Prof. Dr. Andreas Glöckner


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

Contact Information

Phone++49 (0) 228 91416-857
Fax++49 (0) 228 91416-858
RoomH 7


External Contact Information

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


Morell A., Glöckner A., Towfigh E. V., Sticky Rebates: Target Rebates Induce Non-Rational Loyalty in Consumers, Journal of Competition Law and Economics, In Press. Preprintapplication/pdf icon

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

Towfigh E. V., Traxler C., Glöckner A., Zur Benotung in der Examensvorbereitung und im ersten Examen: eine empirische Analyse, Zeitschrift für Didaktik der Rechtswissenschaft, vol. 1, pp. 8-27, 2014.

Glöckner A., Engel C., Can We Trust Intuitive Jurors? Standards of Proof and the Probative Value of Evidence in Coherence Based Reasoning, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 230-252, 2013. SSRN

Glöckner A., Towfigh E. V., Traxler C., Development of legal expertise, Instructional Science, vol. 41, pp. 989-1007, 2013.

Bröder A., Glöckner A., Betsch T., Link D., Ettlin F., Do people learn option or strategy routines in multi-attribute decisions? The answer depends on subtle factors, Acta Psychologica, vol. 143, pp. 200-209, 2013.

Towfigh E. V., Glöckner A., Goerg S. J., Leifeld P., Kurschilgen C., Llorente-Saguer A., Bade S., Does Political Representation through Parties Decrease Voters' Acceptance of Decisions?, issue 2013/10, Bonn, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, 2013. Abstract Full textapplication/pdf icon

Engel C., Glöckner A., Role Induced Bias in Court: An Experimental Analysis, Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, vol. 26, pp. 272-284, 2013. Preprintapplication/pdf icon

Fiedler S., Glöckner A., Dickert S., Nicklisch A., Social Value Orientation and information search in social dilemmas: An eye-tracking analysis, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, vol. 120, pp. 272-284, 2013.

Glöckner A., Pachur T., Cognitive models of risky choice: Parameter stability and predictive accuracy of Prospect Theory, Cognition, vol. 123, pp. 21-32, 2012.

Glöckner A., Towfigh E. V., Reid R. M., Dangerous Games. The Psychological Case for Regulating Gambling, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 312, New York, New York University, Law, 2012. SSRN

Glöckner A., Betsch T., Decisions beyond boundaries: When more information is processed faster than less, Acta Psychologica, vol. 139, pp. 532-542, 2012.

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