Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
  Dr. Matthias Blümke (Lecturer & Junior Research Group Leader)
Raum: F 106
Tel: +49 (0) 6221-54-7626 (not available after 2015)
Fax: +49 (0) 6221-54-7745 (not available after 2015)
Sprechstunde: by appointment only

 

Motto

Getting it right, not getting it published
(do as I say, not as I do)

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Research Interests

  • PSYCHO-DIAGNOSTICS & MEASUREMENT IN PSYCHOLOGY:
    • Cognitive processes and methodological factors underlying implicit measures
    • Psychometric evaluation of scales and interviews
    • Computer-aided data acquisition and Internet research
       
  • SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY/SOCIAL COGNITION
    • Unconscious and associative-impulsive processes in the fields of attitudes, stereotypes, self-esteem, and self-concept
    • Task features as determinants group decision-making quality (e.g., hidden profiles)
       
  • PERSONALITY & EXISTENTIAL PSYCHOLOGY
    • Relationship between death anxiety and religiosity
    • Salutogenic resources
       
  • APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY
    • Video game violence and aggression
    • Intervention in health-related domains with a focus on self-control and automatic components
    • Group dynamics & Organizational Behavior: Team roles, team diversity, and team performance
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Research Projects

"Erfassung von impliziten Einstellungen zur körperlichen Aktivität bei Rehabilitanden mit chronischem Rückenschmerz" (NRFB)

  • Prof. Dr. med. Dr. phil. Hermann Faller
  • Dr. rer. nat. Karin Meng
  • Dr. Michael Schuler (Dipl.-Psych.)
     

OHO Otago-Heidelberg-Oxford Implicit Online Research Program (Marsden)

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Online-Research
[Internet-studies, in German or English]

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Publications

2016

  • Friese, M., Smith, C. T., Koever, M., & Bluemke, M. (2016). Implicit measures of attitudes and political voting behavior. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, t-b-a.
  • Grevenstein D., Bluemke M., & Kroeninger-Jungaberle H. (2016). Incremental validity of sense of coherence, neuroticism, extraversion, and general self-efficacy: longitudinal prediction of substance use frequency and mental health. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 14, 9. doi: 10.1186/s12955-016-0412-z
     

2015

  • Lozo, L., Bipp, T., Steinmayr, R., & Blümke, M. (2015). Anforderungsanalyse für offene Positionen in der Wissenschaft [Job analysis for job openings in academia]. In C. Peus, S. Braun, T. Hentschel, & D. Frey (Hrsg.), Personalauswahl in der Wissenschaft: Evidenzbasierte Methoden und Impulse für die Praxis [Personnel selection in academia: Evidence-based methods and recommended practices]. (S.51-64). Berlin, Germany: Springer.
  • Zumbach, J., Seitz, C., & Bluemke, M. (2015). Impact of violent video game realism on the self-concept of aggressiveness assessed with explicit and implicit measures. Computers in Human Behavior, 53, 278-288. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2015.07.018
  • Grevenstein, D., & Bluemke, M. (2015). Longitudinal factor analysis and measurement invariance of sense of coherence and general self-efficacy in adolescence. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, t-b-a. doi: 10.1027/1015-5759/a000294
  • Schuler, M., Bluemke, M., Meng, K., & Faller, H. (2015). Implizite Einstellungen zur körperlichen Aktivität bei Rehabilitanden mit chronischen Rückenschmerzen [Implicit attitudes to physical activity among rehab patients with chronic back pain]. DRV-Schriften, 107, 234-235.
  • Grevenstein, D., & Bluemke, M. (2015). Can the Big Five explain the criterion validity of sense of coherence for mental health, life satisfaction, and personal distress? Personality and Individual Differences, 77(4), 106-111. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2014.12.053
  • Bluemke, M., & Teige-Mocigemba, S. (2015). Automatic processes in aggression: Conceptual and measurement issues. Aggressive Behavior, 41(1), 44-50. doi: 10.1002/ab.21567

