Dr. Benjamin Tauber, M. Sc.

Research assistant


Benjamin TauberDepartment of Psychological Aging Research
Institute of Psychology, Heidelberg University

Bergheimer Str. 20, Room 030
D-69115 Heidelberg

Phone +49 (0)6221 - 54 81 14
Fax +49 (0)6221 - 54 81 12

E-Mail: Benjamin Tauber


Curriculum vitae

  • 2011 Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Heidelberg University
  • 2013 Master of Science in developmental and clinical Psychology, Heidelberg University
  • 2017 PhD, Heidelberg University
  • 2013-2017 Research assistant, Heidelberg University
  • 2014-2017 Admission Committee Master Psychology, Heidelberg University
  • 2015-2017 Quality manager, Institute of Psychology, Heidelberg University

Research Interests

  • Project ILSE
  • Statistical data analysis of longitudinal change
  • The development of personality during adulthood


  • SoSe 2017: Seminar: "Personality development across the life span" at the Institute of Psychology, Heidelberg University
  • WiSe 2014/15: Seminar: "Subjective and objective health" at the Institute of Psychology, Heidelberg University


  • Wettstein, M., Tauber, B., Kuźma, E., & Wahl, H.-W. (2017). The interplay between personality and cognitive ability across 12 years in middle and late adulthood: Evidence for reciprocal associations. Psychology and Aging, 32, 259-277 .
  • Wettstein, M., Tauber, B., Wahl, H.-W., & Frankenberg, C. (2017). 12-Year Associations of Health with Personality in the Second Half of Life:  Being versus Feeling Healthy. GeroPsych: The Journal of Gerontopsychology and Geriatric Psychiatry, 30, 5-17.
  • Wahl, H.-W., Siebert, J. S., & Tauber, B. (2017). Theories of Successful Aging. In A. N. Pachana (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Geropsychology (pp. 1823-1831). New York: Springer.
  • Sattler, C., Wahl, H.-W., Schröder, J., Kruse, A., Schönknecht, P., Kunzmann, U., Braun, T., Degen, C., Nitschke, I., Rahmlow, W., Rammelsbert, P., Siebert, J. S., Tauber, B., Wendelstein, B., Zenthöfer, A. (2017). Interdisciplinary Longitudinal Study on Adult Development and Aging (ILSE) In N. Pachana (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Geropsychology (pp. 1213-1222). New York: Springer.
  • Tauber, B., Wahl, H., & Schröder, J. (2016). Personality and life satisfaction over 12 years: Contrasting mid- and late life. Geropsych: The Journal Of Gerontopsychology And Geriatric Psychiatry, 29, 37-48.
  • Fiedler, K., Wöllert, F., Tauber, B., & Hess, P. (2013). Applying sampling theories to attitude learning in a virtual school class. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 122, 222-231.

Office hour

  • On appointment


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