Felix Schönbrodt

Dr. Dipl.-Psych.

Research Interests

  • Mindfulness, implicit self-regulation, and self-control
  • Measurements of implicit motives by picture-story-exercises (PSEs), reaction time measures, and behavior in virtual environments
  • 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
  • Robust statistics, multilevel analyses, diffusion modeling (e.g. Ratcliff Diffusion Model), dyadic data analyses (APIMs etc.), Social Relations Analyses


  • A filter for masking visual stimuli: ScrambleFilter.
  • R-package for Social Relations Analyses: TripleR
  • R-package WRS (Wilcox's Robust Statistics)


  • DFG-Network „Personality and Social Relationships“ (www.persoc.net)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie (DGPs), Fachgruppe Differentielle Psychologie, Persönlichkeitspsychologie und Psychologische Diagnostik (DPPD)
  • Society für the Study of Motivation (SSM)

Member of Foundation for Open Access Statistics (FOAS)