 

2014

  • Bluemke, M., Heene, M., Bipp, T., & Steinmayr, R. (2014). Das Führungskompetenzmodell des ‚Adaptive Leadership Competency Profile (ALCP)‘: Eine Gültigkeitsprüfung mithilfe der Probabilistischen Testtheorie  [The ‘Adaptive Leadership Competency Profile (ALCP)’: Validation on the basis of probabilistic test theory]. Wirtschaftspsychologie, 16(1), 81-94.
  • Grevenstein, D., Bluemke, M., Nagy, E., Wippermann, C., & Kroeninger-Jungaberle, H. (2014). Sense of coherence and substance use: Examining mutual influences. Personality and Individual Differences, 64, 52-57. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2014.02.017

 

2013

  • Bluemke, M., Degner, J., Lotz, J., Ritzenhöfer, L., & Shelliem, L. (2013). Intended and unintended reverberation of traditional and pro-age commercials as a function of viewer age. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 27(4), 474-482. doi: 10.1002/acp.2924
  • Jong, J., Bluemke, M., & Halberstadt, J. (2013). Fear of death and supernatural beliefs: Developing a new Supernatural Belief Scale to test the relationship. European Journal of Personality, 27(5), 495-506. doi: 10.1002/per.1898
    --> Supplementary online material on “Fear of death and supernatural beliefs: Developing a new Supernatural Belief Scale to test the relationship” [EJP].

 

2012

  • Friese, M., Smith, C. T., Plischke, T., Bluemke, M., & Nosek, B. A. (2012). Do implicit attitudes predict voting behavior particularly for undecided voters? PLOS ONE, 7(8): e44130. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0044130
  • Bluemke, M., & Zumbach, J. (2012). Assessing aggressiveness via reaction times online. Cyberpsychology: Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace, 6(1), article 5. doi: 10.5817/CP2012-1-5
  • Jong, J., Halberstadt, J., & Bluemke, M. (2012). Foxhole atheism, revisited: The effects of mortality salience on explicit and implicit religious belief. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48(5), 983-989. doi:10.1016/j.jesp.2012.03.005
  • Bluemke, M., & Friese, M. (2012). On the validity of idiographic and generic self-concept Implicit Association Tests: A core concept model. European Journal of Personality, 26(5), 515-528. doi: 10.1002/per.850

 

2011

  • Schoel, C., Bluemke, M., Mueller, P., & Stahlberg, D. (2011). When autocratic leaders become an option: Uncertainty and self-esteem predict implicit leadership preferences. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 101(3), 521-540. doi: 10.1037/a0023393
  • Freytag, P., Bluemke, M., & Fiedler, K. (2011). An adaptive-learning approach to affect regulation: Strategic influences on evaluative priming. Cognition and Emotion, 25(3), 426-439. doi: 10.1080/02699931.2010.537081
  • Fiedler, K., Bluemke, M., & Unkelbach, C. (2011). On the adaptive flexibility of evaluative priming. Memory and Cognition, 39(4), 557-572. doi: 10.3758/s13421-010-0056-x

 

