Prof. Dr. Franz J. Neyer

Professor of Personality Psychology and Psychological Assessment​
Prof. Dr. Franz J. Neyer Image: Bildrechte privat

Department of Personality Psychology and Psychological Assessment
Humboldtstraße 11
07743 Jena

Room 118

Consulting hours:
Wednesday 11:00-12:00

Telephone: +49 3641 9-45161
Telefax: +49 3641 9-45162


Curriculum Vitae Show content

Education & Awards

  • 2005
    William-Stern-Award for excellent and innovative contributions to Personality Psychology1994   Ph.D. - Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich

  • 2002
    Habilitation - Humboldt University Berlin

  • 1994
    Ph.D. - Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich

  • 1989
    Diploma in Psychology - LMU Munich


  • since 2020
    Head of Department, Institute of Psychology Friedrich Schiller University, Jena

  • since 2009    
    Professor of Personality Psychology and Psychological Assessment at the Department of Psychology University of Jena

  • 2014 - 2017    
    Head of Department, Institute of Psychology Friedrich Schiller University, Jena

  • 2007 - 2009    
    Professor of Personality Psychology at the Department of Psychology University of Potsdam

  • 2006 - 2007    
    Professor of Developmental Psychology (Focus Middle and Old Age) University of Vechta

  • 2002 - 2006    
    Associate Professor at Humboldt University Berlin

  • 1997 - 2002    
    Assistant Professor at Humboldt University Berlin - Department of Personality Psychology (Prof. J. Asendorpf)

  • 1994-1997    
    Senior Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Psychological Research in Munich - Department Behavioral and Cognitive Development (Prof. F. E. Weinert) - Lecturer at the University of Munich (Prof. K. A. Schneewind)

  • 1989 - 1994    
    Researcher at the Deutsches Jugendinstitut in Munich

  • 1986 - 1989    
    Student assistant at the MPI for Psychological Research (Prof. H. Heckhausen, Prof. J. Beckmann) Study of Psychology at LMU Munich

  • 1983 - 1989
    Study of Psychology at LMU Munich

Associate Editor

Editorial Board

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  • Aging and Mental Health
  • Basic and Applied Social Psychology
  • Behavior & Information Technology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Diagnostica
  • European Journal of Personality
  • European Journal of Psychological Assessment
  • European Journal of Social Psychology
  • European Psychologist
  • Evolutionary Psychology
  • International Journal of Behavioral Development
  • International Journal of Psychology
  • Journal of Adolescence
  • Journal of Applied Psychology
  • Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology
  • Journal of Individual Differences
  • Journal of Personality
  • Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
  • Journal of Research in Personality
  • Journal of Social and Personal Relationships
  • Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie
  • Methodology
  • Motivation and Emotion
  • Personal Relationships
  • Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin
  • Personality and Social Psychology Review
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS)
  • Psychological Science
  • Psychologische Rundschau
  • Psychology and Aging
  • Social Psychological & Personality Science
  • Zeitschrift für Differentielle und Diagnostische Psychologie
  • Zeitschrift für Entwicklungspsychologie und Pädagogische Psychologie
  • Zeitschrift für Gerontologie und Geriatrie
  • Zeitschrift für Psychologie
  • Zeitschrift für Soziologie der Erziehung und Sozialisation

Research Organisations


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In press

Finn, C. & Neyer, F. J. (in press). Love changes everything: How a cognitive account opens a window to our understanding of personality effects in romantic relationships. In S. Walper, E. V. Wendt, & F. Schmahl (Eds.), Partner relationships in adolescence and adulthood. Psychological and sociological perspectives. Berlin: Springer.

Gonzalez-Avilés, T., Finn, C., & Neyer, F. J. (in press). Patterns of Romantic Relationship Experiences and Psychosocial Adjustment From Adolescence to Young Adulthood. Journal of Youth and Adolescence.

