Prof. Dr. Christian Montag

Since 10/2019 W3-Professor for Molecular Psychology
09/2014 - 09/2019 Heisenberg-Professor for Molecular Psychology, Ulm University
Since 04/2016 Agreement professor, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), Chengdu, China
04/2012 - 09/2012 Associate Professor,  General Psychology II, University of Bonn
07/2009 - 09/2009 SCAN Center, Turhan Canli, Stony Brook University, USA (SCAN = Social, Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience)
10/2006 – 09/2014 Research fellow, University of Bonn: Personality and Biological Psychology (Prof. Dr. Martin Reuter)
13.12.2011 Habilitation dissertation, "venia legendi" for psychology
27.06.2009 Dissertation, Topic: Experimentell-biologische Überprüfung der revidierten Reinforcement Sensitivity Theory
10/2001 - 09/2006 Study of Psychology at the Justus - Liebig - Universität, Giessen, Germany

Research interests

  • Molecular genetics of emotionality and personality
  • Psychobiological basis of stuttering
  • Neuroeconomics
  • Psychoinformatics including the impact of the Internet, smartphones and computer games on our brains

Contact

Christian Montag
Head of the department Molecular Psychology

Christian Montag
☎ +49-(0)731/50 26550
Π 1.44 Helmholtzstraße 8/1

Consultation hours
Please write an e-mail to Prof. Montag for consultation.
Consultation hours for wintersemester 17/18 will be announced, soon.

Awards

  • Reisestipendium der European Association of Personality Psychology (2010) für die Fachtagung ECP in Brno, Tschechische Republik
  • Reisestipendium Dresden Spring School (2010) zum Thema "From vulnerability to resilience: Molecular genetics perspectives"
  • Stipendium der G.A. Lienert Stiftung (2009) für einen Forschungsaufenthalt im SCAN Center von Turhan Canli, Stony Brook University, USA (SCAN = Social, Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience)
  • Promotionspreisträger der Universitätsgesellschaft Bonn (2009)
  • Reisestipendium der European Association of Personality Psychology (2008) für die Fachtagung ECP in Tartu, Estland
  • Goldener Geist für das beste Seminar (2007), verliehen durch die Fachschaft Psychologie der Universität Bonn

Third-party funded projects

10/2012 DFG-Sachbeihilfeantrag (290.840€) „Biologische Grundlagen der Internet- und Computerspielsucht“ (DFG-Kennziffer MO-2363/2-1)
03/2013 DFG-Zusatzmittel (36.000€ ; DFG-Kennziffer MO-2363/2-1)
01/2014 DFG-Sachbeihilfeantrag (21.447€) „Exponate für MS-Wissenschaft: Mobiltelefonnutzung und Internetsucht“ (DFG-Kennziffer MO 2363/6-1)
05/2014 DFG-Heisenberg-Professor, erste Förderperiode (339.400€)  (DFG-Kennziffer MO 2363/3-1)
11/2014 BMBF (246.294€) „The effects of an extensive exercise program on the progression of mild cognitive impairment” (Genetik-Teilprojekt von Christian Montag & Martin Reuter)
06/2016 DFG-Kooperationsanbahnung (MO 2363/9-1) (38.920€) “Deutsch-chinesischer Workshop zum Einfluss von Oxytocin auf prosoziales Verhalten: ein multimethodaler Ansatz” in Chengdu, China”
06/2016 DFG-Sachbeihilfeantrag (MO 2363/10-1) (22.150€) „Vereinbarkeit von Konstruktabdeckung und eindimensionaler statistischer Modellierung durch Item-Response-Theory-Modelle mit lokalen Itemabhängigkeiten und eine Anwendung in der Persönlichkeitspsychologie“
10/2017 DFG-Heisenberg-Professur, zweite Förderperiode (249.000€) „(DFG-Kennziffer MO 2363/3-2)
01/2018 - 01/2020 (gemeinsam mit Prof. Dr. Benjamin Becker), Internet addiction: a pharmaco-imaging genetics approach to determine innovative treatments. Sichuan Provincial Science & Technology Research grant (Science & Technology Department of the Sichuan Province, China; 500,000 RMB = ca. 65.000 €)
10/2018 - 01/2020 Silicon Valley Company “Mindstrong”, Palo Alto, CA, USA (100.000 €): Alzheimer genetics and real world behavior: a study with two cohorts
Ab 05/2020 Stepped Care Ansatz zur Versorgung Internetbezogener Störungen (SCAVIS): ca. 500.000 Euro

