An international team of scholars studied how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted Europeans’ stress levels and their trust in their national governments and the healthcare systems. They found that respondents were most stressed by the state of the national economy, and only after that, by the risk of catching COVID-19 and possibly being hospitalized. In Western Europe, people trust their governments more than in other EU countries. The results of the study were published in Royal Society Open Science.
J. W. Berry was included in the list of 2% of the best scientists in the world at Stanford University
Professor John W. Berry has been included in the recent Stanford University's list of 2% of the world's top scientists. The study analyzed data from 1965 to 2019, covering about 7 million scientists in 22 main fields of science. Most of those on the list work in Medicine and Technology. According to the list, among Canadian psychologists from all fields, prof. Berry is ranked # 3 on this list and # 1 among Canadian social psychologists.
On May 24 the article "Towards an Integration of Models of Discrimination of Immigrants: from Ultimate (Functional) to Proximate (Sociofunctional) Explanations" by Anastasia Batkhina, John W. Berry, Dmitry Grigoryev and Fons van de Vijver is available online.
Prize of the competition for the best paper in the special issue of the Russian Psychological Journal
The paper of researcher fellows of the International Laboratory for Sociocultural Research and teachers of the master's program "Applied Social Psychology" Anastasia Batkhina, Dmitry Grigoryev, Dmitrii Dubov and Тomas Jurcik (associate professor of the Department of Psychology HSE) was recognized as the best paper of the special issue of the Russian Psychological Journal by the decision of the Competition Commission. The Russian Psychological Journal is a leading Russian peer-reviewed journal of psychology and an open-access journal established by the Russian Psychological Society.
On June 16 the article "Discordance of Acculturation Attitudes of the Host Population and their Dealing with Immigrants" by Anastasia Batkhina, Dmitry Grigoryev and Fons van de Vijver is available online.
A study conducted by two laboratory members is in the TOP-14 of the most interesting studies at HSE in 2014!