Dr. Robert Körner

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

Raum M3/03.01

Tel.: (+49) (0) 951 / 863-1748

Sprechzeiten: (nach Vereinbarung)

E-Mail: robert.koerner(at)uni-bamberg.de

 

07/2019 - 04/2023                                                                                                                                                                                                           Promotion an der Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg (Betreuung: Prof. Dr. Astrid Schütz, Prof. Dr. Lars-Eric Petersen)

10/2016 - 09/2018
Studium der Psychologie (M.Sc.) an der Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg

10/2013 - 08/2016
Studium der Psychologie (B.Sc.) an der Martin-Luther-Universität Halle Wittenberg

01/2024 - 04/2024:
Gastwissenschaftler an der University of California, Berkeley, USA

03/2022 - 07/2022:
Gastwissenschaftler an der Melbourne Business School, The University of Melbourne, Australien

seit 10/2018:
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am Lehrstuhl für Persönlichkeitspsychologie und Psychologische Diagnostik, Personal- und Sozialpsychologie
Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg

04/2018 - 09/2018:
Wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft bei BRAIN-ST
Begabungsdiagnostische Beratungsstelle, Arbeitsbereich Pädagogische Psychologie
Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg

08/2017 - 09/2017:
Forschungspraktikum am Institute for Marketing & Consumer Research
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien

06/2017 - 08/2017:
Wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft zur Bewerberauswahl am Lehrstuhl für Personalwirtschaft und Business Governance
Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg

03/2016 - 09/2016:
Werkstudent in der Personalentwicklung
Veolia Deutschland, Leipzig

08/2015 - 09/2015:
Praktikum
St. Elisabeth & St. Barbara Krankenhaus, Klinik für Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie
Halle (Saale)

02/2015 - 03/2015:
Praktikum
Institut für Gesundheit und Management
Leipzig

  • Macht, Dominanz, Prestige
  • Nonverbaler Machtausdruck
  • Personal Sense of Power
  • Macht in romantischen Beziehungen
  • Messung von sozialer Hierarchie

  • Jennifer Overbeck (Melbourne Business School) - Macht & Sprache, duale Machttheorien, Messung sozialer Hierarchie
  • Brad Bushman (Ohio State University) - Macht & Aggression
  • Erez Zverling (University of Haifa) - Macht in Paarbeziehungen
  • Serena Chen (University of California, Berkeley) - Macht & Selbstmitgefühl
  • Brett Murphy (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) - Macht, Dominanz, Prestige in Paaren

Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg                                                  

  • Seminar "Macht, Persönlichkeit und Sprache" (WS 2023/2024)
  • Seminar "Einführung in die psychologische Machtforschung" (SS 2021, WS 2022/2023)
  • Seminar "Testkonstruktion einer Dominanz-Prestige-Skala" (SS 2020)
  • Empiriepraktikum "Macht in romantischen Beziehungen" (WS 2019/2020, SS 2023)
  • Seminar "Arbeitspsychologische Diagnostik" (SS 2019, WS 2019/2020)                                                                                  
  • Seminar "Diagnostik sozial- und motivationspsychologischer Konstrukte" (WS 2018/2019, SS 2019)

Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg

  • Tutorium "Einführung in empirisch-wissenschaftliches Arbeiten" (SS 2017, SS 2018)
  • Tutorium "Personalwirtschaft & Organisation" (SS 2015)

  • BAGSS Start-up Scholarship for Postdoctoral Researchers (2024-2025)
  • PostDoc-Stipendium des DAAD (2024)
  • DAAD-Kongressstipendium (2023)
  • GraFöG-Stipendium des DAAD (2022)
  • Promotionsstipendium des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt (2019-2023)
  • Deutschlandstipendium (2015-2016, 2017-2018)
  • Stipendium der Studienstiftung Deutscher Psychologinnen und Psychologen e.V. (2016-2017)

Medienberichterstattung (u.a.)

