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Dr. Tobias Ebert

(Postdoc seit 02/2020)

Universitäre Adresse

Universität Mannheim

(tel) +49 621 / 181 28 56


(fax) +49 621 / 181 28 03

A5, 6 Bauteil A

Raum: 318


68159 Mannheim




Geographische Psychologie



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Ebert, T., Gebauer, J. E., Brenner, T., Bleidorn, W., Gosling, S. D., Potter, J., & Rentfrow, P. J. (2021). Are regional differences in personality and their correlates robust? Applying spatial analysis techniques to examine regional variation in personality Perspectives on Psychological Science.

Berkessel, J. B.*, Ebert, T.*, Gebauer, J. E., Jonsson, T., & Oishi, S. (2021). Pandemics initially spread among people of high social status: Evidence from COVID-19 and the 1918/1919 Spanish Flu. Social Psychological and Personality Science.

Götz, F. M.*, Ebert, T.*, Gosling, S. D., Obschonka, M., Potter, J., & Rentfrow P. J. (2021). Local economic development predicts rapid shifts in cultures of openness: A nine-year longitudinal study across 199 American cities. American Psychologist.

Mewes, L. & Ebert, T. (2021). Where do people want to become entrepreneurs? Mapping fine-grained geographical differences in entrepreneurial potential across Great Britain Regional Studies, Regional Science.

Zickfeld, J., van de Ven, N., Pich, O., Schubert, T., Berkessel, J., ... Ebert, T., ... & Vingerhoets (2021). Tears Trigger the Intention to Offer Social Support: A Systematic Investigation of the Interpersonal Effects of Emotional Crying Across 36 Countries. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.

Zmigrod, L., Ebert, T., Götz, F. M., & Rentfrow, P. J. (2021). The psychological and socio-political consequences of infectious diseases. Journal of Social and Political Psychology.

Ebert, T.*, Götz, F. M.*, Gladstone, J., Müller, S. R., Matz, S. C (2020). Spending reflects not only who we are but also who we are around: The joint effects of individual and geographic personality on consumption. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

Ebert, T., Gebauer, J.E., Talman, J.R., & Rentfrow, P.J. (2020). Religious people only live longer in religious cultural contexts: A gravestone analysis. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

Götz, F.M., Stieger, S., Ebert, T., Rentfrow, P. J., & Lewetz, D (2020). What drives our emotions when we watch sporting events? An ESM study on the affective experience of German spectators during the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Collabra: Psychology.

Bücker, S.M., Ebert, T., Götz, F.M., Entringer, T.M., & Luhmann, M. (2020). In a Lonely Place: Investigating Regional Differences in Loneliness. Social Psychological and Personality Science.

Ebert, T., Götz, F.M., Obschonka, M., Zmigrod, L., & Rentfrow, P.J. (2019). Regional Variation in Courage and Entrepreneurship: The Contrasting Role of Courage for the Emergence and Survival of Start-Ups in the US. Journal of Personality.

Obschonka, M., Lee, N., Rodríguez-Pose, A., Eichstaedt, J.C., & Ebert, T. (2019). Big data methods, social media, and the psychology of entrepreneurial regions: Capturing cross-county personality traits and their impact on entrepreneurship in the US. Small Business Economics.

Ebert, T., Brenner, T., & Brixy, U. (2018). New firm survival: The interdependence between regional externalities and innovativeness. Small Business Economics.

Götz, F.M., Ebert, T., & Rentfrow, P.J. (2018). Regional cultures and the psychological geography of Switzerland: Person–environment–fit in personality predicts subjective wellbeing. Frontiers in Psychology.