Johnson, M. D., Neyer, F. J., & Finn, C. (in press). Subjective well-being across partnerships. Journal of Family Psychology

Richter, J., Zimmermann, J., Neyer, F. J., & Kandler C. (in press). Do sojourn effects on personality trait changes last? A five-year longitudinal study. European Journal of Personality

Zimmermann, J., Greischel, H., Jonkmann, K., & Neyer, F.J. (in press). Growth all along the road? Personality development and international contacts of (in)experienced sojourners. European Journal of Personality.


Mund, M. & Neyer, F. J. (2021). Wild horses dressed like unicorns: Relationship effects on personality. In J. F. Rauthmann (Ed.), The handbook of personality dynamics and processes (pp. 227--246). Elsevier.


Deffner, T., Schönle, J., Neyer, F. J. & Schulze, J. (2020). Erfassung des psychischen Befindens von Patienten auf der Intensivstation: Vorschlag für eine deutsche Version des Intensive Care Psychological Assessment Tool. Medizinische Klinik - Intensivmedizin und Notfallmedizin, 115(2), 140-147.

Finn, C., Johnson, M. D., & Neyer, F. J. (2020). Happily (n)ever after? Codevelopment of romantic partners in continuing and dissolving unions. Developmental Psychology, 56(5), 1022-1028.

Gummer, T., Schmiedeberg, C., Bujard, M. Christmann, P., Hank, K. Kunz, T., Lück, D., & Neyer, F. J. (2020). The impact of COVID-19 on fieldwork efforts and planning in pairfam and FReDA-GGS. Survey Research Methods, 14(2), 223-227.

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, 1946–1959.
* Both authors made equal contributions to this work

Mund, M., Freuding, M. M., Möbius, K., Horn, N., & Neyer, F. J. (2020). The stability and change of loneliness across the life span: A meta-analysis of longitudinal studies. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 24(1), 24-52. [PDF]

Mund, M., Lüdtke, O., & Neyer, F. J. (2020). Owner of a lonely heart: The stability of loneliness across the lifespan. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 119(2), 497-516. doi:10.1037/pspp0000262 [PDF]

Neyer, F. J. & Wrzus, C. (2020). Psychologie der Freundschaft. Blickpunkt EFL-Beratung, 44, 48-58.


Borschel, E., Zimmermann, J., Crocetti, E., Meeus, W. H. J., Noack, P. & Neyer, F. J. (2019). Me and you in a mobile world: The development of regional identity and personal relationships in young adulthood. Developmental Psychology, 55, 1072-1087. doi: 10.1037/dev0000677

Greischel, H., Noack P., & Neyer, F. J. (2019). Finding myself abroad: Adolescent identity processes and sociocultural adaptation during intercultural transitions. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 50, 594-614. doi:10.1177/0022022119831785

Johnson, M. D., Horne, R. M. & Neyer, F. J. (2019). The development of willingness to sacrifice and unmitigated communion in intimate partnerships. Journal of Marriage and Family, 81, 264-279. doi: 10.1111/jomf.12544

Johnson, M. D., & Neyer, F. J. (2019). (Eventual) stability and change across partnerships. Journal of Family Psychology, 33, 711-721. doi:10.1037/fam0000523

Johnson, M. D., Neyer, F. J., & Anderson, J. R. (2019). Development of Immigrant Couple Relations in Germany. Journal of Marriage and Family, 81, 1237-1252. doi: 10.1111/jomf.12580

Mund, M. & Neyer, F. J. (2019). Loneliness effects on personality. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 43, 136-146. doi:10.1177/0165025418800224.[Preprint]

Neyer, F. J. & Wrzus, C. (2019). Freundschaft in kurzlebigen Zeiten. Psychoscope, 6, 22-24.

Zimmermann, J. & Neyer, F. J. (2019). Entwicklung und Mobilität im jungen Erwachsenenalter. In B. Kracke & P. Noack (Eds.), Handbuch Entwicklungs- und Erziehungspsychologie (S.441-457). Berlin: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-53968-8_21


Greischel, H., Noack, P., & Neyer, F. J. (2018). Oh, the places you'll go! How international mobility challenges identity development in adolescence. Developmental Psychology, 54, 2152-2165. doi: 10.1037/dev0000595

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

Mund, M., Jeronimus, B. F. & Neyer, F. J. (2018). Personality and social relationships: As thick as thieves. In C. Johansen (Ed.), Your personality makes you ill: Scientific proof or wishful thinking? (pp. 153-183). London: Elsevier.

