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Dr. Florian Krieger

  • Since 2021: Akademischer Rat a.Z. ("Assistant Professor") at the department "Methods of Empirical Educational Research" (Prof. Dr. Jörg-Tobias Kuhn), TU Dortmund University, Germany.
  • 2018: Doctoral degree (Dr. phil) at Saarland University, Germany.
  • 2017 - 2021: Post doctoral researcher at the research group "Computer-Based Assessment"(Prof. Dr. Samuel Greiff), Université du Luxembourg, Luxembourg.
  • 2016: Research visit at the Institute of Psychology at the Chinese Academy of Sciences (Host Prof. Dr. Xiaolan Fu).
  • 2014 - 2017: Research assistant at the research group "Differential Psychology and Psychological Diagnostics" (Prof. Dr. Frank M. Spinath).
  • 2013 - 2017: Fellow of the international research training group "Adaptive Minds" (Chair: Prof. Dr. Axel Mecklinger), Selected for the fast-track program Master of Science Psychology.
  • 2012 - 2014: Studies of Psychology (M.Sc.), Saarland University, Germany.
  • 2009 - 2012: Studies of Psychology (B.Sc.), University of Saarland, Germany.
  • assessment of cognitive abilities
  • individual facilitation of cognitive abilities
  • intelligence
  • problem solving
  • working memory
  • personality
  • large-scale assessments
  • Computers in Human Behavior
  • European Journal of Psychological Assessment
  • Intelligence
  • Journal of Intelligence
  • Thinking Skills and Creativity

Peer-reviewed articles

Some of my articles were published under my "maiden name" Domnick

  • Gottschling, J., Krieger, F., & Greiff, S. (2022). The fight against infectious diseases: The essential role of Higher‑Order thinking and Problem‑Solving. Journal of Intelligence, 10(1).
  • Rojas, M., Nussbaum, M., Chiuminatto, P., Guerrero, O., Greiff, S., Krieger, F., & Van Der Westhuizen, L. (2021). Assessing collaborative problem‑solving skills among elementary school students. Computers & Education.
  • Krieger, F., Stadler, M., Bühner, M., Fischer, F., & Greiff, S. (2021). Assessing complex Problem‑Solving skills in under 20 minutes. Psychological Test Adaptation and Development.
  • Han, A., Krieger, F., & Greiff, S. (2021). Collaboration analytics need more comprehensive models and methods. Journal of Learning Analytics, 8(1), 13–29.
  • Nicolay, B., Krieger, F., Stadler, M., Gobert, J., & Greiff, S. (2021). Lost in transition – learning analytics on the transfer from knowledge acquisition to knowledge application in complex problem solving. Computers in Human Behavior, 115.
  • Schneider, B., Becker, N., Krieger, F., Spinath, F. M., & Sparfeldt, J. R. (2020). Teaching the underlying rules of figural matrices in a short video increases test scores. Intelligence, 82. 
  • Many Babies Consortium. (2020). Quantifying sources of variability in infancy research using the Infant‑Directed‑ Speech preference. Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science, 3(1), 24–52. 
  • Grass, J., Krieger, F., Paulus, P., Greiff, S., Strobel, A., & Strobel, A. (2019). Thinking in action: Need for cognition predicts Self‑Control together with action orientation. PLoS One, 14(8).
  • Krieger, F., Becker, N., Greiff, S., & Spinath, F. M. (2019). Big‑Five personality and political orientation: Results from four panel studies with representative german samples. Journal of Research in Personality, 80, 78– 83.
  • Krieger, F., Zimmer, H. D., Greiff, S., Spinath, F. M., & Becker, N. (2019). Why are difficult figural matrices hard to solve? The role of selective encoding and working memory capacity. Intelligence, 72.
  • Domnick, F., Zimmer, H., Becker, N., & Spinath, F. (2017). Is the correlation between storage capacity and matrix reasoning driven by the storage of partial solutions? A pilot study of an experimental approach. Journal of Intelligence, 5(2), 21.
  • Roth, B., Romeyke, S., Spinath, F. M., Domnick, F., Schäfer, S., & Becker, N. (2015). Intelligence and school grades: A meta‑analysis. Intelligence, 53, 118–137.

Book chapters and manuals

  • Nicolay, B., Krieger, F., & Greiff, S. (im Druck). I*nterdisciplinary frontiers: Computer‑based process data analysis in educational measurement.* In Process data analysis, international encyclopedia of education 4th edition. Elsevier.
  • Krieger, F., Becker, N., Greiff, S., & Spinath, F. M. (2022). Design a matrix – standard. Ein distraktorfreier Matrizen‑ Screening‑Test zur Erfassung der allgemeinen Intelligenz. Hogrefe.
  • Krieger, F., Fischbach, A., & Greiff, S. (2021). Kollaboratives problemlösen in luxemburg: Ergebnisse und implikationen aus PISA 2015. In LUCET/SCRIPT (Ed.), Nationaler bildungsbericht 2021. Université du Luxembourg.
  • Nicolay, B., Krieger, F., Salzig, M., & Greiff, S. (2021). Die Entwicklung eines Trainingsprogrammes für die komplexe Problemlösekompetenz bei Jugendlichen. In LUCET/SCRIPT (Ed.), Nationaler bildungsbericht 2021. Université du Luxembourg.

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