Lindner, Christoph

Christoph Lindner

Dr. phil., Dipl.-Psych.
Ed. Research and Ed. Psychology


phone +49-(0)431-880-3114
address Olshausenstraße 62, D-24118 Kiel
room 30


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

2021 - present Research Scientist, IPN - Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education
2021 - present Research Scientist, Faculty of Education, University of Hamburg
2019 - 2021 Business Development Manager for Digitization in Education, Dataport AöR, Kiel
2018 - present Lecturer, Faculty of Education, University of Hamburg
2016 - 2019 Research Scientist, Department of Teacher Education, School Cooperation and Talent Development, Kiel University
2011 - 2016 Research Scientist at the Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education (IPN) at Kiel University

Activity at the IPN

Research Interests

Self-control, motivation and mental fatigue
Interindividual differences in intraindividual variabilities
Student teachers’ professional development
Evaluation and longitudinal data analysis
Digitization in Education

Current Projects

ManKobe - Mathematics and Science Competencies in Vocational Education and Training

Selected Publications

Wiesner, C. D., Meyer, J., & Lindner, C.. (2021). Detours increase local knowledge - Exploring the hidden benefits of self-control failure. PLoS ONE, 16, e0257717. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0257717
Lindner, C. & Retelsdorf, J. (2020). Perceived—and not manipulated—self-control depletion predicts students’ achievement outcomes in foreign language assessments. Educational Psychology, 40, 490-508. doi:10.1080/01443410.2019.1661975
Lindner, C., Lindner, M. A. & Retelsdorf, J. (2019). Die 5-Item-Skala zur Messung der momentan verfügbaren Selbstkontrollkapazität (SMS-5) im Lern- und Leistungskontext: Eine Validierungsstudie. Diagnostica, 65, 228-242. doi:10.1026/0012-1924/a000230
Lindner, C., Nagy, G., & Retelsdorf, J. (2018). The need for self-control in achievement tests: Changes in students’ state self-control capacity and effort investment. Social Psychology of Education, 21, 1113–1131. doi:10.1007/s11218-018-9455-9 [Titel anhand dieser DOI in Citavi-Projekt übernehmen]
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
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

Publications in the research information system

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