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Jan K. Woike

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Short CV: 

Education

Studies in Psychology, Philosophy, German language and drama studies at Bochum University

1997-1998 Special Student, Psychology, Philosophy, Dramatic Arts, Harvard University, USA

2001 Diploma in Psychology (Dipl.-Psych.), Bochum University

2002 Certificate as drama instructor, Unna

2001-2003 Research Assistant, Psychology, Bochum University

2003 Short-Timer Lecturer, Arizona State University, USA

2005-2007 Research Asistant, Educational Management, Erfurt University

2008 Dissertation in psychology (Dr. phil.), Bochum University

2007-2012 Post-Doc, Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

Teaching

  • Internet-Recruiting (Bochum University)
  • Possibilities and Limitations of Psychological Diagnostics (Bochum University)
  • Theatre, Improvisation and Interaction (Bochum University)
  • German Drama Workshop (Arizona State University)
  • Leadership (Erfurt University)
  • Business Statistics (University of Lausanne)
  • Applied Business Statistics (University of Lausanne)
  • Management Science (University of Lausanne)
  • Practical Negotiation (Basel University)
Research Interests: 

Rationality and Heuristics:

  • Heuristics in Human Inference
  • Policy Capturing

Decision Making in Economic contexts:

  • Venture Capitalist Decision Making
  • Social Learning and Imitation

Behavioral Economics:

  • Destructive Competition in Groups
  • Distributive Fairness

Methods:

  • Computer simulation and Modeling
  • Evolutionary Computation
  • Development of online tools for interactive group research

Other:

  • Personal Identity
  • Social Rationality

 

 


Selected Literature: 

Woike, J. K., Hoffrage, U., & Martignon, L. (2017, June 26). Integrating and testing natural frequencies, naïve Bayes, and fast-and-frugal trees. Decision. Advance online publication. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/dec0000086

Lejarraga, T., Woike, J. K., & Hertwig, R. (2016). Description and experience: How experimental investors learn about booms and busts affects their financial risk taking. Cognition157, 365-383. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2016.10.001

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Kanngiesser, P. & Woike, J. K. (2016). Framing the debate on human-like framing effects in bonobos and chimpanzees: a comment on Krupeneyee et al. (2015). Biology Letters, 12, 20150718. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2015.0718

Meinlschmidt, G, Woike, J. K., &Tegethoff, M. (2016). Disseminating justified, well-designed, and well-executed studies despite nonsignificant tests. JAMA Psychiatry, 73(1), 88-89.

Woike, J. K., Hoffrage, U., & Petty, J. S. (2015). Picking profitable investments: The success of equal weighting in simulated venture capitalist decision making. Journal of Business Research, 68, 1705-1716.

Hertwig, R., Meier, N., Nickel, C., Zimmermann, P.-C., Ackermann, S., Woike, J. K., & Bingisser, R. (2013). Correlates of diagnostic accuracy in patients with nonspecific complaints. Medical Decision Making, 33, 533-543. doi:10.1177/0272989X12470975
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Garcia-Retamero, R., Takezawa, M., Woike, J.K., & Gigerenzer, G. (2013). Social Learning: a route to good cue orders. InR. Hertwig, U. Hoffrage, & the ABC Research Group, Simple heuristics in a social world, 343-354.

Woike, J. K., Hoffrage, U., & Hertwig, R. (2012). Estimating quantities: Comparing simple heuristics and machine learning algorithms. In A. E. P. Villa, W. Duch, P. Érdi, F. Masulli, & G. Palm (Eds.), Artificial neural networks and machine learning: ICANN 2012. 22nd International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks, Lausanne, Switzerland, September 11-14, 2012. Proceedings (Lecture Notes in Computer Science No. 7553) (Vol. 2, pp. 483-490). Heidelberg: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-33266-1_60
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Martignon, L., Katsikopoulos, K. V., & Woike, J. K. (2012). Naive, fast, and frugal trees for classification. In P. M. Todd, G. Gigerenzer, & the ABC Research Group, Ecological rationality: Intelligence in the world (pp. 360-378). New York: Oxford University Press.

White, C.M., Hafenbrädl, S., Hoffrage, U., Reisen, N. & Woike, J.K. (2011). Are groups more likely to defer choice than their members? Judgment and Decision Making, 6(3),239-251.

