Luise Fischer was born in Berlin in 1986. From 2005 to 2010 she studied Psychology at the Vienna University focusing on psychological diagnostics, differential, work and organizational psychology. In the following four years she worked in the practical clinical field of psychology with clients aged from newborns to elderly people. Since October 2014 she is a scientific staff member of the Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories (Department: Data Center and Method Development; Operational Unit: Scaling and Test Design) in Bamberg. Further research interests include the development of scales for measuring general cognitive abilities.