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Mirjam Jenny

© MPI for Human Development
Researcher
Harding Center for Risk Literacy

+49 30 82406-720
jenny [at] mpib-berlin [dot] mpg [dot] de
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Short CV: 

 

2013

PhD (Thesis: Modeling how people judge, choose, and change their mind: The cognitive processes underlying probability judgments and belief revisions)

University of Basel, Switzerland

 

2009

Master of Science in Psychology (Major in Social Psychology, Consumer Behavior, and Organizational Behavior)

University of Basel, Switzerland

 

2007

Bachelor of Science in Psychology

University of Basel, Switzerland

Research Interests: 

 

  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Subjective Probability Judgment
  • Decision Aids in Medical Decision Making
  • Computational Cognitive Modeling
  • Scientific Publication Processes

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Keller, N., Jenny, M. A., Gigerenzer, G., & Ablin, R. J. (in press). Früherkennung: Wenn Zahlen sprechen sollen. Deutsches Ärzteblatt.

Keller, N., Jenny, M. A., Gigerenzer, G., & Ablin, R. J. (2018). PSA-Screening: Möglicher Nutzen und Schaden. Deutsches Ärzteblatt, 115, A 583-A 587.
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Hinneburg, J., & Jenny, M. (2017). Informierte Entscheidungen: Verbesserung der Partizipation an gesundheitsbezogenen Entscheidungsprozessen in der Krebsfrüherkennung. Onkologische Pflege, 7, 51-55.

Jenny, M. A. (2017). Improving risk literacy. HealthManagement.org: The Journal, 17(4), 278-279.
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Gigerenzer, G., Kuoni, J., Ritschard, R., Jenny, M., & Held, A. (2016). Was Ärzte wissen müssen: Die Kunst der Risikokommunikation. Hessisches Ärzteblatt, 77, 674-683.
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Jenny, M. A. (2015). The conjunction effect. In M. Altman (Ed.), Real-world decision making: An encyclopedia of behavioral economics (pp. 71-72). Greenwood: ABC-CLIO.

Jenny, M. A. (2015). The dilution effect. In M. Altman (Ed.), Real-world decision making: An encyclopedia of behavioral economics (pp. 94-95). Greenwood: ABC-CLIO.

Jenny, M. A. (2015). Fast and frugal decision trees. In M. Altman (Ed.), Real-world decision making: An encyclopedia of behavioral economics (pp. 152-154). Greenwood: ABC-CLIO.

Jenny, M. A., Hertwig, R., Ackermann, S., Messmer, A. S., Karakoumis, J., Nickel, C. H., & Bingisser, R. (2015). Are mortality and acute morbidity in patients presenting with nonspecific complaints predictable using routine variables? Academic Emergency Medicine, 22, 1155-1163. doi:10.1111/acem.12755
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Jenny, M. A., Rieskamp, J., & Nilsson, H. (2014). Inferring conjunctive probabilities from noisy samples: Evidence for the configural weighted average model. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 40, 203-217. doi:10.1037/a0034261
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van den Bos, W., Jenny, M. A., & Wulff, D. (2014). Open minded psychology. In S. A. Moore (Ed.), Issues in open research data (pp. 107-127). London: Ubiquity Press. doi:10.5334/ban
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Jenny, M. (2013). Modeling how people judge, choose, and change their mind: The cognitive processes underlying probability judgments and belief revisions. Doctoral dissertation, Universität Basel, Switzerland.

Jenny, M. A., Pachur, T., Williams, S. L., Becker, E., & Margraf, J. (2013). Simple rules for detecting depression. Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 2, 149-157. doi:10.1016/j.jarmac.2013.06.001
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Nilsson, H., Rieskamp, J., & Jenny, M. A. (2013). Exploring the overestimation of conjunctive probabilities. Frontiers in Psychology, 4:101. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00101
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Fuchs, H. M., Jenny, M. A., & Fiedler, S. (2012). Psychologists are open to change, yet wary of rules. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 7, 639-642. doi:10.1177/1745691612459521
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