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Forschungsschwerpunkte der Abteilung für Sozial- und Rechtspsychologie sind insbesondere:

  • Datengetriebene Ansätze zur inhaltlichen Beschreibung von Stereotypen
  • Vorurteile, Stigmatisierung und Labelling-Effekte
  • Repräsentationen von Geschichte und Intergruppenbeziehungen
  • Implicit Social Cognition
  • Verschwörungsmentalität
  • Automatische Prozesse sexuellen Interesses
  • Atypische und paraphile sexuelle Interessen
  • Sexualstraftäter
  • Indirekte reaktionszeitbasierte Messverfahren


Aktuelle "in press" Paper:

Banse, R., Schmidt, A. F., & Mokros, A. (in press). Vorschläge zur Evaluation der Wirksamkeit komplexer (Straftäter-)Behandlungsmaßnahmen. In J. Endres & S. Suhling (Hrsg.), Behandlung im Strafvollzug. Springer.

Barker, P., Dotsch, R., & Imhoff, R. (in press). Assimilation and contrast in Spontaneous Comparisons: Heterogeneous Effects of Standard Extremity in Facial evaluations. International Review of Social Psychology.

Cludius, B., Mannsfeld, A. K., Schmidt, A. F., & Jelinek, L. (2020). Anger and aggressiveness in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and the mediating role of responsibility, non-acceptance of emotions, and social desirability. European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience. Advance online publication.

Dang, J., Barker, P., Baumert, A., Bentvelzen, M., Berkman, E., Buchholz, N., …, Imhoff, R., …, Zinkernagel, A. (in press). A Multi-Lab Replication of the Ego Depletion Effect. Social and Personality Psychology Science.

Imhoff, R., Dieterle, L., & Lamberty, P. (in press). Resolving the puzzle of conspiracy worldview and political activism: Belief in secret plots decreases normative but increases non-normative political engagement. Social Psychological and Personality Science.

Imhoff, R., & Zimmer, F. (in press). Men’s Reasons to Abstain from Masturbation May Not Reflect the Conviction of “reboot” Websites [Letter to the editor]. Archives of Sexual Behavior.

Koch, A., Dorrough, A., Glöckner, A., & Imhoff, R. (in press). The ABC of society: Perceived similarity in agency/socioeconomic success and conservative-progressive beliefs increases intergroup cooperation. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.

Koch, A., Imhoff, R., Unkelbach, C., Nicolas, G., Fiske, S., Terache, J., Carrier, A., & Yzerbyt, V. (in press). Groups' warmth is a personal matter: Understanding consensus on stereotype dimensions reconciles adversarial models of social evaluation. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.

Landy, J. F., Jia, M., Ding, I. L., Viganola, D., Tierney, W., … Imhoff, R., … Uhlmann, E. L. (in press). Crowdsourcing hypothesis tests: Making transparent how design choices shape research results. Psychological Bulletin.

Lehmann, R. J. B., Schmidt, A. F., & Jahnke, S. (2020). Stigmatization of paraphilias and psychological conditions linked to sexual offending. The Journal of Sex Research. Advance online publication.

Oberlader, V. A., Quinten, L., Banse, R., Volbert, R., Schmidt, A. F., & Schönbrodt, F. (in press). Validity of content-based techniques for credibility assessment - How telling is an extended meta-analysis taking research bias into account? Applied Cognitive Psychology.

Schmidt, A. F. & Imhoff, R. (in press). Towards a theory of chronophilic sexual orientation in heterosexual men. In L. A. Craig & R. M. Bartels (Eds.). Sexual deviance: Understanding, assessing, and managing deviant sexual interests and paraphilic disorders. Wiley-Blackwell.

Schmidt, A. F., & Banse, R. (in press). Indirect measures in forensic contexts - Their past, present, and future. In K. Uzieblo, W. Smid, & K. McCartan (Eds.), Sex offender assessment, treatment, and management: Emerging directions and debates. Palgrave-Macmillan.

Sischka, P., Décieux, J. P. P., Mergener, A., Neufang, K. M., & Schmidt, A. F. (2020). The impact of forced answering and reactance on answering behavior in online surveys. Social Science Computer Review. Advance online publication.

Sischka, P., Schmidt, A. F., & Steffgen, G. (2020).The effect of competition and passive avoidant leadership style on the occurrence of workplace bullying. Personnel Review. Advance online publication.

Spitzer, C., Jelinek, L., Baumann, E., Cord, B., & Schmidt, A. F. (2020). Negative self-conscious emotions in women with borderline personality disorder as assessed by an Implicit Association Test. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment. Advance online publication.

Welsch, R., Schmidt, A. F., Turner, D., & Rettenberger, M. (2020). Test-retest reliability and temporal agreement of direct and indirect sexual interest measures. Sexual Abuse. Advance online publication.

Zimmer, F., & Imhoff, R. (in press). Abstinence from Masturbation and Hypersexuality. Archives of Sexual Behavior.

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