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René Proyer

PD Dr. René Proyer

PD Dr. René Proyer

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Institut für Psychologie

Raum E.37
Emil-Abderhalden-Straße/26-27
06108 Halle, Germany

Telefon: +49 345 55 24362
Telefax: +49 345 5527218

Twitter: @ReneProyer
ORCID ID: orcid.org/0000-0001-7426-4939
Publons: publons.com/a/1302068/

Postanschrift:
Department of Psychology
Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
06099 Halle, Germany

PD Dr. René Proyer

Sprechzeit: nach Vereinbarung

Forschungsinteressen

Positive Psychologie (Wohlbefinden/Lebenszufriedenheit, Interventionen)

Verspieltheit im Jugend- und Erwachsenenalter (Modellentwicklung, Entwicklung von Messinstrumenten für Kinder, Jugendliche und Erwachsene)

Dispositionen zum Lachen und Ausgelachtwerden (aktuell: Studien zur Rolle in der Schule)

Berufsinteressen bei Jugendlichen; Fragen der Karriere- und Laufbahnberatung

Vita (kurz)

2002 Diplom in Psychologie (Universität Wien; Mag. rer. nat.)

2005 Lizenz für berufsbezogene Eignungsbeurteilungen nach DIN33430

2006 Promotion (Universität Zürich; Dr. phil.)

2014 Habilitation (Universität Zürich)

2015 Vertretung der Professur für Differentielle Psychologie und Psychologische Diagnostik an der Universität Halle

Funktionen

Mitglied des Executive Committees der European Association of Psychological Assessment (EAPA   )

Associate Editor European Journal of Psychological Assessment (2015- )

Associate Editor BMC Psychology: Personality and individual differences (2015- )

Associate Editor Journal of Well-Being Assessment (2017- )

Editorial Board Current Psychology (2014- )

Editorial Board International Journal of Applied Positive Psychology (2015- )

Consulting Editor Rivista Italiana di Studi sull’Umorismo (RISU) (2017 - )

International Advisory Board The European Journal of Humor Research (2012- )

Guest Editor für ein Special Issue im International Journal of Play mit dem Arbeitstitel: A multidisciplinary perspective on play and playfulness in adults   

Guest Editor for ein Special Issue bei Frontiers in Psychology: Personality and Social Psychology mit dem Titel Humor and Laughter, Playfulness and Cheerfulness: Upsides and Downsides to a Life of Lightness    (gem. mit Willibald Ruch, Universität Zürich; Tracey Platt, University of Wolverhampton und Hsueh-Chih Chen, National Taiwan Normal University)

Editor in Chief HUMOR: International Journal of Humor Research (2014-2015)

Guest Editor für ein Special Issue (2010-1, 2010-2) von Psychological Test and Assessment Modeling

Associate Editor Frontiers in Psychology: Quantitative Psychology and Measurement (2015-2016)

Aktuelle Publikationen (2014-2017)

Dursun, P., Dalgar, I., Brauer, K., Yerlikaya, E., & Proyer, R. T. (in press). Assessing dispositions towards ridicule and being laughed at: Development and initial validation of the Turkish PhoPhiKat-45. Current Psychology. doi:10.1007/s12144-017-9725-2

Gander, F., Proyer, R. T., & Ruch, W. (in press). A placebo-controlled online study on potential mediators of a pleasure-based positive psychology intervention: The role of emotional and cognitive components. Journal of Happiness Studies. doi:10.1007/s10 902-017-9909-3   

Platt, T., Hofmann, J., Ruch, W., & Proyer, R. T. (in press). Duchenne display responses towards sixteen enjoyable emotions: Individual differences between no and high fear of being laughed at. In P. Ekman, & E. L. Rosenberg (Eds.), What the face reveals: Basic and applied studies of spontaneous expression using the Facial Action Coding System (pp. xxx-xxx). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. (Reprint MOEM)

Proyer, R. T. (in press). Playfulness and humor in psychology: An overview and update. HUMOR: International Journal of Humor Research.

Proyer, R. T. (in press). Positive psychology. In V. Zeigler-Hill & T. K. Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences. Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-28099-8_1496-1   

Proyer, R. T., Gander, F., Tschirpke, V., & Brauer, K. (in Druck). Prävention psychischer Störungen im Kontext der Positiven Psychologie. In B. Röhrle, J. Anding, & H. Christiansen (Hrsg.), Prävention und Gesundheitsförderung (Bd. VI. Zur Verbesserung der Wirksamkeit). Tübingen: DGVT.

