Neth, Hansjörg

Curriculum vitae

Publications



      • Moussaid, M., Kämmer, J., Analytis, P., & Neth, H. (2013). Social influence and the collective dynamics of opinion formation.  PLoS ONE, 8(11), e78433. Doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0078433 URL
      • Sims, C. R., Neth, H., Jacobs, R. A., & Gray, W. D. (2013). Melioration as rational choice: Sequential decision making in uncertain environments. Psychological Review, 120, 139–154. PDF
      • Osman, M., Meder, B., Gigerenzer, G., Chater, N., Read, D., & Neth, H. (2012). What can Cognitive Science say or learn about economic crises? (Symposium). In N. Miyake, D. Peebles, & R. P. Cooper (Eds.),  Proceedings of the 34th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 48–49).  Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. PDF
      • Neth, H., & Payne, S. J. (2011). Interactive coin addition: How hands can help us think. In L. Carlson, C. Hölscher, & T. Shipley (Eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd annual conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 279–284). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. PDF
      • Neth, H., Schächtele, S., Duwal, S., & Todd, P. M. (2011). Competitive mate choice: How need for speed beats quests for quality and harmony. In L. Carlson, C. Hölscher, & T. Shipley (Eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd annual conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 699–704). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. PDF
      • De Cruz, H., Neth, H., & Schlimm, D. (2010). The cognitive basis of arithmetic. In B. Löwe & T. Müller (Eds.), PhiMSAMP. Philosophy of mathematics: Sociological aspects and mathematical practice (pp. 59–106). London, UK: College Publications. PDF
      • Neth, H., Khemlani, S. S.,  & Gray, W. D. (2008). Feedback design for the control of a dynamic multitasking system: Dissociating outcome feedback from control feedback. Human Factors, 50(4), 643–651. PDF
      • Neth, H., & Müller, T. (2008). Thinking by doing and doing by thinking: A taxonomy of actions. In V. Sloutsky, B. Love, & K. McRae (Eds.), Proceedings of the 30th annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 993–998). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. PDF
      • Schlimm, D., & Neth, H. (2008). Modeling ancient and modern arithmetic practices: Addition and multiplication with Arabic and Roman numerals. In V. Sloutsky, B. Love & K. McRae (Eds.), Proceedings of the 30th annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2097–2102). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. PDF
      • Payne, S. J., Duggan, G. B., & Neth, H. (2007). Discretionary task interleaving: Heuristics for time allocation in cognitive foraging. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 36 (3), 370–388. PDF
      • Neth, H., Carlson, R. A., Gray, W. D., Kirlik, A., Kirsh, D., & Payne, S. J. (2007). Immediate interactive behavior: How embodied and embedded cognition uses and changes the world to achieve its goals. In D. S. McNamara & J. G. Trafton (Eds.), Proceedings of the 29th annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 33–34). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. PDF
      • Neth, H., Myers, C. W., & Gray, W. D. (2006). Memory modulates visual search: Interactions of external and internal representations. Journal of Vision, 6(6), 1077-1077. URL
      • Neth, H., Khemlani, S. S., Oppermann, B., & Gray, W. D. (2006). Juggling multiple tasks at once:  A rational analysis of multitasking in a synthetic task environment. Proceedings of the 50th annual meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 1142–1146.
      • Schoelles, M. J., Neth, H., Myers, C. W., & Gray, W. D. (2006). Steps towards integrated models of cognitive systems: A levels-of-analysis approach to comparing human performance to model predictions in a complex task environment. In R. Sun & N. Miyake (Eds.). Proceedings of the 28th annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 756–761). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. PDF
      • Neth, H., Sims, C. R., & Gray, W. D. (2006). Melioration dominates maximization: Stable suboptimal performance despite global feedback. In R. Sun & N. Miyake (Eds.). Proceedings of the 28th annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 627–632). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. PDF
      • Gray, W. D., Neth, H., & Schoelles, M. J. (2006). The functional task environment. In A. F. Kramer, D. A. Wiegman & A. Kirlik (Eds.), Attention: From theory to practice (pp. 100–118). New York: Oxford University Press. PDF
      • Neth, H., Gray, W. D., & Myers, C. W. (2005). Memory models of visual search: Searching in-the-head vs. in-the-world? Journal of Vision, 5(8), 417-417. URL
      • Neth, H., Sims, C. R., & Gray, W. D. (2005). Melioration despite more information: The role of feedback frequency in stable suboptimal performance. Proceedings of the 49th annual meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 357–361.
      • Neth, H., Sims, C. R., Veksler, V. & Gray, W. D.  (2004). You can't play straight TRACS and win: Memory updates in a dynamic task environment. In K. D. Forbus, D. Gentner & T. Regier (Eds.). Proceedings of the 26th annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1017–1022). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. PDF
      • Neth, H., & Payne, S. J. (2002). Thinking by Doing? Epistemic actions in the tower of Hanoi. In W. D. Gray and C. D. Schunn (Eds.), Proceedings of the 24th annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 691–696). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. PDF
      • Neth, H., & Payne, S. J. (2001). Addition as interactive problem solving. In J.D. Moore and K. Stenning (Eds.), Proceedings of the 23rd annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 698–703). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. PDF
      • Neth, H., & Johnson-Laird, P.N. (1999). The search for counterexamples in human reasoning. In M. Hahn, & S. C. Stoness (Eds.), Proceedings of the 21st annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (p. 806). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. PDF
      • Neth, H., & Beller, S. (1999). How knowledge interferes with reasoning — Suppression effects by content and context. In M. Hahn, & S. C. Stoness (Eds.), Proceedings of the 21st annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 468–473). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. PDF

          Research Interests

          • causality, causal model theory
          • judgments under risk and uncertainty, risk perception
          • heuristic decision making, ecological rationality, rational analysis
          • multitasking, cognitive foraging, memory search
          • immediate interactive behavior, embodied and embedded cognition

          Teaching

          2013

          Urteilen und Entscheiden: Forschungskontroversen. M.Sc-Seminare (M.Psy.902), Universität Göttingen.

           

          Kognitions- und Entscheidungsforschung: Forschungskontroversen. M.Sc-Seminare (M.Psy.103), Universität Göttingen.

           

          Evaluation: Grundlagen und angewandte Evaluationsforschung.  Klausur im  M.Sc-Studiengang (M.Psy.105), Universität Göttingen.

          2012–2013

          Schlüsselqualifikationen: Erarbeitung und Präsentation von Inhalten aus Wissenschaft und Praxis, Vorlesung und Übungen (B.Psy.103), Universität Göttingen.

          2011–2013

          Lerntheorie, Seminare in Allgemeine Psychologie II (B.Psy.104), Universität Göttingen.

          2012

          Tutorat zu Fast-and-frugal decision trees, Technische Universität, Berlin.

          2011

          Lehreinheit The (Im-)possibility of making informed decisions im Modul Approaches to global politics: New challenges,  M.A. Studiengang  International relations online der Freien Universität, Berlin.

          2009–2012

          Computational strategies for competitive mate search.  Workshop am Summer Institute of Bounded Rationality, mit Julian Marewski und Björn Meder.  Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung, Berlin.

          2009

          Heuristic decision making in business contexts,  B.Sc-Seminar, mit Julian Marewski und Fabrice LeLec.  Humboldt Universität, Berlin.

          2005–2006

          Cognitive psychology, Vorlesung und Seminar, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA.