Leuker, Christina

Leuker, Christina

Associate Research Scientist

Forschungsinteressen

  • Entscheidungen unter Risiko und Unsicherheit: Risk-Reward Heuristik, Mind-Environment Fit
  • Gewolltes Nichtwissen: Individuelle Unterschiede, Kognitive Modelle
  • Moral in Märkten: Repugnant transactions, Individuelle Unterschiede
  • Methoden: Verhaltensstudien, Eyetracking, Computational Modeling, (Experimentelle) Surveys
  • Sonstiges: Wissenschaftsjournalismus und Wissenschaftskommunikation

Vita

  • 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

Awards

  • 2019: DeFinetti Award für das beste Dissertationspapier ("Exploiting risk-reward structures in decision making under uncertainty"), verliehen durch die European Association for Judgment and Decision Making (EADM)

Publikationen

Leuker, C., Samartzidis, L., & Hertwig, R. (preprint). What makes a market transaction morally repugnant? Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/dgz4s.

Leuker, C., Hertwig, R., Gumenik, K., Eggeling, L. M., Hechtlinger, S., Kozyreva, A., Samaan, L. & Fleischhut, N. (2020). Wie informiert sich die Bevölkerung in Deutschland rund um das Coronavirus? Umfrage zu vorherrschenden Themen und Gründen, dem Umgang mit Fehlinformationen, sowie der Risikowahrnehmung und dem Wissen der Bevölkerung rund um das Coronavirus. Berlin: Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung. doi:10.17617/2.3247925

Pleskac, T. J., Conradt, L., Leuker, C., & Hertwig, R. (2020). The ecology of competition: A theory of risk-reward environments in adaptive decision making. Psychological Review. doi:10.1037/rev0000261

Krueger, J., Hahn, U., Gaechter, S., Hertwig, R., Kornhauser, L. A., Leuker, C., Szech, N., & Waldmann, M. (2020). Normative implications of deliberate ignorance (Strüngmann Forum Reports). In C. Engel & R.Hertwig (Eds.), Deliberate ignorance: Choosing not to know (pp. 240–271). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Leuker, C., Samartzidis, L., Hertwig, R., & Pleskac, T. J. (2020). When money talks: Judging risk and coercion in high-paying clinical trials. PLoS ONE 15(1): e0227898. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0227898 Preprint

Pleskac, T. J., Hertwig, R., Leuker, C., & Conradt, L. (2019). Using risk-reward structures to reckon with uncertainty. In R. Hertwig, T. Pleskac, T. Pachur & the Center for Adaptive Rationality, Taming uncertainty (pp. 51–70). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Leuker, C., Pachur, T., Hertwig, R., & Pleskac, T. J.  (2019). Do people exploit risk-reward structures to simplify information processing in risky choice? Journal of the Economic Science Association, 5(1), 76–94. doi:10.1007/s40881-019-00068-y Preprint

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, 32(3), 346–358. doi:10.1002/bdm.2116 Preprint

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

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

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.

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