Psykologisk Institut

Annette Bohn

PhD, Lektor

Profile photoAnnette Bohn
Psykologisk Institut - CON AMORE - Center for Selvbiografisk Hukommelsesforskning
Psykologisk Institut

Bartholins Allé 9, 1350, 428
8000 Aarhus C

Telefon: +4587165864


1985M.A. in German; Pennsylvania State University/ USA
1986University Degree for Teachers of German and English; Christian-Albrechts-University, Kiel/ Germany
1991Government-certified teacher of German and English; Germany
2002Bachelor in Psychology; Aarhus University/ Denmark
2005M.Sc. in Psychology; Aarhus University/ Denmark
2008Ph.D. in Psychology Aarhus University/ Denmark
Title of dissertation: Studies on the social and cultural characteristics og autobiographical memory and their development across the life span

Research Areas

Autobiographical Memory; Life Story Development; Cultural Life Scripts; Emotion and Memories;
Past and Future Mental Time Travel; Cultural Differences in Autobiographical Memory

Teaching Areas

Cognitive Psychology, Autobiographical Memory

Grants and Awards

2009-2010 Post Doc Stipend funded by the Danish Research Agency for Communication and Culture (1.420.000DKK)
2009 AUFF Award (Aarhus University Research Grant Agency) for Best Dissertation in the Social Sciences 2008 (50,000 DKK.)
2011 Research grant by DAAD (German Academic Exchange Agency) for stay at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin (2150 euro)
2013- 2014 Jens Chr. Skou Junior Fellowship at Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies (AIAS), Aarhus University
2016 AUFF Mobility Stipend for research stay in Australia (86 000 DKK)
2016 Inge Lehmanns Legat of 1983 for project “Not WEIRD but truly different: Autobiographical Memories in Indigenous Australia (103 000 DKK)
2017- AcademiaNet – Expert Database for Outstanding Female Academic
2017 AUFF Guest Researcher Grant to host professor Ali Tekcan (138 605 DKK)
2021-2024 AIAS Associate Fellowship Category 2: Established Researcher
2022 Carlsberg Foundation Grant for organization of "To tell a life: Symposium on life story psychology in honor of Tilmann Habermas" at AIAS (54 000 DKK)

Publication Data (1/ 2023)

>24 articles in international peer-reviewed journals
h index 14; total citations >1480

Teaching and Supervison

Lectures in Cognitive Psychology (undergraduate)
Seminars on all aspects of Autobiographical Memory (undergraduate, graduate and PhD level)
Supervision of > 50 Master Theses and > 100 Bachelor Theses
Main Advisor of 4 PhD students and 2 postdoc


Ritchie, T. D., Batteson, T. J., Bohn, A., Crawford, M. T., Ferguson, G. V., Schrauf, R. W., Vogl, R. J., & Walker, W. R. (2015). A pancultural perspective on the fading affect bias in autobiographical memory. Memory, 23(2), 278-290.
Bohn, A. (2011). Normative ideas of life and autobiographical reasoning in life narratives. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Spring (131), 19-30.