University of Valladolid have developed a neural network prediction model of corruption based on economic and political factors. The results of the research were published in Social Indicators Research.

Co-nonsolvency explained: Researchers publish ground-breaking findings

Researchers from the Higher School of Economics and the University of Leipzig have created a model which enables the timely and effective prediction of polymer behavior in mixed solvents. This is the first scientific work to explain, using statistical mechanics, the effect of suppression of co-nonsolvency at high pressures.

Co-nonsolvency explained: Researchers publish ground-breaking findings

(National Research University Higher School of Economics) Researchers from the Higher School of Economics and the University of Leipzig have created a model which enables the timely and effective prediction of polymer behavior in mixed solvents. Show More Summary

Why machines will not replace humans in the labor market

(National Research University Higher School of Economics) Deputy Director of the Centre for Labour Market Studies at the Higher School of Economics Rostislav Kapeliushnikov says that predictions of a 'labor market apocalypse' with mass...Show More Summary

Foreign investments crucial for positive return on exports

(National Research University Higher School of Economics) Experts at Higher School of Economics have shown that the availability of direct foreign investment is an important and necessary condition for positive return on exports for companies operating in foreign markets. Show More Summary

What helps international students to adapt

(National Research University Higher School of Economics) Conscious decision-making and internalized intentions, as opposed to extrinsic influencing factors, are the key to a student's successful adaption to life in a foreign country. Show More Summary

How emancipation contributes to trust in strangers

(National Research University Higher School of Economics) In many countries, human empowerment -- including freedom of expression and action -- tends to increase people's generalised trust in other people, particularly strangers. However, such an increase is usually gradual, reaching its peak in affluent, modernised democracies. Show More Summary

Visual perception of summary statistics not following mathematical rules

(National Research University Higher School of Economics) Cognitive psychologists of the Higher School of Economics have experimentally demonstrated that people are capable of estimating the mean size of visible objects and their approximate...Show More Summary

How spatial navigation correlates with language

(National Research University Higher School of Economics) Cognitive neuroscientists from the Higher School of Economics and Aarhus University experimentally demonstrate how spatial navigation impacts language comprehension. The results of the study have been published in NeuroImage.

Researchers teach computer to recognize emotions in speech

(National Research University Higher School of Economics) Experts of the Faculty of Informatics, Mathematics, and Computer Science at the Higher School of Economics have created an automatic system capable of identifying emotions in the sound of a voice. Their report was presented at a major international conference -- Neuroinformatics-2017.

Chomsky: High College Tuition Is a Blunt Instrument to Keep the Middle Class Down

"There is no economic reason why free education cannot flourish from schools through colleges and university." In an increasingly unequal country, the stakes are high for debates over student debt and the prospect of free higher education. Show More Summary

What mitigates the consequences of recession for companies?

Experts of the Higher School of Economics (HSE) have demonstrated that companies with foreign ownership have an easier time overcoming the consequences of economic recessions. The results of the study were presented in the paper "Lean...Show More Summary

What mitigates the consequences of recession for companies?

(National Research University Higher School of Economics) Experts of the Higher School of Economics (HSE) demonstrated that companies with foreign ownership have an easier time overcoming the consequences of economic recessions. TheShow More Summary

What is the scope of neurological diseases in the world today?

(National Research University Higher School of Economics) Globally, the burden of neurological disorders (Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, stroke, epilepsy etc) has increased substantially over the past 25 years. This problem...Show More Summary

Immeasurable hardiness of character

(National Research University Higher School of Economics) The Grit Scale questionnaire has gained popularity over the past decade, not only in research but also in practical psychology and in employee selection. Researchers at Higher...Show More Summary

Academic performance shapes student social networks

Based on data from the VKontakte social network, researchers at Higher School of Economics and the Vienna Medical University have found a relationship between students' academic performance and their closest social environment. The study results were published in PLOS ONE.

Academic performance shapes student social networks

(National Research University Higher School of Economics) Based on data from the VKontakte social network, researchers at Higher School of Economics and the Vienna Medical University have found a relationship between students' academic performance and their closest social environment. The study results were published in PLOS ONE

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