Dr. Susanne Ebert, Dipl.-Psych.

Research Interests

    • Development of mental state understanding (e.g., theory of mind, metacognition, mental state language) and executive functioning and its interrelation with language development (e.g. in bilingual children)
    • Social impacts (e.g. social disparities, parent child interaction, language input) on children’s language and cognitive development, especially on children’s mental state understanding
    • Early predictors (especially language, mental state understanding) of later cognitive (e.g. reading) and socio-emotional development

    Academic Background

    2005 Diplom (Diploma) – Dipl. Psych., Julius-Maximilians-University of Würzburg

    2005 - 2011 Research assistant in the research project BiKS-3-10 (educational processes, competence development and selection decision in preschool and school age) - subproject 3 (principal investigator: Prof. Dr. S. Weinert): relation between language acquisition, (meta)cognitive development and characteristics of adult-child interaction at the chair of Psychology I – Developmental Psychology at the Otto-Friedrich-University of Bamberg

    2011 Promotion (PhD) – Dr. phil. (Psychology), Otto-Friedrich-University of Bamberg

    2011 - 04/2019 Lecturer and postdoctoral researcher at the chair of Psychology I - Developmental Psychology (Prof. Dr. S. Weinert) at the Otto-Friedrich-University of Bamberg

    since 05/2019 Postdoctoral research fellow at NTNU Trondheim, Norway

    Adhoc Reviews for:

    • Child Development
    • Frühe Bildung
    • Learning and Individual Differences
    • Psychologie in Erziehung und Unterricht
    • British Journal of Developmental Psychology
    • The European Journal of Developmental Psychology
    • Zeitschrift für Erziehungswissenschaften

    Publications