BiographyAndrea E. Abele is a professor of social psychology and Senior Fellow at the University of Erlangen (Germany). Her research focus is social cognition (especially agency and communion as basic content dimensions; actor - observer differences; self-concept and self-esteem) and also applied social psychology (well-being; gender research). She has published more than 250 scientific papers. She was president of the German Psychological Society, editor of Social Psychology, served at the German Research Council (DFG), and is member of the Bavarian Academy of Science. She is also member of the Board of Scientific Affairs of EFPA (European Federation of Psychological Associations) and is concerned with issues of Open Science.