Mund, M., Zimmermann, J. & Neyer, F. J. (2018). Personality development in adulthood. In V. Zeigler-Hill & T. K. Shackelford (Eds.), The SAGE handbook of personality and individual differences (Volume 1: Origins of personality and individual differences, pp. 260-277). Los Angeles: SAGE.

Neyer, F. J. & Asendorpf, J. B. (2018). Psychologie der Persönlichkeit (6. Aufl.). Berlin: Springer.

Neyer, F. J. & Wrzus, C. (2018). Psychologie der Freundschaft. Report Psychologie, 43, 200-207.


Asendorpf, J. B., Banse, R. & Neyer F. J. (2017). Psychologie der Beziehung (2. Aufl.). Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Finn, C., Zimmermann, J. & Neyer, F. J. (2017). Personality development in close relationships. In J. Specht (Ed.), Personality development across the lifespan (pp. 357-370). Amsterdam: Elsevier.

Johnson, M. D., Galambos, N. L., Finn, C., Neyer, F. J. & Horne, R. M. (2017). Pathways between self-esteem and depression in couples. Developmental Psychology, 53, 787-799. doi: 10.1037/dev0000276

Lang, F. R. & Neyer, F. J. (2017). Kin relationships. In V. Zeigler-Hill & T. K. Shackelford (Eds.), Encylopedia of Personality and Individual Differences. New York: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-28099-8_1540-2

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

Schmitt, D. P.,..., Neyer, F. J, ,... Zupancic, A. (2017). Narcissism and the strategic pursuit of short-term mating: Universal links across 11 world regions of the International Sexuality Description Project-2. Psychological Topics, 26, 89-137.

Schubach, E., Zimmermann, J., Noack, P. & Neyer, F. J. (2017). Short forms of the Utrecht-Management of Identity Commitments Scale (U-MICS) with the domains of job, romantic relationship, and region. Journal of Adolescence, 54, 104-109. doi: 10.1016/j.adolescence.2016.11.012


Greischel, H., Noack, P. & Neyer, F. J. (2016). Sailing uncharted waters: Adolescent personality development and social relationship experiences during a year abroad. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 45, 2307-2320. doi: 10.1007/s10964-016-0479-1

Hechler, S., Neyer, F. J. & Kessler, T. (2016). The infamous among us: Enhanced reputational memory for uncooperative ingroup members. Cognition, 157, 1-13. doi: 10.1016/j.cognition.2016.08.001

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

Mund, M. & Neyer, F. J. (2016). The winding paths of the lonesome cowboy: Evidence for mutual influences between personality, subjective health, and loneliness. Journal of Personality, 84, 646-657. doi: 10.1111/jopy.12188

Mund, M. & Neyer, F. J. (2016). Rising high or falling deep? Pathways of self-esteem in a representative German sample. European Journal of Personality, 30, 341-357. doi: 10.1002/per.2063

Schubach, E., Zimmermann, J., Noack, P. & Neyer, F. J. (2016). Me, myself, and mobility: The relevance of region for young adults' identity development. European Journal of Personality, 30, 189-200. doi: 10.1002/per.2048

Wrzus, C. & Neyer, F. J. (2016). Co-development of personality and friendships across the lifespan: An empirical review on selection and socialization. European Psychologist, 21, 254-273. doi: 10.1027/1016-9040/a000277

Wrzus, C., Zimmermann, J., Mund, M. & Neyer, F. J. (2016). Friendships in young and middle adulthood: Normative patterns and personality differences. In M. Hojjat & A. Moyer (Eds.), The psychology of friendship (pp. 21-38). New York: Oxford University Press.


