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



Prof. Dr. Matthias Ziegler

Psychologische Diagnostik


Biesok, A., Ziegler, M., Montag, C., & Nenchev, I. (2024). Adding a Piece to the Puzzle? The Allocation of Figurative Language Comprehension into the CHC Model of Cognitive Abilities. Journal of Intelligence, 12(3), 29.

Witte, K., Spinath, B., & Ziegler, M. (2024). Dissecting achievement motivation: Exploring the link between states, situation perception, and trait-state dynamics. Learning and Individual Differences, 112, 102439.


Gardiner, G., Lee, D. I., Baranski, E., International Situations Project, & Bui, H. T. T. (2023). The economic well-being of nations is associated with positive daily situational experiences. Current Research in Ecological and Social Psychology, 4, 100088.

Roemer, L., Steinmayr, R., & Ziegler, M. (2023). Disentangling stable and malleable components—A latent state-trait analysis of vocational interests. Journal of Research in Personality, 103, 104353.

Rusche, M. M., & Ziegler, M. (2023). Measuring Domain-Specific Knowledge: From Bach to Fibonacci. Journal of Intelligence, 11(3), 47.

Scholaske, L., Sari, N. E., & Ziegler, M. (2023). Disentangling language-related item biases in stress research with people of Turkish origin in Germany: An application of the CCT procedure. Psychological Assessment, 35(4), 287–299.


Fokkema, M., Iliescu, D., Greiff, S., & Ziegler, M. (2022). Machine Learning and Prediction in Psychological Assessment: Some Promises and Pitfalls. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 38(3), 165-175.

Kirst , S., Diehm, R., Bögl, K., Wilde-Etzold, S., Bach, C., Noterdaeme, M., …, Ziegler, M., … (2022). Fostering socio-emotional competencies in children with on the autism spectrum using a parent-assisted serious game: A multicenter randomized controlled trial. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 152, 104068.

Ladwig, S., Ziegler, M., Südmeyer, M., & Werheid, K. (2022). The Post-Stroke Depression Risk Scale (PoStDeRiS): Development of an acute-phase prediction model for depression six months after stroke. Journal of the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, 63(2), 144-152.

Lämmle, L., von Lindern, E., Rummel, D., Michaeli, M., & Ziegler, M. (2022). Shedding Light onto the City Blues Myth—The Potential of Stimulating and Activating Effects of Urban Public Spaces and the Role of City Relatedness. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(13), 7606.

Maraz, A., Nagy, T., & Ziegler, M. (2022). Negativity in delayed affective recall is related to the borderline personality trait. Scientific Reports, 12(1), 3505. 10.1038/s41598-022-07358-2

Mussel , P., de Vries, J., Spengler, M., Frintrup, A., Ziegler, M., & Hewig, J. (2022). The development of trait greed during young adulthood: A simultaneous investigation of environmental effects and negative core beliefs. European Journal of Personality.

Palnau, J.-F., Ziegler, M., & Lämmle, L. (2022). You Are What You Eat and So Is Our Planet: Identifying Dietary Groups Based on Personality and Environmentalism. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(15), 9354.

Roemer, L., Stoll, G., Rounds, J., & Ziegler, M. (2022). The Variability of Vocational Interest States in Daily Life. PsyArXiv.

Rouco , V., Cengia, A., Roberts, R., Kemper, C., & Ziegler, M. (2022). The Berlin Multi-Facet Personality Interventory. Psychological Test Adaption and Development.

Rusche , M. M., & Ziegler, M. (2022). The interplay between domain-specific knowledge and selected investment traits across the lifespan. Intelligence, 92(2), 101647.

Schemmel, J., Leve, M., Maier, B. G., Ziegler, M., & Volbert, R. (2022). Only true and fabricated baseline statements combined might improve lie, but not truth, detection. Law and Human Behavior, 46(5), 372–384.

Tergeist, M., Ziegler, M., Heinrich, M., Sappok, T., & Bergmann, T. (2022). MUSAD-Short – A music-based screening tool to assess autism spectrum disorder in people with intellectual disability. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 95(9), 101971.

Wehner, C., & Ziegler, M. (2022). Narcissism and friendship quality: A longitudinal approach to long-term friendships. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships.

Wehner, C., Ziegler, M., Kirchhof, S., & Lämmle, L. (2022). Bringing Light Into the Dark: Associations of Fire Interest and Fire Setting With the Dark Tetrad. Frontiers in psychology, 13, 876575.

Zhang , J., & Ziegler, M. (2022). Getting better scholastic performance: Should students be smart, curious, interested, or both? Personality and Individual Differences, 189, 111481.


