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Roman Stengelin

Postdoctoral Researcher

Department of Comparative Cultural Psychology
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology 
Deutscher Platz 6 
D-04103 Leipzig 
Germany

phone: +49 (0) 341 3550 408
email: roman_stengelineva.mpgde

Thesis title: A cross-cultural investigation of social motivation and social cognition in young children

Research Interests
Curriculum Vitae
Publications

Research Interests

  • social learning
  • social motivation
  • social cognition
  • deception
  • culturally determined socialization goals and parenting practices
  • economic risk-taking behaviors
  • cross-cultural developmental psychology

Curriculum Vitae

Career & Education 
since 2020Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Comparative Cultural Psychology
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig
2015 - 2020Research Associate | PhD Student 
Department of Early Child Development and Culture 
Leipzig University
2013 - 2015M.Sc in Psychology
Leipzig University
2010 - 2013B.Sc in Psychology
Koblenz-Landau University
Practical Experience
2016 - 2019Cross-cultural developmental Psychology in Namibia (11 months)
Oshikoto region, Bwabwata region)
Teaching (courses/taught at the University)
2019Developmental Psychology, seminar for graduate students (M.Sc.)
2019Cross-Cultural Psychology, seminar for graduate students (M.Sc.)
2018Ethics Committee, exercise for graduate students (M.Sc.)
2018Neurocognitive Development, seminar for graduate students (M.Sc.)
2017Scientific Reading, seminar for graduate students (M.Sc., with T. Toppe and S. DeTroy)
2017Ethics Committee, exercise for graduate students (M.Sc.)
2017Student Internship, graduate module (M.Sc.)
2016Ethics Committee, exercise for graduate students (M.Sc.)
2016Developmental Psychology, seminar for StEx students (education)
2015Developmental Psychology, seminar for StEx students (education)
Memberships 
  • DGP - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie
Languages
  • German (mother tongue)
  • English (fluent)
  • French (basic skills)

Publications

Stengelin, R., Golubovic, A., Toppe, T., Over, H., & Haun, D. B. M. (2021). Priming third-party ostracism does not lead to increased affiliation in three Serbian communities. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 203: 105019.
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Stengelin, R., Hepach, R., & Haun, D. B. M. (2020). Cultural variation in young children’s social motivation for peer collaboration and its relation to the ontogeny of Theory of Mind. PLoS One, 15: e0242071.
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Stengelin, R., Hepach, R., & Haun, D. B. M. (2020). Cross-cultural variation in how much, but not whether, children overimitate. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 193: 104796.
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Stengelin, R., Hepach, R., & Haun, D. B. M. (2020). Hai||om children mistrust, but do not deceive, peers with opposing self-interests. PLoS One, 15(3).
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Haun, D., Liebal, K., Amici, F., Bender, A., Bohn, M., Bräuer, J., Buttelmann, D., Burkart, J., Cacchione, T., DeTroy, S., Faßbender, I., Fichtel, C., Fischer, J., Gampe, A., Gray, R. D., Horn, L., Oña, L. S., Kärtner, J., Kaminski, J., Kanngießer, P., Keller, H., Köster, M., Kopp, K. S., Kornadt, H.-J., Rakoczy, H., Schuppli, C., Stengelin, R., Trommsdorff, G., Leeuwen, E. v., & Schaik, C. v. (2020). Ein Plädoyer für die Relevanz der Vergleichenden Psychologie für das Verständnis menschlicher Entwicklung (Kommentare zu Daum, M. M., Greve, W.,Pauen, S., Schuhrke, B. und Schwarzer, G.(2020). Positionspapier der Fachgruppe Entwicklungspsychologie: Ein Versuch einer Standortbestimmung. In: Psychologische Rundschau, 71(1), 24-46). Psychologische Rundschau, 71(1), 40-41.
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Stengelin, R., Hepach, R., & Haun, D. B. M. (2019). Being observed increases overimitation in three diverse cultures. Developmental Psychology, 55(12), 2630-2636.
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Stengelin, R., Grüneisen, S., & Tomasello, M. (2018). Why should I trust you? Investigating young children’s spontaneous mistrust in potential deceivers. Cognitive Development, 48, 146-154.
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