Proyer, R. T., & Brauer, K. (2018). Exploring adult playfulness: Examining the accuracy of personality judgments at zero-acquaintance and an LIWC analysis of textual information. Journal of Research in Personality, 73, 12-20. doi:10.1016/j.jrp.2017.10.002    (bis 14.12.17 kostenfreier Abruf)

Brauer, K., & Proyer, R. T. (2017). Are Impostors playful? Testing the association of adult playfulness with the Impostor Phenomenon. Personality and Individual Differences, 116, 57-62. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2017.04.029   

Gander, F., Proyer, R. T., & Ruch, W. (2017). The subjective assessment of accomplishment and positive relationships: Initial validation and correlative and experimental evidence for their association with well-being. Journal of Happiness Studies, 18, 743-764. doi:10.1007/s10902-016-9751-z

Hofmann, J., Ruch, W., Proyer, R. T., Platt, T., & Gander, F. (2017). Assessing dispositions towards ridicule and laughter in the workplace: Adapting and validating the PhoPhiKat-9 Questionnaire. Frontiers in Psychology, 8:714. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00714   

Proyer, R. T. (2017). A multidisciplinary perspective on adult play and playfulness (Editorial). International Journal of Play, 6, 241-243. doi:\link{http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/21594937.2017.1384307?needAccess=true   }{10.1080/21594937.2017.1384307}

Proyer, R. T. (2017). A new structural model for the study of adult playfulness: Assessment and exploration of an understudied individual differences variable. Personality and Individual Differences, 108, 113-122. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2016.12.011   

Proyer, R. T., Gander, F., & Tandler, N. (2017). Strength-based interventions: Their importance in application to the gifted. Gifted Education International, 33, 118-130. doi:10.1177/0261429416640334   

Proyer, R. T., & Laub, N. (2017). The German-language version of the Expressions of Spirituality Inventory-revised: Adaptation and initial validation. Current Psychology, 36, 1-13. doi:10.1007/s12144-015-9379-x   

Proyer, R. T., & Ortner, T. M. (2017). Praxis der Psychologischen Gutachtenerstellung: Schritte vom Deckblatt bis zum Anhang (2. Aufl.). Bern: Hogrefe.

Proyer, R. T., & Wolf, A. (2017). Humor and well-being. In J. Stein (Ed.), Reference Module in Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Psychology. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-809324-5.05590-5   

Gander, F., Proyer, R. T., & Ruch, W. (2016). Positive psychology interventions addressing pleasure, engagement, meaning, positive relationships, and accomplishment increase well-being and ameliorate depressive symptoms: A randomized, placebo-controlled online study. Frontiers in Psychology, 7: 686. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00686   

Ivanova, E. M., Makogon, I.K, Stefanenko, E.A., Enikolopov, S.N., Proyer, R. T., & Ruch, W. (2016). Русскоязычная адаптация опросника гелотофобии, гелотофилии и катагеластицизма PhoPhiKat [The Russian-language adaptation of the questionnaire for gelotophobia, gelotophilia and katagelasticism PhoPhiKat]. Voprosy Psikhologii, 2, 162-171.

Platt, T., Proyer, R. T., Hofmann, J., & Ventis, L. V. (2016). Gelotophobia in practice and the implications of ignoring it. European Journal of Humour Research, 4, 46-56.

Proyer, R. T., Gander, F., Wellenzohn, S., & Ruch, W. (2016). Addressing the role of personality, ability, and positive and negative affect in positive psychology interventions: Findings from a randomized intervention based on the Authentic Happiness theory and extensions. Journal of Positive Psychology, 11, 609-621. doi:10.1080/17439760.2015.1137622   

Proyer, R. T., Gander, F., Wellenzohn, S., & Ruch, W. (2016). Nine beautiful things: A self-administered online positive psychology intervention on the beauty in nature, arts, and behaviors increases happiness and ameliorates depressive symptoms. Personality and Individual Differences, 94, 189-193. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2016.01.028    (s. dazu auch Pressemitteilung und Beitrag in der Mitteldeutschen Zeitung   )

Ruch, W., & Proyer, R. T. (2017). Stärkenorientierte Ansätze. In R. Frank (Hrsg.), Therapiziel Wohlbefinden (S. 109-119; 2. Aufl.). Berlin: Springer. doi:1   0.1007/978-3-662-53471-7_8

Wellenzohn, S., Proyer, R. T., & Ruch, W. (2016). How do positive psychology interventions work? A short-term placebo-controlled humor-based study on the role of the time focus. Personality and Individual Differences, 96, 1-6. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2016.02.056   

Wellenzohn, S., Proyer, R. T., & Ruch, W. (2016). Humor-based online positive psychology interventions: A randomized placebo-controlled long-term trial. Journal of Positive Psychology, 11, 584-594. doi:10.1080/17439760.2015.1137624   

Hofmann, J., Platt, T., Ruch, W., & Proyer, R. T. (2015). Individual differences in gelotophobia predict responses to joy and contempt.    SAGE Open, 5(2):1-12. DOI: 10.1177/2158244015581191   

Ortner, T. M., & Proyer, R. T. (2015). Objective Personality Tests.    In T. M. Ortner, & F. J. R. van de Vijver (Eds.). Behavior-based assessment in psycholog: Going beyond self-report in the personality, affective, motivation, and social domains (pp. 133-152). Göttingen: Hogrefe. ISBN 978-0-88937-437-9.

