Alumni

BA, MA, and PhD students in our lab

Alumni & Title of theses

Projects and theses related to social learning (mainly led by Laura Müller-Pinzler)

2022

  • Ann-Kristin Schmidt (“Artificial Intelligence in Psychotherapy – Possible applications of AI in behavioral therapy, systemic therapy and psychodynamic psychotherapy”; MSc in Psychology)
  • Clara Scheffel (“Am I right? – The relationship of flow with extraversion and self-related ability beliefs in a cognitive estimation task”; BSc in Psychology)
  • Moritz Borcherding (“The influence of feedback and sleep on beliefs about own abilities”; MSc in Psychology)
  • Laura Frank (“The Correlations between Self-Esteem, Performance and Attitudes towards Feedback”; BSc in Psychology)
  • Maren Berens (“Social learning in the true-Loop paradigm”; BSc in Psychology)
  • Larissa Romahn (“Self-relevant feedback learning about own abilities and the impact of affective state”; MSc in Psychology)

2021

  • Carlotta Zettlitzer (“Belief Updating – Learning about ability and belief stability in the face of disconfirming information“; MSc in Psychology)
  • Anna Hahnemann (“The effects of depression symptoms and personality on everyday moral decision-making by analyzing everyday moral dilemmas”)

2020

  • Katharina Ohm (“Changes in interpersonal and metacognitive skills: naturalistic long-term study of a day clinic treatment in patients with depression”; MSc in Psychology)
  • Rebecca Motz (“Feedback processing in the context of social learning and the link to social media consumption”; BSc in Psychology)
  • Lina Beck (“Processing feedback and the impact of relevance of information”; BSc in Psychology)

2019

  • Hendrik Möller (“Effects of stress on feedback learning; MSc in Psychology”)
  • Clara Gunzelmann (“Effects of learn- and performance motivation on belief formation”; BSc in Psychology)
  • Kerewin Frick (“Physiological and psychological stress reactions and their impact on subjective levels of performance expectation”; BSc in Psychology)
  • Johanna Klose (“Self- and other-related concept formation in a social group context; MSc in Psychology”)

2018

  • Justus Kröning (“Impact of stress on self-related learning”; MSc in Psychology)
  • Julia Klabunde (“Effect of observation social learning processes and anxiety; MSc in Psychology”)
2017
  • Anna Winkler (“Effects of social anxiety on stress and learning success; MSc in Psychology”)
  • Lea Felicia Dotzauer (“Embarrassment and performance expectation in a public context in social anxiety“)
  • Maximilian Franz (“Feedback learning and the effect of an audience in narcissism; MSc in Psychology”)
  • Nora Czekalla (“Effects of social stress on learning of self-related positive and negative performance feedback”)
Projects and theses related to effort, learning, and subjectively perceived control (mainly led by David Stolz)

2022

  • Antonia Bringe (“Immune response and mental fatigue. The influence of inflammation on learning”; MSc in Psychology)
  • Hauke Lehna (“xxx“; MSc in Psychology)

2021

  • Anna-Sophia Elisabeth Barbara von Krauß (“Effects of feedback on pride experience in dependence on self-compassion”; MSc in Psychology)

2019

  • Carlotta Zettlitzer  (“The relationship between perceived self-efficacy and physical effort regulation”; BSc in Psychology)
  • Hauke Lehna (“Subjective perceived Rule-Uncertainty modulated through Feedback of Performance and General Self-Efficacy in a Quasi-Experimental Design”; BSc in Psychology) 
2017
  • Reneé Frigge (“Pride and competitiveness – An unnoted connection”; BSc in Psychology) 
  • Timo Schlesinger (“The Experience of Pride and Joy – Investigation about the Theoretical Basics and Moderating Influences of Self-Efficacy and Locus of Control”; MSc in Psychology)
  • Jana Uhlen (“The influence of winning probability and self-efficacy on pride in a competitive context”; MSc in Psychology) 
Projects and theses related to social reward (mainly led by Lena Rademacher)
2022
  • Jovana Lehmann-Grube (“Social motivation in patients diagnosed with severe alcohol use disorder in the context of acute psychosocial stress.”; MSc in Psychology)
  • Anna Wittwer (“Correlation between endogenous oxytocin and psychosocial stress in the context of an alcohol use disorder”; BSc in Psychology)
  • Emil Zillikens (“Relationship between endogenous plasma oxytocin and social motivation in severe alcohol-related disorder.”; cand. Dr. med.)
  • Mila Sophia Wolters (“Relationship between activity and sleep profiles and the inflammatory factor IL-6 – An analysis of actigraphy- and blood data”; BSc in Molecular Life Sciences)

