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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Lebenswissen­schaftliche Fakultät - Institut für Psychologie



Prof. Dr. Matthias Ziegler

Psychologische Diagnostik

in press

Condon, D. M., Wood, D., Mõttus, R., Booth, T., Costantini, G., Greiff, S. et al. (in press). Bottom Up Construction of a Personality Taxonomy. European Journal of Psychological Assessment. 10.31234/osf.io/u2n7s

Horstmann, K. T., Rauthmann, J. F., Sherman, R. A., & Ziegler, M. (in press). Distinguishing simple and residual consistency in dunctionally equivalent and non-equivalent situations: Evidence from experimental and observational longitudinal data. European Journal of Personality. 10.31234/osf.io/bcmyt

Kirst, S., Diehm, R., Bögl, K., Wilde-Etzold, S., Bach, C., Noterdaeme, M. et al. (in press). Fostering Socio-Emotional Competencies in Children with Autism using a Parent-Assisted Serious Game: A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial. 10.31219/osf.io/pgc7m

Maaß, U., Lüdtke, O., & Ziegler, M. (in press). The Narcissism in Situations Framework: Person and Situation Effects on State Narcissism. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/usg8k


Lämmle, L., Nussbeck, F. W., & Ziegler, M. (2021). Hello from the Other Side: Can We Perceive Others’ Darkness? Observers’ Accuracy of the Dark Triad. Journal of Personality Assessment, 103(1), 106-119. https://doi.org/10.1080/00223891.2019.1683020


Baranski, E., Sweeny, K., Gardiner, G., International Situations Project, Funder, D. C. (2020). International Optimism: Correlates and Consequences of Dispositional Optimism across 61 Countries. Journal of Personality. https://doi.org/10.1111/jopy.12582

Bolbeth, A., Ziegler, M., & Fehm, L. (2020). Broad scope symptom questionnaires in psychotherapy: Comparing Brief Symptom Inventory and ICD-10 Symptom Rating. Psychotherapie, Psychosomatik, Medizinische Psychologie. https://doi.org/10.1055/a-1264-0348

Horstmann, K. T., & Ziegler, M. (2020). Assessing Personality States: What to Consider when Constructing Personality State Measures. European Journal of Personality, 34, 1037-1059. https://doi.org/10.1002/per.2266

Horstmann, K. T., Rauthmann, J. F., Sherman, R. A., & Ziegler, M. (2020). Unveiling an Exclusive Link: Predicting Behavior with Personality, Situation Perception, and Affect in a Pre-Registered Experience Sampling Study. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1037/pspp0000357

Horstmann, K.T., Ziegler, J., & Ziegler, M. (2020). Assessment of Situational Perceptions: Measurement Issues and a Joint Taxonomization of Persons and Situations. In J. F. Rauthmann, R. A. Sherman, & D. C. Funder (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Psychological Situations (pp. 343-359). Oxford: Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190263348.013.21

Lämmle, L., & Ziegler M. (2020). TBS-DTK-Rezension: TOP Dark Triad of Personality at Work. Zeitschrift für Arbeits- und Organisationspsychologie, 64(3), 216-218. https://doi.org/10.1026/0932-4089/a000336.

Lee, D. I., Gardiner, G., Baranski, E., Funder, D.C., International Situations Project, Beramendi, M. et al. (2020). Situational experiences around the world: A replication and extension in 62 countries. Journal of Personality. https://doi.org/10.1111.jopy.12558

Maraz, A., Nagy, T., & Ziegler, M. (2020). When bad gets worse: Negative wording amplifies negative recall in persons with the borderline personalty traint. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 35(1), 274-285. https://doi.org/ 10.1002/acp.3764

Michel, Y. A., Steinmayr, R., Frenzel, A. C., & Ziegler, M. (2020) Unpacking domain-specific achievement motivations: the role of contextualising items for test-criterion correlations. Educational Psychology, 1-25. https://doi.org/10.1080/01443410.2020.1713303

Mõttus, R., Wood, D., Condon, D. W., Back, M. D., Baumert, A., Costantini, G. et al. (2020). Descriptive, predictive and explanatory personality research: Different goals, different approaches, but a shared need to move beyond the Big Few traits. European Journal of Personality, 34(6), 1175-1201. https://doi.org10.1002/per.2311

Nickisch, A., Palazova, M., & Ziegler, M. (2020). Dark personalities – dark relationships? An investigation of the relation between the Dark Tetrad and attachment styles. Personality and Individual Differences, 167, 110227. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2020.110227

Roemer, L., Horstmann, K. T., & Ziegler, M. (2020). Sometimes Hot, Sometimes Not: The Relations Between Selected Situational Vocational Interests and Situation Perception. European Journal of Personality. https://doi.org/10.1002/per.2287

