Staff members of the Chair of Developmental Psychology: Adulthood

 

Alexandra M. Freund, Prof. Dr. phil.

 
Freund 120

 

Professor
freund@psychologie.uzh.ch
Homepage
Phone +41 44 635 72 00
Room BIN 3.A.05
  • Processes of developmental regulation; successful development
  • Motivation across the life span
  • Development of self-related cognitions and emotions across the life span
  • Lifelong learning


Administrative support


 

Tamara Herz, Dipl.-Psych.*

 
Tamara 120

 

Administration
lifespan@psychologie.uzh.ch
Phone +41 44 635 72 01
Room BIN 3.A.04


Senior researcher


 

Sebastian Horn, Ph.D.

 
Horn 120

 

Senior teaching and research associate
horn@psychologie.uzh.ch
Homepage

Phone +41 44 635 72 02

  • Memory-based decision making from a developmental lifespan perspective
  • Prospective and episodic memory
  • Motivational reorientation in value-based decisions across the lifespan
  • Uncertainty in different decision domains: preferential, perceptual-motor, and memory-based
  • Cognitive measurement modeling
 

Chris Napolitano, Ph.D.

 
cnapol 120

 

Senior teaching and research associate
napolitano@psychologie.uzh.ch
Homepage
 
  • Self regulation
  • Relational developmental systems theories
  • Developmental equifinality and multifinality


Postdoctoral researchers


 

Laura Almeling, Dr. rer. nat.

 
lamal

 

Postdoctoral researcher
almeling@psychologie.uzh.ch
Homepage

Room BIN 3.A.13

  • Determinants of healthy aging
  • Attention focus in daily life
  • Behavioral Endocrinology (Testosterone and Cortisol)
 

Brian Cardini, MSc

 
ciardini 120

 

Doctoral student
University Research Priority Program "Dynamics of Healthy Aging"
cardini@psychologie.uzh.ch
Homepage
Room BIN 3.A.03
  • Processes of exhaustion and recovery
  • Age-related changes in the subjective availability of energy for daily activities across adulthood
  • Multiple goal pursuit


Doctoral students


 

Christopher Elmi, MSc

 
celmi 120

 

Doctoral student
elmi@psychologie.uzh.ch
Homepage
Room BIN 3.A.12
  • Self-Regulation

  • Lifespan Developmental Psychology

  • Planning and Backup Planning

  • Goal Pursuit

 

Zita Mayer, MSc

 
zmay 120

 

Doctoral student
mayer@psychologie.uzh.ch
Homepage

Room BIN 3.A.03

  • Self-Regulation
  • Dynamics of multiple goal pursuit
  • Life-span developmental psychology
 

Victoria Schüttengruber, MSc

 
vschütt 120

 

Doctoral student
schuettengruber@psychologie.uzh.ch
Homepage
Room BIN 3.A.02
  • Recovery and exhaustion processes
  • Self-regulation
  • Goal pursuit
  • Lifespan developmental psychology

 

 

Laura Schmid, MSc

 
vschütt 120

 

Doctoral student
schmid@psychologie.uzh.ch
Homepage
Büro BIN 3.A.02
  • Goal Pursuit
  • Planning and Backup Planning
  • Self-Regulation
  • Effects of achievement motivation on successful goal striving


Research Assistants


 

Laura Hack, BSc

 
lhack

 

Research Assistant

laura.hack@psychologie.uzh.ch

Homepage
Room BIN 3.D.12

 

 

Isabel Hotz, MSc

 
hotz 120

 

Scientific Research Assistant

hotz@psychologie.uzh.ch

Homepage
Phone +41 44 635 72 07
Room BIN 4.D.17

 

 

     


Technical support


 

Stephan Graf

 
sgraph 120

 

IT-Support
it.lifespan@psychologie.uzh.ch

Homepage

Phone +41 44 635 71 97
Room BIN 3.A.04

 


Adjunct Lecturers


 

Oliver J. Kaftan, Ph.D.

 
okaftan 120

 

External Lecturer
kaftan@psychologie.uzh.ch
Homepage
 
  • Procrastination
  • Goal focus
  • Self regulation

Labmanager

 

Tove Hensler, MSc

 
thensler

 

Labmanagerin

hensler@psychologie.uzh.ch

Homepage

Büro BIN 3.A.08

 

Photos and digital imaging by Isabel Hotz

 

Cooperation Partners

Dr. Yaniv Hanoch, University of Southampton (UK)

Prof. Dr. Derek M. Isaacowitz, Northeastern University, Boston, MA (USA)

Prof. Dr. Andreas Keil (University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA)

Prof. Dr. Jana Nikitin, Universität Wien

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Mayr (University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, USA)

Dr. Jonathan Rolison, University of Essex (UK)



Former members of the chair

Former senior researchers

  • Veronika Job, Dr. phil.
  • Jana Nikitin
  • Bettina S. Wiese

Former doctoral students

  • Sören Porth
  • Quincy Rondei
  • Lea Mörsdorf
  • Brian B. Cardini
  • Marie Hennecke
  • Oliver J. Kaftan
  • Kathrin Krause
  • Maida Mustafic
  • Jana Nikitin
  • Johannes O. Ritter
  • Josua Schmeitzky †
  • Simone Schoch
  • Christine P. Seiger
  • Vanda Sieber

Former postdoctoral researchers

  • Xianmin Gong
  • Burcu Demiray Batur, Ph.D.
  • Ryan Best, Ph.D.
  • Miriam K. Depping, Dr. phil.
  • Oliver J. Kaftan, Ph.D.
  • Michaela Knecht, Dr. sc. ETH
  • Christina Röcke, Dr. phil.
  • Joshua Rutt, Ph.D.
  • Corwin Senko, Dr. phil.
  • Martin Tomasik, PD Dr. phil.
  • David Weiss, Prof. Dr. phil.

Former assistants

  • Martin Dobricki, Dr. phil.
  • Regula Gasser, Dr. phil.
  • Katarzyna Karcz, MSc
  • Linda Miesler, Dr. phil.
  • Martin Pletscher, lic. phil.
  • Simona Seidmann
  • Stefan Walter, Dr. phil.

Former technical support

  • Jiří Hošek, Ph.D.
  • Enrique Wintsch, lic. phil.

Former guest researchers

  • Tiia Kekäläinen
  • Anne Böger
  • Sylvie Graf (fmr. Kourilova), Ph.D.
  • Hana Harenčárová, Mgr.*
  • Jochen P. Ziegelmann, Dr. phil.

* equivalent to Master of Science (MSc)