Michael R. Waldmann
Cognitive and Decision Sciences
Georg-Elias-Müller-Institute of Psychology
- Higher-level cognitive processes
- judgment and decision making
- causal and moral knowledge
Education and Employment
|1998 -||Associate and Full Professor for Cognitive and Decision Sciences, Georg-August-University Göttingen|
|1995||Habilitation, Psychology, University of Tübingen|
|1994 - 1998||Senior research scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Psychological Research, Munich|
|1987 - 1994||Research and teaching positions at the Universities of Frankfurt and Tübingen|
|1988 - 1990||Postdoc at the Department of Psychology, UCLA|
|1982 - 1987||Graduate Student, Max Planck Institute for Psychological Research, Munich|
|1981||Diploma, University of Munich|
Selected honours and awards
|2010||Fellow of the Association of Psychological Science|
|1996||Early career research award from the German Society for Psychology ("Charlotte- und Karl-Bühler-Preis")|
Wiegmann, A., & Waldmann, M.R. (2014).Transfer effects between moral dilemmas: A causal model theory. Cognition, 131, 28-43.
Nagel, J., & Waldmann, M. R. (2013). Deconfounding distance effects in judgments of moral obligation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 39(1), 237-252.
Waldmann, M. R., Schmid, M., Wong, J., & Blaisdell, A. P. (2012). Rats distinguish between absence of events and lack of evidence in contingency learning. Animal Cognition, 15, 979-990.
Waldmann, M. R., & Dieterich, J. (2007). Throwing a bomb on a person versus throwing a person on a bomb: Intervention myopia in moral intuitions. Psychological Science, 18, 247-253.
Blaisdell, A. P., Sawa, K., Leising, K. J., & Waldmann, M. R. (2006). Causal reasoning in rats. Science, 311, 1020-1022.
Waldmann, M. R., & Hagmayer, Y. (2006). Categories and causality: The neglected direction. Cognitive Psychology, 53, 27-58.