Prof. Dr. Stephan Kröner

Prof. Dr. Stephan Kröner

Tel.: +49 911 5302-167

Room U1.0281, Regensburger Str. 160, 90478 Nürnberg, Consultations by appointment






Stephan Kröner received his MA (Diplom) in Psychology from Justus-Liebig-University (Gießen, Germany), his Ph.D. in Psychology from Erfurt University (PH Erfurt, Germany) and his venia legendi for a habilitation thesis submitted at FAU University.

Current Third-Party Funded Projects

Meta-project Digitalization in Aesthetic, Arts and Cultural Education – a Quantitative-Empirical Research Synthesis
Condensed Joy? Multi-day Music-Educational Interventions: Determinants of Participation, Effective Design Features and Effects on Competences and Personal Development
Religious and Professional Beliefs of Teachers
Potentials and Strategies of Digital Regional Development in Rural Areas


Selected Publications

  • Bisharat, K., Christ, A., & Kröner, S. (2020). Detrimental effects of an economic crisis on student cognitive achievement–A natural experiment from Palestine. Intelligence, 79, 101435.
  • Christ, A., Becker, N., & Kröner, S. (2020). Multiple complex problem-solving scenarios: The incremental validity of ability self-concept beyond reasoning in adults. Intelligence.
  •  Christ, A., Penthin, M., & Kröner, S. (2019). Big Data and Digital Aesthetic, Arts and Cultural Education: Hot Spots of Current Quantitative Research. Social Science Computer Review.
  • Fritzsche, E.S., Händel, M., & Kröner, S. (2018). What do second-order judgements tell us about low-performing students’ metacognitive awareness? Metacognition and Learning, 13, 159 – 188.
  • Rudolph, J., Niepel, C., Greiff, S., Goldhammer, F., & Kröner, S. (2017). Metacognitive confidence judgements and their link to complex problem solving. Intelligence, 63, 1-8.
  • Schüller, E., Birnbaum, L., & Kröner, S. (2017). What makes elementary students read in their leisure time? Development of a comprehensive questionnaire. Reading Research Quarterly, 52 161-175.

Further information in German: complete list of publications