Hector Research Institute of Education Sciences and Psychology


The Hector Research Institute of Education Sciences and Psychology focuses on the individual, social and institutional determinants of learning processes. 



26.02.2018 - Press release: Behavior in High School Predicts Income and Occupational Success Later in Life. Students who show interest in school report greater income 50 years later, regardless of IQ, parental income, says study by Marion Spengler, Brent Roberts, and Rodica Damian.

11.01.2018 - Sven Rieger successfully defended his dissertation "Facilitating the understanding of personality: The usefulness of unifying two existing approaches". Congratulations!
10.01.2018 - Congratulations to Franziska Rebholz on her successful defense of her dissertation "Fostering mathematical competences by preparing for a mathematical competition".
21.12.2017 - Jessika Golle and colleagues secured funding by the Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF) for their project "Enrichment in regular STEM classes for (potentially) high-performing primary school children" (523.440,05 €, 01/2018-12/2022).

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