Flora Peták

University of Mannheim: School of Social Sciences
Chair for Consumer and Economic Psychology

Parkring 47, Raum 316
68159 Mannheim

Phone.: +49 (0) 621 181 1744

E-Mail: flora.petak[at]

Open office hours: on appointment


Research Interests

  • The social psychological effects from  threat, self and social insecurity

  • Determinants of political opinions

Publications and Conference Contributions

Peták, F. (2016). Effects of uncertainty salience on political attitudes. Talk presented at the Workshop der Fachgruppe  Sozialpsychologie der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie (DGPs) (SoDoc), Hamburg, Germany

Peták, F. (2016). Does uncertainty make us more conservative or more extreme? Effects of uncertainty salience on political  attitudes. Talk presented at the Small Group-Meeting „Threat & Morality“, Kassel, Germany.

Peták, F. (2015). Social representations of the Holocaust as potential identity threat and their impact on immigration  attitudes in today´s Germany. Talk presented at the Summer University in Political Psychology, Budapest, Hungary.

Peták, F. (2014). Integration and Psychological Well-Being of Migrants in Germany. Talk presented at Challenges of  International Migration II: Migration and Regional Development in Europe through the Eyes of Young Professionals,  Prague, Czech Republic.


Spring Term 2016 


N2 - Schwerpunkte der Markt- und Werbepsychologie (Seminar)

Spring Term 2017 


N2 - Schwerpunkte der Markt- und Werbepsychologie (Seminar)

Academic Career 

Since 09/2016


Doctoral candidate, Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences (GESS),
University of Mannheim

Since 09/2015


Research Assistent, Chair for Consumer and Economic Psychology, University of



Research internship at Prof. Gilad Hirschberger, Social Cognition Psychophysiology Laboratory, Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya, Israel



Summer School: Peace Psychology / Terrorism and Responses, University of Haifa



Research internship at Dr. Mike Mösko, team for psychosocial migration research, University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf



Intern at Luisenklinik. Center for Behavioral Medicine, Bad Dürrheim, Germany



Student assistent, Chair for Developmental and Cross-Cultural Psychology, University of Konstanz



M.Sc. in psychology, University of Konstanz, (specialization in empirical social research, work and organisational psychology, clinical psychology, optional subject: politics and administration)



Studies in psychology, Goethe-University of Frankfurt (Erasmus semester abroad)



Intern at Kanoa Corporation (coaching and training), Budapest, Ungarn



B.A. in psychology, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Ungarn