Dufner, M., Egloff, B., Hausmann, C. M., Wendland, L.-M., Neyer, F. J. & Back, M. D. (2015). Narcissistic tendencies among actors: Craving for admiration, but not at the cost of others. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 6, 447-454. doi: 10.1177/1948550614564224

Finn, C., Mitte, K. & Neyer, F. J. (2015). Recent decreases in specific interpretation biases predict decreases in neuroticism: Evidence from a longitudinal study with young adult couples, Journal of Personality, 83, 274-286. doi: 10.1111/jopy.12102

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 Psychology109, 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 (*Marcus Mund and Christine Finn contributed equally to this work.)

Neyer, F. J. & Lehnart, J. (2015). Das dynamisch-interaktionistische Modell. In K. Hurrelmann, U. Bauer, M. Grundmann & S. Walper (Hrsg.), Handbuch Sozialisationsforschung (8. Aufl.) (pp. 180-195). Weinheim: Julius Beltz Verlag.

Neyer, F. J., Mund, M. & Zimmermann, J. (2015). The person makes the situation matter. European Journal of Personality, 29, 403-404. doi: 10.1002/per.2005

Schweinberger, S., Edwards, M. G. & Neyer, F. J. (2015). Reflections on impact issues. British Journal of Psychology, 106, 183-185. doi: 10.1111/bjop.1212

Wagner, J., Wrzus, C., Neyer, F. J. & Lang, F. R. (2015). Social network characteristics of early midlife voluntarily and involuntarily childless couples. Journal of Family Issues, 36, 87-110. doi: 10.1177/0192513X13490931

Zimmermann, J., Hutteman, R., Nestler, S., Neyer, F. J. & Back, M. (2015). Und wenn sie zurückkommen, sind sie plötzlich erwachsen? Auslandserfahrungen als Kontext der Persönlichkeitsentwicklung. In Fachstelle für Internationale Jugendarbeit der Bundesrepublik Deutschland e.V. (Ed.), Forum Jugendarbeit International 2013-2015. Bonn: DCM.


Haux, R., Hein, A., Kolb, G., Künemund, H., Eichelberg, M., Appell, J. E., …, DerLann, M. (2014). Information and communication technologies for promoting and sustaining quality of life, health and self-sufficiency in ageing societies outcomes of the Lower Saxony research network design of environments for ageing (GAL). Informatics For Health & Social Care, 39, 166-187. doi: 10.3109/17538157.2014.931849

Mund, M. & Neyer, F. J. (2014). Treating personality-relationship transactions with respect: Narrow facets, advanced models, and extended time frames. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 107, 352-368. doi: 10.1037/a0036719

Neyer, F. J. (2014). Soziale Netzwerke und Persönlichkeit. Physikalische Medizin, Rehabilitationsmedizin, Kurortmedizin, 24, 233-239.

Neyer, F. J., Mund, M., Zimmermann, J. & Wrzus, C. (2014). Personality-relationship transactions revisited. Journal of Personality, 82, 539-550. doi: 10.1111/jopy.12063

Reitz, A*., Zimmermann, J*., Hutteman, R., Specht, J. & Neyer, F. J. (2014). How peers make a difference: The role of peer groups and peer relationships in personality development. European Journal of Personality, 28, 279-288. doi: 10.1002/per.1965 (*Anne Reitz and Julia Zimmermann contributed equally to this work)

van de Schoot, R., Kaplan, D., Denissen, J. J. A., Asendorpf, J. B., Neyer, F. J. & van Aken, M. A. G. (2014). A gentle introduction to Bayesian analysis: Applications to developmental research. Child Development, 85, 842-860. doi: 10.1111/cdev.12169

Wagner, J., Lang, F. R., Neyer, F. J. & Wagner, G. G. (2014). Self-esteem across adulthood: The role of resources. European Journal of Ageing, 11, 109-119. doi: 10.1007/s10433-013-0299-z

Zimmermann, J. & Neyer, F. J. (2014). Places and traces of personality [Special Issue: Socio-Ecological Approaches to Psychological Science, edited by Shigehiro Oishi]. Psychologia, 57, 115-132.


