Society & Choice Research Seminar

The Society & Choice research seminar is a platform where invited researchers present their work and take part in a short discussion with those attending. All lectures are open to researchers and students. Regular attendance is expected from Ph.D. students in the Society & Choice research area.

Program: Spring Semester 2024

Unless otherwise indicated, seminars take place on Thursdays from 12:00 to 13:00 (Missionsstrasse 64a, seminar room 09).


29 February



Lou Haux
Adaptive Rationality, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
Chimpanzee risk preferences

CDS/Loreen Tisdall

7 March



Jean-Louis van Gelder
Department of Criminology, Max Planck In­sti­tu­te for the Stu­dy of Cri­me, Se­cu­ri­ty and Law, Frei­burg, Ger­ma­ny
Short-term mindsets and crime

CDS/Loreen Tisdall

21 March12:00-13:0009Florian G. Kaiser
Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany
A psychological theory of environmental protection
PSBC/Ulf Hahnel
4 April12:00-13:0009Peiran Jiao
Maastricht University School of Business and Economics, The Netherlands
Norms make investors socially responsible
EP/Steve Heinke
11 April12:00-13:0009Rosa Lavelle-Hill
Social Data Science and Psychology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, and Visiting Fellow, University of Basel Forum Basiliense
Synthesizing data science and social science methods to understand key societal challenges
SDS/Mirka Henninger
18 April12:00-13:0009Marie-Ann Sengewald
Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories, Bamburg, Germany
Causal interpretations of effect heterogeneity in replication research
SDS/Mirka Henninger
25 April12:00-13:00ZoomKevin Winter
Department of Sustainable Behavior and Management, University of Hohenheim, Germany
Conspiracy belief as a barrier to the sustainability transformation
PSBC/Ulf Hahnel

2 May

12:00-13:0009Paolo Crosetto
Grenoble Applied Economics Laboratory, University of Grenoble, France
The strain on scientific publishing
CDS/Rui Mata
16 May12:00-13:0009Nathan J Evans
Department of Psychology, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany
A continuous-time perspective on decision-making
EP/Amir Hosein Hadian
30 May12:00-13:0009

Wenjia Zhao
Department of Psychology, University of Warwick, United Kingdom
Information sampling and integration in decision making

EP/Sebastian Olschewski