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Prof. Dr. Marcus Hasselhorn

  Hasselhorn Direktor


Education and Human Development

Rostocker Straße 6
60323 Frankfurt am Main

+49 (0)69-24708-214



Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

  • Ontogenesis of individual conditions of successful learning
  • Learning and achievement disorders
  • Pedagogical-psychological diagnostics
  • Posssibilities of changing and influencing cognitive learning conditions

Contributions to External Expert Groups

  • Chair of the Steering Group of the Leibniz Education Research Network (LERN), Germany: since 2013
  • Chairman of the Academic Advisory Council at the Mercator Institute for Literacy and Language Education at the University of Cologne, Germany: since 2013
  • Member of the Higher Education Council at the University of Kassel, Germany: since 2010
  • Member of the Scientific Board of the IDeA Center (Center for Research on Individual Development and Adaptive Education of Children at Risk), Germany: since 2008 (chairman: 2008-2019)
  • Member of the Wilhelm Wundt Society, Germany: since 2006 (chairman: 2011-2014)
  • President of the German Psychological Society (DGPs, the Society), Germany: 2006-2008
  • Member of the Göttingen Academy of Sciences and Humanities – Mathematical-Physical Class, Germany: since 2005

Roles Regarding Scientific Journals and Publication Series

  • Book series “Kohlhammer Standards Psychologie“ (Standards in Psychology, co-editor), Kohlhammer Publishing, Germany
  • Book series “Pädagogische Psychologie und Entwicklungspsychologie“ (Educational psychology and developmental psychology, advisory board), Waxmann Publishing, Germany
  • Book series “Psychologie im Schulalltag“ (Psychology in everyday life at school, co-editor), Hogrefe Publishing, Germany
  • Book series “Tests und Trends in der pädagogisch-psychologischen Diagnostik“ (Yearbook of pedagogical-psychological diagnostics, co-editor), Hogrefe Publishing, Germany
  • Hogrefe Schultests, Hogrefe Vorschultests, and Hogrefe Förderprogramme (Tests of school, preschool, and support programmes, co-editor), Hogrefe Publishing, Germany
  • Journal “Frühe Bildung“ (Early childhood education, co-editor, executive editor 2011-2017)
  • “Zeitschrift für Entwicklungspsychologie und Pädagogische Psychologie“ (Journal of developmental psychology and educational psychology, advisory board)
  • “Zeitschrift für Erziehungswissenschaft“ (Journal of educational science, executive editor since 2017)
  • Journal “Lernen und Lernstörungen“ (Learning and learning disorders, advisory board)
  • Journal “Psychologie in Erziehung und Unterricht“ (Psychology in education and school, advisory board)


last modified Feb 24, 2021