Finn, C., Mitte, K. & Neyer, F. J. (2013). The relationship-specific interpretation bias mediates the link between neuroticism and satisfaction in couples. European Journal of Personality, 27, 200-212. doi: 10.1002/per.1862

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

Lang, F. R., Wagner, J., Wrzus, C. & Neyer, F. J. (2013). Personal effort in social relationships across adulthood. Psychology and Aging, 28, 529-539. doi: 10.1037/a0032221

Neyer, F. J. & Lang, F. R. (2013). Psychologie der Verwandtschaft. Psychologische Rundschau, 64, 142-152. doi: 10.1026/0033-3042/a000153

Neyer, F. J. & Lang, F. R. (2013). Verwandt oder nicht verwandt ist hier die Frage: Eine Replik auf die Kommentare zur Psychologie der Verwandtschaft. Psychologische Rundschau, 64, 161-165. doi: 10.1026/0033-3042/a0001551

Schweinberger, S. R., Edwards, M. G. & Neyer, F. J. (2013). Editorial. British Journal of Psychology, 104, 1-2. doi: 10.1111/bjop.12017

Wrzus, C., Hänel, M., Wagner, J. & Neyer, F. J. (2013). Social network changes and life events across the lifespan: A meta-analysis. Psychological Bulletin, 139, 53-80. doi: 10.1037/a0028601

Zimmermann, J. & Neyer, F. J. (2013). Do we become a different person when hitting the road? Personality development of sojourners. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 105, 515-530. doi: 10.1037/a0033019


Asendorpf, J. B. & Neyer, F. J. (2012). Psychologie der Persönlichkeit (5. Aufl.). Berlin: Springer.

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

Mieg, H., Bedenk S. J., Braun, A. & Neyer, F. J. (2012). How emotional stability and openness to experience support invention: A study with German independent inventors. Creativity Research Journal, 24, 200-207.

Neyer, F. J., Felber, J. & Gebhardt, C. (2012). Entwicklung und Validierung einer Kurzskala zur Erfassung von Technikbereitschaft (technology commitment). Diagnostica, 58, 87-99

Wrzus, C., Wagner, J. & Neyer, F. J. (2012). Interdependence of horizontal family relationships and friendships relates to higher well-being. Personal Relationships, 19, 465-482. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-6811.2011.01373.x


Fudickar, S., Schnor, B., Felber, J., Neyer, F. J., Lenz, M. & Stede, M. (2011). KopAL - An orientation system for patients with dementia. In B. Gottfried & H. Aghajan (Eds.), Behaviour Monitoring and Interpretation - BMI (pp. 83-104). Amsterdam: IOS Press.

Neyer, F. J., Wrzus, C., Wagner, J. & Lang, F. R. (2011). Principles of relationship differentiation. European Psychologist, 16, 267-277.

Wrzus, C., Wagner, J., Baumert, A., Neyer, F. J. & Lang, F. R. (2011). Adult parent-child relationships through the lens of social relations analyses: Prosocial personality and reciprocity of support. European Journal of Personality,  25, 133-145.


Haux, R., Hein, A., Eichelberg, M., Appell, J. E., Appelrath, H., Bartsch, C., ..., DerLaan, M. (2010). The Lower Saxony research network design of environments for ageing: Towards interdisciplinary research on information and communication technologies in ageing societies. Informatics For Health & Social Care, 35, 92-103.

Lehnart, J., Neyer, F. J. & Eccles, J. (2010). Long-term effects of social investment: The case of partnering in young adulthood. Journal of Personality, 78(2), 639-669.

Vollrath, M. E., Neyer, F. J., Ystrøm, E. & Landolt, M. E. (2010). Dyadic personality effects on family functioning in parents of newly hospitalized children. Personal Relationships, 17, 27-40.


Braun, A., Mieg, A. H. & Neyer, F. J. (2009).  Sind Erfinder anders als es die psychologische Forschung erwarten lässt? Wirtschaftspsychologie, 69-79.

Lang, F. R., Wagner, J. & Neyer, F. J. (2009). Interpersonal functioning across the lifespan: Two principles of relationship regulation. Advances in Life Course Research, 14, 40-51.

Neyer, F. J. & Wrzus C. (2009). Personality traits, effects on relationships. In H. T. Reis & S. K. Sprecher (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Human Relationships. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.


