Albrecht, R., Hoffmann, J. A., Pleskac, T., Rieskamp, J. & von Helversen, B. (under revision). Competitive Retrieval Strategy Causes Multimodal Response Distributions in Multiple-Cue Judgments.

Hoffmann, J. A., Bareuther, L., Schmidt, R., & Dettmers, C. (under revision). The relation between memory abilities and decision-making competence in Multiple Sclerosis Patients.

Hoffmann, J. A., von Helversen, B., & Rieskamp, J. (in press). Testing learning mechanisms of rule-based judgment. Decision. doi: 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. 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)


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)