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Juliane Kämmer

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Researcher
kaemmer [at] mpib-berlin [dot] mpg [dot] de

Short CV: 

since 02/2016 Head Research Scientist of the team "Progress Test Medizin", Charité University Medicine, Berlin (http://ptm.charite.de/konzept/team/)

2013 Ph.D. in Psychology (Dr. rer. nat., with summa cum laude) - Humboldt University Berlin

03/2011 - 05/2011 Visiting PhD Fellow - Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA; with Prof. Dr. Torsten Reimer

2009 Diplom in Psychology (Dipl.-Psych.; Master's equivalent) - Humboldt University Berlin

Research Interests: 
  • strategies for reducing diagnostic errors
  • collective decision making in medical diagnostics
  • heuristic decision making in groups and individuals
  • social and ecological rationality
  • social influence on the wisdom of crowds
  • advice taking behavior
  • adaptive strategy selection

Selected Literature: 

(5 selected papers)

Kämmer, J. E., Hautz, W. E., Herzog, S. M., Kunina-Habenicht, O., & Kurvers, R. H. J. M. (2017). The potential of collective intelligence in emergency medicine: Pooling medical students' independent decisions improves diagnostic performance. Medical Decision Making, 37, 715-724. doi:10.1177/0272989X17696998

Hautz, W. E., Kämmer, J. E., Exadaktylos, A., & Hautz, S. C. (2016). How thinking about groups is different from groupthink. Medical Education, 51, 229. doi:10.1111/medu.13137

Hautz, S. C., Schuler, L., Kämmer, J. E., Schauber, S. K., Ricklin, M. E., Sauter, T. C., Maier, V., Birrenbach, T., Exadaktylos, A., & Hautz, W. E. (2016). Factors predicting a change in diagnosis in patients hospitalised through the emergency room: A prospective observational study. BMJ Open, 6, e011585. doi:10.1136/ bmjopen-2016-011585

Hautz, W. E.*, Kämmer, J. E.*, Schauber, S. K., Spies, C. D., & Gaissmaier, W. (2015). Diagnostic performance by medical students working individually or in teams. JAMA, 313, 303-304. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.15770

Moussaïd, M., Kämmer, J. E., Analytis P., P., & Neth, H. (2013). Social influence and the collective dynamics of opinion formation. PLoS One 8(11): e78433. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0078433.

* Both authors contributed equally.

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zuklappen Awards, Grants and Scholarships

2017 RIME-Award 2017: Best Research Protocol, Gesellschaft für medizinische Ausbildung (GMA), for: Freytag, J., Stroben F., Kämmer J. E., Hautz W. E., & Eisenmann, D. (2017). Teamwork-related debriefings in undergraduate emergency-medicine simulations: Evaluation of the “TeamTAG“ using a prospective-randomized pilot-study design

2014 - 2016 Postdoctoral stipend, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Center for Adaptive Rationality

2013 Postdoctoral stipend, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition

2011 Grant of the Volkswagen Foundation for organization of an interdisciplinary workshop on "Personal and Shared Intentionality" (€10,000), European Platform for Life Sciences, Mind Sciences and the Humanities; together with Gerhard Bos, Anika Fiebich, Michael von Grundherr

2009 - 2012 PhD Scholarship of the  International Max Planck Research School on Adapting Behavior in a Fundamentally Uncertain World (Uncertainty School)