2006 - 2010

  • Bluemke, M., Brand, R., Schweizer, G., & Kahlert, D. (2010). Exercise might be good for me, but I don’t feel good about it: Do automatic associations predict exercise behavior? Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 32(2), 137-153.
  • Bluemke, M., Friedrich, M., & Zumbach, J. (2010). The influence of violent and nonviolent computer games on implicit measures of aggressiveness. Aggressive Behavior, 36(1), 1-13. doi: 10.1002/ab.20329
  • Bluemke, M., & Fiedler, K. (2009). Base rate effects on the IAT. Consciousness and Cognition, 18(4), 1029-1038. doi: 10.1016/j.concog.2009.07.010
  • Fiedler, F., Bluemke, M., & Unkelbach, C. (2009). Exerting control over allegedly automatic associative processes. In J.P. Forgas, R. Baumeister, & D.Tice (Eds.), The psychology of self-regulation: Cognitive, affective, and motivational processes (Chap. 15, pp.249-269). Philadelphia: Psychology Press.
  • Bluemke, M., & Friese, M. (2008). Reliability and validity of the Single-Target IAT (ST-IAT): Assessing automatic affect towards multiple attitude objects. European Journal of Social Psychology, 38(6), 977-997.
  • Fiedler, K., Bluemke, M., Freytag, P., Koch, S., Plessner, H., & Unkelbach, C. (2008). A semiotic approach to explaining stereotype communication. In: Y. Kashima, K. Fiedler, & P. Freytag (Eds.), Stereotype dynamics: Language-based approaches to stereotype formation, maintenance, and transformation (pp. 85-118). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
  • Bluemke, M., & Zumbach, J. (2007). Implicit and explicit measures for analyzing the aggression of computer gamers. In G. Steffgen & M. Gollwitzer (Eds.), Emotions and aggressive behavior (pp. 38-57). Göttingen: Hogrefe & Huber Publishers.
  • Friese, M., Bluemke, M., & Wänke, M. (2007). Predicting voting behavior with implicit attitude measures: The 2002 German parliamentary election. Experimental Psychology, 54(4), 247-255.
  • Volgger, E., Bachleitner, S., Zumbach, J., & Bluemke, M. (2007). Aggressivität und Computerspiele: Konsequenzen für die Medienpädagogik [Aggressiveness and computer games - media pedagogical consequences]. Medienimpulse, 60, 40-47.
  • Blümke, M. (2006). Auf die Aufstellung kommt es an!? Vom Konzept der Teamrolle [Does team composition really matter? Teamrole as a concept]. Wirtschaftspsychologie aktuell, 2-3, 27-30.
  • Blümke, M. (2006, June 2). Effektive Teamarbeit: Jedem seine Rolle [Effective team work]. Business-Wissen. Retrieved from http://www.business-wissen.de/de/aktuell/kat10/akt28607.html?pg=0&ops=prn
  • Fiedler, K., Messner, C., & Bluemke, M. (2006). Unresolved problems with the "I", the "A" and the "T": Logical and psychometric critique of the Implicit Association Test (IAT). European Review of Social Psychology, 17, 74-147.
  • Bluemke, M., & Friese, M. (2006). Do features of stimuli influence IAT effects? Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 42(2), 163-176.

 

1997-2005

  • Fiedler, K., & Bluemke, M. (2005). Faking the IAT: Aided and unaided response control on the Implicit Association Test. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 27(4), 307-316.
  • Fiedler, K., Bluemke, M., Friese, M., & Hofmann, W. (2003). On the different uses of linguistic abstractness. From LIB to LEB and beyond. European Journal of Social Psychology, 33(4), 441-453.
  • Wender, K. F., Haun, D., Rasch, B., & Bluemke, M. (2003). Context effects in memory for routes. In: C. Freksa, W. Brauer, C. Habel, & K. F. Wender (Eds.), Spatial Cognition III. Routes and navigation, human memory and learning, spatial representation and spatial learning (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 2685, pp. 209-231). Heidelberg: Springer.
  • Probst, R., Brandl, R., Blümke, M., & Neumeier, D. (1998). Stabilization of homocysteine concentration in whole blood. Clinical Chemistry, 44(7), 1567-1569.
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Conference Contributions

2015

  • Schuler, M., Bluemke, M., Meng, K., & Faller, H. (2015, March). Implizite Einstellungen zur körperlichen Aktivität bei Rehabilitanden mit chronischen Rückenschmerzen [Implicit attitudes towards physical activity among rehab patients with chronic back pain]. Presentation at the Rehabilitationswissenschaftliches Kolloquium, Augsburg, Germany.

