A new article published in Behavior Research Methods describes the latest addition to the Profile of Music Perception Skills (PROMS).
In cooperation with Peter Venables from the University of York, data of the Mauritus Child Health Project (cf. Raine, Liu, Venables, Mednick, & Dalais, 2010) is used to examine the influence of early childhood factors on personality development. As part of this cooperation, the prognostic significance of early childhood behaviour regarding antisocial problems in school […]
A new article published in Frontiers of Psychology describes the latest addition to the Profile of Music Perception Skills (PROMS).
A common view about mate preferences is that they are evolutionarily “hardwired” and thus largely impervious to sociocultural influences. However, our research suggests that mating preferences of women and men have responded with unsuspected speed to societal changes. A particularly relevant societal change is progress in gender equality. Cross-national comparisons show that partner preferences of […]
Women are assumed to be socially engaged and take care of the family. Men are assumed to be dominant, strive for management positions and are very willing to take physical risks. But what if that is not the case? Marcel Zentner examines the influence of gender-nonconforming behavior on the psyche and shows that, above all, self-esteem drops sharply.
“We have at least another 100 years to wait before gender parity is achieved” Prof. Marcel Zentner Professor of Psychology Do men just go for looks? Do women just go for status? Writing for the Aeon magazine, Marcel Zentner explains why our assumptions about heterosexual dating practices need to be reconsidered, and how our mating […]
The Integrative Child Temperament Screener (ICTS) is a nine item short version of the Integrative Child Temperament Inventory (ICTI) It captures three temperament traits (frustration, inhibition, attention) that are known as risk factors for the development of emotional and behavior problems. Our new article demonstrates the comparability of results across different countries (Germany, UK,US, Spain and […]