Schemmel, J., Steinhagen, T., Ziegler, M., & Volbert, R. (2020). How Information on a Motive to Lie Influences CBCA-Based Ratings and Veracity Judgements. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 2021-2032. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.02021

Scholaske, L., Rodriguez, N., Emel Sari, N., Spallek, J., Ziegler, M., &. Entringer, S. (2020). The German Vision of the Multidimensional Acculturative Stress Inventory (MASI) for Turkish-Origin Immigrants. European Journal of Psychological Assessment. . https://doi.org/10.1027/1015-5759/a000567

Wehner, C., Maaß, U., Leckelt, M., Back, M. D., & Ziegler, M. (2020). Validation of the Short Dark Triad in a German sample: Structure, nomological network, and an ultrashort version. European Journal of Psychological Assessment. https://doi.org/10.1027/1015-5759/a000617

Wessels, I., Ruess, J., Gess, C., Deicke, W., & Ziegler, M. (2020). Is research-based leraning effective? Evidence from a pre-post analysis in the social sciences. Studies in Higher Education, 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1080/03075079.2020.1739014

Zhang, J., Ziegler, M., & Paulhus, D. L. (2020). Development and evaluation of the short Dark Triad – Chinese Version (SD3-C). Current Psychology, 39(4), 1161-1171. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12144-019-00272-3

Ziegler, M. (2020). Von Fischen und Münzwürfen – Warum sich Typentests nicht für die Personalauswahl eignen. Wirtschaftspsychologie aktuell, 1, 21-26.


Bensch, D., Maaß, U., Greiff, S., Horstmann, K. T., & Ziegler, M. (2019). The nature of faking: A homogeneous and predictable construct? Psychological Assessment, 31(4), 532-544. https://doi.org/10.1037/pas0000619

Bensch, D., Paulhus, D. L., Stankov, L., & Ziegler, M. (2017). Teasing Apart Overclaiming, Overconfidence, and Socially Desirable Responding. Assessment, 26(3), 351-363. https://doi.org/10.1177/1073191117700268

Bergmann, T., Heinrich, M., Ziegler, M., Dziobek, I., Diefenbacher, A., & Sappok, T. (2019). Developing a Diagnostic Algorithm for the Music-Based Scale for Autism Diagnostics (MUSAD) Assessing Adults with Intellectual Disability. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 49(1), 1-21. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-019-04069-y

Colom, R., Bensch, D., Horstmann, K. T., Wehner, C., & Ziegler, M. (2019). Special Issue “The Ability–Personality Integration”. Journal of Intelligence, 7(2), 13. https://doi.org/10.3390/jintelligence7020013

Fell, C. B., König, C. J., Jung, S., Sorg, D., & Ziegler, M. (2017). Are country level prevalences of rule violations associated with knowledge overclaiming among students?. International Journal of Psychology - 54(1), 17-22. https://doi.org/10.1002/ijop.12441

Freudenstein, J.-P., Strauch, C., Mussel, P., & Ziegler, M. (2019). Four personality types may be neither robust nor exhaustive. Nature Human Behaviour, 3(10), 1045-1046. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41562-019-0721-4

Horstmann, K. T., & Ziegler, M. (2018). Situational perception and affect: Barking up the wrong tree? Personality and Individual Differences, 136, 132–139. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2018.01.020

Horstmann, K. T., Knaut, M., & Ziegler, M. (2019). Criterion Validity. In Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences (pp. 1–3). Cham: Springer International Publishing . https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-28099-8_1293-1

Kemper, C. J., Trapp, S., Kathmann, N., Samuel, D. B., & Ziegler, M. (2018). Short Versus Long Scales in Clinical Assessment: Exploring the Trade-Off Between Resources Saved and Psychometric Quality Lost Using Two Measures of Obsessive–Compulsive Symptoms. Assessment, 107319111881005. https://doi.org/10.1177/1073191118810057

Kroll, F., Kossow, S. B., Mundt, I., Konrad, A., Pauls, A., Demuth, I. et al. (2019). The questionnaire on sexual experience and partnership quality (Q-Sex-PaQ): concept and first empirical test using data from the Berlin BASE-II cohort. Sexual and Relationship Therapy, 1-23. https://doi.org/10.1080/14681994.2019.1697804

Prys, M., Różewski, P., & Ziegler, M. (2019). The framework for creating a psychological assessment tool based on interactive storytelling. Procedia Computer Science, 159, 2206-2215. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procs.2019.09.395

Schachler, V., Epple, S. D., Clauss, E., Hoppe, A., Slemp, G., & Ziegler, M. (2019). Measuring Job Crafting Across Cultures: Lessons Learned from Comparing a German and an Australian Sample. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, 1–13. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00991

