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Michael D. Krämer

Michael D. Krämer

Doctoral Student of the

German Socio-Economic Panel study Research Infrastructure


+49 30 89789 - 371
Research Topics and Working Areas

Since November 2019 Michael Krämer has worked as a research associate at the SOEP in the DFG-funded project "Personality and social relationship dynamics: Short- and medium-term processes in daily life" with Dr. David Richter. He holds a Bachelor of Science in psychology and a Master of Science in clinical and health psychology, both from Freie Universität Berlin. As an exchange student he spent two semesters at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. Besides personality psychology, Michael Krämer's research interest lies in subjective well-being, quantitative methods, and Open Science practices. Since April 2020, he is a fellow of the International Max Planck Research School on the Life Course (LIFE) at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development.



Externe referierte Aufsätze

The Transition to Grandparenthood: No Consistent Evidence for Change in the Big Five Personality Traits and Life Satisfaction

In: European Journal of Personality im Ersch. (2023), [Online first: 2022-08-16] | Michael D. Krämer, Manon A. van Scheppingen, William J. Chopik, David Richter
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Resuming Social Contact after Months of Contact Restrictions: Social Traits Moderate Associations between Changes in Social Contact and Well-being

In: Journal of Research in Personality 98 (2022), 104223 | Michael D. Krämer, Yannick Roos, David Richter, Cornelia Wrzus
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Changes in Optimism and Pessimism in Response to Life Events: Evidence from Three Large Panel Studies

In: Journal of Research in Personality 88 (2021), 103985, 14 S. | William J. Chopik, Jeewon Oh, Eric S. Kim, Ted Schwaba, Michael D. Krämer, David Richter, Jacqui Smith
Externe referierte Aufsätze

The Impact of Having Children on Domain-Specific Life Satisfaction: A Quasi-Experimental Longitudinal Investigation Using the Socio-Economic Panel (Soep) Data

In: Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 119 (2020), 6, S. 1497-1514 | Michael D. Krämer, Joseph Lee Rodgers
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Long-Term Effects of Pregnancy and Childbirth on Sleep Satisfaction and Duration of First-Time and Experienced Mothers and Fathers

In: Sleep 42 (2019), 4, S. 1-10 | David Richter, Michael D. Krämer, Nicole K. Y. Tang, Hawley E. Montgomery-Downs, Sakari Lemola



Longitudinal Associations between Life Events and Subjective Sleep Quality

Michael Krämer, Sakari Lemola, David Richter
Wien, Österreich, 23.03.2017 - 25.03.2017
| International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS 2017): Association for Psychological Science, Initiative for Integrative Psychological Science

Research Projects

Research Project

Personality and social relationship dynamics: Short- and medium-term processes in daily life (DIPS)

Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
Research Project

Refugee Families in Germany (Geflüchtete Familien in Deutschland, GeFam 2)

Completed Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study