2009 Leonardo Scholarship for a research internship, Roehampton University, London, UK

2007 Erasmus Scholarship to study at the Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

zuklappen Publications

Sauter, T. C., Capaldo, G., Hoffmann, M., Birrenbach, T., Hautz, S. C., Kämmer, J. E., Exadaktylos, A. K., & Hautz, W. E. (2018). Non-specific complaints at emergency department presentation result in unclear diagnoses and lengthened hospitalization: A prospective observational study. Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine, 26:60. doi:10.1186/s13049-018-0526-x
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Schüttpelz-Brauns, K., Kadmon, M., Kiessling, C., Karay, Y., Gestmann, M., & Kämmer, J. E. (2018). Identifying low test-taking effort during low-stakes tests with the new Test-taking Effort Short Scale (TESS) - development and psychometrics. BMC Medical Education, 18:101. doi:10.1186/s12909-018-1196-0
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Analytis, P. P., Delfino, A., Kämmer, J., Moussaïd, M., & Joachims, T. (2017). Ranking with social cues: Integrating online review scores and popularity information. arXiv, 1704.01213.
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Freytag, J., Stroben, F., Hautz, W. E., Eisenmann, D., & Kämmer, J. E. (2017). Improving patient safety through better teamwork: How effective are different methods of simulation debriefing? Protocol for a pragmatic, prospective and randomised study. BMJ Open, 7:e015977. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2017-015977
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Hautz, W. E., Kämmer, J. E., Exadaktylos, A., & Hautz, S. C. (2017). How thinking about groups is different from groupthink. Medical Education, 51, 229. doi:10.1111/medu.13137
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Kämmer, J. E., Hautz, W. E., Herzog, S. M., Kunina-Habenicht, O., & Kurvers, R. H. J. M. (2017). The potential of collective intelligence in emergency medicine: Pooling medical students' independent decisions improves diagnostic performance. Medical Decision Making, 37, 715-724. doi:10.1177/0272989X17696998
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Moussaïd, M., Herzog, S. M., Kämmer, J. E., & Hertwig, R. (2017). Reach and speed of judgment propagation in the laboratory. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 114, 4117-4122. doi:10.1073/pnas.1611998114
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Hautz, S. C., Schuler, L., Kämmer, J. E., Schauber, S. K., Ricklin, M. E., Sauter, T. C., Maier, V., Birrenbach, T., Exadaktylos, A., & Hautz, W. E. (2016). Factors predicting a change in diagnosis in patients hospitalised through the emergency room: A prospective observational study. BMJ Open, 6:e011585. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011585
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McMahon, K., Ruggeri, A., Kämmer, J. E., & Katsikopoulos, K. V. (2016). Beyond idea generation: The power of groups in developing ideas. Creativity Research Journal, 28, 247-257. doi:10.1080/10400419.2016.1195637

Hautz, W. E., Kämmer, J. E., Schauber, S. K., Spies, C. D., & Gaissmaier, W. (2015). Diagnostic performance by medical students working individually or in teams. JAMA, 313, 303-304. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.15770
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Analytis, P. P., Moussaïd, M., Artinger, F., Kämmer, J. E., & Gigerenzer, G. (2014). "Big data" needs an analysis of decision processes [Open peer commentary]. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 37, 76-78. doi:10.1017/S0140525X13001659
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Kämmer, J. E., Gaissmaier, W., Reimer, T., & Schermuly, C. C. (2014). The adaptive use of recognition in group decision making. Cognitive Science, 38, 911-942. doi:10.1111/cogs.12110
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Kämmer, J. (2013). How people make adaptive decisions with (the help of) others: Studies from an ecological rationality perspective. Doctoral dissertation, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany.
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Kämmer, J. (2013). How people make adaptive decisions with (the help of) others: Studies from an ecological rationality perspective. Doctoral dissertation, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany.
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Kämmer, J. (2013). How people make adaptive decisions with (the help of) others: Studies from an ecological rationality perspective. Doctoral dissertation, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany.
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Kämmer, J. E., Gaissmaier, W., & Czienskowski, U. (2013). The environment matters: Comparing individuals and dyads in their adaptive use of decision strategies. Judgment and Decision Making, 8, 299-329.
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Moussaïd, M., Kämmer, J. E., Analytis, P. P., & Neth, H. (2013). Social influence and the collective dynamics of opinion formation. PLoS ONE, 8(11): e78433. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0078433
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Kämmer, J. (2009). Recognition in economic group decisions - Is it special? Diploma thesis, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany.