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.



3-year doctoral position (m/f/d)

on Giftedness and Neuroscience (75%, E 13 TV-L1)

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Tübingen one of the world's most productive institutions for Educational Psychology

Ulrich Trautwein and Benjamin Nagengast among the most productive researchers worldwide

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AI in education

Xiaobin Chen acquires BMBF project in the amount of approximately € 764,000.

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Award for teaching

Education researcher Professor Christian Fscher receives 2nd prize for project "Digital University…

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Thinking about thinking

New study from Kou Murayama, published in Journal of Experimental Psychology: General

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New Center for Digital Education

To intensify research on the use of digital media in school teaching

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Open Access

  • 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. Advance Online Publication. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10648-022-09661-w *both authors contributed equally

  • Rosenberg, J., Borchers, C., Dyer, E., Anderson, D. & Fischer, C. (2021). Understanding public sentiment about educational reforms: The next generation science standards on Twitter. AERA Open. https://doi.org/10.1177/23328584211024261