Augsburger Allgemeine, Bremer Nachrichten, Business Insider, DailyMail, DUZ - Magazin für Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft, Focus Online, Frankfurter Allgemeine, Gesundheit Bamberg, MDR aktuell, MDR Tweens, MDR Wissen, Merkur, Mitteldeutsche Zeitung, news4teachers, PsychCentral, Psychology Today, ScienceDaily, Spiegel, Stuttgarter Zeitung, Süddeutsche Zeitung, SWR3, The Conversation, The Jerusalem Post, t-online, Verdens Gang, Welt, Westdeutsche Zeitung, Yahoo, Zeit Online

 

Ausgewählte Beiträge

1) Power Posing

ScienceDaily - Study on body posture: Can powerful poses improve self-confidence in children? (May, 2020)

MDR Wissen - Power Posing – "Kopf hoch" hilft wirklich beim Lernen! (Mai, 2020)

Yahoo - Could pulling a power pose help children's self-confidence? (May, 2020)

Welt - So beeinflusst eine dominante Körperhaltung deine Psyche (Mai, 2022)

2) Macht in romantischen Beziehungen

Focus Online - Von wegen Liebe: Forscher ermitteln, was uns in Beziehungen wirklich glücklich macht (July, 2021)

Psychology Today - How Feeling Powerless Can Chip Away at Romantic Relationships (June, 2021)

t-online - Gefühlte Macht beeinflusst das Liebesglück (Juni, 2021)

  • seit 11/2018 Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie (Fachgruppen Persönlichkeitspsychologie, Differentielle Psychologie und Psychologische Diagnostik sowie Sozialpsychologie)
  • 11/2019-12/2021 Association for Psychological Science (APS)
  • seit 2/2020 Mitglied der BaGrACS (Bamberger Graduiertenschule für Affektive und Kognitive Wissenschaften)
  • seit 5/2021 Association for Research in Personality (ARP)
  • seit 6/2023 International Association of Relationship Research (IARR)
  • seit 10/2023 The Brunswik Society
  • seit 11/2023 The Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP)
  • seit 12/2023 International Society for Research on Aggression (ISRA)
  • seit 2/2024 Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences (BAGSS)

Peer-review Tätigkeit:

  • Cogent Psychology
  • DGPs Kongress 2022, 2024
  • European Journal of Psychological Assessment
  • International Journal of Applied Positive Pychology
  • International Journal of Psychology
  • Journal of Experimental Psychology: General
  • Journal of Personality
  • Personal Relationships
  • Personality and Individual Differences
  • Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin
  • PLOS One
  • Psych
  • Psychological Test Adaptation and Development
  • Social Psychological and Personality Sciene

