Göttinger Graduiertenschule für Neurowissenschaften, Biophysik und Molekulare Biowissenschaften

Hasselhorn, Marcus, Prof. Dr.

Professor, Georg August University Göttingen

  • 1977-1983 Studies in Psychology, Göttingen and Heidelberg
  • 1983 Diploma (Psychology)
  • 1983-1985 PhD student, MPI for Psychological Research, Munich
  • 1986 Dr. phil. (Psychology) University of Heidelberg
  • 1985-1987 Junior Researcher, Dept. of Psychology, Göttingen
  • 1987-1992 Postdoc, Dept. of Psychology, Göttingen
  • 1993 Habilitation (Psychology, Faculty of Biology, Göttingen
  • 1992-1993 Professor of Developmental Psychology, Koblenz-Landau
  • 1993-1997 Professor of Developmental Psychology, Technical University of Dresden
  • 1997- Professor of Educational Psychology and Developmental Psychology, Göttingen

    • Major Research Interests

      • Human cognitive development during childhood and old age
      • Learning disabilities
      • Working memory
      • Attention
      • School related learning

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      Selected Recent Publications

      • Preis S, Hasselhorn M (1998) Is motor performance related to memory performance in children with specific language impairment. In W Ziegler & K Deger (Eds.), Clinical phonetics and linguistics, 203-212
      • Hager W, Hasselhorn M (1998) The effectiveness of the Cognitive Training For Children from a differential perspective: A meta-evaluation. Learning and Instruction 8, 411-438
      • Hasselhorn M, Richter M (2002) Entwicklung effektiver Abrufhemmung bei Grundschulkindern: Zum Einfluß von Motivation und Einsicht. Zeitschrift für Entwicklungspsychologie u. Pädagogische Psychologie 34, 149-155
      • Hasselhorn M, Grube D (2003) The phonological similarity effect on memory span in children: Does it depend on age, speech rate, and articulatory suppression? International Journal of Behavioural Development 27, 145-152
      • Becker A, Woerner W, Hasselhorn M, Banaschewski T, Rothenberger A (2004) Validation of the parent and teacher SDQ in a clinical sample. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry [Suppl 2] 13, 11-16
      • Tiffin-Richards MC, Hasselhorn M, Richards ML, Banaschewski T, Rothenberger A (2004) Time reproduction in finger tapping tasks by children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and/or dyslexia. Dyslexia 10, 299-315
      • Titz C, Behrendt J, Hasselhorn M (2004) Welche Rolle spielen proaktive Interferenzen zur Erklärung von Altersdifferenzen in der Gedächtnisspanne? Zeitschrift für Gerontopsychologie & -psychiatrie 17, 173-177
      • Hasselhorn M, Mähler C, Grube D (2005) Theory of mind, working memory, and verbal ability in preschool children: The proposal of a relay race model of the developmental dependencies. In W. Schneider, R. Schumann-Hengsteler and B. Sodian (Eds.), Young children´s cognitive development: Interrelationships among executive functioning, working memory, verbal ability, and theory of mind, 219-237
      • Hasselhorn M (in press) Competencies for successful learning: Developmental changes and constraints. In J Hartig, E Klieme and D Leutner (Eds.), Assessment of competencies in educational contexts: State of the art and future prospects. Göttingen: Hogrefe & Hube
      • Hasselhorn M, Mähler C (in press) Phonological working memory in children with intellectual disability. International Journal of Disability, Development, and Education