Expert analysis in DIE ZEIT weekly magazine
Expert analysis by Gerald Echterhoff on preventive behaviors, group norms and shared reality in the new "Corona normality" in ZEIT online
Interview for Radio Bremen
Public radio station Radio Bremen: Gerald Echterhoff talks about violations of Corona rules in group settings
Interview for Deutschlandfunk Nova
Public radio (Deutschlandfunk Nova): Gerald Echterhoff talks about need threat, shared reality and we-ness in the Corona crisis.
Interview for Deutschlandfunk Nova
Public radio (Deutschlandfunk Nova): Gerald Echterhoff talks about need threat, shared reality and we-ness in the Corona crisis
Corona expert analysis in FOCUS News Magazine
Expert analysis by Gerald Echterhoff in the lead article of FOCUS Weekly Magazine on reactions to the Corona crisis.
Corona expert analysis on Public TV
Expert analysis by Gerald Echterhoff in the public TV news magazine "Tagesthemen" on psychological demands from lockdown and contact restrictions during the Corona crisis.
Analysis on climate politics after Corona on Public TV
Psychological analysis by Gerald Echterhoff in the public TV magazine "Aktuelle Stunde" on the interplay between climate crisis and Corona crisis.
Analysis of psychogical stressors from Corona lockdown on Public TV
Expert opinion by Gerald Echterhoff in the public TV magazine "Aktuelle Stunde" on psychological stressors (uncertainty, frustration) from lockdown and distancing during the Corona crisis.
Corona expert analysis in Focus news magazine
Social-psychological expert analysis by Gerald Echterhoff in the news magazine Focus Online on threats to social cohesion from the Corona crisis.
Interview with HR Info Radio
Public radio (HR info): Gerald Echterhoff talks about the impact of the Corona crisis on people and society and about the psychology of political communication
Interview with German Public Radio
In a 30 minute interview with German National Public Radio (Deutschlandfunk Kultur) Gerald Echterhoff talks about psychological responses and social dilemmas in the Corona crisis
Interview with MDR Radio
Gerald Echterhoff talks about responses to unpredictability and self-management strategies during the Corona crisis
Newspaper article on threats by corona virus
In a half-page article in "Westfälische Nachrichten" Gerald Echterhoff explains responses to threats from the new corona virus.
Interview for Radio RST
In a radio interview for Radio RST Gerald Echterhoff talks about defense and prejudice towards people potentially infected with the new corona virus.
Interview for BR2 radio
In a radio interview for Bavarian Public Radio (Bayern 2) Gerald Echterhoff explains how people will be likely to remember the past decade (i.e., the 2010s)
Our research in the media: Newspaper report and press release on studies of support for refugee integration in East vs. West Germany
Gerald Echterhoff has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the International Society for the Science of Existential Psychology (ISSEP).
Sebastian Cancino Montecinos (Stockholm University), Simona Haásová (University of Vienna), and Bjarne Schmalbach receive funding from the EASP for a research project titled "Shared Reality as a Cognitive Process without Motivation" (volume: 2,370 €).
Judith Knausenberger received a scholarship from the German Research Foundation (DFG) for a research stay with Dr Victoria Esses at Western University in London, Canada.
Gerald Echterhoff has just been awarded funding for a research project titled "How Interpersonal Communication Affects Communicators’ Memory: An Analysis of Cognitive and Motivational Processes" (36 months, € 329.418 incl. programme flat charge ) in the new Research Group "Constructing Scenarios of the Past: A New Framework in Episodic Memory", (FOR2812, Speaker: Prof. Dr. Sen Cheng, Ruhr-University Bochum), funded by The German Research Foundation (DFG).
The application for new funding for the DFG-Excellencecluster "Religion and Politics: Dynamics of Tradition and Innovation" at WWU Münster has been successful! In the cluster, Mitja Back, Gerald Echterhoff, Olaf Müller, Detlef Pollack, Bernd Schlipphak will receive funding (705.000 €) for their project titled "Threat perceptions, feelings of belonging, acceptace of democratic sovereignty: A new European conflict line with religious implications?"
Bjarne Schmalbach receives a travel grant from the DAAD (volume 1,542€) and a travel grant from the SPSP (volume $500) to visit the SPSP annual convention 2019 in Portland.
The Academy of Sciences and Arts of the Federal State (NRW) has elected Gerald Echterhoff as fellow (full regular member) of the Class of Humanitites. The induction will take place at the Academy's annual celebration on May 16.
A Special Issue proposal on "The Social Psychology of Forced Migration and Refugee Integration" (guest-edited by Gerald Echterhoff, Jens Hellmann, Mitja Back, Victoria Esses, Ulrich Wagner) was selected in a competitive process for publication in the European Journal of Social Psychology (EJSP). We look forward to receiving exciting and high-quality submissions!