Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
  Dipl.-Psych. Andreas Steimer
Raum: F 107
Tel: +49 (0) 6221-54-7277
Fax: +49 (0) 6221-54-7745
Sprechstunde: n. V.

 

Research Interests

  • Implicit Theories                                                                                     
  • Motivated Cognition
  • Social Inference and Metacognition

Publications

  • Steimer, A., & Mata, A. (2016). Motivated implicit theories of personality: My weaknesses will go away, but my strengths are here to stay. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 42, 415-429. doi:10.1177/0146167216629437

Conference Contributions

  • Steimer, A., & Mata, A. (2016, August). Motivated conceptions of the self across time: Self-serving beliefs about current personality, future personal development, and the meaning of past behavior. Talk presented at the European Social Cognition Network Transfer of Knowledge Conference (ESCON), Lisbon, Portugal.

  • Steimer, A., & Mata, A. (2016, March). Motivated beliefs about the malleability of personality in present and future. Talk presented at the 58. Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen (TeaP), Heidelberg, Germany.

  • Steimer, A., & Mata, A. (2015, September). Motivated implicit theories: Self-serving beliefs about the malleability of personality traits. Talk presented at the Fachgruppentagung Sozialpsychologie (FGSP), Potsdam, Germany. 
  • Steimer, A., & Mata, A. (2015, May). Motivated implicit theories of personality: My weaknesses will go away, but my strengths are here to stay. Talk presented at the 2nd Sopot Seminar in Person Perception, Sopot, Poland.
  • Steimer, A., & Mata., A. (2014, September). Motivated implicit theories: My weaknesses will go away, but my strengths are here to stay. Talk presented at the 16th European Social Cognition Network Transfer of Knowledge Conference (ESCON2), Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.
  • Steimer, A., & Mata, A. (2014, July). Motivated implicit theories. Talk presented at the SoDoc meeting, Friedrichshafen, Germany. 
  • Steimer, A., Fiedler, K., & Hütter, M. (2013, August). Unconscious thought in syllogistic reasoning - Rule-based thinking requires conscious deliberation. Talk presented at the 15th European Social Cognition Network Transfer of Knowledge Conference (ESCON), Vilnius, Lithuania.
  • Steimer, A., Fiedler, K., & Hütter, M. (2013, January). Unconscious thought in syllogistic reasoning. Poster presented at the 14th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), New Orleans, USA.

Teaching

Courses

  • Summer 2016         Consulting Seminar for Master's Theses (MSc) 
                                    Consulting Seminar for Bachelor's Theses (BSc) 

  • Spring 2015             Attitudes in Consumer Psychology (BSc)

  • Summer 2014          Social Inference and Metacognition (BSc)

  • Winter 2013/2014    Motivated Cognition (MSc)
                                     Consulting Seminar for Master's Theses (MSc)

  • Summer 2013          PSQ Scientific Presentation (BSc)
                                     Social Inference and Metacognition (BSc)  

Supervised Theses

  • Doblinger, M. (2016). Kommunikation klimabezogener Daten mittels Graphen. 
  • Hampel, V. (2014). Requesting Help: Explaining Help-Seeking Behavior from an Implicit Theory Perspective. 

Academic Career

  • since March 2013: PhD candidate, University of Heidelberg
  • 2006-2013: University of Heidelberg, diploma in psychology
  • 2010-2011: Cornell University, USA