Dr. Wolfgang Schneider
Professor of Psychology
My research interests include various topics such as memory development, the prediction of school performance, the longitudinal study of cognitive development, the interplay of teaching-learning processes, metacognition and academic performance, the impact of giftedness and expertise on outstanding achievement, and large-scale assessment studies (PISA)
Vice-President and President, German Psychological Association (2000 – 2004)
President-Elect, International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development (ISSBD) (2008)
Determinants of spelling performance in elementary school classrooms (University of Heidelberg, 1979)
Schneider, W. & Pressley, M. (1997). Memory development between two and twenty. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
Ennemoser, M. & Schneider, W. (2007). Relations of television viewing and reading: Findings from a 4-year longitudinal study. Journal of Educational Psychology, 99, 349-368.
Schneider, W. & Lockl, K. (2008). Procedural metacognition in children: Evidence for developmental trends. In J. Dunlosky & B. Bjork (Eds.), A handbook of memory and metacognition. Mahwah, NY: Erlbaum.
Department of Psychology
University of Wuerzburg
D-97074 Wuerzburg, Germany
Tel: (++49) 931-888-4822