Staff members of the Chair of Developmental Psychology: Adulthood

Chair

 

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

Senior Reasearch Scientists

 

Sebastian Horn, Dr. rer. nat.

 
horn

 

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

Phone +41 44 635 72 02

  • Cognition from a developmental lifespan perspective
  • Prospective and episodic memory
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Motivational orientation and value-based decisions
  • Cognitive measurement modeling

 

Christopher M. Napolitano, Ph.D.

 
napolitano

 

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

Postdoctoral researchers

 

Jordan Boeder, Ph.D.

 
Jordan Broeder

 

Postdoc
boeder@psychologie.uzh.ch
Homepage
Room BIN 3.A.01
  • Motivation Development
  • Person-Context Relationships
  • Self-Perceptions of Aging
  • Age Discrimination

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

 
 

Jasmin Brummer, MSc

 
brummer
Doctoral student
brummer@psychologie.uzh.ch
Homepage
Room BIN 3.A.22

• Prospective memory

• Motivation

• Lifespan Developmental Psychology

• Cognitive Models

 


 

 

Administrative support

 

Tamara Herz, Dipl.-Psych.*                                                                             

Tamara 120

 

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

  • Administration                                                        
 

Tove Hensler, MSc

 
thensler

 

Lab Manager

hensler@psychologie.uzh.ch

Homepage

Room BIN 3.A.08

 

 

Valentina Triantafyllidou, BSc Psych. / Dipl.-Eng.*                                      

vtrian

 

IT Manager
it.lifespan@psychologie.uzh.ch

Homepage

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

                                                                                          

Adjunct Lecturers

 

Laura Almeling, Dr. rer. nat.         

                                                     

lamal

     

almeling@psychologie.uzh.ch
Homepage                                                 

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

Brian Cardini, Dr. phil.                   

 
ciardini 120

                                           

cardini@psychologie.uzh.ch
Homepage

  • Processes of exhaustion and recovery
  • Age-related changes in the subjective availability of energy for daily activities across adulthood
  • Multiple goal pursuit
 

Oliver J. Kaftan, Dr. phil.               

 
okaftan 120

                                            

External Lecturer
kaftan@psychologie.uzh.ch
Homepage                                                     

  • Procrastination
  • Goal focus
  • Self regulation

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. Prof.
  • Jana Nikitin, Dr. phil. Prof.
  • Bettina S. Wiese, Dr. phil. Prof.

Former doctoral students

  • 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

  • Laura Almeling, Dr. rer. nat.
  • Brian Cardini, Dr. phil.
  • 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

  • Isabel Hotz, MSc
  • Laura Gina Schmid, MSc
  • Laura Hack, MSc
  • Sören Porth
  • Martin Dobricki, Dr. phil.
  • Regula Gasser, Dr. phil.
  • Katarzyna Karcz, MSc
  • Linda Miesler, Dr. phil.
  • Martin Pletscher, lic. phil.
  • Simona Seidmann, MSc
  • Stefan Walter, Dr. phil.

Former technical support

  • Benjamin Bill
  • Stephan Graf
  • Frank Schleich
  • Jiří Hošek, Ph.D.
  • Enrique Wintsch, lic. phil.

Former guest researchers

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

* equivalent to Master of Science (MSc)