Dr. Maria Plötner

Research associate (on parental leave)

Room 153

Phone: 0341 – 97 35908

E-Mail: maria.ploetner(at)uni-leipzig.de

Consultation hour by agreement

Curriculum Vitae

since April 2016

Post Doc at the Department of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

Leipzig University

since March 2015

Psychotherapy training

IVT Institute for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

January 2015 – March 2016

Post Doc

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology Leipzig Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology

October 2011 – December 2014

PhD in Psychology (Dr. rer. nat.) on prosocial behavior and group cognition in children

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology Leipzig Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology

October 2005 – April 2011

Diplom (M.Sc.) in Psychology
Leipzig University

Research Topics

  •     Excessive helping behaviour (e.g. help to one's own disadvantage) and its connection with early psychopathological symptoms in preschool age
  •     Competence performance differences in prosocial behaviour and its association with early psychopathological symptoms in preschool age
  •     Influence of empathic care on prosociality and its association with early psychopathological symptoms in preschool age

Publications

Huber, L., Plötner, M. & Schmitz, J. (in press). Social competence and early childhood psychopathology - a systematic review. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Plötner, M., Over, H., Carpenter, M., & Tomasello, M. (2016). What Is a Group? Young Children’s Perceptions of Different Types of Groups and Group Entitativity. PLoS One, 11(3), e0152001.

Plötner, M., Over, H., Carpenter, M., & Tomasello, M. (2015). The effects of collaboration and minimal-group membership on children’s prosocial behavior, liking, affiliation, and trust. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 139, 161-173. doi: 10.1016/j.jecp.2015.05.008 

Plötner, M., Over, H., Carpenter, M., & Tomasello, M. (2015). Young Children Show the Bystander Effect in Helping Situations. Psychological Science, 26(4), 499-506. doi: 10.1177/0956797615569579


last update: 06.04.2020 

Contact

Institute of Psychology        Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

Neumarkt 9-19,           Staircase E, 1st floor         04109 Leipzig

Phone: 0049 - 341 - 97 35950  Fax:     0049 - 341 - 97 35955

Mail: sekretariat_kkjp(at)uni-leipzig.de