Prof. Dr. Michaela Riediger, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, formerly Max Planck Institute for Human Development and Freie Universität Berlin
Dr. Antje Rauers, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, formerly Freie Universität Berlin
Dr. Sandra Düzel, Max Planck Institute for Human Development
In September 2015, the Heisenberg Research Group “Socio-emotional Development and Health Across the Lifespan” has started its work. Prof Dr. Michaela Riediger (head of group), Dr. Antje Rauers and Dr. Sandra Düzel investigate how and why individuals from different age groups differ in social and emotional experiences and competencies, and how these processes are related to health behaviors and outcomes. The research group is part of a cooperation of the Freie Universität and the Max Planck Institute for Human Development and is partly funded by the Focus Area DynAge and a heisenberg stipend awarded to Michaela Riediger by the German Research Foundation [Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG], RI 1797/3-1. At the Freie Universität, the group is associated with the Division of Health Psychology/Focus Area DynAge. The purpose of the Heisenberg Research Group is to contribute to a more differentiated understanding of the interplay of socio-emotional and health development within the age range from childhood to very old age. To meet this aim, the group conducts interdisciplinary research projects with national and international cooperation partners, among them one within the Focus Area DynAge.