The dissertation by Dr. Alexandra Zapko-Willmes was awarded a prize for one of the best theses by the Universitätsgesellschaft Bielefeld. Congratulations! Further information (in German) can be found here.
Prof. Dr. Christian Kandler analyzed a face-to-face political debate of two complete strangers as part of the project "Germany talks". Please click here to read the full article published on the Weser-Kurier website.
We are happy to welcome our newest team member, Kim Gloystein. Ms. Gloystein supports our team as student assistant.
Our team is constantly growing. We are happy to welcome several new team members. As an IT Support Technician, Sven Ebensen is responsible for maintaining our computers and software. Corinna Eickes and Fynn Plugge support our research group as student assistents.
Read about the first results of our three generations spanning twin family study of the SPeADy project to the question: To what extent are fundamental personality traits genetically transmitted or due to different life experiences? To a surprise, genes are more important than the influence of our environment. The work appeared in the oldest European journal of psychology, which has been published since 2007 in English.
Every Thursday at 1:30 pm, we meet at our research office to discuss current research projects and theses. All interested parties are welcome to join us. We ask for a prior notice to our secretary.