Deutsch Intern

    Dr. Benjamin P. Lange

    Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (Post-doc) & 
    Vorsitzender der Ethikkommission des Instituts MCM

    Campus Hubland Nord
    Oswald-Külpe-Weg 82

    Raum 02.015

    Tel.: 0931/31-86689
    Fax: 0931/31-87364

    Sprechstunde: donnerstags ab 12 Uhr nach Vereinbarung


    Benjamin Lange (*1978) studied German language and literature studies with specialisation in linguistics, English language and literature studies, and Psychology in Kassel. He worked as a journalist in Berlin und Kassel. He also worked as a research scientist at the universities of Kassel, Frankfurt am Main, and Göttingen. He obtained his doctorate in Psychology at the University of Kassel ("Verbal proficiency as fitness indicator. Experimental and comparative research on the evolutionary psychology of language and verbal displays", supervisor: Professor Harald A. Euler, Ph. D). Since 2007 public appearances in the media (e.g., television programs).

    Since 2014, he is a post-doctoral research scientist and lecturer at the Media Psychology Department at the University of Wuerzburg. Since 2015, he is doing his habilitation (post-doctoral qualification) in Psychology at the Faculty of Human Sciences at the University of Wuerzburg. Since 2015, he also works as a psychological counsellor and therapist.

    Reviewing: Evolutionary Psychology; Acta Linguistica; Evolution and Human Behavior; Human Nature; Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology; Perspectives on Psychological Science; Journal of Language and Social Psychology; Frontiers in Psychology

    Research interests

    Evolutionary psychological aspects of human communication, language and literature, reading, video games



    Universität Würzburg
    Sanderring 2
    97070 Würzburg

    Phone: +49 931 31-0
    Fax: +49 931 31-82600

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