Dr. Jenna Wünsche

Deputy Head, German Ageing Survey


Address

Deutsches Zentrum für Altersfragen
Manfred-von-Richthofen-Straße 2
12161 Berlin
Deutschland

Contact

Dr. Jenna Wünsche
+49 30 260740-23
+49 30 260 740-33
jenna.wuensche@dza.de
 

 

Research Interests

  • Developmental psychology of middle and late adulthood: subjective well-being, health and social relationships
  • Personality development in partnerships

 

Research Projects

  • DEAS: German Ageing Survey (funded by the German Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth)
  • PREFER: Personal Resources of Elderly People With Multiple Illnesses: Fortification of Effective Health Behaviour (Funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research)

 

Biography

  • Since 2021 Research Scientist, German Centre of Gerontology, Berlin
  • 2017–2021 PhD Student and Research Scientist, Centre for Developmental and Personality Psychology (ZEPP), University of Basel
  • 2012–2017 Student Assistant and Research Scientist, German Centre of Gerontology, Berlin
  • 2020 PhD in Psychology, University of Basel
  • 2016 Master of Science in Psychology, Free University Berlin
  • 2013 Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Free University Berlin

Selected Publications

  • Wünsche, J., Weidmann, R., & Grob, A. (2020). Until death do us Part: The codevelopment of life satisfaction in couples preceding the death of one partner. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. DOI: 10.1037/pspi0000228
  • Nikitin, J., Wünsche, J., Bühler, J. L., Weidmann, R., Burriss, R. P., & Grob, A. (2020). Interdependence of Approach and Avoidance Goals in Romantic Couples Over Days and Months. The Journals of Gerontology: Series B. DOI: 10.1093/geronb/gbaa149
  • Bühler, J. L., Weidmann, R., Wünsche, J., Burriss, R. P., & Grob, A. (2020). Daily Responsiveness, Expectations, and Self-disclosure: How the Average Levels and Within-person Variability of Three Relationship Components Mediate Personality–Relationship Transactions in Romantic Couples. European Journal of Personality.  DOI: 10.1002/per.2255
  • Mund, M., Weidmann, R., Wrzus, C., Johnson, M. D., Bühler, J. L., Burriss, R. P., Wünsche, J., & Grob (2020), A. Loneliness is associated with the subjective evaluation of but not daily dynamics in partner relationships. International Journal of Behavioral Development. DOI: 10.1177/0165025420951246

 

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