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Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences

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Allemand, Mathias

  • Mathias AllemandAffiliated withDepartment of Psychology and University Research Priority Program “Dynamics of Healthy Aging”, University of Zurich Email author 

Early Life and Educational Background

Allemand was born on April 5, 1974, in Moutier, Switzerland. He earned his Licentiatus Philosophiae (master’s degree) in psychology (major, clinical psychology; minor, social psychology and psychopathology) from the University of Bern, Switzerland, in 2002. He earned his Doctor Philosophiae (PhD) in life-span developmental psychology from the University of Zurich in 2007 under the direction of Mike Martin and Daniel Zimprich.

Professional Career

Allemand was a senior research and teaching associate at the University of Zurich from 2008 to 2015. Since 2016, Allemand directs a laboratory of differential healthy aging research at the University Research Priority Program “Dynamics of Healthy Aging” and the Department of Psychology of the University of Zurich. His research has appeared in personality outlets such as Journal of Personality, European Journal of Personality, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, and Journal of Personality and Social Psy ...

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