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Dr. Tobias Ebert

Dr. Tobias Ebert
University of Mannheim
Mannheim Centre for European Social Research
A 5, 6
Building A – Room A 318
68159 Mannheim
Phone: +49 621 181–2856
Fax: +49 621 181–2803
E-mail: Tobias.Ebert uni-mannheim.de
  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Research Interests

    • Geographical Psychology
    • Person-Environment-Interactions
    • Cross-Cultural Comparison
    • Entrepreneurship
  • Publications

    * = shared first authorship

    Ebert, T., Gebauer, J. E., Brenner, T., Bleidorn, W., Gosling, S. D., Potter, J., & Rentfrow, P. J. ( in press). Are regional differences in psychological characteristics and their correlates robust? Applying spatial analysis techniques to examine regional variation in personality. Perspectives on Psychological Science.

    Ebert, T., Götz, F. M., Gladstone, J. J., Müller, S. R., & Matz, S. C. (in press). Spending reflects not only who we are but also who we are around: The joint effects of individual and geographic personality on consumption. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.https://doi.org/10.1037/pspp0000344

    *Götz, F. M., *Ebert, T., Gosling, S. D., Obschonka, M., & Rentfrow, J. (in press). Local housing market dynamics predict rapid shifts in cultural openness: A nine-year study across 199 cities. American Psychologist.

    Buecker, S., Ebert, T., Götz, F. M., Entringer, T. M., & Luhmann, M. (2021). In a lonely place: Investigating regional differences in loneliness. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 12(2), 147-155. https://doi.org/10.1177/1948550620912881

    Zickfeld, J. H., van de Ven, N., Pich, O., Schubert, T. W., Berkessel, J. B., Pizarro, J. J., […], & Vingerhoets, A. (2021). Tears evoke the intention to offer social support: A systematic investigation of the interpersonal effects of emotional crying across 41 countries. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 95, 104137. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jesp.2021.104137

    Ebert, T., Gebauer, J. E., Talman, J. R., & Rentfrow, P. J. (2020). Religious people only live longer in religious cultural contexts: A gravestone analysis. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 119(1), 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1037/pspa0000187

    Götz, F. M., Stieger, S., Ebert, T., Rentfrow, P. J., & Lewetz, D. (2020). What drives our emotions when we watch sporting events? An ESM study on the affective experience of German spectators during the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Collabra: Psychology, 6(1), 15. http://doi.org/10.1525/collabra.262

    Obschonka, M., Lee, N., Rodríguez-Pose, A., Eichstaedt, J.C., & Ebert, T. (2020). Big data methods, social media, and the psychology of entrepreneurial regions: Capturing cross-county personality traits and their impact on entrepreneurship in the US. Small Business Economics, 55(3), 567-588. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11187-019-00204-2

    Ebert, T., Brenner, T., & Brixy, U. (2019). New firm survival: The interdependence between regional externalities and innovativeness. Small Business Economics, 53, 287-309. doi:10.1007/s11187-018-0026-4

    Ebert, T., Götz, F. M., Obschonka, M., Zmigrod, L., & Rentfrow, P. J. (2019). Regional variation in courage and entrepreneurship: The contrasting role of courage for the emergence and survival of start-ups in the US. Journal of Personality, 87, 1039– 1055. doi:10.1111/jopy.12454

    Brenner, T., & Ebert, T. (2018). Fachkräfte für den Landkreis Marburg-Biedenkopf – Wahrnehmung, Attraktivität und Potentiale. Marburg: Philipps-University Marburg.

    Götz, F. M., Ebert, T., & Rentfrow, P. J. (2018). Regional cultures and the psychological geography of Switzerland: Person–environment–fit in personality predicts subjective wellbeing. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 517. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00517