Dr. Jessica Lampe

Post-doctoral Researcher in Psychology of Religion

Institut für Praktische Theologie, Abt. Seelsorge, Religionspsychologie und Religionspädagogik

Telefon
+41 31 631 55 71
E-Mail
jessica.lampe@theol.unibe.ch
Büro
UniS, Raum 021
Feb 2018- Post-doctoral Researcher in Psychology of Religion
Division of Spiritual Care, Psychology of Religion and Religious Education (Prof. Dr. I. Noth), Institute of Practical Theology, University of Bern, CH
Project within the Interfaculty Research Cooperation on religious conflicts and coping strategies: ​"Religious coping styles among people dealing with internal religious and spiritual struggles", under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Isabelle Noth and Prof. Dr. Hansjörg Znoj
Jan 2013-Nov 2017 PhD in Biomedical Sciences
Doctoral Researcher in Animal Behaviour and Welfare Science, Division of Animal Welfare, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, CH
Graduate School for Cellular and Biomedical Sciences
Dissertation: “Play, positive emotions and emotional contagion in rats”, supervised by Prof. Dr. Hanno Würbel
Sept 2011-Nov 2012 MSc in Applied Animal Behaviour and Animal Welfare
University of Edinburgh, UK, Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies
MSc thesis (with distinction): “The effects of horse-human contact prior to riding sessions”, supervised by Prof. Dr. Natalie Waran
Aug 2007-May 2011
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA, USA, JMU Honors Program,
Teaching Assistant for Developmental Psychology (2010),
Honors thesis, 2010-2011: “Cross-modal recognition of human individuals in domestic horses”, supervised by Prof. Dr. Jeffrey Andre
Honors Study Abroad: Oxford University, UK, 2009-2010; Dante Aligheri Università, Reggio Calabria, Italy, Italian language program, summer 2009
Summer semester in cross-cultural psychology in Perugia and Florence, Italy, summer 2008
Graduation: B.A. honors with distinction
  • Post-doctoral Researcher in Psychology of Religion
    Feb 2018- Division of Spiritual Care, Psychology of Religion and Religious Education (Prof. Dr. I. Noth), Institute of Practical Theology, University of Bern, CH
    Project within the Interfaculty Research Cooperation on religious conflicts  and coping strategies: "Religious coping styles among people dealing with internal religious and spiritual struggles", under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Isabelle Noth and Prof. Dr. Hansjörg Znoj
  • Editor/English Scientific Proofreader
    Jan 2017-Feb 2017: Heidelberg Institute for International Conflict Research: English proofreading, editing and translating for the Conflict Barometer 2016, Heidelberg
  • Research Associate
    Feb 2013-Feb 2016: Animal Welfare Division, Veterinary Public Health Institute, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, CH
  • Student Assistant
    Oct 2016-Dec 2016: Centre for European Economic Research in Mannheim, Department of Economics of Innovation & Industrial Dynamics: Editing English manuscripts, translating German-English & English-German
  • Lampe J. F., Burman, O., Würbel, H., Melotti, L. (2017). Context-dependent individual differences in playfulness in male rats. Developmental Psychobiology, 59(4), 460-472.

  • Finlayson, K., Lampe, J.F., Hintze, S., Würbel, H., Melotti, M. (2016). Facial indicators of positive emotions in rats. PLoS One, 11(11): e0166446.

  • Lampe, J.F. & Andre, J. (2012). Cross-modal recognition of human individuals in domestic horses (Equus caballus). Animal Cognition, 15(4), 623-630.

  • Lampe J. F., Burman, O., Würbel, H., Melotti, L. Play like me: Similarity in playfulness promotes social play in adolescent rats. Submitted to PloS ONE.

  • Lampe J. F., Burman, O., Würbel, H., Melotti, L. Play with me when I’m happy: Positively treated rats induce more play in their social groups, suggestive of positive emotional contagion. In preparation to be submitted to Animal Behaviour.

Conference Proceedings

  • Lampe J. F., Burman, O., Würbel, H., Melotti, L. (2016, July 12–16). Investigating positive emotional contagion in rats. Paper presented at the proceedings of the 50th Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology (ISAE). Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • Lampe J. F. (2016, February 4). Mismatch in playfulness affects development of social play in adolescent rats. Paper presented at the Graduate School for Cellular and Biomedical Sciences Symposium. Bern, Switzerland.
  • Lampe J. F., Burman, O., Würbel, H., Melotti, L. (2015, September 14–17). Indicators of individual playfulness in rats. Paper presented at the proceedings of the 49th Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology (ISAE). Sapporo, Japan.
  • Lampe J. F. (2015, June 22-24). The effects of rat’s individual playfulness on play levels of cage partners. Paper presented at Swiss Walks & Talks. Emmental, Switzerland.
  • Lampe, J. F., Tahamtani, F. M., Field, N., Bacon, H. J. (2014, July 29–2 August). Pair associations of Asiatic Black Bears (Ursus Thibetanus) rescued from bear bile farms. Paper presented at the proceedings of the 48th Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology (ISAE). Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain.
  • Lampe J. F., Waran, N. (2013, August 4-8). The effects of horse-human contact prior to riding sessions. Paper presented at the proceedings of the 33rd International Ethological Conference (IEC) and the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour (ASAB). Newcastle, UK.