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Christina Leuker

© Buchmann
Postdoc
+49 30 82406-402
leuker [at] mpib-berlin [dot] mpg [dot] de
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Akademischer Steckbrief: 
  • 2018: Dr. rer. nat. | Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • 2014: M.Sc. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience | Freie Universität Berlin
  • 2013: Forschungsaufenthalt | The University of Texas at Austin, Poldracklab & Imaging Research Center, USA
  • 2012: B.A. Liberal Arts and Sciences | University College Maastricht, Niederlande
  • 2011: Auslandssemester | Singapore Management University
Forschungsinteressen: 
  • Entscheidungen unter Unsicherheit
  • Ökologische Validität von Laborstudien
  • Entscheidungsverhalten über die Lebensspanne
  • Methoden: Verhaltensstudien, Eyetracking, Computational Modeling
  • auch interessiert an: Wissenschaftsjournalismus und Wissenschaftskommunikation

Ausgewählte Literatur: 

Leuker, C., Pachur, T., Hertwig, R., & Pleskac, T. J. (2018). Exploiting risk-reward structures in decision making under uncertainty. Cognition, 175, 186-200. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2018.02.019 Preprint

 

Wissenschaftskommunikation

"In an age of all-knowing algorithms, how do we choose not to know?" Nautilus (June 2018), mit Wouter van den Bos.

"To Read Someone's Mind, Look Into Their Eyes." Scientific American (September 2017), mit Wouter van den Bos und Jon M Jachimowicz.

"I want it now! The Neuroscience of Teenage Impulsivity." Frontiers for Young Minds (Mai 2016), mit Wouter van den Bos.

Alle aufklappen Curriculum Vitae

zuklappen Publikationen

Pleskac, T. J., Hertwig, R., Leuker, C., & Conradt, L. (in press). Using risk-reward structures to reckon with uncertainty. In R. Hertwig, T. J. Pleskac, T. Pachur, & The Center for Adaptive Rationality, Taming uncertainty. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Leuker, C., Pachur, T., Hertwig, R., & Pleskac, T. J. (2019). Too good to be true? Psychological responses to uncommon options in risk-reward environments. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making. Advance online publication. doi:10.1002/bdm.2116
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Leuker, C. (2018). Risks, rewards, and rationality: How knowing that you probably won't hit the jackpot affects your judgments and decisions. Doctoral dissertation, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany. doi:10.18452/19588
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Leuker, C., Pachur, T., Hertwig, R., & Pleskac, T. J. (2018). Exploiting risk-reward structures in decision making under uncertainty. Cognition, 175, 186-200. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2018.02.019
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Leuker, C., Samartzidis, L., Hertwig, R., & Pleskac, T. J. (2018). When money talks: Judging risk and coercion in high-paying clinical trials. PsyArXiv, 13 April 2018. doi:10.17605/OSF.IO/9P7CB
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Pleskac, T. J., Conradt, L., Leuker, C., & Hertwig, R. (2018). The ecology of competition: A theory of risk-reward environments in adaptive decision making. PsyArXiv, 6 December 2018. doi:10.31234/osf.io/ewzcb
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Leuker, C., Pleskac, T. J., Pachur, T., & Hertwig, R. (2017). How the mind exploits risk-reward structures in decisions under risk. In G. Gunzelmann, A. Howes, T. Tenbrink, & E. Davelaar (Eds.), Proceedings of the 39th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2543-2548). London, UK: Cognitive Science Society.
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Bakkour, A., Leuker, C., Hover, A. M., Giles, N., Poldrack, R. A., & Schonberg, T. (2016). Mechanisms of choice behavior shift using cue-approach training. Frontiers in Psychology, 7:421. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00421
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Leuker, C., & van den Bos, W. (2016). I want it now! The neuroscience of teenage impulsivity. Frontiers for Young Minds, 4:8. doi:10.3389/frym.2016.00008
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Leuker, C., Pachur, T., Hertwig, R., & Pleskac, T. J. Do people exploit risk-reward structures to simplify information processing in risky choice? Journal of the Economic Science Association. Advance online publication. doi:10.1007/s40881-019-00068-y
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