Ad hoc reviews

 
  • Acta Paediatrica
  • Addiction Biology
  • American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics
  • American Journal of Psychiatry
  • Annals of Depression and Anxiety
  • Archives of General Psychiatry
  • Archives of Women’s Mental Health
  • Behavioral and Brain Functions
  • Behaviour & Information Technology
  • Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Behavioural Brain Research
  • Biological Psychiatry
  • Biological Psychology
  • BioPsychoSocial Medicine
  • BMC Psychiatry
  • Brain & Cognition
  • Brain and Behavior
  • Brain and Language
  • Brain Research
  • Brain Sciences
  • Brain Structure and Function
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health
  • Children and Youth Service Review
  • Cerebral Cortex
  • Clinical Neuropsychiatry
  • CNS Spectrums
  • Cogent Psychology
  • Cognitive, Behavioral and Affective Neuroscience
  • Cognitive Neuropsychiatry
  • Comprehensive Psychiatry
  • Computers in Human Behavior
  • Computers & Security
  • Cortex
  • Culture and Brain
  • Current Psychology
  • Cyberpsychology & Behavior
  • Cyberpsychology: Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace
  • Der Nervenarzt
  • Diagnostica
  • Digital Psychology
  • Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics
  • Emotion Review
  • European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • European Journal of Personality
  • European Journal of Psychological Assessment
  • Frontiers in Human Neuroscience
  • Frontiers in Psychiatry
  • Genes, Brain & Behavior
  • Heliyon
  • International Journal of Behavioral Medicine
  • International Journal of Human Computer Interaction
  • International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research
  • International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology
  • International Journal of Menthal Health & Addiction
  • International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice
  • International Perspectives in Psychology: Research, Practice, Consultation
  • JAMA Psychiatry
  • Journal of Addiction Research & Therapy
  • Journal of Addictive Behaviors, Therapy & Rehabilitation
  • Journal of Affective Disorders
  • Journal of Behavior
  • Journal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry
  • Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology
  • Journal of Clinical Medicine
  • Journal of Computer Mediated Communciation
  • Journal of Cross Cultural Research
  • Journal of Fluency Disorders
 
 
  • Journal of Individual Differences
  • Journal of Medical Internet Research
  • Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology, and Economics
  • Journal of Personality Assessment
  • Journal of Psychiatric Research
  • Journal of Psychiatry
  • Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience
  • Journal of Psychopharmacology
  • Journal of Sport and Health Science
  • Logopedics Phoniatrics Vocology
  • Mental Health & Prevention
  • Motivation and Emotion
  • Multiple Sclerosis Journal
  • Nature Communication
  • Nature Digital Medicine
  • Neuroscience
  • Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews
  • Neurobiology of Aging
  • Neurology, Psychiatry and Brain Research
  • NeuroImage
  • NeuroMolecular Medicine
  • Neuropsychobiology
  • Neuropsychologia
  • Neuropsychology
  • Neuropsychopharmacology
  • Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment
  • Neuroscience Letters
  • Nicotine & Tobacco Research
  • Personality and Individual Differences
  • Personality Neuroscience
  • Perspectives on Psychological Science
  • Pervasive and Mobile Computing
  • Physiology & Behavior
  • PLoS ONE
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society B
  • Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry
  • Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica
  • Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience
  • Psychiatric Genetics
  • Psychiatry Research
  • Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging
  • Psychology & Psychotherapy
  • Psychology Research & Behavior Management
  • Psychoneuroendocrinology
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Psychophysiology
  • Rejuvenation Research
  • Sage Open
  • Scandinavian Journal of Psychology
  • Schizophrenia Bulletin
  • Scientific Reports
  • Social Behavior and Personality
  • Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience
  • Social Neuroscience
  • Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology
  • Social Psychological and Personality Science
  • Social Science Computer Review
  • Stress
  • Telematics and Informatics
  • The Journal of Genetic Psychology
  • The Lancet Psychiatry
  • The Pharmacogenomics Journal
  • The Social Science Journal
  • Translational Psychiatry
  • Trends in Cognitive Science
  • Trends in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
  • The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry
 

Reviewer for Third Party Funding

  • Hong Kong Polytech University, China
  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
  • Health Research Board
  • German-Israeli Foundation

Publications / Books / test manual

Zusammen mit Martin Reuter ist Christian Montag Herausgeber der internationalen Buchreihe Studies in Neuroscience, Psychology and Behavioral Economics (Springer-Verlag). In diesem Kontext sind im Jahr 2015 der Band Internet Addiction und im Jahr 2016 der Band Neuroeconomics erschienen. Im Jahr 2017 erscheint aufgrund des großen Erfolgs bereits die zweite Auflage des Bands Internet Addiction mit vielen neuen Beiträgen und einer Erweiterung um das Thema Smartphone-Sucht.

Martin Reuter, Jaak Panksepp, Ken Davis und Christian Montag haben im Jahr 2017 die deutsche Version des Testmanuals "Affective Neuroscience Personality Scales" im Hogrefe Verlag veröffentlicht. Hier geht es zum Link

Publications peer-reviewed

An overview over all publications with international peer-review can be found here.

Publications without Peer Review

An overview over all publications without peer-review can be found here.