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Psychological Methodology

Technological progress has led to the development of new psychological methods as well as the modification of already well established methods. Especially the computer has substantially influenced psychology as a science. Complex statistical methods can be performed efficiently and data can be visualized easily. But also data collection has changed significantly through the computer and the Internet in particular. In Psychological Diagnostics, efficient adaptive testing was only possible through the usage of a computer. Doing research online is meanwhile common practice. The Division of Psychological Methodology commit itself to these new research methods.

Internet-based research/Ambulatory Assessment:

  • Ambulatory Assessment with smartphones
  • Research about online social media
  • Development of new data collection techniques such as using wearables
  • Analysis of metadata/paradata
  • Research about consequences of mobile/digital communication (e.g., addiction, loss of privacy)

The Division of Psychological Methodology supports the Open Science movement. This implies systematic reviews (meta-analyses), power analyses, participation in multi-site studies, preregistration, open data, open material, and so forth.


  1. 24 May

    4. European Calcium Channel Conference

    24. May 2022, 09:00 - 28. May 2022, 17:00
    Congress Centrum Alpbach, A-6236 Alpbach
  2. 25 May

    Inaugural lecture of Dagmar Stoiber-Sakaguchi Professor of Pharmacology

    25. May 2022, 18:00 - 20:00
    Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences, Auditorium
  3. 12 May

    Hearing "Work, Organizational, and Economic Psychology"

    12. May 2022, 08:30 - 12:00
    Karl Landsteiner Privatuniversität / Online via MS Team