Dr. Hansjörg Neth

Research Scientist

Social Psychology and Decision Sciences
University of Konstanz, P.O. Box 43
D-78457 Konstanz

Office: D 507
Tel.: +49 7531 88-2972
Fax: +49 7531 88-5288
h.neth [at] uni-konstanz.de

Research interests

  • adaptive behavior under risk vs. uncertainty
  • ecological rationality, rational task analysis
  • risk perception, communication and management
  • interactive problem solving, embodied and embedded cognition

Professional experience

2014–present Research scientist (Akademischer Rat a.Z.) in Social Psychology and Decision Sciences,
Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Germany
2013–2014 Acting chair of General Psychology: Cognition, Emotion, Communication (previously Prof. Hans Spada),
Department of Psychology, Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg, Germany
2011–2013 Researcher, Cognitive and Decision Sciences (Prof. Michael R. Waldmann),
Georg-Elias-Müller Institute for Psychology, Georg-August-University, Göttingen, Germany
2008–present Researcher, Adaptive Behavior and Cognition (ABC, Prof. Gerd Gigerenzer),
Max Planck Institute for Human Development (MPIB), Berlin, Germany
2007–2008 Research assistant professor, Cognitive Science Department (Prof. Wayne D. Gray),
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Troy, NY, USA
2003–2007 Post-doctoral researcher, Cognitive Science Department (Prof. Wayne D. Gray),
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Troy, NY, USA

Education

2000–2003 Ph.D. in Psychology (Prof. Stephen J. Payne),
School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, UK
1998–1999 Graduate student research collaborator (Prof. Phil N. Johnson-Laird),
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA
1998 Diplom (M.Sc. equiv.) in Psychology (Prof. Hans Spada),
Department of Psychology, Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg, Germany
1992–1998 Studies in Psychology, Philosophy, and Linguistics,
Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany

Publications

2001
Paper

Neth, H., & Payne, S. J. (2001). Addition as interactive problem solving. In J. D. Moore & K. Stenning (Eds.), Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 698–703). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

1999
Paper

Neth, H., & Beller, S. (1999).  How knowledge interferes with reasoning: Suppression effects by content and context.  In M. Hahn, & S. C. Stoness (Eds.),  Proceedings of the 21st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 468–473).  Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

1999
Paper

Neth, H., & Johnson-Laird, P. N. (1999).  The search for counterexamples in human reasoning.  In M. Hahn, & S. C. Stoness (Eds.),  Proceedings of the 21st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (p. 806). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

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