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May: We would like to welcome Ms: Vivienne Poirot in our working group. Ms. Poirot is a student assistant in our Team since May 1st. 2022.

April: Ann-Katrin Hosch won the 2nd prize of this year's TeaP poster competition with her poster on 'Variance in Self-Regulated Category Learning' .

• The following publications of members our working group have been published:

  • Rydzewska, K., Koscielniak, M., von Helversen, B., & Sedek, G. (2022). Age differences in complex decision making and judgment. In G. Sedek, T. Hess & D. Touron (Eds). Multiple Pathways of Cognitive Aging: Motivational and Contextual Influences (203-234). New York, NY: Oxford University Press
  • Rosner, A., Basieva, I., Barque-Duran, A., Gloeckner, A., von Helversen, B., Khrennikov, A., & Pothos E. (2022). Ambivalence in Decision Making: An Eye Tracking Study. Cognitive Psychology,134, 101464. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cogpsych.2022.101464 
  • Lin, H.-Y., & Oberauer, K. (2022). An interference model for visual working memory: Applications to the change detection task. Cognitive Psychology, 133, 101463. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cogpsych.2022.101463

November: "When the eyes have it and when not: How multiple sources of activation combine to guide eye movements during multiattribute decision making" by A. Rosner, M. Schaffner and B. Helversen was published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.
The article "A cognitive category-learning model of rule abstraction, attention learning, and contextual modulation" by R. Schlegelmilch, A.J. Wills and B. Helversen was published in the Psychological Review.

October: Congratulations! Dr. René Schlegelmilch took 2nd place in the 12th dissertation competition of the General Psychology Department.

•  May: A Linear threshold model for optimal stopping behaviorvon Christiane Baumann (University of Zurich), Henrik Singmann (University of Warwick) und Samuel J. Gershman (Harvard University) und Bettina von Helversen (University of Bremen) has been published.

•  April: Due to the measures to protect against the spread of the corona virus, no face-to-face events or office hours are currently possible. The teaching takes place as online teaching. Office hours are possible as video chat. Please contact the lecturers or Mrs. Eisenstein for an appointment.

•  March: Also published in March: "The influence of reward magnitude on stimulus memory and stimulus generalization in categorization decisions." by B. Helversen and R. Schlegelmilch, as well as "Money does not stink: Using unpleasant odors as stimulus material changes risky decision making" by B.Helversen, Géraldine Coppin and Benjamin Scheibehenne.

•  March: Stress ‐ related changes in financial risk taking by Bettina von Helversen (University of Bremen) and Jörg Rieskamp (University of Basel) has been published.

•  01.03.2020: On March 1st, 2020 Dr. Daniel Bratzke began his service as a lecturer at the Institute of Psychology. We would like to welcome Dr. Bratzke in our Team and look forward to a good cooperation!

•  25.11.2019: We congratulate René on the successful defense of his dissertation "The Interaction between Reward Magnitude and the Processes of Category Abstraction Learning"!

•  21.11.2019: Publication „Unstacking Judgment: What response distributions reveal about the cognitive processes in multi-cue judgment“ has been released.

Albrecht, R., Hoffmann, J.A., Pleskac, T., Rieskamp, J., & von Helversen, B. (2019). Unstacking Judgment: What response distributions reveal about the cognitive processes in multi-cue judgment. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition. doi: 10.1037/xlm0000772

01.11.19: We warmly welcome Carina Hartz to our General Psychology Team. Carina will support us as a student assistant.

01.10.2019 We welcome our colleague Renè Schlegelmilch into our team. René comes to us from the University of Zurich where he is about to complete his doctoral thesis on category learning.

September 2019: Publication „Memory shapesjudgments: Tracinghowmemory biases judgments byinducing the retrieval of exemplarshas been released.

Rosner, A., & von Helversen B. (2019). Memory shapes judgments: Tracing how memory biases judgments by inducing the retrieval of exemplars. Cognition, 190, 165-169. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2019.05.004