Trapp, S., & Ziegler, M. (2019). How Openness Enriches the Environment: Read More. Frontiers in Psychology, 10. https://doi.org/10.18452/20142

Trapp, S., Blömeke, S., & Ziegler, M. (2019). The openness-fluid-crystallized-intelligence (OFCI) model and the environmental enrichment hypothesis. Intelligence, 73, 30-40. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.intell.2019.01.009

Wehner, C., Roemer, L., & Ziegler, M. (2018). Construct Validity. In Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences. Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-28099-8_1288-1

Zhang, J., Paulhus, D. L., & Ziegler, M. (2018). Personality predictors of scholastic cheating in a Chinese sample. Educational Psychology, 1–19. https://doi.org/10.1080/01443410.2018.1502414

Zhang, J., Ziegler, M., & Paulhus, D. (2019). Development and evaluation of the short Dark Triad-Chinese version (SD3-C). Current Psychology, 39(4), 1161-1171. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12144-019-00272-3

Ziegler, M., Horstmann, K. T., & Ziegler, J. (2019). Personality in situations: Going beyond the OCEAN and introducing the Situation Five. Psychological Assessment, 31(4), 567-580. https://doi.org/10.1037/pas0000654


Bühner, M., Ziegler, M., & Kersting, M. (2018). Statistisch-methodische Grundlagen der Eignungsbeurteilung. In Personalauswahl kompetent gestalten (pp. 155-188). Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.

Gess, C., Geiger, C., & Ziegler, M. (2018). Social-scientific research competency: Validation of test score interpretations for evaluative purposes in higher education. European Journal of Psychological Assessment. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1027/1015-5759/a000451

Horstmann, K. T., Ziegler, J., & Ziegler, M. (2018). Assessment of Situational Perceptions: Measurement issues and a joint taxonomization of persons and situations. In D. C. Funder, J. F. Rauthmann, & R. A. Sherman (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Psychological Situations. Oxford University Press.

Kersting, M., Püttner, I., Höft, S., Strobel, A., Franke-Bartholdt, L., Bühner, M. et al. (2018). Personalauswahl kompetent gestalten: Grundlagen und Praxis der Eignungsdiagnostik nach DIN 33430. Cham: Springer.

Kretzschmar, A., Spengler, M., Schubert, A.-L., Steinmayr, R., & Ziegler, M. (2018). The Relation of Personality and Intelligence — What Can the Brunswik Symmetry Principle Tell Us? Journal of Intelligence, 6(3), 30. https://doi.org/10.3390/jintelligence6030030

Krumm, S., Detel (Stiehl), S., Schröder-Abé, M., Ziegler, M., & Zimmermann, J. (2018). Berufliche Eignungstest. In Diagnostik bei Migrantinnen und Migranten. Ein Handbuch (pp. 339-390). Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Maaß, U., Wehner, C., & Ziegler, M. (2018). Narcissism and friendships. In Handbook of Trait Narcissism (pp. 345-354). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-92171-6_37

Zhang, J., & Ziegler, M. (2018). Why do personality traits predict scholastic performance? A three-wave longitudinal study. Journal of Research in Personality, 74, 182-193. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrp.2018.04.006

Ziegler, M., & Peikert, A. (2018). How Specific Abilities Might Throw ‘g’ a Curve: An Idea on How to Capitalize on the Predictive Validity of Specific Cognitive Abilities. Journal of Intelligence, 6(3), 41. https://doi.org/10.3390/jintelligence6030041

Ziegler, M., Schroeter, T., Lüdtke, O., & Roemer, L. (2018). The Enriching Interplay between Openness and Interest: A Theoretical Elaboration of the OFCI Model and a First Empirical Test. Journal of Intelligence, 6(3), 35. https://doi.org/10.3390/jintelligence6030035


Baranski, E. N., Gardiner, G., Guillaume, E., Aveyard, M., Bastian, B., Bronin, I., ... & Gallardo-Pujol, D. (2017). Comparisons of Daily Behavior Across 21 Countries. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 8(3), 252-266. https://doi.org/10.1177/1948550616676879

Bühner, M. & Ziegler, M. (2017). Statistik für Psychologen und Sozialwissenschaftler: Grundlagen und Umsetzung Mit SPSS und R. (2. Auflage). München: Pearson.

