New publication in affective science

The costs and benefits of mindfulness and reappraisal in daily life. (by M. Wenzel, E. Blanke, Z. Rowland & A. Brose)

Successful defense of Martin Katzorreck's PhD-dissertation!

We congratulate Martin Katzorreck on the obtainment of his doctor's degree!

New book chapter

Kunzmann, U. & Wieck, C. Compassion - a ressource for thge entire lifespan. In "Die Entwicklung von Mitgefühl"

About us

Dieses Foto zeigt Prof. Ute Kunzmann

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.

Mit einer schwarzen Lupe wird ein Puzzleteil von vielen Puzzleteilen besonders genau betrachtet.
Einige aufgeschlagene Zeitschriften liegen übereinander.
Hände einer Person halten einen Zettel und einen Stift, um Notizen zu machen.


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
Städtisches Kaufhaus
Neumarkt 9, Room 3012, Aufgang A, 3.OG
04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-35961