 

2014

  • Schuler, M., Bluemke, M., Meng, K., & Faller, H. (2014, November). Implizite Einstellungen zur körperlichen Aktivität bei Rehabilitanden mit chronischen Rückenschmerzen [Implicit attitudes towards physical activity among rehab patients with chronic back pain]. Presentation at the NFRB-Symposium, Bad Bocklet, Germany.

  • Bluemke, M., Schuler, M., Meng, K., & Faller, H. (2014, September). Implizite Einstellungen zur körperlichen Aktivität bei Rehabilitanden mit chronischem Rückenschmerz [Implicit attitudes towards physical activity among rehab patients with chronic back pain]. Presentation at the 49th Congress of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie (DGPs), Bochum, Germany.

 

2013

  • Bluemke, M., Crombach, A., Hecker, T., Schalinski, I., Elbert, T., & Weierstall, R. (2013, September). Traumatische vs. appetitive Wahrnehmung von Gewalt bei ehemaligen Kindersoldaten: Der Implizite Assoziationstest als Maß für Traumatisierung und Gewaltattraktion [Traumatic vs. appetitive perception of cruelty in former Ugandan child soldiers – The Implicit Association Test as a measure for traumatization and attraction to violence]. Presentation at the 14. Tagung der Fachgruppe Sozialpsychologie, Hagen, Germany.

  • Bluemke, M., & Halberstadt, J. (2013, July). Affective influences of multidimensional face stimuli in implicit measures. Presentation at the "13th European Congress of Psychology (ECP 2013)“, Stockholm, Sweden.
     

2012

  • Bluemke, M. (2012, September). Reflektiert automatischer Affekt multiple soziale Dimensionen von Gesichtern? [Does automatic affect reflect multiple social dimensions of faces?]. Presentation at the "48th Congress of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie“, Bielefeld, Germany.

  • Friese, M., Smith, C., Plischke, T., Bluemke, M., & Nosek, B. (2012, September). Do implicit attitudes predict actual voting behaviour particularly for undecided voters? Presentation at the "14th European Social Cognition Network (ESCON) Meeting", Estoril, Portugal.
  • Bluemke, M. (2012, July). Implicit aggressiveness reflects interindividual as well as situational differences. Presentation at the "XXth ISRA World Meeting", Luxemburg, University of Luxemburg.

  • Bluemke, M. (2012, July). Implicit aggressiveness reflects interindividual as well as situational differences. Presentation at the "16th European Conference on Personality", Trieste, Italy.

     

2011

  • Bluemke, M., & Zumbach, J. (2011, November). Application of the media comparison paradigm in aggression research. Presentation at the "XVI. Workshop Aggression", Marburg, Germany.

 

2010

  • Bluemke, M. (2010, July). The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak, or rather: The flesh is willing, but the spirit is weak? When automatic associations prevent physical exercise. Presentation at the 27th International Congress of Applied Psychology (ICAP 2010), Melbourne, Australia.
  • Brand, R., Schweizer, G., Bluemke, M., & Gebhardt, J. (2010, May). Gehe ich heute joggen oder lass ich's lieber sein? Automatische Prozesse in alltäglichen Entscheidungssituationen. Presentation at the 42.ASP-Jahrestagung: Psychophysiologie im Sport zwischen Experiment und Handlungsoptimierung, Salzburg, University of Salzburg, Austria.

 

