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Dr. Anna Bruk

Dr. Anna Bruk
University of Mannheim
Chair of Microsociology and Social Psychology
A 5, 6
Building A – Room A 441
68159 Mannheim
Phone: +49 621 181–1976
Fax: +49 621 181–2038
E-mail: abruk mail.uni-mannheim.de
Consultation hour(s):
by appointment
  • Academic background

    2019 Doctorate in psychology, School of Social Sciences, University of Mannheim
    Since 10/2013 Research and teaching assistant, Chair of Microsociology and Social Psychology, University of Mannheim
    08/2012- 07/2013 Student assistant, Chair of Social Psychology, University of Mannheim
    08/2011- 01/2013 Student assistant, Chair of Business-to-Business Marketing, Sales & Pricing, University of Mannheim
    09/2010- 07/2013 M. Sc. in Management, University of Mannheim
    10/2006- 08/2010 B. Sc. in Business Administration and Economics, Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main
  • Research interests and topics for theses

    • Evaluations of showing vulnerability
    • Self–other differences in perception and decision making
    • Construal level
    • Self-compassion
    • Effects of meditation
    • Intertemporal choice
  • Publicationts and conference contributions

    Publications:

    • Bruk, A., Scholl, S. G., & Bless, H. (2018). Beautiful mess effect: Self-other differences in evaluation of showing vulnerability. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 115(2), 192–205.
    • Gebauer, J. E., Nehrlich, A. D., Stahlberg, D., Sedikides, C., Hackenschmidt, A., Schick, D., Stegmaier, C. A., Windfelder, C. C., Bruk, A., & Mander, J. (2018). Mind-body practices and the self: Yoga and meditation do not create no-self, but boost self-enhancement. Psychological Science, 29(8), 1207–1220.

     

    Conference contributions:

    • Bruk, A., Scholl, S. G., & Bless, H. (2018, September). What construal level’s got to do with it: Why and how of self-other differences in showing vulnerability. Poster presented at the 51st Congress of the German Society for Psychology (DGPs), Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
    • Bruk, A. & Scholl, S. G. (2016, March). The perks of being friends with oneself: Self-compassion reduces self-other differences when evaluating showing vulnerability. Talk at the 58th Conference of Experimental Psychologists, Heidelberg, Germany.
    • Bruk, A. & Scholl, S. G. (2016, January). When I am weak, then I am strong: Self-other differences in evaluation of showing vulnerability. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, California, USA.
    • Bruk, A. & Scholl, S. G.  (2015, September). There are two sides to every story: Self-other differences in showing vulnerability. Talk at the 15th conference of the Social Psychology Section of the German Psychological Society (FGSP), Potsdam, Germany.
    • Bruk, A. & Scholl, S. G. (2015, August). What makes me feel weak makes you look strong: Self-other differences when evaluating showing vulnerability. Talk at the ESCON Transfer of Knowledge Conference in Bensheim, Germany.