Baranski, E., Sweeny, K., Gardiner, G., International Situations Project, & Funder, D. C. (2021). International Optimism: Correlates and Consequences of Dispositional Optimism across 61 Countries. Journal of Personality, 89(2), 288-304.

Baranski, E., Sweeny, K., Gardiner, G., International Situations Project, & Funder, D. C. (2021). International Optimism: Correlates and Consequences of Dispositional Optimism across 61 Countries. Journal of Personality, 89(2), 288-304.

Blötner, C., Ziegler, M., Wehner, C., Back, M., & Grosz, M. P. (2021). The Nomological Network of the Short Dark Tetrad Scale (SD4). European Journal of Psychological Assessment.

Bolbeth, A., Ziegler, M., & Fehm, L. (2021). Broad scope symptom questionnaires in psychotherapy: Comparing Brief Symptom Inventory and ICD-10 Symptom Rating. Psychotherapie, Psychosomatik, Medizinische Psychologie, 71(5), 202-208.

Condon, D. M., Wood, D., Mõttus, R., Booth, T., Costantini, G., Greiff, S., …, Ziegler, M., … (2021). Bottom Up Construction of a Personality Taxonomy. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 36, 923-934.

Horstmann , K. T., Rauthmann, J. F., Sherman, R. A., & Ziegler, M. (2021). Distinguishing simple and residual consistency in functionally equivalent and non-equivalent situations: Evidence from experimental and observational longitudinal data. European Journal of Personality, 35(6), 833-860.

Horstmann, K. T., & Ziegler, M. (2021). One measure to measure them all? Commentary on “Ten steps toward a better personality science”. PsyArXiv.

Horstmann, K. T., Rauthmann, J. F., Sherman, R. A., & Ziegler, M. (2021). 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, 120(5), 1317-1343.

Knaut, M. & Ziegler, M. (2021). Akzeptanz und Nutzung psychologischer Verfahren zur Auswahl von Promovierenden. ZeHf – Zeitschrift für empirische Hochschulforschung, 4(2), 144-164.

Kroll, E., Veit, S., & Ziegler, M. (2021). The discriminatory potential of modern recruitment trends – a mixed method study from Germany. Frontiers in Psychology, 12.

Lämmle, L., & Ziegler, M. (2021). Our Vulnerable Dark Side – Two Laboratory Approaches. International iJournal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(8), 3941.

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.

Lee, T., & Ziegler, M. (2021). Forwarned is forearmed: Using AI to detect SDR tendencies as personnel selection tools. PsyArXiv.

Maraz, A., Nagy, T., & Ziegler, M. (2021). When bad gets worse: Negative wording amplifies negative recall in persons with the borderline personalty traint. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 35(1), 274-285. 10.1002/acp.3764

Roemer, L., Horstmann, K. T., & Ziegler, M. (2021). Sometimes Hot, Sometimes Not: The Relations Between Selected Situational Vocational Interests and Situation Perception. European Journal of Personality, 35(2), 212-233.

Wehner, C., Ziegler, M., Gödeke, W., & Lämmle, L. (2021). Further inflaming the discussion or cooling down feelings? A network analysis of the Dark Triad and the Five Factor Model of personality. Personality and Individual Differences, 175(3), 110717.

Wessels, I., Ruess, J., Gess, C., Deicke, W., & Ziegler, M. (2021). Is research-based leraning effective? Evidence from a pre-post analysis in the social sciences. Studies in Higher Education, 1-15.


Horstmann , K. T., & Ziegler, M. (2020). Assessing Personality States: What to Consider when Constructing Personality State Measures. European Journal of Personality, 34(6), 1037-1059.

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 University Press.

Lämmle, L., & Ziegler M. (2020). TBS-DTK-Rezension: TOP Dark Triad of Personality at Work. Zeitschrift für Arbeits- und Organisationspsychologie, 64(3), 216-218.

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, 88(6), 1091-1110.

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.

Mõttus, R., Wood, D., Condon, D. W., Back, M. D., Baumert, A., Costantini, …, Ziegler, M., … (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.

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.

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: Measurement invariance of filter questions and validation. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 36(5), 889-900.

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.

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.

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.

Bensch, D., Paulhus, D. L., Stankov, L., & Ziegler, M. (2017). Teasing Apart Overclaiming, Overconfidence, and Socially Desirable Responding. Assessment, 26(3), 351-363.

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.

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.

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.

Horstmann, K. T., & Ziegler, M. (2018). Situational perception and affect: Barking up the wrong tree? Personality and Individual Differences, 136, 132–139.

Horstmann, K. T., Knaut, M., & Ziegler, M. (2019). Criterion Validity. In V. Zeigler-Hill, & T. K. Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences. Springer International Publishing.

