Dr. Birk Hagemeyer

Assistant Professor
Dr. Birk Hagemeyer Image: Bildrechte privat

Department of Personality Psychology and Psychological Assessment​
Humboldtstraße 11
07743 Jena

Room 117

Consulting hours:
Wednesday 13:00-14:00
(during semester break on appointment)

E-Mail:    birk.hagemeyer@uni-jena.de
Telephone: +49 3641 9-45164
Telefax: +49 3641 9-45162

Research Interests

  • implicit and explicit motives
  • motivaitonal dispositions and processes in intimate relationships
  • agency and communion
  • direct and indirect methods of assessing motives
  • thematic content analysis
  • social emotions
  • personality development
  • individual differences in dreaming

Current Projects

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  • since 06/2013
    Assistant Professor at the University of Jena; Personality Psychology

  • 11/2011- 05/2013
    Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Jena; Personality Psychology

  • 2011
    PhD in Psychology (summa cum laude; Thesis: "Agentic and Communal Motives in Couple Relationships")

  • 2009-2011    
    Predoctoral Researcher at the University of Jena; Personality Psychology

  • 2007-2009    
    Predoctoral Researcher in the DFG-project "Distance Regulation in Partner Relationships" directed by Prof. F. J. Neyer and Prof. J. B. Asendorpf (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) University of Vechta (2007) and University of Potsdam (2007-2009)

  • 2007  
    Diploma in Psychology at University of Osnabrueck
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Journals

  • Basic and Applied Social Psychology
  • Behavior Research Methods
  • British Journal of Psychology
  • Diagnostica
  • Emotion
  • European Journal of Personality
  • European Journal of Social Psychology
  • Frontiers in Psychology
  • Journal of Adolescence
  • Journal of Family Social Work
  • Journal of Individual Differences
  • Journal of Personality
  • Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
  • Journal of Personality Assessment
  • Journal of Social and Personal Relationships
  • Journal of Sport and Health Science
  • International Journal of Psychology
  • Learning and Individual Differences
  • Measurement Instruments for the Social Sciences
  • Motivation and Emotion
  • Motivation Science
  • Personality and Individual Differences
  • Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin
  • SAGE Open (Article Editor)
  • Stress

Research Organisations

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In press

Pusch, S., Schönbrodt, F.D., Zygar-Hoffmann, C., & Hagemeyer, B. (in press). Perception of communal motives in couples: Accuracy, bias, and their associations with relationship length. Journal of Research in Personality.

Schönbrodt, F. D., Hagemeyer, B., Brandstätter, V., Czikmantori, T., Gröpel, P., Hennecke, M., Israel, L. S. F., Janson, K., Kemper, N., Köllner, M., Kopp, P. M., Mojzisch, A., Müller-Hotop, R., Prüfer, J., Quirin, M., Scheidemann, B., Schiestel, L., Schulz-Hardt, S., Sust, L., Zygar-Hoffmann, C., & Schultheiss, O. C. (in press). Measuring Implicit Motives With the Picture Story Exercise (PSE): Databases of Expert-Coded German Stories, Pictures, and Updated Picture Norms. Journal of Personality Assessment.

2021

Perugini, M., Hagemeyer, B., Wrzus, C., & Back, M. D.  Dual process models of personality. In J. F. Rauthmann (Ed.), The handbook of personality dynamics and processes. San Diego: Elsevier.

2020

Hagemeyer, B.*, Salomo, S.*, Engelhardt, C., Neyer, F. J., & Rupprecht, S. (2020). Assessing individual differences in the affective experience of dreams: The Jena Dream Inventory - Affect scales (JeDI-A). Assessment, 27(8), 1946-1959. https://doi.org/10.1177/1073191119847767 
*Both authors made equal contributions to this work

Lange, J.*, Hagemeyer, B.*, Lösch, T., & Rentzsch, K. (2020). Accuracy and bias in the social perception of envy. Emotion, 20(8), 1399–1410. https://doi.org/10.1037/emo0000652
* Both authors made equal contributions to this work.

Pusch, S., Schönbrodt, F. D., Zygar-Hoffmann, C., & Hagemeyer, B. (2020). Truth and wishful thinking: How inter-individual differences in communal motives manifest in momentary partner perceptions. European Journal of Personality, 34, 115-134. doi:10.1002/per.2227

Zygar-Hoffmann, C., Pusch, S., Hagemeyer, B., & Schönbrodt, F. D. (2020). Motivated behavior in intimate relationships: Comparing the predictive value of motivational variables. Social Psychological Bulletin, 15(2), 1-37. https://doi.org/10.32872/spb.2873

2019

Pusch, S., Mund, M., Hagemeyer, B. & Finn, C. (2019). Personality development in emerging and young adulthood: A study of age differences. European Journal of Personality, 33, 245-263. doi:10.1002/per.2181

2018

Czikmantori, T.*, Hagemeyer, B.*, & Engeser, S. (2018). A dyadic typology of social desires in couples. Journal of Personality, 86, 590-603. doi: 10.1111/jopy.12338 *Both authors made equal contributions to this work.

Engeser, S., Hagemeyer, B. & Aarts, H. (2018). The nonconscious cessation of affiliative motivation: A replication and extension study. PloS ONE, 13 (6), e0198899. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0198899

Hofer, J. & Hagemeyer, B. (2018). Social bonding: Affiliation motivation and intimacy motivation. In J. Heckhausen & H. Heckhausen (Eds.), Motivation and action (3rd ed.). Berlin, Germany: Springer.

