Dr. Janet Wessler

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin (Akadem. Rat)

 

Tel.: +49(0)681/302-6564

Geb. A 2.4 - Raum 1.24

janet.wessler(at)uni-saarland.de

 

 

CV

2016-present

Postdoc position

Division of Social Psychology

Saarland University, Germany

2013-2016

Doctoral Degree (Dr.rer.nat.)

Social Psychology

University of Salzburg, Austria

2010-2013

Master of Science, Psychology (Main Focus: Organizational and Business Psychology)

University of Münster, Germany / Universidade da Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal

2007-2010

Bachelor of Science, Psychology

University of Düsseldorf, Germany


Teaching

Lehre im Masterstudium "Angewandte Sozialpsychologie"

- Vorlesung "Angewandte Sozialpsychologie" (WiSe 19/20)

- Seminar "Selbstkontrolle und Selbstregulation" (WiSe 19/20)

- Seminar "Verhandlungen" (SoSe 19): Auszeichnung der Fachschaft in der Kategorie "Bestes Seminar" im Fachbereich Psychologie

- Seminar "Selbstkontrolle und Selbstregulation" (WiSe 18/19)

- Projektarbeit 2 zur Vorbereitung auf die Masterarbeit (WiSe 17/18)

- Seminar "Politische Psychologie und Psychologie des Umweltverhaltens" (WiSe 17/18)

- Seminar "Verhandlungen" (SoSe 17): Auszeichnung der Fachschaft in der Kategorie "Bestes Seminar" im Fachbereich Psychologie

- Seminar "Selbstkontrolle und Selbstregulation" (WiSe 16/17)

Seminare im Bachelorstudium

- Seminar "Klassische Studien der Sozialpsychologie" (SoSe 17)


Publications

Journals (peer-reviewed)

Wessler, J., & Hansen, J. (2017). Temporal closeness promotes imitation of meaningful gestures in face-to-face communication. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 1–17. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10919-017-0256-1

Wessler, J., & Hansen, J. (2016). The effect of psychological distance on automatic goal contagion. Comprehensive Results in Social Psychology, 1–35. https://doi.org/10.1080/23743603.2017.1288877

Chao, O. Y., Mattern, C., Souza Silva, A. M. de, Weßler, J., Ruocco, L. A., Nikolaus, S., et al. (2012). Intranasally applied L-DOPA alleviates parkinsonian symptoms in rats with unilateral nigro-striatal 6-OHDA lesions. Brain Research Bulletin, 87, 340–345.    

The Inquisitive Mind (In-Mind)

Wessler, J., & Schneeberger, T. (August, 2019). TherapeutInnen der Zukunft? Wie virtuelle Figuren Selbstoffenbarung fördern. In-Mind Blog.

Ehrlicher, S., & Wessler, J. (März, 2018). Ich bin nur mal kurz die Welt retten: Spielend einfach die Umwelt schützen! In-Mind Blog.

Mattheus, H., & Wessler, J. (Februar, 2018). Facebookrastrination – oder wie die „Online-Aufschieberitis“ uns unglücklich macht. In-Mind Blog.

Binnewerg, L., & Wessler, J.(August, 2017). Facebookrastrination – oder wie die „Online-Aufschieberitis“ uns unglücklich macht. In-Mind Blog.

Wessler, J. (2015). Der goldene Weg zum Glück: Wie können wir unser Geld sinnvoll ausgeben? Das In-Mind Magazin, 3.

Conferences and presentations

Wessler, J., Loschelder, D. D., & Friese, M. (2019, September). When too much does not pay off: The optimal level of mimicry in distributive negotiations. Paper presented at the 17th Conference of Social Psychology (DGPs - FGSP), Cologne, Germany.

Wessler, J., Loschelder, D. D., & Friese, M. (2019, March). When too much does not pay off: The optimal level of mimicry in distributive negotiations. Poster presented at the International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS), Paris, France.

Wessler, J., & Hansen, J. (2017, September). Effects of Psychological distance on automatic goal contagion.Paper presented at the 6th Postdoc-Workshop Social Psychology, Hagen, Germany.

Wessler, J., & Hansen, J. (2017, September). Psychological distance promotes perception of pride in others’ smiles.Paper presented at the 16th Conference of Social Psychology (DGPs - FGSP), Ulm, Germany.

Wessler, J., & Hansen, J. (2017, July).Psychological distance promotes perception of pride in others’ smiles.Paper presented at the 17th European Association of Social Psychology (EASP) General Meeting, Granada, Spain.

Wessler, J., & Hansen, J. (2016, September). Mortality salience and responses to emotional displays of outgroup and ingroup. Paper presented at the 50th Convention of the German Psychologcial Society (DGPs), Leipzig, Germany. 

Wessler, J., & Hansen, J. (2016, August). Effects of temporal distance on emotional mimicry and contagion.  Paper presented at the 18th Transfer of Knowledge Conference of the European Social Cognition Network (ESCON), Lisbon, Portugal.

Wessler, J., Hansen, J. (2016, April). Der Einfluss psychologischer Distanz auf Mimikry von und emotionale Ansteckung mit Wut und Trauer.[The influence of psychological distance on mimicry of and emotional contagion with negative emotions] Paper presented at the 12thConvention of the Austrian Psychological Society (ÖGP), Innsbruck, Austria.

Wessler, J., Hansen, J. (2016, January). I understand you are angry now and sad later: Psychological distance affects mimicry and contagion of negative emotions. Poster presented at the 17th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), San Diego (CA), USA.

Wessler, J., & Hansen, J. (2014, July). The chameleon thinks before it acts: Effects of construal level on mimicry of peripheral versus central gestures. Poster presented at the 17th EASP General Meeting, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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