Kemper, C. J., Trapp, S., Kathmann, N., Samuel, D. B., & Ziegler, M. (2019). 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. 2019 Jul;26(5):767-782. doi: 10.1177/1073191118810057. Epub 2018 Dec 3.

Kroll, F., Kossow, S. B., Mundt, I., Konrad, A., Pauls, A., Demuth, I., …, Ziegler, M. (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.

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.

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.

Trapp, S., & Ziegler, M. (2019). How Openness Enriches the Environment: Read More. Frontiers in Psychology, 10.

Trapp, S., Blömeke, S., & Ziegler, M. (2019). The openness-fluid-crystallized-intelligence (OFCI) model and the environmental enrichment hypothesis. Intelligence, 73, 30-40.

Wehner, C., Roemer, L., & Ziegler, M. (2019). Construct Validity. In V. Zeigler-Hill, T. K. Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences. Springer.

Zhang, J., Paulhus, D. L., & Ziegler, M. (2018). Personality predictors of scholastic cheating in a Chinese sample. Educational Psychology, 1–19.

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.

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.


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

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.

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

Krumm, S., Detel (Stiehl), S., Schröder-Abé, M., Ziegler, M., & Zimmermann, J. (2018). Berufliche Eignungstests. In D. B. Maehler, & A. Shajek (Eds.), Diagnostik bei Migrantinnen und Migranten: Ein Handbuch (pp. 339-390). Hogrefe.

Maaß, U., Wehner, C., & Ziegler, M. (2018). Narcissism and friendships. In A. D. Hermann, A. B. Brunell, & J. D. Foster (Eds.), Handbook of Trait Narcissism (pp. 345-354). Springer.

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.

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.

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.


Baranski, E. N., Gardiner, G., Guillaume, E., Aveyard, M., Bastian, B., Bronin, I., …, Ziegler, M., … (2017). Comparisons of Daily Behavior Across 21 Countries. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 8(3), 252-266.

Bühner, M., & Ziegler, M. (2017). Statistik für Psychologen und Sozialwissenschaftler (2. Auflage). 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,

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.

Maaß, U., & Ziegler, M. (2017). Narcissistic self-promotion is not moderated by the strength of situational cues. Personality and Individual Differences, 104, 482-488.

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

Ziegler, M., & Hess, U. (2017). Impression Management. In V. Zeigler-Hill, T. K. Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences. Springer.

Ziegler, M., & Lämmle, L. (2017). Validity. In V. Zeigler-Hill, T. K. Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences. Springer.

Ziegler, M., & Reichert, A. (2017). TBS-TK Rezension: Adaptives Intelligenz Diagnostikum 3 (AID 3). Psychologische Rundschau, 68, pp. 237-239, .


Asendorpf, J. B., Baumert, A., Schmitt, M., Blum, G., van Bork, R., Borsboom, D., …, Ziegler, M., … (2016). Open Peer Commentary and Author´s Response. European Journal of Personality, 30(4), 304-340.

Baghaei, P., Bensch, D., & Ziegler, M. (2016). Measurement invariance across gender and major in the University of Tehran English proficiency test. In V. Aryadoust, & J. Fox (Eds.), Trends in Language Assessment Research and Practice: The View from the Middle East and the Pacific Rim (pp. 167-183). 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.

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. .

Danner, D., Blasius, J., Breyer, B., Eifler, S., Menold, N., Paulhus, D., …, Ziegler, M. (2016). Current Challenges, New Developments, and Future Directions in Scale Construction. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 32(3), 175-180.

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.

Griffith, R. L., Converse, P. D., Mochinushi, Y., & Ziegler, M. (2016). The Elephant in the Room. In U. Kumar (Ed.), The Wiley Handbook of Personality Assessment (387-399). Wiley Blackwell.

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

Guillaume, E., Baranski, E., Todd, E., Bastian, B., Bronin, I., Ivanova, C., …, Ziegler, M., … (2016). The world at 7:00: Comparing the experience of situations across 20 countries. Journal of Personality, 84(4), 493-509.

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. (pp. 31–43). Wiley Blackwell.

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.

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,

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.

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,

Ziegler, M., & Brunner, M. (2016). Test Standards and Psychometric Modeling. In A. A. Lipnevich, F. Preckel, & R. D. Roberts (Eds.), Psychosocial Skills and School Systems in the 21st Century (pp. 29-55). Springer Interational 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.

Engel, M. C., Jacobs, I., Fydrich, T., & Ziegler, M. (2015). Belastungserleben von Psychotherapeuten in Ausbildung. Psychotherapeut, 60(6), 536-546.