2021

  • Julie Förster (“Correlation between endogenous oxytocin and psychosocial stress in the context of an alcohol use disorder”; MSc in Psychology)
 2020
  • Alexander Schröder (“Dissociation of physiological and emotional stress reactivity in abstinent patients with alcohol use disorder – An analysis of pulse rate and salivary cortisol during acute stress”; MSc in Psychology)
2018
  • Alexander Schröder (“Analysis of changes in heartrate and affect as responses to a virtual audience; BSc in Psychology”)
Miscellaneous projects and theses

2022

  • Cecilia Nicoletta Jaeger de las Heras (“Structure, Impact and Measures of “white ignorance””; BSc in Psychology)
  • Marieke Neyer (“Sleep Disturbances in Systemic Sclerosis: A cross-sectional study on associated factors”; BSc in Psychology)
2021
  • Matthias Brattig (“Shame and Guilt – A study exploring the distinguishability of two social emotions in an interpersonal context”; MSc in Psychology)
2020
  • Ann-Kristin Schmidt (“Are there any scientific findings that support the construct of sensory processing sensitivity as an independent personality trait?”; BSc in Psychology)
  • Banafsche Sayyad (“Gender-theoretical and societal implications of neuroscience research”; MD PhD)

2019

  • Lena Hielscher (“Rethinking Autism: Exploring the relationship between autistic traits and social anxiety; BSc in Psychology”)
  • Lisa Kühne (“Embarrassment increases with the number of observers and social anxiety; MSc in Psychology”)
  • Elisabeth Koch (“The Influence of Gender Identity on Creativity – Divergent Thinking increases when Distinctive Feminists act in the Name of Women”; BSc in Psychology”) 

2018 

  • Franca Schwesinger (“Neural correlates of real-time social interaction; MSc in Psychology”)
  • Anne Markowsky (“Stress and the reward system: Implications for addiction research”; BSc in Psychology)
  • Finn Lübber (“The presence of a virtual audience induces negative affect and lowers the expectations towards the own performance”; BSc in Psychology)
  • Maurice Cabanis (“Societal implications of cognitive neuroscience research”; Dr. med.)
  • Malte Lünser (“Oxytocin and Autism Spectrum Disorder”; MSc in Psychology)
  • Martje Buss (“Virtual persons – real emotions: Role of presence for the investigation of stress and social facilitation in virtual reality; BSc in Psychology”)
2017
  • Konrad Whittaker (“Neural correlates of selective sleep deprivation and emotion regulation; Dr. med.”)
  • Matthias Brattig (“Shame and Guilt–A study exploring the distinguishability of two social emotions in an interpersonal context”)
  • Lisanne Hamschmidt (“Vicarious embarrassment in social situations: A validation using videos to induce emotional states; MSc in Psychology”)
  • Daniela Lückel (“Impact of anger on ToM and empathy; MSc in Psychology”)
  • Janine Baumann
  • Lotta Loerbroks (“Schadenfreude und vicarious embarrassment: Impact of self-esteem on the evaluation of social situations; MSc in Psychology”)

2016

  • Annalina V. Mayer (“The impact of ego- and allocentric perspective taking on subjective experience and neural correlates of vicarious embarrassment”; MSc in Psychology

Former lab members

  • Rebecca Rocksien (ehem. Motz)
  • Anna Sophia von Krauss
  • Katharina Ohm
  • Carlotta Zettlitzer
  • Franca Schwesinger 
  • Lisa Stahl (ehem. Kühne)
  • Jannis Kolja Meissner
  • Amirmohammad Aghaei
  • Johanna Schulz
  • Marieke von Elert
  • Mourad Zoubir
  • Bruno Hönel
  • Stefan Frässle
  • Lilian Weber
  • Nicole Cruz
  • Stefan Westermann
  • Theo A. J. Schäfer
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