Branislav Uhrecky

Branislav Uhrecky
Slovak Academy of Sciences | SAV · Institute of Experimental Psychology

Doctor of Psychology

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Introduction
Branislav Uhrecky currently works at the Institute of Experimental Psychology, Slovak Academy of Sciences. Branislav does research in Naturalistic Decision-Making and Emotion Regulation.

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According to the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2015 measurements, Slovak primary school pupils commonly can reach some below average scores in terms of scientific literacy and have less and less positive attitudes towards the natural sciences. Natural sciences and statistics are intertwined disciplines. This implies that the...
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Trust and the notion of trust had been widely discussed not only in the field of psychology but also across many other disciplines. Our research was mainly focused on the vulnerability and the meaning of the word "trust". The goal was to compare two groups of participants (with the highest and lowest scores of vulnerability) and their free associat...
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Managing one’s own and others’ emotions is a necessary part of emergency medical services (EMS) professionals’ work. For that reason, we explored their emotion regulation strategies in a simulated task which focused these skills. Short semistructured interviews were conducted with 48 EMS professionals immediately after completing the task. They des...
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This study, theoretically based on integrated threat and image theory, explored (1) the mental constructs produced by the Slovak majority in relation to cooperation with the Roma minority and (2) differences in thinking about different Roma demographic groups. In Slovakia, prejudice towards Roma people is a long-standing phenomenon. In this study t...
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In spite of a large body of research in the field of emotion regulation, it has not yet been studied vigorously in naturalistic settings, especially not in the context of task performance. Therefore, it remains uncertain whether predominant theoretical conceptualisations of emotion regulation (e.g. Gross, 1998) can be applied to this sort of situat...
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In adaptive development, mental well-being has a role to play in adolescents’ search in adolescents’ niche in life and the formation of a separate identity. Although this has been an area of interest in a number of disciplines, there remains ambiguity over our understanding of terms such as quality of life, life satisfaction, and mental well-being....

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