Hector Research Institute of Education Sciences and Psychology

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.



Ehrung für Lebenswerk

HIB-Gastprofessorin Jacquelynne Eccles erhält APS Lifetime Achievement Award

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Study shows how identical twins influence each other's self-perceptiion

New insights into how young people view their own school performance

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Top researchers from the USA in Tübingen

Jeff Greene and Matt Bernacki are experts in the fields of learning technologies, learning…

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Personality conference: Researchers from six nations visit the Hector Research Institute

In focus: The interfaces of personality and educational research in the three areas of…

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Open Access

  • Fleischmann, M., Hübner, N., Nagengast, B., Trautwein, U. (2023). The dark side of detracking: Mixed-ability classrooms negatively affect the academic self-concept of students with low academic achievement. Learning and Instruction, 86, Article 101753. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.learninstruc.2023.101753

  • Schiefer, J.*, Edelsbrunner, P.*, Bernholt, A., Kampa, N., & Nehring, A. (2022). Epistemic beliefs in science - A systematic integration of evidence from multiple studies. Educational Psychology Review, 34, 1541–1575. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10648-022-09661-w *both authors contributed equally