Hess, U., Arslan, R., Mauersberger, H., Blaison, C., Dufner, M., Denissen, J. J. A., & Ziegler, M. (2017). Reliability of surface facial electromyography. Psychophysiology, 54(1), 12-23, https://doi.org/10.1111/psyp.12676

Hoppe, A., Toker, S., Schachler, V., & Ziegler, M. (2017). The effect of change in supervisor support and job control on change in vigor: Differential relationships for immigrant and native employees in Israel. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 38 (3), 391-414. https://doi.org/10.1002/job.2151

Maaß, U., & Ziegler, M. (2017). Narcissistic self-promotion is not moderated by the strength of situational cues. Personality and Individual Differences, 104, 482-488. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2016.09.008

Renner, K.-H., Ziegler, M., Bühner, M., & Spengler, M. (2017). Ein wenig Licht und noch mehr Schatten. Psychologische Rundschau, 68(4), 273-274.

Ziegler, M. (2017). Matthias Ziegler. In V. Zeigler-Hill, T. K. Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences. Cham: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-28099-8_2164-1

Ziegler, M., & Hess, U. (2017). Impression Management. In Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-28099-8_1312-1

Ziegler, M., & Horstmann, K. T. (2017). Importance of Testing Validity. European Journal of Personality, 31, 486-487. https://doi.org/10.1002/per

Ziegler, M., & Lämmle, L. (2017). Validity. . In V. Zeigler-Hill, T. K. Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences. Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-28099-8_1354-1

Ziegler, M., & Reichert, A. (2017). TBS-TK Rezension: Adaptives Intelligenz Diagnostikum 3 (AID 3). Psychologische Rundschau, 68, pp. 237-239, . https://doi.org/10.1026/0033-3042/a000368


Asendorpf, J. B., Baumert, A., Schmitt, M., Blum, G., van Bork, R., Borsboom, D. et al. (2016). Open Peer Commentary and Author´s Response. European Journal of Personality, 30(4), 304-340. https://doi.org/10.1002/per.2060

Baghai, P., Bensch, D., & Ziegler, M. (2016). Chapter eight measurement invariance across gender and major in the University of Tehran English proficiency test. Trends in Language Assessment Research and Practice: The View from the Middle East and the Pacific Rim, 167.eight measurement invariance across gender and major in the University of Tehran English proficiency test. Trends in Language Assessment Research and Practice: The View from the Middle East and the Pacific Rim. Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Bergmann, T., Heinrich, M., Ziegler, M., Dziobek, I., Diefenbacher, A., & Sappok, T. (2016). MUSAD: validation of the music-based scale for autism diagnosis in adults with intellectual disability. Nordic Journal of Music Therapy, 25. https://doi.org/10.1080/08098131.2016.1179883

Brand, R., Wolff, W., & Ziegler, M. (2016). Drugs as instruments: describing and testing a behavioral approach to the study of neuroenhancement. Frontiers in Psychology, 7. . https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01226

Danner, D., Blasius, J., Breyer, B., Eifler, S., Menold, N. … (2016). Current Challenges, New Developments, and Future Directions in Scale Construction. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, Hogrefe Publishing, 32(3), 175-180. https://doi.org/10.1027/1015-5759/a000375

Ehrlenspiel, F., Erlacher, D., & Ziegler, M. (2016). Changes in Subjective Sleep Quality Before a Competition and Their Relation to Competitive Anxiety. Behavioral sleep medicine, 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1080/15402002.2016.1253012

Griffith, R. L., Converse, P. D., Mochinushi, Y., & Ziegler, M. (2016a). Applicant Faking Behavior. In U. Kumar (Ed.), The Wiley Handbook of Personality Assessment (1st ed.). Oxford: Wiley Blackwell. doi: 10.1002/9781119173489.ch28

Griffith, R. L., Converse, P. D., Mochinushi, Y., & Ziegler, M. (2016b). The Elephant in the Room. In U. Kumar (ed.), The Wiley Handbook of Personality Assessment (387-399). Oxford: Wiley Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119173489.ch28

Guillaume, E., Baranski, E., Todd, E., Bastian, B., Bronin, I., Ivanova, C. et al. (2016). The world at 7:00: Comparing the experience of situations across 20 countries. Journal of Personality, 84(4), 493-509. doi: 10.1111/jopy.12176

Horstmann, K. T., & Ziegler, M. (2016). Situational Perception: Its Theoretical Foundation, Assessment, and Links to Personality. In U. Kumar (Ed.), The Wiley Handbook of Personality Assessment. (1st ed., pp. 31–43). Oxford: Wiley Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119173489.ch3

Kroll, E. & Ziegler, M. (2016). Discrimination due to Ethnicity and Gender: How susceptible are video-based job interviews?. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 24(2), 161-171. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijsa.12138

Maaß, U., Lämmle, L., Bensch, D., & Ziegler, M. (2016). Narcissists of a Feather Flock Together Narcissism and the Similarity of Friends. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 42(3), 366-384, https://doi.org/10.1177/0146167216629114

Toker, S., Hoppe, A., Schachler, V., & Ziegler, M. (2016). Immigrants and natives: The effects of supervisor support and job control on changes in vigor. Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings 2016, 1. https://doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2016.245

