Gast-Prof. Dr. Matthias Blümke

Psychologische Diagnostik, Differentielle Psychologie und Methoden


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  • Assessment of Personality: Traits, Facets and Attitudes: Big Five: Questionnaires, Tests, Implicit Measures of Personality, Interviews, Social Surveys
  • Personality-Based Protective & Risk Factors in Health-related Domains: Resilience/Sense of Coherence, Religiosity, Physical Activity, Aggressiveness
  • Empirical Research Methods and Quantitative Methods: Social Science and Medical Research, Biostatistics, Latent Variable Modeling
2017 Master of Science in Medizinischer Biometrie und Biostatistik an der Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
2013 Nachwuchsgruppenleiter an der Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
2010 Postdoc und 2-jähriger DFG-finanzierter Forschungsaufenthalt an der University of Otago, Dunedin, Neuseeland
2006 Promotion an der Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg (Dr. phil)
2003 Diplom in Psychologie an der Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
2000 Vordiplom in Psychologie an der Universität Trier
  • Raykov, T., & Bluemke, M. (online first 2020). Examining multidimensional measuring instruments for proximity to unidimensional structure using latent variable modeling. Educational and Psychological Measurement.
  • Grevenstein, D., Bluemke, M., Schweitzer, J., & Aguilar-Raab, C. (2019). Better family relationships – higher well-being: The connection between relationship quality and health related resources. Mental Health and Prevention, 14, 200160. doi:10.1016/j.mph.2019.200160
  • Morris Trainor, Z., Jong, J., Bluemke, M., & Halberstadt, J. (2019). Death salience moderates the effect of trauma on religiosity. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 11(6), 639-646. doi:10.1037/tra0000430
  • Danner, D., Rammstedt, B., Bluemke, M., Lechner, C., Berres, S., Knopf, T., Soto, C., & John, O. P. (2019). Das Big-Five Inventar 2: Validierung eines Persönlichkeitsinventars zur Erfassung von fünf Persönlichkeitsdomänen und 15 Facetten. Diagnostica, 65(3), 121-132. doi:10.1026/0012-1924/a000218
  • Bluemke, M., Resch, B., Lechner, C., Westerholt, R., & Kolb, J.-P. (2017). Integrating geographic information into survey research: Current applications, challenges, and future avenues. Survey Research Methods, 11(3), 307-327. doi:10.18148/srm/2017.v11i3.6733
  • Bluemke, M., Crombach, A., Hecker, T., Schalinski, I., Elbert, T., & Weierstall, R. (2017). Is the Implicit Association Test for aggressive attitudes a measure for attraction to violence or traumatization? Zeitschrift für Psychologie, 225(1), 54-63. oi:10.1027/2151-2604/a000281
  • Bluemke, M., Jong, J., Grevenstein, D., Mikloušić, I., & Halberstadt, J. (2016). Measuring cross-cultural supernatural beliefs with self- and peer-reports. PLOS ONE, 11(10): e0164291. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0164291
  • Grevenstein, D., Aguilar-Raab, C., Schweitzer, J., & Bluemke, M. (2016). Through the tunnel, to the light: Why sense of coherence covers and exceeds resilience, optimism, and self-compassion. Personality and Individual Differences, 98, 208-217. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2016.04.001
  • Friese, M., Smith, C. T., Koever, M., & Bluemke, M. (2016). Implicit measures of attitudes and political voting behavior. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 10, 188-201. doi:10.1111/spc3.12246
  • Schott, M., & Bluemke, M. (2016). From lost letters to conditional e-mail responses: A method to assess biased behavior online. International Journal of Internet Science, 10, 49-69. Available at:
  • Grevenstein, D., & Bluemke, M. (2017). Longitudinal factor analysis and measurement invariance of sense of coherence and general self-efficacy in adolescence [Online first 2015]. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 33, 377-387. doi:10.1027/1015-5759/a000294
  • Grevenstein, D., & Bluemke, M. (2015). Can the Big Five explain the criterion validity of Sense of Coherence for mental health, life satisfaction, and personal distress? Personality and Individual Differences, 77, 106-111. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2014.12.053
  • Bluemke, M., & Teige-Mocigemba, S. (2015). Automatic processes in aggression: Conceptual and measurement issues. Aggressive Behavior, 41, 44-50. doi:10.1002/ab.21567
  • Friese, M., Smith, C. T., Plischke, T., Bluemke, M., & Nosek, B. A. (2012). Do implicit attitudes predict voting behavior particularly for undecided voters? PLOS ONE, 7(8): e44130. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0044130
  • Jong, J., Halberstadt, J., & Bluemke, M. (2012). Foxhole atheism, revisited: The effects of mortality salience on explicit and implicit religious belief. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48, 983-989. doi:10.1016/j.jesp.2012.03.005
  • Bluemke, M., & Friese, M. (2012). On the validity of idiographic and generic self-concept IATs: A core concept model. European Journal of Personality, 26, 515-528. doi:10.1002/per.850
  • Schoel, C., Bluemke, M., Mueller, P., & Stahlberg, D. (2011). When autocratic leaders become an option—Uncertainty and self-esteem predict implicit leadership preferences. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 101, 521-540. doi:10.1037/a0023393
  • Fiedler, K., Bluemke, M., & Unkelbach, C. (2011). On the adaptive flexibility of evaluative priming. Memory and Cognition, 39, 557-572. doi:10.3758/s13421-010-0056-x
  • Bluemke, M., Brand, R., Schweizer, G., & Kahlert, D. (2010). Exercise might be good for me, but I don’t feel good about it: Do automatic associations predict exercise behavior? Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 32, 137-153. doi:10.1123/jsep.32.2.137
  • Bluemke, M., Friedrich, M., & Zumbach, J. (2010). The influence of violent and nonviolent computer games on implicit measures of aggressiveness. Aggressive Behavior, 36, 1-13. doi:10.1002/ab.20329
  • Bluemke, M., & Friese, M. (2008). Reliability and validity of the Single-Target IAT (ST-IAT): Assessing automatic affect towards multiple attitude objects. European Journal of Social Psychology, 38, 977-997.
  • Fiedler, K., Messner, C., & Bluemke, M. (2006). Unresolved problems with the “I”, the “A” and the “T”: Logical and psychometric critique of the Implicit Association Test (IAT). European Review of Social Psychology, 17, 74-147.
  • Bluemke, M., & Friese, M. (2006). Do features of stimuli influence IAT effects? Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 42, 163-176.