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The School Psychology Department focuses on cognitive, behavioral, and emotional development from preschool to adulthood. It emphasizes counseling for all participants in school life and addressing students' learning and behavioral difficulties.


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Bild: from left Prof. Dr. Hartmut Leuthold, Prof. Dr. Caterina Gawrilow, Anne Eppinger Ruiz de Zarate, Prof. Dr. Claudia Friedrich and Prof. Dr. Gorden Sudeck

We congratulate Anne Eppinger Ruiz de Zarate on passing his doctoral examination!

04.07.2024

Towards a Better Understanding of Children’s and Adolescents’ Everyday Life: Physical Activity and its Association to Executive Function and Well-Being  Abstract Disputation

For further questions, please contact: anne.eppingerspam prevention@uni-tuebingen.de

Picture: left Tomasz Moschko, right Prof. Dr. Caterina Gawrilow

We congratulate Tomasz Moschko on passing his doctoral examination!

24.06.2024

Up and down, and up and down: Fluctuations in self-regulation and well-being of individuals and close relationship partners in daily life. Abstract Disputation

For further questions, please contact: tomasz.moschkospam prevention@uni-tuebingen.de

 

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09.07.2024

Modality Matters: Fasted Individuals Inhibit Food Stimuli Better Than Neutral Stimuli for Words, but Not for Pictures.

The current study aimed to evaluate the effect different modalities (pictures and words) of food stimuli have on inhibitory control under different homeostatic states. To this end, the homeostatic state was altered by asking participants to fast for 16 h (n = 67) or eat lunch as usual (n = 76) before completing an online stop-signal task with modal (pictures) and amodal (words) food and valenced-matched non-food stimuli. Publication

 

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04.04.2024

Learning to Read Connections—Sensitivity to Collocation Frequency Links Vocabulary Size and Reading Comprehension in Middle Childhood

The collocation frequency of words in the language environment contributes to early vocabulary development. Vocabulary size, in turn, predicts children's reading comprehension skills later in development.  Publication

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12.12. 2023

Practice Makes Perfect: Heightened Control of Restrained Eaters for Food Images

Restrained eaters (RE) exhibit unregulated eating behaviors, often explained by a deficit in inhibitory control. Despite evidence suggesting...Publication

Vortragende  (von links nach rechts):  Prof. Dr. Tobias Renner,  Dr. Andreas Rapp,  Prof. Dr. Thomas Rieke-Baulecke,  Dr. Anke Leuthold-Zürcher,  Dipl.-Psych. Anne Henchen,  Dr. Fabian Lang,  Prof. Dr. Caterina Gawrilow,  Prof. Dr. Monika Daseking,  Prof. Dr. Johanna Löchner,  Prof. Dr. Thilo Stehle
Vortragende (von links nach rechts): Prof. Dr. Tobias Renner, Dr. Andreas Rapp, Prof. Dr. Thomas Rieke-Baulecke, Dr. Anke Leuthold-Zürcher, Dipl.-Psych. Anne Henchen, Dr. Fabian Lang, Prof. Dr. Caterina Gawrilow, Prof. Dr. Monika Daseking, Prof. Dr. Johanna Löchner, Prof. Dr. Thilo Stehle

Review of the Anniversary Symposium: 10 Years of School Psychology 2023

"Opportunities and Challenges of Modern Schools"

On June 23, 2023, more than 100 guests, including representatives from education policy, the University of Tübingen, the University Hospital (UKT) Tübingen, and school psychologists from across Germany, attended the symposium organized by Prof. Dr. Caterina Gawrilow at the University of Tübingen. The event celebrated 10 successful years of the School Psychology program in Tübingen, which remains the only Master of Science in School Psychology program in Germany, having facilitated over 160 graduations during this period. The celebration took place in the Old Auditorium of the university. Read more