Martignon, L., Katsikopoulos, K. V., & Woike, J. K. (2011). Categorization with limited resources: A family of simple heuristics. In G. Gigerenzer, R. Hertwig, & T. Pachur (Eds.), Heuristics: The foundations of adaptive behavior (pp. 319-332). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Woike, J.K. (2008).Die Paradoxe Rationalität Einfacher Heuristiken. Dissertation, Ruhr-Universität Bochum.

Martignon, L., Katsikopoulos, K. V. & Woike, J. K. (2008). Categorization with limited resources: A family of simple heuristics. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 52(6),352-361.

Dziobek, I., Fleck, S., Kalbe, E., Rogers, K., Hassenstab, J., Brand, M., Kessler, J., Woike, J. K., Wolf, O. T. & Convit, A. (2006). Introducing MASC: a movie for the assessment of social cognition. Journal of autism and developmental disorders, 36 (5),623-636.

Woike, J. K. (2003a). Screening. In K. D. Kubinger & R. S. Jäger (Hrsg.), Schlüsselbegriffe der Psychologischen Diagnostik (pp. 375-377). Weinheim: Beltz.

Woike, J. K. (2003b). Selektionsorientierte Diagnostik. In K. D. Kubinger & R. S. Jäger (Hrsg.), Schlüsselbegriffe der Psychologischen Diagnostik (pp. 377-380). Weinheim: Beltz.

Woike, J. K. (2003c). Testökonomie. In K. D. Kubinger & R. S. Jäger (Hrsg.), Schlüsselbegriffe der Psychologischen Diagnostik (pp. 405-407). Weinheim: Beltz.

Wottawa, H. & Woike, J. K. (2002). Internet-Recruiting und-Assessment: Eine Chance, die Wirtschaftspsychologen nutzen sollten. Wirtschaftspsychologie, 9(1),33-38.

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zuklappen Publications

Kanngiesser, P., & Woike, J. K. (2016). Framing the debate on human-like framing effects in bonobos and chimpanzees: A comment on Krupenye et al. (2015). Biology Letters, 12(1):20150718. doi:10.1098/rsbl.2015.0718

Lejarraga, T., Woike, J. K., & Hertwig, R. (2016). Description and experience: How experimental investors learn about booms and busts affects their financial risk taking. Cognition, 157, 365-383. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2016.10.001
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Meinlschmidt, G., Woike, J. K., & Tegethoff, M. (2016). Disseminating justified, well-designed, and well-executed studies despite nonsignificant tests. JAMA Psychiatry, 73, 88-89. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2015.2259

Woike, J. K., Hoffrage, U., & Petty, J. S. (2015). Picking profitable investments: The success of equal weighting in simulated venture capitalist decision making. Journal of Business Research, 68, 1705-1716. doi:10.1016/j.jbusres.2015.03.030
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García-Retamero, R., Takezawa, M., Woike, J. K., & Gigerenzer, G. (2013). Social learning: A route to good cue orders. In R. Hertwig, U. Hoffrage, & the ABC Research Group, Simple heuristics in a social world (pp. 343-353). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Hertwig, R., Meier, N., Nickel, C., Zimmermann, P.-C., Ackermann, S., Woike, J. K., & Bingisser, R. (2013). Correlates of diagnostic accuracy in patients with nonspecific complaints. Medical Decision Making, 33, 533-543. doi:10.1177/0272989X12470975
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Woike, J. K., Bonardi, J.-P., & García-Retamero, R. (2013). When groups should not imitate their most successful members. In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.), Cooperative minds: Social interaction and group dynamics. Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 3795-3800). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.
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Martignon, L. F., Katsikopoulos, K. V., & Woike, J. K. (2012). Naive, fast, and frugal trees for classification. In P. M. Todd, G. Gigerenzer, & the ABC Research Group, Ecological rationality: Intelligence in the world (pp. 360-378). New York: Oxford University Press.

Woike, J. K., Hoffrage, U., & Hertwig, R. (2012). Estimating quantities: Comparing simple heuristics and machine learning algorithms. In A. E. P. Villa, W. Duch, P. Érdi, F. Masulli, & G. Palm (Eds.), Artificial neural networks and machine learning: ICANN 2012. 22nd International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks, Lausanne, Switzerland, September 11-14, 2012. Proceedings (Lecture Notes in Computer Science No. 7553) (Vol. 2, pp. 483-490). Heidelberg: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-33266-1_60
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