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Dr. Julia Tetzner

  Tetzner Assoziierte Wissenschaftlerin

Associated Researcher

Educational Trajectories

Educational Governance

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Curriculum Vitae

Professional activities

Current work and research priorities

  • Trajectories, patterns and influential factors in psychosocial and academic development in adolescence and early adulthood
  • Interplay of risk factors and protective factors
  • Resilience in developmental processes


Selected Publications

  • Tetzner, J., & Becker, M. (2018). Think Positive? Examining the Impact of Optimism on Academic Achievement in Early Adolescents. Journal of Personality, 86, 283-295. doi: 10.1111/jopy.12312
  • Tetzner, J., Becker, M. & Maaz, K. (2017). Development in Multiple Areas of Life in Adolescence: Interrelations between Academic Achievement, Perceived Peer Acceptance, and Self-Esteem. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 41, 704-713. doi: 10.1177/0165025416664432
  • Tetzner, J., Becker, M., & Baumert, J. (2016). Still Doing Fine? The Interplay of Negative Life Events and Self-Esteem During Young Adulthood. European Journal of Personality, 30, 358-373. doi: 10.1002/per.2066
  • Tetzner, J., & Schuth, M. (2016). Anxiety in Late Adulthood: Associations with Gender, Education, and Physical and Cognitive Functioning. Psychology and Aging, 31, 532-544. doi: 10.1037/pag0000108
  • Tetzner, J., & Becker, M. (2015). How Being an Optimist Makes a Difference: The Protective Role of Optimism in Adolescent‘s Adjustment to Parental Separation. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 6, 325-333. doi: 10.1177/1948550614559605
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