Zhang, J., & Ziegler, M. (2016). How do the big five influence scholastic performance? A big five-narrow traits model or a double mediation model. Learning and Individual Differences, 50, 93-102, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lindif.2016.07.011

Ziegler, M. & Brunner, M. (2016). Test Standards and Psychometric Modeling, Psychosocial Skills and School Systems in the 21st Century (pp. 29-55). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-28606-8_2

Ziegler, M., Bäckström, M. (2016). 50 Facets of a Trait–50 Ways to Mess Up?. European Journal of Psychological Assessment. Hogrefe Publishing

Ziegler, M., Greiff, S., (2016). A Look Back and a Glimpse Forward. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, Hogrefe Publishing


Bergmann, T., Sappok, T., Diefenbacher, A., Dames, S., Heinrich, M., Ziegler, M., & Dziobek, I. (2015). Music-based Autism Diagnostics (MUSAD)–A newly developed diagnostic measure for adults with intellectual developmental disabilities suspected of autism. Research in developmental disabilities, 43, 123-135. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ridd.2015.05.011

Engel, M. C., Jacobs, I., Fydrich, T., & Ziegler, M. (2015). Belastungserleben von Psychotherapeuten in Ausbildung. Psychotherapeut, 60(6), 536-546. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00278-015-0055-2

Helmes, E., Holden, R. R., & Ziegler, M. (2015). Response Bias, Malingering, and Impression Management. In G. J. Boyle, D. H. Saklofske & G. Matthews (Eds.), Measures of Personality and Social Psychological Constructs (pp. 16-43). Academic Press. San Diego: Elsevier Academic Press. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-386915-9.00002-4

Kemper, C., Ziegler, M., Krumm, S., Heene, M., & Bühner, M. (2015). Testkonstruktion [Test construction]. In G. Stemmler & J. Margraf-Stiksrud (Hrsg.), Lehrbuch Psychologische Diagnostik (S. 157-221). Hans Huber: Bern.

Landes, T., & Ziegler, M. (2015). Ein Praxisbeispiel zur Konstruktion eines Lehrevaluationsinstruments: Berliner Lehrevaluationsinventar für Vorlesungen (BLEI-VL). Diagnostica. 61(3), 136-143. . https://doi.org/10.1026/0012-1924/a000138

Mussel, P., McKay, A. S., Ziegler, M., Hewig, J., & Kaufman, J. C. (2015). Predicting Creativity Based on the Facets of the Theoretical Intellect Framework. European Journal of Personality. 29(4), 459-467. https://doi.org/10.1002/per.2000

Werheid K, Koehncke Y, Ziegler M, Kurz A (2015). Latent change score modeling as a method for analysing the antidepressant effect of a psychosocial intervention in Alzheimer’s disease. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 84(3), 159-166. https://doi.org/10.1159/000376583

Zhang, J., & Ziegler, M. (2015). Interaction Effects between Openness and Fluid Intelligence Predicting Scholastic Performance. Journal of Intelligence, 3(3), 91-110. https://doi.org/10.3390/jintelligence3030091

Ziegler, M. (2015). “F*** You, I Won´t Do What You Told Me!” – Response Biases as Threats to Psychological Assessment. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 32(3), 153-158. doi: 10.1027/1015-5759/a000292

Ziegler, M., & Weis, S. Lehrevaluation als Mittel zur Erfassung und Verbesserung universitärer Lehre?. Diagnostica, 61(3), 113-115.

Ziegler, M., & Ziegler, J. (2015). Better Understanding of Psychological Situations: Opportunities and Challenges for Psychological Assessment. 418-419. https://doi.org/10.1002/per.2005

Ziegler, M., Cengia, A., Mussel, P., & Gerstorf, D. (2015). Openness as a buffer against cognitive decline: The Openness-Fluid-Crystallized-Intelligence (OFCI) model applied to late adulthood. Psychology and Aging, 30(3), 573. doi: 10.1037/a0039493

Ziegler, M., Maaß, U., Griffith, R., & Gammon, A. (2015). What Is the Nature of Faking? Modeling Distinct Response Patterns and Quantitative Differences in Faking at the Same Time. Organizational Research Methods, 18(4), 679-703. https://10.1177/1094428115574518.


