Research

Publications

Hoffmann, J. A., Bareuther, L., Schmidt, R., & Dettmers, C. (in press). The relation between memory abilities and decision-making competence in Multiple Sclerosis patients. Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders.

Albrecht, R., Hoffmann, J. A., Pleskac, T., Rieskamp, J. & von Helversen, B. (in press). Competitive retrieval strategy causes multimodal response distributions in multiple-cue judgments. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition

Hoffmann, J. A., von Helversen, B., & Rieskamp, J. (2019). Testing learning mechanisms of rule-based judgment. Decision, 6, 4, 305-334doi: 10.1037/dec0000109

Hoffmann, J. A., von Helversen, B., Weilbächer, R. A., & Rieskamp, J. (2018). Tracing the path of forgetting in rule abstraction and exemplar retrieval. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 71, 11, 2261-2281. doi: 10.1177/1747021817739861

Hoffmann, J. A., Gaissmeier, W., & von Helversen, B. (2017). Justifying the judgment process affects neither judgment accuracy, nor strategy use. Judgment and Decision Making, 12(6), 627-641.

Hoffmann, J. A., von Helversen, B., & Rieskamp, J. (2016). Similar task features shape judgment and categorization processes. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 42, 1193-1217.

Hoffmann, J. A., von Helversen, B., & Rieskamp, J. (2014). Pillars of judgment: How memory abilities affect performance in rule-based and exemplar-based judgments. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 143, 2242-2261.

Hoffmann, J. A., von Helversen, B., & Rieskamp, J. (2013). Deliberation’s blind sight: How cognitive load can improve judgments. Psychological Science, 24, 869-879.

Hoffmann, J A., von Helversen, B., & Rieskamp, J. (2013). How episodic and working memory affect rule- and memory-based judgments. In Knauff, M., Pauen, M., Sebanz, N., & Wachsmuth, I. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 585-590). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

 

Published Data sets

Hoffmann, J. A., von Helversen, B., & Rieskamp, J. (2018). Testing learning mechanisms of rule-based judgment. doi:10.17605/OSF.IO/W7F4U

Hoffmann, J. A., Gaissmaier, W., & von Helversen, B. (2017). Justification in Judgment. doi:10.17605/ OSF. IO/ 7NMWS

Please feel free to request data and experimental material for older research projects.

Ongoing research projects

  • Predicting value-based decisions with a memory model. (joint work with T. Gomilsek and W. Gaissmaier)
  • Integrating cue-based judgments with retrieval from memory: a learning approach. (joint work with R. Albrecht & B. von Helversen)
  • Understanding the contributions of working memory processes to decision making: A framework and a meta-analysis. (joint work with K. Oberauer, B. von Helversen, & T. Pachur)
  • Establishing judgment policies in the absence of feedback. (joint work with T. Omerzu & M. Speekenbrink)
  • Attentional processes in multiple-cue judgment (joint work with N. Makarina)
  • Testing the limits of recall in explaining numerical averaging. (joint work with A.-K. Hosch)
  • Misperceiving the behaviour of others and social sampling models  (joint work with H. Giese)

 

Funded research projects

Towards understanding the cognitive representations underlying unsupervised judgment (funded by the DFG)

Cognitive capacity limits in judgment and decision making: a meta-analysis (funded by the University of Konstanz)