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Dr. Jan-Philipp Freudenstein

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Division Psychological Assessment, Differential and Personality Psychology

Research Associate

Habelschwerdter Allee 45
Room JK 25/121 f
14195 Berlin
(030) 838-455602

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  • 10/2016 - 07/2020:     Dr. phil., Freie Universität Berlin
  • 10/2013 - 09/2016:     MSc in Psychology, Ulm University
  • 03/2015 - 07/2015:     Universidad de Chile, Santiago de Chile
  • 10/2010 - 09/2013:     BSc in Business Psychology, Leuphana University of Lüneburg


Research Experience

Since 10/2016: Research Associate

Free University of Berlin, Germany – Psychological Assessment and Differential and Personality Psychology (Prof. Dr. Stefan Krumm)

06/2016 - 08/2016: Research Internship

Ulm University – Individual Differences and Psychological Assessment (Prof. Dr. Oliver Wilhelm)

02/2014 - 03/2016: Student Assistant

Ulm University – Work and Organizational Psychology (Prof. Dr. Klaus Melchers)

11/2015 - 03/2016: Student Assistant

Ulm University – Sustainable Management

  • Underlying constructs of Situational Judgement Tests
  • Personality Assessment
  • Measurement of sustainable behavior

All publications are listed on my Google Scholar and ResearchGate profiles.

Selected Publications

Freudenstein, J.-P., Schäpers, P., Roemer, L., Mussel, P., & Krumm, S. (2020). Is it all in the eye of the beholder? The importance of situation construal for situational judgment test performance. Personnel Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1111/peps.12385

Freudenstein, J.-P., Strauch, C., Mussel, P., & Ziegler, M. (2019). Four personality types may be neither robust nor exhaustive. Nature Human Behaviour, 3(10), 1045–1046. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41562-019-0721-4

Schäpers, P., Mussel, P., Lievens, F., König, C. J., Freudenstein, J.-P., & Krumm, S. (2019). The role of situations in situational judgment tests: Effects on construct saturation, predictive validity, and applicant reactions. Journal of Applied Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1037/apl0000457