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). Elsevier Academic Press.

Kemper, C., Ziegler, M., Krumm, S., Heene, M., & Bühner, M. (2015). Testkonstruktion. In G. Stemmler & J. Margraf-Stiksrud (Eds.), Lehrbuch Psychologische Diagnostik (pp. 157-221). Hogrefe

Landes, T., & Ziegler, M. (2015). Ein Praxisbeispiel zur Konstruktion eines Lehrevaluationsinstruments: Berliner Lehrevaluationsinventar für Vorlesungen (BLEI-VL). Diagnostica. 61(3), 136-143. .

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.

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.

Zhang, J., & Ziegler, M. (2015). Interaction Effects between Openness and Fluid Intelligence Predicting Scholastic Performance. Journal of Intelligence, 3(3), 91-110.

Ziegler, M., & Ziegler, J. (2015). Better Understanding of Psychological Situations: Opportunities and Challenges for Psychological Assessment. 418-419.

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.

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.

Rauthmann, J. F., Gallardo-Pujol, D., Guillaume, E. M., Todd, E., Nave, C. S., Sherman, R. A., …, Ziegler, M., … (2014). The Situational Eight DIAMONDS: A taxonomy of major dimensions of situation characteristics. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 107(4), 677-718.

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.

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.

Ziegler, M., Poropat, A., & Mell, J. (2014). Does the Length of a Questionnaire Matter? Journal of Individual Differences, 35(4), 250-261.

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.

Sauer, S., Ziegler, M., & Schmitt, M. (2013). Rasch analysis of a simplified Beck Depression Inventory. Personality and Individual Differences, 54, 530-535. doi:

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.

Seiler, S., Lucisano, G., Ege, P., Fell, L. H., Rogacev, K. S., Lerner-Gräber, A., …, Ziegler, M., … (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.

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.

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.

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 (pp. 217-233). Peter Lang.

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.


Schmidt-Atzert, L., Kersting, M., Preckel, F., Westhoff, K. & Ziegler, M. (2012). Zum Stand der Psychologischen Diagnostik. Psychologische Rundschau, 63(3), 167–174.

Seiler, S., Colbus, S. M., Lucisano, G., Rogacev, K. S., Gerhart, M. K., Ziegler, M., …, Heine, H. G. (2012). Ultrasound renal resistive index is not an organ-specific predictor of allograft outcome. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, 27(8), 3315-3320.

Ziegler, M., & Bühner, M. (2012). Grundlagen der Psychologischen Diagnostik. Springer.

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.


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.

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.

Kemper, C. J., Ziegler, M. & Taylor, S. (2011). ASI-3. Angstsensitivitätsindex-3 [Verfahrensdokumentation und Fragebogen]. In Leibniz-Institut für Psychologie (ZPID) (Hrsg.), Open Test Archive. ZPID.

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). Oxford University

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.

Ziegler, M., Krause, S. & Kolligs, F. (2011). Ärztliche Aufklärung über Darmkrebs und Darmkrebsvorsorge. Zeitschrift für Gastroenterologie, 49 (5), 584-590.

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). Oxford University Press.

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

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.

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.

Steinmayr, R., Ziegler, M., & Träuble, B. (2010). Do intelligence and sustained attention interact in predicting academic achievement? Learning and Individual Differences, 20, 14-18.

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.

Ziegler, M., Schmukle, S., Egloff, B. & Bühner, M. (2010). Investigating Measures of Achievement Motivation(s). Journal of Individual Differences, 31(1), 15-21.

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.


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.

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

Hamann, J., Mendel, J.T., Cohen, R., Heres, S., Ziegler, M., Bühner, M., & Kissling, M. D. (2009). Psychiatrists' Use of Shared Decision Making in the Treatment of Schizophrenia: Patient Characteristics and Decision Topics. Psychiatric Services, 60(8), 1107-1112.

Kemper, C., Ziegler, M. & Taylor, S. (2009). Überprüfung der psychometrischen Qualität der deutschen Version des Angstsensitivitätsindex-3. Diagnostica. 55, 223-233.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Krumm, S., Ziegler, M., &, Bühner, M. (2008). Reasoning and working memory as predictors of school grades. Learning and Individual Differences, 18(2), 248-257.

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.


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.

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.

Bühner, M., Ziegler, M., Krumm, S. & Schmidt-Atzert, L. (2006). Ist der I-S-T 2000 R Rasch-skalierbar? Diagnostica, 52 (3), 119-130.


Bühner, M., & Mangels, M., Krumm, S. & Ziegler, M. (2005). Are Working Memory and Attention Related Constructs. Journal of Individual Differences, 26 (3), 121-131.