Publikationen

  • Körner, R., & Schütz, A. (in press). Power balance and relationship quality: An overstated link. Social Psychological and Personality Science.
  • Körner, R., Schütz, A., & Petersen, L.-E. (in press). “It doesn’t matter if you are in charge of the trees, you always miss the trees for the forest”: Power and the illusion of explanatory depth. PLOS One.
  • Körner, R., Tandler, N., Petersen, L.-E., & Schütz, A. (in press). Is caring for oneself relevant to happy relationship functioning? Exploring associations between self-compassion and romantic relationship satisfaction in actors and partners. Personal Relationships.
  • Körner, R., Overbeck, J. R., Körner, E., & Schütz, A. (in press). The language of power: Interpersonal perceptions of sense of power, dominance, and prestige based on word usage. European Journal of Personality.
  • Körner, R., Murphy, B., Zverling, E., Sha'ked, A., & Schütz, A. (2024). Dominance and prestige in romantic relationships: Actor and partner links to relationship quality. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 41(1), 302–332.
  • Körner, R., & Schütz, A. (2023). Examining the links between self-tracking and perfectionism dimensions. Current Issues in Personality Psychology, 11(4), 319–325.
  • Körner, R., & Altmann, T. (2023). Personality is related to satisfaction in friendship dyads, but similarity is not: Understanding the links between the Big Five and friendship satisfaction using actor-partner interdependence models. Journal of Research in Personality, 107, Article 104436.
  • Körner, R., & Schütz, A. (2023). Friends know us even when they’re different from us: Accuracy and bias in self-other perceptions of the Big Five. Journal of Individual Differences, 44(3), 181–189.
  • Fernández-Castillo*, E., Körner*, R., Díaz-Guerra, D. D., Hernández Lugo, M., & Schütz, A. (2023). Psychometric properties of the Trait Meta-Mood Scale (TMMS-23) in the Cuban context. Psychological Test Adaptation and Development, 4, 267–279. *shared first authorship
  • Körner, R., & Schütz, A. (2023). Power, self-esteem, and body image. Social Psychology, 54(3), 136–150.
  • Körner, R., Heydasch, T., & Schütz, A. (2023). Dominance and prestige as self-concept facets. Journal of Personality Assessment, 105(5), 590609.
  • Körner, R., & Schütz, A. (2023). The German standard and short Authentic and Hubristic Pride Scales: Psychometric properties, validity testing, self-other agreement, and linguistic correlates. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 39(1), 61–72.
  • Körner, R., Overbeck, J. R., Körner, E., & Schütz, A. (2022). How the linguistic styles of Donald Trump and Joe Biden reflect different forms of power. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 41(6), 631658.
  • Körner, R., Schütz, A., & Fincham, F. D. (2022). How secure and preoccupied attachment relate to offence-specific forgiveness in couples. Journal of Research in Personality, 101, Article 104308.
  • Körner, R., Schütz, A., Zverling, E., & Sha’ked, A. (2022). Revisiting the power to forgive: A dyadic approach for determining the relations between power, self-esteem, and forgiveness in romantic relationships. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 13(7), 1114–1125.
  • Körner*, R., Röseler*, L., Schütz, A., & Bushman, B. J. (2022). Dominance and prestige: Meta-analytic review of experimentally induced body position effects on behavioral, self-report, and physiological dependent variables. Psychological Bulletin, 148(1–2), 67–85. *shared first authorship
  • Körner, R., Heydasch, T., & Schütz, A. (2022). It's all about power: Validation of trait and state versions of the German Personal Sense of Power Scale. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 38(1), 36–48.
  • Körner, R., Röseler, L., & Schütz, A. (2022). Commentary on Elkjær et al.’s (2020) meta-analysis on expansive versus contractive nonverbal displays. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 17(1), 305–307.
  • Körner, R., & Schütz, A. (2021). Power in romantic relationships: How positional and experienced power are associated with relationship quality. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 38(9) 2653–2677.
  • Körner, R., Petersen, L.-E., & Schütz, A. (2021). Do expansive or contractive body postures affect feelings of self-worth? High power poses impact state self-esteem. Current Psychology, 40(8), 4112–4124.
  • McCarthy, R. J., Gervais, W., Aczel, B., Al-Kire, R. L., Baraldo S. M., Baruh L., … Körner, R., … Zogmaister, C. (2021). A multi-site collaborative study of the hostile priming effect. Collabra: Psychology, 7(1).
  • Körner, R., & Schütz, A. (2021). It is not all for the same reason! Predicting motivations in miniature wargaming on the basis of personality traits. Personality and Individual Differences, 173, 110639.
  • Körner, R., Kammerhoff, J., & Schütz, A. (2021). Who commands the little soldiers? A comparison of the personality traits of miniature wargame players with other gamers and non-gamers. Journal of Individual Differences, 42(1), 19–29.
  • Körner, R., & Schütz, A. (2020). Dominance or prestige: A review of the effects of power poses and other body postures. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 14(8), e12559.
  • Körner, R., Köhler, H., & Schütz, A. (2020). Powerful and confident children through expansive body postures? A preregistered study of fourth graders. School Psychology International, 41(4), 315–330.