2009

  • Bluemke, M. (2009, September). Aufklärung von Teamrollen: Entwicklung des Heidelberger Teamrollen Inventars (HEI-TRI) [Induction of team role structure: Development of the Heidelberg Teamrole Inventory (HEI-TRI)]. Poster presented at the 10. Arbeitstagung der Fachgruppe Differentielle Psychologie, Persönlichkeitspsychologie und Psychologische Diagnostik (DPPD 2009), University of Koblenz-Landau, Landau, Germany.
  • Bluemke, M., & Fiedler, K. (2009, July). Base-rate influence: Response criterion shifts determine IAT and ST-IAT effects. Presentation at the 2nd Heidelberg – Lisbon Lab Exchange (HELP) Meeting, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Brand, R., Bluemke, M., Schweizer, G., & Kahlert, D. (2009, September). Sport ist bestimmt gut für mich, aber warum mache ich dann keinen? Automatische Prozesse zur Erklärung und Vorhersage sportlicher Aktivität [Sports is definitely good for me - then why don't I exercise? Automatic processes as explanation and predictors of exercising activity]. Presentation at the 12. Tagung der Fachgruppe Sozialpsychologie, Luxembourg, Luxembourg.
  • Bluemke, M., Fiedler, K., & Richter, M. M. (2009, April). Method effects in Single-Target IATs: Asymmetric stimulus base rates and speed gains. Presentation at the International Small Group Meeting on the "Transformation of reaction-time based measurement approaches: Single-Category Measures" (Hengstberger Symposion), Heidelberg, Germany.

 

2008

  • Schoel, C., Mueller, P., Bluemke, M., & Stahlberg, D. (2008). Democracy at risk? Presentation at the "10th European Social Cognition Network Transfer of Knowledge Conference (ESCON 2008)", Volterra, Italy, September 2008.
  • Bluemke, M., & Zumbach, J. (2008). Is the Implicit Association Test a valid tool for measuring aggressiveness? Presentation at the "XXIX International Congress of Psychology (ICP 2008)", Berlin, Germany, July 2008.
  • Schoel, C., Mueller, P., Bluemke, M., & Stahlberg, D. (2008). Uncertainty - An enemy of democracy? Presentation at the "31st Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Political Psychology (ISPP 2008) ", Paris, France, July 2008.
  • Freytag, P., Kutzner, F., & Bluemke, M. (2008). Not that pseudo after all: Pseudocontingencies in operant conditioning and priming, and why we should use them. Presentation at the "15th General Meeting of the European Association of Experimental Social Psychology (EAESP2008)", Opatija, Croatia, June 2008.
  • Schoel, C., Mueller, P., Bluemke, M., & Stahlberg, D. (2008). Uncertainty - An enemy of democracy? Poster presented at the "9th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP 2008)", Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 2008.
  • Schoel, C., Mueller, P., Bluemke, M., & Stahlberg, D. (2008). Social exclusion causing authoritarian tendencies? Poster presented at the Pre-Conference of the "9th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP 2008)", Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 2008.

 

2007

  • Bluemke, M. (2007). Teamrollenverhalten und seine zugrundeliegenden Dimensionen. [The underlying dimensions of team role behavior]. Presentation at the "11. Tagung der Fachgruppe Sozialpsychologie", Freiburg i. B., Germany, September 2007.
  • Fiedler, K., & Bluemke, M. (2007). Grammatik des affektiven Priming: Wie man Priming-Effekte einfach ausschalten kann [Grammar of affective priming: How to prevent priming effects]. Presentation at the "11. Tagung der Fachgruppe Sozialpsychologie", Freiburg i. B., Germany, September 2007.
  • Fiedler, K., Unkelbach, C., & Bluemke, M. (2007). Higher-order encoding effects on allegedly automatic associative processes. Presentation at the "9th European Social Cognition Network Tranfer of Knowledge Conference (ESCON 2007)", Brno, Czech Republic, September 2007.
  • Bluemke, M., & Zumbach, J. (2007). Aggressiveness of computer gamers participating in online-forums. Poster-Presentation at the 9th International Conference General Online Research (GOR07), Leipzig, Germany, March 2007.