Proyer, R. T. (2015). Zur multimethodischen Diagnostik beruflicher Interessen : vom Fragebogen zum Objektiven Test.    In C. Tarnai, &F. G. Hartmann (Hrsg.), Berufliche Interessen: Beiträge zur Theorie von J. L. Holland (S. 45-62). Münster: Waxmann . ISBN 978-3-8309-3148-5.

Proyer, R. T., Gander, F., Wellenzohn, S., & Ruch, W. (2015). Strengths-based positive psychology interventions: A randomized placebo controlled online trial on long-term effects for a signature strengths- vs. a lesser strengths-intervention. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 456. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00456   

Proyer, R. T., Wagner, L. (2015). Playfulness in adults revisited: The signal theory in German speakers.    American Journal of Play, 7, 201-227.

Proyer, R. T., Wellenzohn, S., Gander, F., & Ruch, W. (2015). Toward a better understanding of what makes positive interventions work: Predicting happiness and depression from the person × intervention-fit in a follow-up after 3.5 years. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being, 7, 108- 128. doi:10.1111/aphw.12039   

Ruch, W., & Proyer, R. T. (2015). Mapping strengths into virtues: The relation of the 24 VIA-strengths to six ubiquitous virtues. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 460. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00460   

Führ, M., Platt, T., & Proyer, R. T. (2015). Testing the relations of gelotophobia with humor as a coping strategy and self-ascribed loneliness, reflectivity, attractiveness, self-acceptance, and life expectations. European Journal of Humour Research, 3, 84-97.

Proyer, R. T. (2014). Perceived functions of playfulness in adults: Does it mobilize you at work, rest, and when being with others? European Review of Applied Psychology, 64, 241-250. doi:10.1016/j.erap.2014.06.001   

Proyer, R. T. (2014). To love and play: Testing the association of adult playfulness with the relationship personality and relationship satisfaction. Current Psychology, 33, 501-514. doi:10.1007/s12144-014-9225-6   

Proyer, R. T., Gander, F., Wellenzohn, S., & Ruch, W. (2014). Positive psychology interventions in people aged 50-79 years: Long-term effects of placebo-controlled online-interventions on wellbeing and depression. Aging and Mental Health, 18, 997-1005. doi:10.1080/13607863.2014.899978   

Proyer, R. T, Wagner-Menghin, M. M., & Grafinger, G. (2014). Screening reading comprehension in adults: Development and initial evaluation of a reading comprehension measure. Psychological Test and Assessment Modeling, 56, 368-381.

Ruch, W., Martínez-Martí, M. L., Proyer, R. T. & Harzer, C. (2014). The Character Strengths Rating Form (CSRF): Development and initial assessment of a 24-Item rating scale to assess character strengths. Personality and Individual Differences, 68, 53-58. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2014.03.042   

Ruch, W., Hofmann, J., Platt, T., & Proyer, R. T. (2014). The      state-of-the art in gelotophobia research: A review and some theoretical extensions. Humor: International Journal of Humor Research, 27, 23-45. doi:10.1515/humor-2013-0046   

Proyer, R. T., Gander, F., Wellenzohn, S., & Ruch, W. (2014). Positive psychology interventions in people aged 50-79 years: Long-term effects of placebo-controlled online-interventions on well-being and depression. Aging and Mental Health, 18, 997-1005. doi:10.1080/13607863.2014.899978   

Proyer, R. T. (2014). A psycho-linguistic approach for studying adult playfulness: A replication and extension toward relations with humor. Journal of Psychology: Interdisciplinary and Applied, 148, 717-735. doi:10.1080/00223980.2013.826165   

Kamble, S. V., Proyer, R. T. & Ruch, W. (2014). Gelotophobia in India: The assessment of the fear of being laughed at with the Kannada version of the GELOPH<15>. Psychological Studies, 59, 337-344. doi:10.1007/s12646-014-0254-x   

Mitgliedschaft in wissenschaftlichen Vereinigungen

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie (DGPs   ), Fachgruppe    Differentielle Psychologie, Persönlichkeitspsychologie und psychologische Diagnostik

European Association of Psychological Assessment (EAPA   )

International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA   )

International Society for Humor Studies (ISHS   )

Swiss Positive Psychology Association (SWIPPA   )

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