Kongressbeiträge

  • Körner, R., Schütz, A., Groulon, M., Petersen, L.-E., & Chen, S. (2024, February). The power to care for oneself: Power increases self-compassion. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA.
  • Körner, R., Overbeck, J. R., Körner, E., & Schütz, A. (2023, September). The language of power: Interpersonal perceptions of sense of power, dominance, and prestige based on word usage. Talk at the Biennial Conference of the German Psychological Society – Personality Psychology and Psychological Diagnostics Section, Salzburg, Austria.
  • Körner, R., Overbeck, J. R., & Schütz, A. (2023, September). How to measure the vertical dimension of relationships: An overview of self-report measures on power, status, dominance, and prestige. Talk at the New Horizons in Psychological Assessment Conference, Padua, Italy.
  • Körner, R., & Schütz, A. (2023, September). Issues in the measurement of social hierarchy. Symposium at the New Horizons in Psychological Assessment Conference, Padua, Italy.
  • Körner, R., & Schütz, A. (2023, July). The language of pride and envy: Exploring the interpersonal perceptions of authentic and hubristic pride as well as benign and malicious envy in written self-descriptions. Poster presented at the 8th Biennial Conference of the Association for Research in Personality, Evanston, IL.
  • Körner, R., Schütz, A., Zverling, E., & Sha’ked, A. (2023, July). The power of attachment: Actor and partner associations between attachment and power in romantic couples in Germany and Israel. Poster presented at the 8th Biennial Conference of the Association for Research in Personality, Evanston, IL.
  • Körner, R., Petersen, L.-E., Groulon, M., & Schütz, A. (2023, January). The power to care for oneself: Examining the link between power and self-compassion. Talk at the 6th Israel Organizational Behavior Conference, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Körner, R., Schütz, A., Zverling, E., & Sha’ked, A. (2022, October). The power of attachment: Examining actor and partner associations between attachment models and experienced power in German and Israeli couples. Poster presented (online) at the 9th Conference of the International Academy of Family Psychology, Munich, Germany.
  • Körner, R., Petersen, L.-E., & Schütz, A. (2022, September). Macht und Selbstmitgefühl: Gegensätze oder zwei Seiten einer Münze? Vortrag auf dem 52. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie, Hildesheim, Deutschland.
  • Helgerth, K., Körner, R., & Schütz, A. (2021, September). Who is a good friend? Interpersonal perception of dominance and prestige – associations with friendship satisfaction. Poster presented (online) at the Biennial Conference of the German Psychological Society – Personality Psychology and Psychological Diagnostics Section, Ulm, Germany.
  • Körner, R., Schütz, A., Zverling, E., & Sha’ked, A. (2021, July). Revisiting the power to forgive: A dyadic approach on power, self-esteem, and forgiveness in romantic relationships. Talk (online) at the 7th Biennial Conference of the Association for Research in Personality, U.S.
  • Körner, R., Röseler, L., & Schütz, A. (2021, March). A comprehensive and preregistered meta-analysis on the effects of experimentally induced body positions: Effects on self-perception but not on physiology. Talk (online) at the 63rd Conference of Experimental Psychologists, Ulm, Germany.
  • Körner, R., & Steinberg, U. (2020, September). Neue Wege in der empirischen Machtforschung. Symposium (online) auf dem 52. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie, Wien, Österreich.
  • Körner, R., & Schütz, A. (2020, September). Der Einfluss von Macht auf Selbstüberschätzung und die Illusion der Erklärungstiefe. Vortrag (online) auf dem 52. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie, Wien, Österreich.
  • Körner, R., Schütz, A., & Petersen, L.-E. (2019, September). The impact of expansive versus contractive body postures on self-esteem – Is there an effect when demand characteristics are controlled for? Poster presented at the 17th Conference of the Social Psychology Section, Köln, Germany.
  • Körner, R., Köhler, H., & Schütz, A. (2019, September). Powerful and self-confident children through expansive body postures? A preregistered study in fourth graders. Poster presented at Joint Conference of the Sections Developmental Psychology & Educational Psychology, Leipzig, Germany.
  • Körner, R., & Schütz, A. (2019, July). Does power promote an illusion of explanatory depth through an abstract construal style? Considerations about a moderated mediation model. Poster presented at The Role of Power and Powerholders in Organizations: Building Bridges between Psychology and Management, Zürich, Switzerland.
  • Körner, R., Petersen, L.-E., & Schütz, A. (2019, March). Does power posing affect feelings of self-worth? Testing the influence of high and low power posing on self-esteem. Talk at the 20th Herbstakademie: Synchronization in Embodied Interaction, Freiburg, Germany.
  • Körner, R., & Schütz, A. (2019, February). Current directions in power posing research: Rise and fall of a concept. Poster presented at the 20th Herbstakademie: Synchronization in Embodied Interaction, Freiburg, Germany.
  • Körner, R., & Petersen, L.-E. (2017, March). Fake It Till You Become It - The Influence of High Power Posing on Self-Esteem. Poster presented at the 59th Conference of Experimental Psychologists, Dresden, Germany.

Eingeladene Vorträge

  • Körner, R. (2018, June). Experimental variations for the investigation of the influence of power posing on self-esteem. Research Colloquium in Personality Psychology by A. Schütz & R. F. Baumeister, University of Bamberg, Germany.

Kurzbeiträge

  • Körner, R., & Schütz, A. (2022). Poses and postures as status displays. In T. K. Shackelford & V. A. Weekes-Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science. Springer International Publishing.
  • Körner, R., & Schütz, A. (2019). Power Posing - Eine Zusammenfassung des Wissensstands über die Effekte dominanter versus submissiver Körperhaltungen. Report Psychologie, 44(9), 10–16.
  • Körner, R., & Schütz, A. (2019). Power Posing. In M. A. Wirtz (Ed.), Dorsch – Lexikon der Psychologie. Hogrefe.
  • Körner, R., & Schütz, A. (2019). Approach/Inhibition Theory of Power. In M. A. Wirtz (Ed.), Dorsch – Lexikon der Psychologie. Hogrefe.
  • Körner, R., & Schütz, A. (2018). Power posing. In V. Zeigler-Hill & T. K. Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences. Springer International Publishing.

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