Brand, R., Heck, P., & Ziegler, M. (2014). Illegal performance enhancing drugs and doping in sport: a picture-based brief implicit association test for measuring athletes' attitudes. Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy, 9(1), 7. https://doi.org/10.1186/1747-597X-9-7

Lämmle, L., Oedl, C., & Ziegler, M. (2014). Don’t threaten me and my dark side or even self-harm won’t stop me from hurting you. Personality and Individual Differences, 67, 87-91. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2013.12.024

Rauthmann, J. F., Gallardo-Pujol, D., Guillaume, E. M., Todd, E., Nave, C. S., Sherman, R. A., Ziegler, M., Jones A. B., & Funder, D. C. (2014)The Situational Eight DIAMONDS: A taxonomy of major dimensions of situation characteristics. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 107(4), 677-718. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0037250

Wolff, W., Brand, R., Baumgarten, F., Lösel, J., & Ziegler, M. (2014). Modeling students' instrumental (mis-) use of substances to enhance cognitive performance: Neuroenhancement in the light of job-demands-resources theory. BioPsychoSocial Medicine, 8(1), 12. https://doi.org/10.1186/1751-0759-8-12

Ziegler, M. (2014). Looking at Intelligence from So-Called Noncognitive Traits: Be Open to Change. Journal of Intelligence, 2, 1-3.

Ziegler, M., Bensch, D., Maaß, U., Schult, V., Vogel, M., & Bühner, M. (2014). Big Five facets as predictor of job training performance: The role of specific job demands. Learning and Individual Differences, 29, 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lindif.2013.10.008

Ziegler, M., Poropat, A., & Mell, J. (2014). Does the Length of a Questionnaire Matter? Journal of Individual Differences, 35(4), 250-261. https://doi.org/10.1027/1614-0001/a000147

Zihl, J., Fink, T., Pargent, F., Ziegler, M., & Bühner, M. (2014). Cognitive Reserve in Young and Old Healthy Subjects: Differences and Similarities in a Testing-the-Limits Paradigm with DSST. PLoS ONE, 9, e84590. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0084590


Lämmle, L., Ziegler, M., Seidel, I., Worth, A., & Bös, K. (2013). Four classes of physical fitness in German children and adolescents: only differences in performance or at-risk groups? International Journal of Public Health, 58(2), 187-196. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00038-012-0427-0

Sauer, S., Ziegler, M., & Schmitt, M. (2013). Rasch analysis of a simplified Beck Depression Inventory. Personality and Individual Differences, 54, 530-535. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2012.10.025

Sauer, S., Ziegler, M., Danay, E., Ives, J., & Kohls, N. (2012). Specific Objectivity of Mindfulness—A Rasch Analysis of the Freiburg Mindfulness Inventory. Mindfulness, 4(1), 45-54. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12671-012-0145-y

Seiler, S., Lucisano, G., Ege, P., Fell, L. H., Rogacev, K. S., Lerner-Gräber,A. et al. (2013). Single FGF-23 Measurement and Time-Averaged Plasma Phosphate Levels in Hemodialysis Patients. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 8(10), 1764-1772. https://doi.org/10.2215/cjn.13021212

Wentura, D., Ziegler, M., Scheuer, A., Bölte, J., Rammsayer, T., & Salewski, C. (2013). Bundesweite Befragung der Absolventinnen und Absolventen des Jahres 2011 im Studiengang BSc Psychologie. Psychologische Rundschau, 64(2), 103-112. https://doi.org/10.1026/0033-3042/a000158

Wetzel, E., Böhnke, J. R., Carstensen, C. H., Ziegler, M., & Ostendorf, F. (2013). Do Individual Response Styles Matter? Assessing Differential Item Functioning for Men and Women in the NEO-PI-R. Journal of Individual Differences, 34(2), 69-81. https://doi.org/10.1027/1614-0001/a000102

Ziegler, M., & Kemper, C. (2013). Extreme Response Style and Faking: Two Sides of the Same Coin? In P. Winker, R. Porst & N. Menold (Eds.), Interviewers' Deviations in Surveys: Impact, Reasons, Detection and Prevention (Schriften Zur Empirischen Wirtschaftsforschung) (pp. 221-237). Frankfurt a. M.: Peter Lang Gmbh.

Ziegler, M., Bensch, D., & Kemper, C. J. (2013). VOC-T. In C. J. Kemper, E. Brähler & M. Zenger (Eds.), Psychologische und sozialwissenschaftliche Kurzskalen für Wissenschaft und Praxis (pp. 340-343). Berlin: Medizinisch Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft.

Ziegler, M., Kemper, C., & Rammstedt, B. (2013). The Vocabulary and Overclaiming Test (VOC-T). Journal of Individual Differences, 34(1), 32-40. https://doi.org/10.1027/1614-0001/a000093


Schmidt-Atzert, L., Kersting, M., Preckel, F., Westhoff, K. & Ziegler, M. (2012). Zum Stand der Psychologischen Diagnostik. Psychologische Rundschau, 63(3), 167–174. https://doi.org/10.1026/0033-3042/a000128

Seiler, S., Colbus, S. M., Lucisano, G., Rogacev, K. S., Gerhart, M. K., Ziegler, M., Fliser, D, & Heine, G. H. (2012). Ultrasound renal resistive index is not an organ-specific predictor of allograft outcome. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation. 27(8), 3315-3320. https://doi.org/10.1093/ndt/gfr805

Ziegler, M. & Bühner, M. (2012). Grundlagen der Psychologischen Diagnostik. Wiesbaden: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-531-93423-5

Ziegler, M., Danay, E., & Maaß, U. (2012). Überschätzter Nutzen? Soziale Netzwerke bei der Personalauswahl. Wirtschaftspsychologie aktuell, 3, 9-11.