 

2006

  • Zumbach, J., & Bluemke, M. (2006). Aktuelle Methoden und Perspektiven der Aggressivitätsforschung [Current methods and perspectives in aggression research]. Symposium at the „45th Congress of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie“, Nuremberg, Germany, September 2006.
  • Friedrich, M., Zumbach, J. & Bluemke, M. (2006). Gewalthaltige und gewaltfreie Computerspiele und deren Auswirkungen auf explizite, implizite Aggressivität und physiologische Maße [Violent and non-violent computer games and their effects on explicit, implicit, and physiological measures]. Presentation at the „45th Congress of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie“, Nuremnberg, Germany, September 2006.
  • Symanzick, J., Bluemke, M. & Zumbach, J. (2006). Grenzen expliziter und impliziter Aggressivitätsmessung bei Jugendlichen [Limits of measuring adolescents' aggressiveness explicitly and implicitly]. Presentation at the „45th Congress of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie“, Nuremberg, Germany, September 2006.
  • Bluemke, M. (2006). Teamrollen-Balance als Faktor der Teamperformance? Untersuchungen zu Belbin's Balance-Hypothese [Team role balance as a factor of team performance? Experiments on Belbin's hypothesis of team role balance]. Poster presentation at the „45th Congress of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie“, Nuremberg, Germany, September 2006.

 

2005

  • Bluemke, M., & Zumbach, J. (2005). Implicit and explicit measures in analysing aggression of computer gamers. Presentation at the "X. Workshop Aggression", Universität Luxemburg, Luxemburg, November 2005.
  • Bluemke, M. (2005). Moderiert Teamrollen-Balance die Performance in Gruppenentscheidungen? Korrelative und experimentelle Evidenz zu Belbin’s Balance-Hypothese [Does team role balance moderate the performance of decision making groups? Correlative and experimental evidence on Belbin's balance-hypothesis]. Presentation at the "10. Tagung der Fachgruppe Sozialpsychologie", Jena, Germany, September 2005.
  • Bluemke, M., Haar, T., & Plessner, H. (2005). How to increase the predictive validity of implicit attitudes: The correspondence-principle revisited. Presentation at the 5th Workshop for Implicit Diagnostics, Humboldt-Universität Berlin, Germany, June 2005.
  • Bluemke, M., & Friese, M. (2005). Konvergente und diskriminante Validität des Single-Target IAT (ST-IAT): Reaktionszeit-basierte Messung politischer Präferenzen [Convergent and discriminant validity of the Single-Target IAT: Reaction-time based assessment of political preferences]. Poster presentation at the "47. Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen (TeaP 2005)", Regensburg, Germany, April 2005.

 

2004 and before

  • Bluemke, M., Friese, M., Wänke, M., & Fiedler, K. (2004). Prediction of voters' behavior by means of reaction time based measures on the Internet. Presentation at the 6th International Conference German Online Research (GOR04), Duisburg-Essen, Germany, March 2004.
  • Bluemke, M., & Friese, M. (2004). Sind irrelevante Stimulus-Merkmale relevant für die IAT-Diagnostik? Oder: Implizite Präferenzen für Ostdeutsche und Westdeutsche? [Are irrelevant features of stimuli relevant for IAT diagnostics? Or: Implicit preferences for East and West Germans?]. Presentation at the "46. Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen (TeaP 2004)", Gießen, Germany, April 2004.
  • Bluemke, M., & Friese, M. (2002). Sind irrelevante Merkmale relevant für die IAT-Diagnostik? [Are irrelevant features of stimuli relevant for IAT diagnostics?]. Presentation at the 2nd Workshop for Implicit Diagnostics, Humboldt-Universität Berlin, Germany, June 2002.
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Professional Memberships

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Reviewing Service

  • Aggressive Behavior
  • Basic and Applied Social Psychology
  • Behavior Research Methods
  • Canadian Journal of Behavioral Science
  • Cognition and Emotion
  • Educational Psychology
  • Emotion
  • Environment and Behavior
  • European Journal of Personality
  • European Journal of Psychological Assessment
  • Experimental Psychology
  • InMind
  • International Journal for the Psychology of Religion
  • Journal of Experimental Social Psychology
  • Journal of Personality
  • Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
  • Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology
  • Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • Psychiatry Research
  • Psychological Reports
  • Psychologische Rundschau
  • Psychology of Sports and Exercise
  • Psychophysiology
  • Quarterly Journal of Exerperimental Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Societies
  • Spanish Journal of Psychology
  • Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung
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Academic Career

