Applied computer scientists at the University of Bamberg are currently developing an AI medical companion that will help doctors in recognising and diagnosing types of cancer and pain.
Affective reactions—or gut feelings—play a key role in consumer decision-making. Researchers at the University of Passau are seeking to understand this process better and help consumers make better decisions.
At the HM, Professor Pohlmann and his team are using innovative technologies and approaches to bring back memories to dementia suffers and provide support to their families and caregivers.
Research has established the privacy calculus approach to account for the moment of decision. This video explains what it is all about.
Educating young refugees about the path of infection of the coronavirus via a smartphone app and providing them with a basis for an informed decision about the covid vaccination - these are the goals of a project coordinated by the Chair of Clinical and Biological Psychology (Prof. Dr. Rita Rosner) at the KU in which the University of Würzburg and the HSD Regensburg are also involved.
Würzburg psychologists have studied the phenomenon of impulse buying behaviour. People who focus on enjoyment act differently than people who play it safe.
Scientists of the Technical University of Munich at the German Heart Centre Munich and the Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences have been successfully cooperating for many years. On the occasion of the "Day of the Child with Heart Disease" on May 5th, Prof. Renate Oberhoffer-Fritz, Dean of the Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences and holder of the Chair for Preventive Pediatrics, and Prof. Peter Ewert, Deputy Medical Director of the German Heart Center Munich and Director the Clinic for Congenital Heart Defects and Pediatric Cardiology present this fruitful interdisciplinary collaboration in this interview.
Dr. Michaela Kramer, media education specialist at FAU, has investigated the influence smartphone photography and posting images on social media has on shaping young people’s sense of identity. She has drawn up a typology describing the different ways young people can present themselves via photos and what that says about their developing personalities.
People who make smart decisions in important private and professional matters increase their chances of greater life satisfaction. The cognitive skills required for this can be significantly honed through training. This is the conclusion reached by researchers at the University of Bayreuth in recent empirical studies published in the European Journal of Operational Research. Courses lasting several weeks with participants of different age and occupational groups demonstrably strengthened their ability to make well-considered choices in difficult decision-making situations.
Christina Felfe, Professor of Economics in Würzburg, has raised two million euros for her new project, which focuses on a socially relevant topic: dwindling social cohesion.