Nils Klöckner, Dipl.-Psych. (M.Sc. equiv. Psych.)

Nils Klöckner, Dipl.-Psych. (M.Sc. equiv. Psych.)
Academic Staff, Focus on teaching

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Nils Klöckner studied psychology at the Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg. After his graduation, he worked as academic staff (from 2011-2016) in the field of scientific research methods at the Institute for Psychology and Occupational Sciences at the TU Berlin. From 2016-2017 he worked at the Institut für angewandte Familien- Kindheits- und Jugendforschung at the University of Potsdam (equiv. Institute for Applied Family-, Childhood- and Youth Research).

From 2014-2017, Nils Klöckner worked in private and public research institutions as a freelance methods coach and as software coach for the statistics software R.


Nils Klöckner oversaw the teaching modules of the degree „Human Factors” in the field “Psychology of New Media and Methods” at the Institute for Psychology and Occupational Sciences at the TU Berlin. Herein, his primary focus was “Statistics and Test Planning I and II”, “Data Analysis with R”, “Statistical Procedures for Complex Test Planning”, “Multivariate Analysis”, “General Linear Model”, “Test Theory and Survey Design”. At the University of Potsdam he oversaw the teaching modules on youth- and family research.


Nils Klöckner primarily examines experimental psychological foundational research questions with a special focus on the field of perception psychology and psychological attention research. Further to this, he conducts research on the perception of fairness of students and he provides methodological support for research and youth- and extremists, as well as on the evaluation of transport research.


Müller-Plath, G. & Klöckner, N. (2014). Exogenous attention can be counter selective: onset cues disrupt sensitivity to color changes. Psychological Research, 78(2), 222-247.

Peter, F., Dalbert, C., Klöckner, N. & Radant, M. (2013). Personal belief in a just world, experience of teacher justice, and school distress in different class contexts. European Journal of Psychology of Education., 28(4), 1221–1235.

Peter, F., Klöckner, N., Dalbert, C. & Radant, M. (2012). Belief in a Just World, Teacher Justice, and Student Achievement: A Multilevel Study. Learning and Individual Differences, 22(1), 55–63.

Müller-Plath, G. & Klöckner, N. (2007). How does attentional capture affect target detection sensitivity and response bias? In: Perception, 36 (suppl.), S. 131.

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