2013-          Junior Research Group Leader at the University of Heidelberg

2012-          Assistant Professor/Lecturer (Akad. Rat a.Z.) at the University of Heidelberg

2010-2011  Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Otago, Dunedin, NZ

2008-2010  Assistant Professor/Lecturer (Akad. Rat a.Z.) at the University of Heidelberg

2007-2008  Senior scientist / Postdoc at the University of Heidelberg

2006           Dissertation. Doctoral Thesis: "Chances and risks of psychodiagnostics with Implicit Associations Tests (IATs)." [German Introduction + English Articles]

2003-2006  Postgraduate studies and research associate at the University of Heidelberg

2003           Diploma Thesis (Diplomarbeit): "Influence of redundancy in the IAT. Relevant and irrelevant features of stimulus materials." [German]

2000-2003  Graduate studies in psychology, University of Heidelberg

1997-2000  Undergraduate studies in psychology, University of Trier

1994-1997  Technical assistant at the Institute for Clinical Chemistry and Pathobiology, Technical University of Munich

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Teaching

  • Current Lectures: see LSF
     
  • WS 14/15  Social Cognition: Mental Construction – On the Psychology of Questions and Interviewing
  • WS 14/15  “Questionnaires? But what else” – Signal-Detection, Multinomial Modelling etc.
  • SS 2014    Unconscious and automatic information processing II [Seminar, MSc]
  • SS 2014    Critical reading of scientific texts: "KLF" [Seminar, BSc]
  • WS 13/14  Unconscious and automatic information processing [Seminar, BSc]
  • WS 13/14  Media & Aggression [Seminar, BSc]
  • SS 2013    Critical reading of scientific texts: "KLF" [Seminar, BSc]
  • SS 2013    Team Performance and Leadership Theory - Part 2 [Seminar, MSc]
  • WS 12/13  Team Performance and Leadership Theory - Part 1 [Seminar, MSc]
  • WS 12/13  Project "Master Thesis" [Seminar, MSc]
  • SS 2012    Teamwork and Group Performance - Social-psychological perspectives [Seminar, MSc]
  • SS 2012    Group Processes: Conflicts within and between groups [Seminar, BSc]
  • SS 2012    Media & Aggression [Seminar, Teaching Assignment at Basel University, MSc]
  • WS 09/10  Automaticity and Control [Seminar, tought in English]
  • WS 09/10  Applied social psychology: Social cognition of questionnaires [Seminar]
  • SS 2009    Aggression 2: Media influence [Seminar]
  • SS 2009    Applied social psychology: Social cognition of questionnaires [Seminar]
  • SS 2009    Psychology of Questioning: Interrogation, Interviewing, and Questionnaires
  • WS 08/09  Aggression 1: Theories of aggression [Seminar]
  • WS 08/09  Group processes [Seminar]
  • SS 2008    Cognitive fallacies in diagnostic decision-making [Seminar]
  • SS 2008    Intragroup processes [Seminar]
  • WS 07/08  Empirical studies [Lab course, with Cveta Doycheva]
  • WS 07/08  Unconscious cognition [Seminar, with Mathew McMullen, tought in English]
  • SS 2007    Empirical studies [Lab course, with Henning Plessner]
  • SS 2007    Cognition and Communication in Interviewing and Questionnaires
  • WS 06/07  Effectivity and efficiency of groups [Seminar]
  • SS 2006    Empirical studies [Lab Course]
  • WS 05/06  Inter- and intragroup processes [Seminar]
  • SS 2005    Critical reading of scientific texts [Seminar, with Peter Freytag]
  • WS04/05   Interviewing techniques [Seminar]
  • WS04/05   Critical reading of scientific texts [Seminar, with Ines Prokop]
  • SS 2004    Empirical studies [Lab Course, with Henning Plessner]
  • WS03/04   Social psychology [Exercises, with Klaus Fiedler]