Lang, F. R. & Neyer, F. J. (2008). Soziale Beziehungen als Anlage und Umwelt. In F. J. Neyer & F. M. Spinath (Hrsg.), Anlage und Umwelt. Neue Perspektiven für die Sozialwissenschaften (pp. 173-192). Stuttgart: Lucius & Lucius.

Lehnart, J., Wrzus, C. & Neyer, F. J. (2008). Dynamische Transaktionen zwischen Persönlichkeit und Beziehungen. In F.J. Neyer & F. M. Spinath (Hrsg.), Anlage und Umwelt. Neue Perspektiven für die Sozialwissenschaften (pp. 149-171). Stuttgart: Lucius & Lucius.

Neyer, F. J. & Lehnart, J. (2008). Persönlichkeit und Sozialisation. In K. Hurrelmann, M. Grundmann & S. Walper (Hrsg.), Handbuch der Sozialisationsforschung (7. Aufl.) (pp. 82-91). Weinheim: Julius Beltz Verlag.

Neyer, F. J. & Spinath, F. M. (Eds.), (2008). Anlage und Umwelt. Neue Perspektiven der Verhaltensgenetik und Evolutionspsychologie. Stuttgart: Lucius & Lucius.


Neyer, F. J. & Lang, F. R. (2007). Psychologie der Verwandtschaft und Kooperation. In J. F. K. Schmidt, M. Guichard, P. Schuster & F. Trillmich (Hrsg.), Verwandtschaft und Freundschaft: Zur Unterscheidung und Verflechtung zweier Beziehungssysteme (pp. 45-64). Konstanz: UVK Verlagsgesellschaft mbH.

Neyer, F. J. & Lehnart, J. (2007). Relationships matter in personality development: Evidence from an 8-year longitudinal study across young adulthood. Journal of Personality, 75, 535-568.


Lang, F. R., Reschke, F. S. & Neyer, F. J. (2006). Social relationships, transitions and personality development across the life span. In D. K. Mroczek & T. D. Little (Eds.), Handbook of Personality Development (pp. 445 - 466). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Lehnart, J. & Neyer, F. J. (2006). Should I stay or should I go? Personality-attachment transaction in stable and instable romantic relationships. European Journal of Personality, 20, 475-495.

Neyer, F. J. (Ed.). (2006). Personality change (Special edition). European Journal of Personality, 20, 419-524.

Neyer, F. J. (2006). Editorial to a special edition on personality change. European Journal of Personality, 20, 419-420.

Neyer, F. J. (2006). Informant assessment. In M. Eid & E. Diener (Eds.), Handbook of Multimethod Measurement in Psychology (pp. 43-59). Washington/DC: American Psychological Association.

Neyer, F. J. (2006). Fremdbericht. In F. Petermann & M. Eid (Eds.), Handbuch der Psychologischen Diagnostik (pp. 143-150). Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Neyer, F. J. & Lehnart, J. (2006). Personality, relationships, and health - a dynamic-transactional perspective. In M. Vollrath (Ed.), Handbook of Personality and Health (pp. 195-213). New York: Wiley.


Lang, F. R., Neyer, F. J. & Asendorpf, J. B. (2005). Entwicklung und Gestaltung sozialer Beziehungen. In S.-H. Filipp & U. M. Staudinger (Hrsg.), Enzyklopädie der Psychologie. Band C/V/6. Entwicklungspsychologie des mittleren und höheren Erwachsenenalters (pp. 377-416). Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Lang, F. R. & Neyer, F. J. (2005). Soziale Beziehungen als Anlage und Umwelt: Ein evolutionspsychologisches Rahmenmodell der Beziehungsregulation. Zeitschrift für Soziologie der Erziehung und Sozialisation, 25, 162-177.

Neyer, F. J. & Asendorpf, J. B. (2005). Einführung in den Themenschwerpunkt "Anlage und Umwelt - neue Perspektiven einer alten Debatte". Zeitschrift für Soziologie der Erziehung und Sozialisation, 25, 115-117.

