Developmental psychology is concerned with age-related changes and stabilities in human behaviour and experience, as well as human learning and performance from infancy to late adulthood.

Chair / Head of the Department in the summer term 2024:

Prof. Dr. Jennifer Paetsch

contact: jennifer.paetsch(at)




Emeritus professors/previous chair holders:

Prof. Dr. Sabine Weinert

contact: sabine.weinert(at)


Prof. Dr. em. Herbert Selg († 06.11.2017)

An obituary for Prof. Dr. em. Herbert Selg can be found here (in german language).