Social Sciences

This area deals with the latest developments in the field of empirical and theoretical research as it relates to the structure and function of institutes and systems, their social interdependence and how such systems interact with individual behavior processes.

innovations-report offers informative reports and articles related to the social sciences field including demographic developments, family and career issues, geriatric research, conflict research, generational studies and criminology research.

A remedy against choking under pressure

A dynamic left-hand squeeze helps to optimize performance. The images are legendary: Tennis stars who hit the deciding match ball just outside the line, golfers who putt the ball past…

Digital school books help low-achieving pupils

Use of tablets in mathematics… Low-achieving pupils benefit more in mathematics lessons from learning materials on tablet PCs than high-achieving children. They are obviously helped by individualized learning paths, immediate…

Innovations for sustainability in a post-pandemic future

The third report released by the TWI2050 initiative titled, Innovations for Sustainability: Pathways to an efficient and sufficient post-pandemic future,…

Planning for a growing elderly population

By 2050, the world’s population aged 60 years and older is expected to reach 2 billion, of which 80% will live in low- and middle-income countries.

Young, but chronically diseased: One reason why the COVID-19 Pandemic looks different in the Global South

At almost every age within this population group, more people in Brazil and Nigeria suffer from pre-existing chronic conditions than in European countries,…

More similar than expected: men and women adjust their health behavior after shock events

In the three years before going to hospital for a stroke, heart attack or gastrointestinal cancers, only 75 percent of male patients in Denmark had seen a…

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