Scientific Advisory Committee

SCHUHFRIED now has a scientific advisory committee!

The scientific advisory committee offers support and advice to ensure the highest quality of testing and optimum processes, especially in the development of new psychometric tests.

Success Story: Assessing fitness to drive with the VTS

Patients should be able to take part in a programme that is required to assess their fitness to drive and maintain their driving licence in France. The Vienna Test System is used to assess certain abilities, such as selective attention.

Success Story: Hong Kong Sports Institute

The sports psychologists of the Hong Kong Sports Institute regularly test their athletes in the criteria of concentration, attention and reaction. The VTS supports them with the Determination Test (DT), among other things.


DPPD Conference in Salzburg – our highlights

SCHUHFRIED supports research! Not only with our own projects and research support, but also with renowned prizes. This time we were a proud sponsor at the DPPD conference.

Do smart car need different abilities?

The dimensions that predict the indivudal fitness to drive have long been established and legally manifested. However, new technologies in vehicles and the changing road design mean that the topicality of the checked dimensions must be questioned. The University of Bonn is taking on this task.

TikTok and its influence on sustained attention

Brevity is the key! TikTok allows you to create very short clips, often even lasting only a few seconds. In a SCHUFRIED Research Support project, the attention performance of TikTok users was tested.

Success Story: Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences

At Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences, students are required to take the mandatory course Clinical Neuropsychology as part of the Master's Program in Rehabilitation Psychology. The established curriculum for this program was to be expanded to include the use of digital psychological assessment.

Study: What distinguishes talented drone pilots?

Participants in a training program for drone pilots in the Norwegian police force were given cognitive tests from the VTS and the results were compared with their performance during a flight simulation.

Science Award 2022

The time has come again: The winners of the SCHUHFRIED Science Awards have been announced. We have briefly summarised the exciting topics for you.

SCHUHFRIED is nominated

A project by SCHUHFRIED and the German Bundeswehr was nominated for the HR Inside Summit Award in the "Recruiting" category!

Success Story: Fair testing of driving ability

The example of Dr. Walter in the Czech Republic highlights the importance of multilingual testing and international norms for fair assessment of individuals.

Success Story: Road safety in the Dominican Republic 

The government of the Dominican Republic has implemented a regulation requiring driver’s license applicants to undergo psychometric assessments with the VTS.

Success Story: Flexible student selection

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, mass events such as university entrance tests suddenly had to be reorganised. The FH Campus 02 reacted quickly to the new circumstances and found with the VTS a high-quality online alternative to the previous on-site tests.

Success Story: How to select ab initio pilots

The Aviation Medical Center (AMC) from the Netherlands needs a new, modern selection procedure that complies with EASA regulations and can accurately filter out the best of the best candidates.

State of the art pilot selection

With the Vienna Test System and it's test sets, UiT was able to establish
an entire recruiting process from scratch in a matter of weeks while saving valuable resources.

Success Story: Introducing digital tests in HR

Implementing VTS into the recruitment process resulted in increased productivity and allows psychologists to focus on other important issues such as counseling, therapy, and training.

Success Story: Selection of future surgeons

KSSG now has a state-of-the-art aptitude assessment solution for selecting surgeons while providing students with early opportunities to identify individual strengths and areas for development.

Success Story: Recruiting worldwide

With the implementation of this project, applicants worldwide can be preselected quickly and conveniently: Reduced effort with simultaneous high quality of the personnel selection process.

Science Award 2021

Once more, 3 researchers can celebrate their SCHUHFRIED Science Award and the associated prize money of 500€.

Study: Digital tests for the detection of feigned cognitive dysfunction

Cognitive impairments are often simulated, this is shown by clinical practice, but also by neuropsychological research. The Groningen Effort Test (GET) helps to identify implausible response behaviour.

Enter the new SCHUHFRIED Campus

Fast, easy and convenient access to sound knowledge about psychological assessment? This is now possible with the new SCHUHFRIED Campus. Expand your existing knowledge or dive deep into the respective subject in the course of our workshops.

Success Story: From Paper to Digital

In this success story you can find out about the advantages of digital tests in everyday clinical practice.

Study: Children who move show better attention

More and more schools are putting daily physical activity sessions on the timetable. A recent study shows the impact of exercise on the attention of children with and without learning disabilities.

Study: alertness training and visual processing speed

This study investigated whether visual processing speed could be improved in healthy older adults using our CogniPlus Training ALERT.

Using digital tests for psychological research

SCHUHFRIED supports relevant studies with digital psychological tests, cognitive trainings and years of expertise. Find out more about current studies here.

Study: Attention (tests) in Brazilian soccer

What is the secret of Brazilian soccer players? This study investigates whether a particularly high level of attention (measured with our test COG) is responsible for exceptional performance.

Study: Conscientiousness and smartphone use

When do you put your cell phone aside in the evening? This study shows the connection between cell phone use and the personality factor "conscientiousness".

Study: Using cognitive tests to find elite athletes

Learn why coaches should rely on cognitive testing to find elite athletes in this study summary.

Test persons rate VTS the best

Especially with test subjects of advanced age, it is of great importance that the digital method used is well received. Find out here why the VTS was ratet best.

We donate to Caritas "Die Gruft"

A great initiative by our employees also got the management involved. Read more about our donation to the Caritas "Gruft" here.

Research on the consequences of Covid-19 disease

Cognitive impairment due to Covid-19 disease has been reported in many cases. Now the long term effects are being investigated.

This was the first online biofeedback workshop!

Hand on heart: physical contact is a must in biofeedback training... or is it? On 5.12. we offered the first biofeedback basic workshop ONLINE!

Science Award 2020

SCHUHFRIED and science belong together. We are therefore particularly pleased when our products become part of pioneering studies. Every year, we therefore honour three papers with the SCHUHFRIED Science Award.

The ideas of our employees are important to us

Our employees have many ideas. We not only want to hear them but also to appreciate them! The first "winner" was awarded last week.

Expert Forum

SCHUHFRIED invited around 50 experts from the HR sector to the "Expert Forum HR" in Vienna city centre. This is a newly created platform for the professional exchange and networking of experts.

18th Traffic Psychology International (TPI) Meeting in Vienna

The group of 25 experts from the field of traffic psychology focuses on the discussion of the most burning issues from traffic psychology practice and research.

The first provider to be officially certified!

From June 2021, only certified processes within the context of FeV Annex 5 No. 2 may be used. The tests of the SCHUHFRIED FEV Test Set have already been CERTIFIED in November 2019.