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Differentielle Psychologie & Persönlichkeitspsychologie

  • Differenzierung zwischen stabilen Kerncharakteristiken und formbaren Oberflächencharakteristiken zur Beschreibung individueller Besonderheiten
  • Beschreibung und Erklärung der Persönlichkeitsentwicklung über die Lebensspanne
  • Anlage-Umwelt-Kovariation und Anlage-Umwelt-Interaktion als Determinanten interindividueller Unterschiede und sozialer Ungleichheit
  • Struktur und Quellen von Motiven, Wertorientierungen, moralischen Grundhaltungen und soziopolitischen Einstellungen

Psychologische Diagnostik & Methoden

  • Strukturgleichungsmodellierung komplexer Zwillingsfamiliendaten
  • Diagnostik von Freizeitinteressen und Freizeitaktivität
  • Diagnostik von Lebensereignissen
  • (Genetisch informative) Multitrait-Multimethod Modellierung
  • (Genetisch informative) Längsschnittmodellierung
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DFG-Projekt SPeADyStudy of Personality Architecture and Dynamics

DFG-Langfristvorhaben TWINLIFE – Genetic and Social Causes of Life Chances 

Personality Change Consortium

CODATwins Collaborative Project of Development of Anthropometrical Measures in Twins

BiLSAT – Bielefeld Longitudinal Study of Adult Twins

JeTSSA – Jena Twin Study of Social Attitudes

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Publikationen

  • Bell, E., Dawes, C., Weinschenk, A., Riemann, R., & Kandler, C. (2020). Patterns and sources of the association between intelligence, party identification, and political orientations. Intelligence, 101457.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.intell.2020.101457
  • Kandler, C., & Piepenburg, A. (2020). Leisure interests and engagement: Distinct dispositions or only expressions of personality traits? Journal of Individual Differences, 41, 101-109.https://doi.org/10.1027/1614-0001/a000308
  • Hufer, A., Kornadt, A. E., Kandler, C., & Riemann, R. (2020). Genetic and environmental variation in political orientation in adolescence and early adulthood: a nuclear twin family analysis. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 118, 762-776.http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/pspp0000258
  • Nikstat, A., Weitkämper, A. & Kandler, C. (2020). Kurzversion des Fragebogeninventars für Freizeitinteressen (FIFI-K). Zusammenstellung sozialwissenschaftlicher Items und Skalen (ZIS). https://doi.org/10.6102/zis276
  • Bleidorn, W., Hopwood, C. J., Ackerman, R. A., Witt, E. A., Kandler, C., Riemann, R., Samuel, D. B., Donnellan, B. M. (2020). The healthy personality from a basic trait perspective. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 118, 1207-1225.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/pspp0000231
  • Kandler, C., Penner, A., Richter, J., & Zapko-Willmes, A. (2019). The Study of Personality Architecture and Dynamics (SPeADy): A longitudinal and extended twin family study. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 22, 548-553.https://doi.org/10.1017/thg.2019.62
  • Silventoinen, K., Jelenkovic, A., Yokohama, Y., Sund, R., Sugawara, M., …, Kandler, C., …, Kaprio, J. (2019). The CODATwins Project: the current status and recent findings of COllaborative project of Development of Anthropometrical measures in Twins. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 22, 800-808. https://doi.org/10.1017/thg.2019.35
  • Bleidorn, W., Hill, P. L., Back, M. D., Denissen, J. J. A., Hennecke, M., Hopwood, C. J., Jokela, M., Kandler, C., Lucas, R. E., Luhmann, M., Orth, U., Wagner, J., Wrzus, C., Zimmermann, J., & Roberts, B. (2019). The policy relevance of personality traits. American Psychologist, 74, 1056-1067.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/amp0000503
  • Mõttus, R., Sinick, J., Terracciano, A., Hřebíčková, M., Kandler, C., Ando, J., Mortensen, E. L., Colodro-Conde, L., & Jang, K. L. (2019). Personality characteristics below facets: A replication and meta-analysis of cross-rater agreement, rank-order stability, heritability and utility of personality nuances. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 117, e35-e50.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/pspp0000202
  • Kandler, C., Richter, J., & Zapko-Willmes, A. (2019). The nature and nurture of HEXACO personality trait differences: An extended twin family study. Zeitschrift für Psychologie, 227, 195-206. http://dx.doi.org/10.1027/2151-2604/a000378
  • Vainik, U., Dagher, A., Realo, A., Colodro-Conde, L., Mortensen, E. L., Jang, K. L., Ando, J., Kandler, C., Sørensen, T. I. A., & Mõttus, R. (2019). Personality-obesity associations are driven by narrow traits: A meta-analysis. Obesity Reviews, 20, 1121-1131. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/obr.12856
  • Kandler, C., Waaktaar, T., Mõttus, R., Riemann, R., & Torgersen, S. (2019). Unravelling the interplay between genetic and environmental contributions in the unfolding of personality differences from early adolescence to young adulthood. European Journal of Personality, 33, 221-244. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/per.2189
  • Weinschenk, A., Dawes, C., Kandler, C., Bell, E., & Riemann, R. (2019). New evidence on the link between genes, psychological traits, and political engagement. Politics and the Life Sciences, 38, 1-13. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/pls.2019.3
  • Bell, E., Kandler, C., & Riemann, R. (2018). Genetic and environmental influences on socio-political attitudes: Addressing some gaps in the new paradigm. Politics and the Life Sciences, 37, 236-249. https://doi.org/10.1017/pls.2018.17