Short CV/Education and training

  • 1973 – 1979
    Study of psychology, English language and literature and education, Universität Bonn

  • 1978
    Diploma in Psychology

  • 1979
    1. state examination for qualification and authorization to teach at a school (Gymnasium: English, Educational Science)

Selected publications

  • Krahé, B. (2013). The social psychology of aggression (2nd ed.). Hove: Psychology Press.

  • Möller, I., & Krahé, B. (2013). Mediengewalt als pädagogische Herausforderung. Ein Programm zur Förderung der Medienkompetenz im Jugendalter. Göttingen: Hogrefe.

  • Temkin, J., & Krahé, B. (2008). Sexual assault and the justice gap: A question of attitude.Oxford: Hart.

  • Krahé, B., & Berger, A. (in press). Men and women as perpetrators and victims of sexual aggression in heterosexual and same-sex encounters. A study of first-year college students in Germany. Aggressive Behavior.

  • Krahé, B., & Bieneck, S. (2012). The effect of music-induced mood on aggressive affect, cognition, and behavior. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 42, 271-290.

  • Krahé, B., Busching, R., & Möller, I. (2012). Media violence use and aggression among German adolescents: Associations and trajectories of change in a three-wave longitudinal study. Psychology of Popular Media Culture, 1, 152-166.

  • Möller, I., Krahé, B., Busching, R., & Krause, C. (2012). Efficacy of an intervention to reduce the use of media violence and aggression: An experimental evaluation with adolescents in Germany. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 41, 105-120.

  • Bieneck, S, & Krahé, B. (2011). Blaming the victim and exonerating the perpetrator in cases of rape and robbery: Is there a double standard? Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 26, 1785-1797.

  • Krahé, B., Möller, I., Berger, A., & Felber, J. (2011). Repression vs. sensitization in response to media violence as predictors of cognitive avoidance and vigilance. Journal of Personality, 78, 165-189.

  • Krahé, B., Möller, I., Huesmann, L. R., Kirwil, L., Felber, J., & Berger, A. (2011). Desensitization to media violence: Links with habitual media violence exposure, aggressive cognitions and aggressive behavior. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 100, 630-646.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Predictors and effects of media violence use in childhood and adolescence: A longitudinal study with an experimental intervention. Funded by the German Research Foundation, 1 July 2007 – 31 March 2014.

  • Prevalence, risk factors and consequences of sexual aggression and victimization among young adults: A longitudinal analysis. Funded by the German Research Foundation, 1 Oct 2010 – 30 Sept 2013.

  • Understanding and addressing youth sexual coercion and violence as a threat to young people's sexual health in Europe. Funded by the European Agency for Health and Consumers, 1 July 2010 – 30 June 2013.


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