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Lindner, Christoph

Christoph Lindner

Dr. phil., Dipl.-Psych.
Educational Research


phone +49-(0)431-880-3245
address Olshausenstraße 62, D-24118 Kiel
room 105, Neufeldtstraße


2016 PhD in Psychology at Kiel University
2011 Diploma in Psychology (M.Sc.)
2005 - 2011 Studies in Psychology at Kiel University
2003 - 2005 Studies in Mathematics and Psychology at KU Eichstätt-Ingolstadt
1998 - 2001 Vocational Training for Industrial Mechanic at AUDI AG Ingolstadt

Professional Activity

2011 - present Research Scientist at the Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education (IPN) at Kiel University

Research Interests

Trait and state self-control in achievement situations
Motivation, volition, and emotion
Modelling changes of psychological variables in achievement contexts
Longitudinal data analysis

Current Projects

STePS - Student Teacher Professional Development Study
LeaP@CAU – Teaching profession with perspective at Kiel University
ManKobe - Mathematics and Science Competencies in Vocational Education and Training

Selected Publications

Lindner, C., Nagy, G., Ramos Arhuis, W. A. & Retelsdorf, J. (2017). A new perspective on the interplay between self-control and cognitive performance: Modeling progressive depletion patterns. PLoS ONE, 12, e0180149. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0180149
Wiesner, C. D. & Lindner, C. (2017). Weakening self-control biases the emotional evaluation of appetitive cues. PLos ONE, 12, e0170245. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0170245
Lindner, C., Nagy, G., & Retelsdorf, J. (2015). The dimensionality of the Brief Self-Control Scale - An evaluation of unidimensional and multidimensional applications. Personality and Individual Differences, 86, 465-473. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2015.07.006
Nagy, G., Lindner, C., Lüdtke, O. & Trautwein, U. (2015). Ein konfirmatorisches Cosinusfunktionsmodell für den Circumplex: Eine Integration des variablenbezogenen und personenbezogenen Aspekts des Circumplex. In C. Tarnei & F. G. Hartmann (Hrsg.), Berufliche Interessen: Beiträge zur Theorie von J. L. Holland (S. 185-221). Münster: Waxmann.
Bergmann, T. O., Mölle, M., Schmidt, M. A., Lindner, C., Marshall, L., Born, J. & Siebner, H.R. (2012). EEG-Guided Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Reveals Rapid Shifts in Motor Cortical Excitability during the Human Sleep Slow Oscillation. Journal of Neuroscience, 32, 243-253. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4792-11.2012

Publications in the research information system

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