Kozyreva, Anastasia

Senior Research Scientist

Main Focus

  • Misinformation policy
  • Boosting tools for the digital age
  • Public attitudes and digital technology
  • Conceptual foundations of risk and uncertainty
  • Ecological and bounded rationality

Curriculum Vitae

  • Dr. Phil., 2016: University of Heidelberg, Germany
  • M.Phil., 2012: “Master Erasmus Mundus Europhilosophie,” incl.: Université catholique de Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium; Université de Toulouse II-le Mirail, France; Bergische Universität Wuppertal, Germany

Selected publications:

Digital environments: challenges, public attitudes, and policies
  • Kozyreva, A., Herzog, S. M., Lewandowsky, S., Hertwig, R., Lorenz-Spreen, P., Leiser, M., & Reifler, J. (2023). Resolving content moderation dilemmas between free speech and harmful misinformation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2210666120
  • Kozyreva, A., Smillie, L., & Lewandowsky, S. (in press). Incorporating Psychological Science Into Policy Making: The Case of Misinformation. European Psychologist.
  • Kozyreva, A., Wineburg, S., Lewandowsky, S., & Hertwig, R. (2022). Critical ignoring as a core competence for digital citizens. Current Directions in Psychological Science. https://doi.org/10.1177/09637214221121570
  • Kozyreva, A., Lorenz-Spreen, P., Herzog, S. M., Ecker, U. K. H., Lewandowsky, S., Hertwig, R., Basol M., Berinsky, A. J.,  Betsch, C., Cook, J., Fazio, L. K., Geers, M, Guess, A. M., Maertens, R., Panizza, F., Pennycook, G.,  Rand D. J., Rathje, S., Reifler, J., Roozenbeek, J., Schmid, P., Smith, M., Swire-Thomson, B., Szewach, P., van der Linden, S., & Wineburg, S (2022). Toolbox of Interventions Against Online Misinformation and Manipulation. PsyArXiv. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/x8ejt
  • Kozyreva, A., Lorenz-Spreen, P., Hertwig, R., Lewandowsky, S., & Herzog, S. M. (2021). Public attitudes towards algorithmic personalization and use of personal data online: evidence from Germany, Great Britain, and the United States. Humanities and Social Sciences Communications, 8(1), 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1057/s41599-021-00787-w
  • Kozyreva, A., Lorenz-Spreen, P., Lewandowsky, S., Garrett, P. M., Herzog, S. M., Pachur, T., & Hertwig, R. (2021). Psychological factors shaping public responses to COVID-19 digital contact tracing technologies in Germany. Scientific reports, 11, 18716. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-98249-5
  • Kozyreva, A., Lewandowsky, S., & Hertwig, R. (2020). Citizens Versus the Internet: Confronting Digital Challenges with Cognitive Tools. Psychological Science in the Public Interest 3(21), 103-156, https://doi.org/10.1177/1529100620946707
Policy reports
  • Lewandowsky, S., Smillie, L., Garcia, D., Hertwig, R., Weatherall, J., Egidy, S., Robertson, R.E., O’Connor, C., Kozyreva, A., Lorenz-Spreen, P., Blaschke, Y. and Leiser, M. (2020). Technology and Democracy: Understanding the influence of online technologies on political behaviour and decision-making, EUR 30422 EN, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, https://doi.org/10.2760/709177
  • Osborne, J., Pimentel, D., Alberts, B., Allchin, D., Barzilai, S., Bergstrom, C., Coffey, J., Donovan, B., Kivinen, K., Kozyreva. A., & Wineburg, S. (2022). Science Education in an Age of Misinformation. Stanford University, Stanford, CA. https://sciedandmisinfo.stanford.edu/
Uncertainty and bounded rationality
  • Hertwig, R., & Kozyreva, A. (2021). Bounded rationality: A vision of rational choice in the real world. In M. Knauff, & W. Spohn (Eds.), The Handbook of Rationality (pp. 505-515). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
  • Kozyreva, A. & Hertwig, R. (2019) The interpretation of uncertainty in ecological rationality. Synthese, 1-31. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11229-019-02140-w
  • Kozyreva, A., Pleskac, T. J., Pachur, T., & Hertwig, R. (2019). Interpreting uncertainty: A brief history of not knowing. In R. Hertwig, T. J. Pleskac, T. Pachur, & The Center for Adaptive Rationality, Taming uncertainty. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
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