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., Lorenz-Spreen, P., Herzog, S., Ecker, U., Lewandowsky, S., Hertwig, R., Ali, A., Bak-Coleman, J., Barzilai, S., Basol, M., Berinsky, A. J., Betsch, C., Cook, J., Fazio, L. K., Geers, M., Guess, A. M., Haifeng, H., Larreguy, H., Maertens, R., Panizza, F., Pennycook, G., Rand, D. J., Rathje, S., Reifler, J., Schmid, P., Smith, M., Swire-Thomson, B., Szewach, P., van der Linden, S., Wineburg, S. (2024). Toolbox of individual-level interventions against online misinformation. Nature Human Behaviour, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41562-024-01881-0

  • 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. (2023). Incorporating Psychological Science Into Policy Making: The Case of Misinformation. European Psychologist. https://doi.org/10.1027/1016-9040/a000493
  • 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., 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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