Corinna Loeckenhoff received her undergraduate degree from the University of Marburg in Germany and her Ph.D. from Stanford University. She completed her postdoctoral training at the National Institute on Aging in Baltimore.
My research focuses on age differences in time horizons, personality, and emotional experience and their influence on mental and physical health across the life span. A central goal is to understand how age groups differ in their approach to health-related choices and to explore ways to optimize such choices across the life span. A second line of research examines life-long trajectories in people's personality traits and social cognition and their relation to health-related behaviors and outcomes. I am also interested in cross-cultural differences in aging trajectories.