Research Scientist

Office: D 506
Tel.: +49 7531 88-3375
nico.gradwohl@uni-konstanz.de

Research interests

  •    social learning and collective behavior
  •    consensus formation in social networks
  •    decision making under risk and uncertainty
  •    ecological rationality and adaptivity
  •    misperceptions of randomness, pattern detection and superstitious beliefs

Education

2017 – 2020 Ph.D. StudentGraduate School of Decision Sciences,
University of Konstanz, Germany
2016 – 2017 M.Sc. in Psychology,
Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Germany
2012 – 2016

B.Sc. Studies in Psychology,
University of Konstanz, Germany


Professional experience

2015 – present Postdoctoral researcherCentre for The Advanced study of Collective Behaviour,
University of Konstanz, Germany
2015 – 2017 Intern and research assistant, Social Psychology and Decision Sciences (Prof. Wolfgang Gaissmaier),
Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Germany
2014 – 2017 Instructor for seminars in voluntary service, German Red Cross

Scholarships

2016 – 2019 Ph.D. Scholarship of the Graduate School of Decision Sciences,
funded by the Excellence Initiative of the German Federal and State Governments

Publications

GIESE, Helge, Felix GAISBAUER, Nico GRADWOHL, Ariana STRANDBURG-PESHKIN, 2023. The role of position in consensus dynamics of polarizable networks. In: Scientific Reports. Springer Nature. 13, 3972. eISSN 2045-2322. Available under: doi: 10.1038/s41598-023-30613-z

Neth, H., Gradwohl, N., Streeb, D., Keim, D.A., & Gaissmaier, W. (2021).  Perspectives on the 2x2 matrix: Solving semantically distinct problems based on a shared structure of binary contingencies.  Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 567817.  doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.567817

Neth H, Gradwohl N (2019).  unikn: Graphical elements of the University of Konstanz's corporate design.  Social Psychology and Decision Sciences, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany. R package (version 0.2.0, September 25, 2019), https://CRAN.R-project.org/package=unikn.

Neth, H., Gaisbauer, F., Gradwohl, N., & Gaissmaier, W. (2018).  riskyr: A toolbox for rendering risk literacy more transparent.  Social Psychology and Decision Sciences, University of Konstanz, Germany. Computer software (R package version 0.2.0, Dec. 20, 2018).  Retrieved from https://CRAN.R-project.org/package=riskyr.