Felix Schönbrodt

PD Dr. Dipl.-Psych.

Research Interests

  • Response surface analysis
  • Dyadic data analyses (APIMs etc.), Social Relations Analyses
  • Bayes factors & sequential testing procedures
  • Psychometrics of implicit motives by picture-story-exercises (PSEs)
  • Dynamic modeling of motivation
  • Intimacy and autonomy in close relationships
  • The Zurich model of social motivation (see a live demo of a dynamic model)
  • Coding packages for R
  • Mindfulness, implicit self-regulation, and self-control


  • A filter for masking visual stimuli: ScrambleFilter.
  • R-package WRS (Wilcox's Robust Statistics)
  • R-package TripleR (Social Relations Model for indistinguishable group members)
  • R-package fSRM (Social Relations Model for families)
  • R-package RSA (Response Surface Analysis)


  • DFG-Network „Psychometry of implicit motives“ (DFG SCHO1334-1/1) (funded by German Research Foundation)
  • DFG-Network „Personality and Social Relationships“ (www.persoc.net) (funded by German Research Foundation)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie (DGPs)
  • Society für the Study of Motivation (SSM)

Member of Foundation for Open Access Statistics (FOAS) and Open Science Framework

foas Bildschirmfoto 2014-11-04 um 12.19.06

My Github repository: images