Ziegler, M., Danay, E., Heene, M., Asendorpf, J., & Bühner, M. (2012). Openness, fluid intelligence, and crystallized intelligence: Toward an integrative model. Journal of Research in Personality, 46(2), 173-183. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrp.2012.01.002


Danay, E., & Ziegler, M.(2011) Is there really a single factor of personality? A multirater approach to the apex of personality. Journal of Research in Personality, , 45(6), 560-567. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrp.2011.07.003

Heene, M., Draxler, C., Ziegler, M., & Bühner, M. (2011). Performance of the bootstrap Rasch model test under violations of non-intersecting item response functions. Psychological Test and Assessment Modeling, 53(3), 283-294.

Heene, M., Hilbert, S., Draxler, C., Ziegler, M., & Bühner, M. (2011). Masking misfit in confirmatory factor analysis by increasing unique variances: A cautionary note on the usefulness of cutoff values of fit indices. Psychological Methods, 16, 319-336. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0024917

MacCann, C., Ziegler, M., & Roberts, R. D. (2011). Faking in Personality Assessment: Reflections and Recommendations. In M. Ziegler, C. MacCann & R. D. Roberts (Eds.), New Perspectives on Faking in Personality Assessment (pp. 309-329). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Ziegler, M. (2011). Applicant Faking: A Look Into the Black Box. The Industrial and Organizational Psychologist, 49, 29-36.

Ziegler, M., Dietl, E., Danay, E., Vogel, M., & Bühner, M. (2011). Predicting Training Success with General Mental Ability, Specific Ability Tests, and (Un) Structured Interviews: A meta analysis with unique samples. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 19(2), 170-182. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-2389.2011.00544.x

Ziegler, M., Krause, S. & Kolligs, F. (2011). Ärztliche Aufklärung über Darmkrebs und Darmkrebsvorsorge. Zeitschrift für Gastroenterologie, 49 (5), 584-590. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0029-1246026

Ziegler, M., MacCann, C., & Roberts, R. D. (2011), New Perspectives on Faking in Personality Assessment. New York: Oxford University Press.

Ziegler, M., MacCann, C., & Roberts, R. D. (2011). Faking: Knowns, Unknowns, and Points of Contention. In M. Ziegler, C. MacCann & R. D. Roberts (Eds.), New Perspectives on Faking in Personality Assessment (pp. 3-16). New York: Oxford University Press.


Maeder, O., & Ziegler, M. (2010). Erfolgsfaktoren im Auswahlprozess betriebswirtschaftlicher Software für KMU. Betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung und Praxis, 62(5), 558-574

Ziegler, M., Danay, E., Schölmerich, F. & Bühner, M. (2010). Predicting Academic Success with the Big 5 Rated from Different Points of View: Self-Rated, Other Rated and Faked. European Journal of Personality, 24(4), 341-355. https://doi.org/10.1002/per.753

Heiss, C., Ziegler, M., Engbert, K., Gröpel, P. & Brand, R. (2010). Self-leadership and volition: Distinct and potentially supplemental constructs. Psychological Reports, 107 (2), 447-462. https://doi.org/10.2466/

Schmider, E., Ziegler, M., Danay, E., Beyer, L., & Bühner, M. (2010). Is It Really Robust? Methodology: European Journal of Research Methods for the Behavioral and Social Sciences, 6(4), 147-151. https://doi.org/10.1027/1614-2241/a000016

Steinmayr, R., Ziegler, M., & Träuble, B. (2010). Do intelligence and sustained attention interact in predicting academic achievement? Learning and Individual Differences, 20, 14-18. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lindif.2009.10.009

Werheid, K., Ziegler, M., Klapper, A. & Kühl, K. (2010). Awareness of Memory Failures and Motivation for Cognitive Training in Mild Cognitive Impairment. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders, 30, 155-160. https://doi.org/10.1159/000318755

Ziegler, M., Danay, E., Schölmerich, F. & Bühner, M. (2010). Predicting academic success from different views on the Big 5. European Journal of Personality, 24, 1-15.

