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Prof. Dr. Bianca Wühr

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Biography and academic degrees

  • Since 2012 Professor of Psychology
    at the Department Applied Social Science, University of Applied Science, Dortmund, Germany
    Teaching: Social psychology, Psychological testing and assessment
  • 2010-2012 Professor of Psychology
    at the University of Applied Sciences for Police and Public Administration in North Rhine-Westphalia, Bielefeld, Germany
  • 2001-2010 Senior lecturer and deputy head of department
    at the Subdivision Psychological research (PFE)
    Dept. (Occupational) Psychological Services of the Federal employment agency, Nuremberg, Germany
  • 2001 PhD (Dr. phil)
    Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany
  • 1998-2001 PhD student
    Max-Planck-Institute for Psychological Research, Munich
    Dept. Cognition & Action
  • 1998 Diploma in Psychology
    University of Osnabrueck, Germany


Research interests

  • Cognitive science, e.g. attention and executive functioning
  • Psychological testing and assessment, e.g. vocational interests


Journals (peer-review)


Wühr, B. & Wühr, P. (2022). Effects of repeated testing in a pen-and-paper test of selective attention (FAIR-2). Psychological Research, 86 (1), 294-311. DOI:10.1007/s00426-021-01481-x



  • Social psychology (BA)
  • Psychological testing and assessment (BA)
  • Research projects (MA)

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