M. Sc. Bernd Schäfer

Room: IB 4/175
Phone: +49 234 32 - 24629
By appointment

  • Subjective well-being in adolescence
  • Dynamics in subjective well-being
  • Lifespan development of subjective well-being
  • Decision-making


Domeier M., Sachse P., Schäfer B. (2018) Motivational reasons for biased decisions: The sunk-cost effect´s instrumental rationality.

Seit 05/2022
Research Associate

Psychological Methods Lab
Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Deutschland

04/2020 - 03/2020
Research Associate (Educational Research)

Bergische Universität Wuppertal

07/2017 - 03/2020
Occupational Psychologist (Diagnostics and psychological counseling)

Psychological Service of the Federal Employment Agency

Seit 05/2022
Graduate Student
Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Deutschland

09/2014 - 05/2017
Master of Science Psychologie
Universität Innsbruck, Österreich
Master Thesis: Debiasing und Selbstreflexion

10/2011 - 08/2014
Bachelor of Science Psychologie
Universität Innsbruck, Österreich
Bachelor Thesis: Self-Leadership und Sinnerleben

  • Determinants of subjective well-being in critical periods of adolesence (Study of youth Happiness)