Ziegler, M., Schmukle, S., Egloff, B. & Bühner, M. (2010). Investigating Measures of Achievement Motivation(s). Journal of Individual Differences, 31(1), 15-21. https://doi.org/10.1027/1614-0001/a000002

Ziegler, M., Schubring-Giese, B., Bühner, M., & Kolligs, F. (2010). Attitude to secondary prevention and concerns about colonoscopy are independent predictors of acceptance of screening colonoscopy. Digestion, 81, 120-126.https://doi.org/10.1159/000223448


Krumm, S., Schmidt-Atzert, L., Bühner, M., Ziegler, M., Michalczyk, K., & Arrow, K. (2009). Storage and non-storage components of working memory predicting reasoning: A simultaneous examination of a wide range of ability factors. Intelligence, 37(4), 347-364. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.intell.2009.02.003

Bühner, M. & Ziegler, M. (2009) Statistik für Psychologen und Sozialwissenschaftler. München: Pearson.

Hamann, J., Mendel, J.T., Cohen, R., Heres, S., Ziegler, M., Bühner, M., & Werner Kissling, W. (2009). Psychiatrists' Use of Shared Decision Making in the Treatment of Schizophrenia: Patient Characteristics and Decision Topics. Psychiatric Services, 60, 1107-1112. https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.ps.60.8.1107

Kemper, C., Ziegler, M. & Taylor, S. (2009). Überprüfung der psychometrischen Qualität der deutschen Version des Angstsensitivitätsindex-3. Diagnostica. 55, 223-233. https://doi.org/10.1026/0012-1924.55.4.223

Krumm, S., Schmidt-Atzert, L., Bühner, M., Ziegler, M., Michalczyk, K., & Arrow, K., (2009). Examining several predictors of reasoning: All you need is Coordination and Short-term Storage. Intelligence, 37, 347-364. doi: 10.1016/j.intell.2009.02.003

Ziegler, M. & Bühner, M. (2009). Modeling social desirable responding and its effects. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 69 (4), 548-565. https://doi.org/10.1177/0013164408324469

Ziegler, M., Ehrlenspiel, F., & Brand, R. (2009). Latent state-trait theory: An application in sport psychology. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 10 (3), 344-349. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychsport.2008.12.004

Ziegler, M., Knogler, M., & Bühner, M. (2009). Conscientiousness, achievement striving, and intelligence as performance predictors in a sample of German psychology students: Always a linear relationship? Learning and Individual Differences, 19 (2), 288-292. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lindif.2009.02.001

Ziegler, M., Toomela, A. & Bühner, M. (2009). A Reanalysis of Toomela (2003): Spurious measurement error as cause for common variance between personality factors. Psychology Science Quarterly, 51, 65-75.


Bühner, M., Kröner, S. & Ziegler, M. (2008). Working memory and visuo-spatial intelligence and their relationship to problem solving. Intelligence. 36 (6), 672-680. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.intell.2008.03.008

Krumm, S., Ziegler, M., &, Bühner, M. (2008). Reasoning and working memory as predictors of school grades. Learning and Individual Differences, 18(2), 248-257. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lindif.2007.08.002

Müller, J., Bühner, M., Ziegler, M., & Sahin, L. (2008). Are alexithymia, ambivalence over emotional expression, and social insecurity overlapping constructs? Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 64 (3), 319-325. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychores.2007.10.005


Ziegler, M., Schmidt-Atzert, L., Bühner, M., & Krumm, S. (2007). Fakability of Different Measurement Methods for Achievement Motivation: Questionnaire, Semi-projective, and Objective. Psychology Science 49 (4), 291-307.


Bühner, M., Krumm, S., Ziegler, M., & Pluecken, T. (2006). Cognitive abilities and their interplay: Reasoning, crystallized intelligence, working memory components and sustained attention. Journal of Individual Differences 27 (2), 57-72. https://doi.org/10.1027/1614-0001.27.2.57

Bühner, M., Ziegler, M., Bohnes, B., & Lauterbach, K. (2006). Übungseffekte in den TAP Untertests Test Go/Nogo und Geteilte Aufmerksamkeit sowie dem Aufmerksamkeits-Belastungstest (d2). Zeitschrift für Neuropsychologie 17 (3), 191-199. https://doi.org/10.1024/1016-264X.17.3.191

Bühner, M., Ziegler, M., Krumm, S. & Schmidt-Atzert, L. (2006). Ist der I-S-T 2000 R Rasch-skalierbar? Diagnostica, 52 (3), 119-130. https://doi.org/10.1026/0012-1924.52.3.119


Bühner, M., & Mangels, M., Krumm, S. & Ziegler, M. (2005). Are Working Memory and Attention Related Constructs. Journal of Individual Differences, 26 (3), 121-131. https://doi.org/10.1027/1614-0001.26.3.121