New publication in Emotion in press

On adaptivity of discrete negative emotions in old age (by M. Barlow, C. Wrosch, J. Hamm, U. Kunzmann and others)

New publication in Emotion in press

On emotion regulation in (very old) age (by U. Kunzmann, M. Katzorreck, C. Wieck, D. Gerstorf and others)

New publication in the International Journal of Behavioral Development in press

On social inequality, social status und social mobility beliefs (by D. Weiss, W. Greve and U. Kunzmann)

New publication in Sleep in press

On sleep and working memory in older adults' daily life (by A. Lücke, U. Kunzmann, M. Katzorreck, O. Schilling et al.)

New publication in Psychology & Aging in press

On aging and sadness reactivity and variability (by M. Katzorreck, S. Nestler, C. Wrosch and U. Kunzmann)

New publication in Psychology & Aging in press

On emotional stress reactivity in old and very old age (by O. Schilling, M. Katzorreck, U. Kunzmann and others)

About us

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Welcome to the Lifespan Psychology Lab!

Our lab focuses on understanding successful psychological development throughout adolescence and adulthood. We are particularly interested in emotional development and its interrelations with changes im motivation, health, and social factors.

Our Team

Get to know the members of our lab.


Find out more about our research projects, publications, and colloquia focussing on lifespan psychology and emotional development.

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Current and prospective students can find more information about the courses and theses we offer here. Please note that this content is only available in German.



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Ines Braun

Wilhelm Wundt Institute for Psychology
Städt. Kaufhaus
Neumarkt 9, Room 3012
04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-35961