Dr. Niels Haase

Research Scientist

Department of Psychology
Social, Organizational, and Economic Psychology
University of Erfurt P.O. Box 900221
D-99105 Erfurt
niels.haase [at] uni-erfurt.de


Office: D 514
Tel.:     +49 7531 88-3291
Fax:     +49 7531 88-5288
niels.haase [at] uni-konstanz.de

Research interests

  • Judgment
  • Decision Making
  • Subjective Probability
  • Risk Perception
  • Probabilistic Reasoning

Professional experience

2016–present Research Scientist, Social Psychology and Decision Sciences, Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Germany
2010–2014 Research Scientist, Social, Organisational, and Economic Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of Erfurt, Germany
2008–2010 Officer for Technology Transfer, University of Magdeburg, Germany
2007–2008 Freelance Editor, Kulturaustausch – Journal for International Perspectives, Berlin, Germany



Betsch, C., Böhm, R., Airhihenbuwa, C. O., Butler, R., Chapman, G. B., Haase, N., et al. (2016). Improving medical decision making and health promotion through culture-sensitive health communication – An agenda for science and practice. Medical Decision Making, 36(7), 811–833. doi: 10.1177/0272989X15600434


Haase, N., Betsch, C., & Renkewitz, F. (2015). Source credibility and the biasing effect of narrative information on the perception of vaccination risks. Journal of Health Communication: International Perspectives, 20(8), 920-929. doi: 10.1080/10810730.2015.1018605


Betsch, C.*, Haase, N.*, Renkewitz, F., & Schmid, P. (2015). The narrative bias revisited: What drives the biasing influence of narrative information on risk perceptions? Judgment and Decision Making, 10(3), 241-264. (*shared first authorship)


Betsch, C., Renkewitz, F., & Haase, N. (2013). Effect of narrative reports about vaccine adverse events and bias-awareness disclaimers on vaccine decisions: A simulation of an online patient social network. Medical Decision Making, 33(1), 14-25. 


Haase, N., Renkewitz, F., & Betsch, C. (2013). The Measurement of Subjective Probability: Evaluating the Sensitivity and Accuracy of Various Scales. Risk Analysis, 33(10), 1812-1828. doi: 10.1111/risa.12025


Betsch, C., Brewer, N. T., Brocard, P., Davies, P., Gaissmaier, W., Haase, N., Leask, J., Renkewitz, F., Renner, B., Reyna, V. F., Rossmann, C., Sachse, K., Schachinger, A., Siegrist, M., & Stryk, M. (2012). Opportunities and challenges of Web 2.0 for vaccination decisions. Vaccine, 30, 3727–3733.


Haase, N., & Betsch, C. (2012). Parents trust other parents. Medical Decision Making, 32(4), 645.