Prof. Dr. Andreas Glöckner


Senior Research Fellow / Professor of Psychological Assessment, Judgment and Decision Making, University of Göttingen (main position)

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AddressUniversity of Göttingen
Professor of Psychological Assessment, Judgment and Decision Making

Research Focus

Basic Research: Decision making in individuals, groups and organizations; parallel constraint satisfaction models; automatic processes in decision making; intuition; connectionism; network modelling; public goods; prisoners dilemma; heuristics and biases

Applied Research: Human resource development; personnel assessment; behavioral economics; consumer decisions and consumer protection; empirical legal studies; legal intuition and expertise

Method developments: Multiple-Measure Maximum Likelihood strategy classification; eye-tracking and intuitive decision making; physiological arousal and intuitive decision making

Academic Career

  • Since 2012: Professor of Psychological Assessment, Judgment and Decision Making, University Göttingen
  • 2007-2014: Max Planck Research Group, Director Intuitive Experts
  • 2004-2006: Lecturer and Research Fellow, Department of Social and Organizational Psychology, University of Erfurt, Germany (Dissertation 2006, Habilitation 2011)
  • 1995-2001: Studies in Psychology and Business Administration, University of Heidelberg (Diploma in 2001) and University of Oregon, Eugene, U.S. (MSc in 2000)

Further Activities

  • Executive Board of the European Association for Decision Making
    • Member-at-large (elected)
  • Associate Editor
  • Editorial Boards
    • Social Cognition (since 02/2011)
    • Journal of Behavioral Decision Making (since 07/2012)
    • Frontiers in Cognitive Science (since 01/2011)
    • Judgment and Decision Making (03/2010-07/2012)
  • Editor Special Issue
    • "Methodology in judgment and decision making research" for Judgment and Decision Making (01/2011-12/2011)
  • Reviewer for more than 30 scientific journals and for various research funding agencies (e.g., European Research Council; Fulbright; German Israeli Foundation; Israel Science Foundation; Leibnitz-Gemeinschaft; Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst; Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes; National Science Foundation USA; Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research; Schweizer Nationalfond)


Statistics (see also

42 publications in peer reviewed journals
Cumulated ISI - Impact Factor = 89.4
H-Index: 13


Fiedler S., Glöckner A., Attention and Moral Behavior, Current Opinion in Psychology, vol. 6, pp. 139-144, 2015. Link

Dorrough A., Glöckner A., Hellmann D., Ebert I., The development of ingroup favoritism in repeated social dilemmas, frontiers in Psychology, 04/2015. Abstract Link

Towfigh E. V., Glöckner A., Entscheidungen zwischen „Intuition“ und „Rationalität“, Deutsche Richterzeitung (DRiZ), vol. 7/8, pp. 14-17, 2015.

Morell A., Glöckner A., Towfigh E. V., Sticky rebates: Loyalty rebates impede rational switching of consumers, Journal of Competition Law and Economics, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 431-461, 2015. Preprintapplication/pdf icon

Glöckner A., Englich B., When relevance matters: anchoring effects can be larger for relevant than for irrelevant anchors, Social Psychology, vol. 46, pp. 4-12, 2015.

Jekel M., Glöckner A., Bröder A., Maydych V., Approximating rationality under incomplete information: Adaptive inferences for missing cue values based on cue-discrimination, Judgment and Decision Making, vol. 9, pp. 129-147, 2014.

Glöckner A., Bröder A., Cognitive integration of recognition information and additional cues in memory-based decisions, Judgment and Decision Making, vol. 9, pp. 35-50, 2014.

Glöckner A., Tontrup S., Bechtold S., Disentangling Psychological Sources of Overpricing in Anticommons Dilemmas: Strategic Incentives, Endowment Effects, and Interdependence of Outcomes, Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, vol. 28, no. 3, pp. 224-238, 09/2014. Link

Beckenkamp M., Engel C., Glöckner A., Irlenbusch B., Hennig-Schmidt H., Kube S., Kurschilgen M., Morell A., Nicklisch A., Normann H.-T., Towfigh E. V., First Impressions are More Important than Early Intervention. Qualifying Broken Windows Theory in the Lab, International Review of Law and Economics, vol. 37, pp. 126-136, 2014. Link Preprintapplication/pdf icon

Hilbig B. E., Glöckner A., Zettler I., Personality and pro-social behavior: Linking basic traits and Social Value Orientations, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, vol. 107, pp. 5329-539, 2014.

Söllner A., Bröder A., Glöckner A., Betsch T., Single-process versus multiple-strategy models of decision making: Evidence from an information intrusion paradigm, Acta Psychologica, vol. 146, pp. 84-96, 2014.

Glöckner A., Hilbig B. E., Jekel M., What is Adaptive about Adaptive Decision Making? A Parallel Constraint Satisfaction Account, Cognition, vol. 133, 2014.

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