Hofer, J. & Hagemeyer, B. (2018). Soziale Anschlussmotivation: Affiliation und Intimität. In J. Heckhausen & H. Heckhausen (Eds.), Motivation und Handeln (5th ed.). Berlin, Germany: Springer.

Kornadt, A. E., Hagemeyer, B., Neyer, F. J., & Kandler, C. (2018). Sound Body, Sound Mind? The Interrelation between Health Change and Personality Change in Old Age. European Journal of Personality, 32, 30-45. doi: 10.1002/per.2135

Zygar, C., Hagemeyer, B., Pusch, S., & Schönbrodt, F. D. (2018). From motive dispositions to states to outcomes: An intensive experience sampling study on communal motivational dynamics in couples. European Journal of Personality, 32, 306-324. DOI: 10.1002/per.2145

2017

Mund, M., Hagemeyer, B. & Neyer, F. J. (2017). Get out of the closet-but mind the gap. European Journal of Personality, 31, 558-559. doi: 10.1002/per.2128

Zimmermann, J., Schubert, K., Bruder, M., & Hagemeyer, B. (2017). Why going the extra mile? A longitudinal study on sojourn goals and their impact on sojourners' adaptation. International Journal of Psychology, 52, 425-435.

2016

Hagemeyer, B., Dufner, M., & Denissen, J. J. A. (2016). Double dissociation between implicit and explicit affiliative motives: A closer look at socializing behavior in dyadic interactions. Journal of Research in Personality, 65, 89-93.

Lange, J., Crusius, J., & Hagemeyer, B. (2016). The Evil Queen's dilemma: Linking narcissistic admiration and rivalry to benign and malicious envy. European Journal of Personality, 30, 168-188. doi: 10.1002/per.2047

Mund, M., Finn, C., Hagemeyer, B., & Neyer, F. J. (2016). Understanding dynamic transactions between personality traits and partner relationships. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 25 , 411-416. doi: 10.1177/0963721416659458

Prestele, E., Gerstenberg, F. X. R., Hagemeyer, B., & Geisler, F. C. M. (2016). The effects of implicit and explicit affiliation motives on vagal activity in motive-relevant situations. Motivation and Emotion, 40, 862-877.

2015

Dufner, M., Arslan, R. C., Hagemeyer, B., Schönbrodt, F. D., & Denissen, J. J. A. (2015). Affective contingencies in the affiliative domain: Physiological assessment, associations with the affiliation motive, and prediction of behavior. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology109, 662-676. doi: 10.1037/pspp0000025

Hagemeyer, B. (2015). ABC. Kurzskalen zur Erfassung sozialer Bedürfnisse in Partnerschaften. In D. Richter, E. Brähler, & J. Ernst (Hrsg.), Diagnostische Verfahren für Beratung und Therapie von Paaren und Familien (S. 24-27). Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Hagemeyer, B. (2015). PACT. Partnerschaftsbezogener Agency- und Communion-Test. In D. Richter, E. Brähler, & J. Ernst (Hrsg.), Diagnostische Verfahren für Beratung und Therapie von Paaren und Familien (S. 271-276). Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Hagemeyer, B., Schönbrodt, F. D., Neyer, F. J., Neberich, W., & Asendorpf, J. B. (2015). When "together" means "too close": Agency motives and relationship functioning in coresident and living-apart-together couples. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 109, 813-835. doi: 10.1037/pspi0000031

Kandler, C., Kornadt, A. E., Hagemeyer, B., & Neyer, F. J. (2015). Patterns and sources of personality development in old age. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 109, 175-191. doi: 10.1037/pspp0000028

Mund, M., Finn, C., Hagemeyer, B., Zimmermann, J., & Neyer, F. J. (2015). The dynamics of self-esteem in partner relationships. European Journal of Personality, 29, 235-249. doi: 10.1002/per.1984

Schönbrodt, F. D. & Hagemeyer, B. (2015). The value of past and present cues: An evolutionary perspective. European Journal of Personality, 29, 411-413. doi: 10.1002/per.2005

2014

Hagemeyer, B. (2014). Persönlichkeitstheorien, motivationale Ansätze. In M. A. Wirtz (Hrsg.), Dorsch - Psychologisches Wörterbuch (S. 1253-1254). Berlin/Bern: Hogrefe/Huber.

2013

Hagemeyer, B., Neberich, W., Asendorpf, J. B., & Neyer, F. J. (2013). (In)Congruence of implicit and explicit communal motives predicts the quality and stability of couple relationships. Journal of Personality, 81, 390-402. doi: 10.1111/jopy.12016

Hagemeyer, B., Neyer, F. J., Neberich, W. & Asendorpf, J. B. (2013). The ABC of social desires: Affiliation, being alone, and closeness to partner. European Journal of Personality, 27, 442-457. doi: 10.1002/per.1857

2012

Hagemeyer, B. & Neyer, F. J. (2012). Assessing implicit motivational orientations in couple relationships: The Partner-Related Agency and Communion Test (PACT). Psychological Assessment, 24, 114-128. doi: 10.1037/a0024822

2011

Hagemeyer, B. (2011). Agentic and communal motives in couple relationships. Dissertation. Friederich-Schiller-Universität Jena.

2010

Hofer, J., Busch, H., Bender, M., Li, M. & Hagemeyer, B. (2010). Arousal of achievement motivation among student samples in three different cultural contexts: Self and social standards of evaluation. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 41, 758-775. doi: 10.1177/0022022110375160

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