Neyer, F. J. & Asendorpf, J. B. (Hrsg.) (2005). Themenschwerpunkt "Anlage und Umwelt - Neue Perspektiven einer alten Debatte". Zeitschrift für Soziologie der Erziehung und Sozialisation.

Neyer, F. J. & Lang, F. R. (2005). Wie dick ist Blut? Psychologie Heute Compact "Familienleben: Wie wir wurden, was wir sind" (pp. 44-50). Julius Beltz Verlag: Weinheim.

Neyer, F. J. (2005). Persönlichkeit und soziale Netzwerke. In U. Otto & P. Bauer (Hrsg.), Mit Netzwerken professionell zusammenarbeiten. Soziale Unterstützung flankieren, moderieren, qualifizieren. Band I: Soziale Netzwerke in Lebenslauf- und Lebenslagenperspektive (pp. 65-83). DGVT-Verlag: Tübingen.


Lang, F. R. & Neyer, F. J. (2004). Kooperationsnetzwerke und Karrieren an deutschen Hochschulen - Der Weg zur Professur am Beispiel des Faches Psychologie. Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, 56, 520-538.

Lang, F. R. & Neyer, F. J. (2004). Vielfach unterschätzt. Enge Kooperationsbeziehungen ebnen den Weg zur Professur. Forschung und Lehre, 11, 602-603.

Neyer, F. J. & Lang, F. R. (2004). Relationship research in the new millennium. Invited commentary to a featuring article in the Relationship Research News (Official news journal of the International Association for Relationship Research). Relationship Research News, 2, 4-6.

Neyer, F. J. & Lang, F. R. (2004). Die Bevorzugung von genetischen Verwandten im Lebenslauf: Längsschnittliche Befunde zur Plastizität und Stabilität der nepotistischen Orientierung bei jüngeren und älteren Erwachsenen. Zeitschrift für Sozialpsychologie, 35, 115-129.

Neyer, F. J. & Voigt, D. (2004). Personality and social network effects on romantic relationships: A dyadic approach. European Journal of Personality, 18, 279-299.

Neyer, F. J. (2004). Dyadic fits and transactions in personality and relationships. In F. R. Lang & K. L. Fingerman (Eds.), Growing together: Personal relationships across the lifespan (pp. 290-316). New York: Cambridge University Press.


Neyer, F. J. & Lang, F. R. (2003). The origins of human nature. Evolutionary developmental psychology, by David R. Bjorklund & Anthony D. Pellegrini. Washington / DC: American Psychological Association, 2001, Evolution and Human Behaviour, 24, 144-147.

Neyer, F. J. & Lang, F. R. (2003). Wie dick ist Blut? Psychologie Heute, 30(3), 34-38.

Neyer, F. J. & Lang, F. R. (2003). Blood is thicker than water: Kinship orientation across adulthood. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 84, 310-321.

Neyer, F. J. (2003). Persönlichkeit und Partnerschaft. In I. Grau & H. W. Bierhoff (Hrsg.), Sozialpsychologie der Partnerschaft (pp. 165-189). Berlin, Heidelberg, New York: Springer.


Neyer, F. J. (2002). Exploring twins. Towards a social analysis of twinship, by Elizabeth A Stewart. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire and London: McMillan Press, 2000, Contemporary Sociology, 31(2), 139-140.

Neyer, F. J. (2002a). Twin relationships in old age: A developmental perspective. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 19, 155-178.

Neyer, F. J. (2002b). The dyadic interdependence of attachment security and dependency: A conceptual replication across older twin pairs and younger couples. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 19, 483-503.

Seise, J., Banse, R. & Neyer, F. J. (2002). Individuelle Unterschiede in impliziten und expliziten Einstellungen zur Homosexualität. Zeitschrift für Sexualforschung, 15, 21-42.


Neyer, F. J. & Asendorpf, J. B. (2001). Personality relationship transaction in young adulthood. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 81, 1190-1204.

Neyer, F. J. (2001). Individuum und Soziales Netz: Wie sich Persönlichkeit und Beziehungen wechselseitig beeinflussen. Verhaltenstherapie und Verhaltensmedizin, 22, 319-331.

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