Sozial- und Wirtschaftspsychologie


Dr. Max Ihmels

 

Tel.: +49 7071 29-78346

E-Mail: max.ihmels(at)uni-tuebingen.de
 

 

Adress:
Universität Tübingen
Schleichstr. 4
72076 Tübingen

Visitor Adress:

Psychologisches Institut
Schleichstr. 4, Ebene 5, Zimmer 4507


Consultation hours: by arrangement

Research Interests 

  • Evaluative Conditioning
  • Contingency Learning
  • Framing Effects
  • Sampling
  • Priming

 Talks and Presentations

  • Ihmels, M., & Hütter, M. (2016). Probabilistic Evaluative Conditioning. Talk presented at the 3rd Heidelberg-Tübingen Lab Meeting, Heidelberg.
  • Ihmels, M., Kutzner, F., & Fiedler, K. (2016). Density bias & Pseudocontingencies: How Feature-Dimension framing influences contingency learning processes. Talk presented at the 58th Conference of Experimental Psychologists (TEAP), Heidelberg.
  • Ihmels, M., Kutzner, F., & Fiedler, K. (2015). Density bias & Pseudocontingencies: How Feature-Dimension framing influences contingency learning processes. Best Paper Award Presentation at the 17th European Social Cognition Network's Conference (ESCON), Bensheim.
  • Ihmels, M., Kutzner, F., & Fiedler, K. (2015). Attribute framing moderates contingency learning processes. Talk presented at the 1st Heidelberg-Tübingen Lab Meeting, Heidelberg.
  • Ihmels, M., Freytag, P., Fiedler, K., & Alexopoulos, T. (2014). When congruity effects vanish - The role of relational integrativity in evaluative priming. Talk presented at the 16th European Social Cognition Network Transfer of Knowledge Conference (ESCON2), Louvain-la-Neuve.
  • Ihmels, M. & Kutzner, F. (2013). Biased due to rational sampling: Profit-maximizing leads to biases in asymmetric information environments. Talk presented at the 15th European Social Cognition Network's Conference (ESCON), Vilnius.
  • Ihmels, M. & Kutzner, F. (2013). Rational and still biased? How profit-maximizing can lead to biased judgments. Talk presented at the 24th Subjective Probability, Utility and Decision Making (SPUDM) Conference, Barcelona.
  • Ihmels, M. & Kutzner, F. (2013). Sampling in asymmetric environments: exploration versus exploitation. Talk presented at the Lisbon-Heidelberg Lab Meeting, Heidelberg.
  • Ihmels, M. & Kutzner, F. (2013). Asymmetric information gain produces biases in hedonic information search. Talk presented at the Lab Meeting of the Warwick Business School, Warwick.
  • Ihmels, M. & Kutzner, F. (2012). Biases in interested information search - The case of the two-armed bandit. Talk presented at the Heidelberg-Freiburg Lab Meeting, Heidelberg.

 Published

  • Ihmels, M., & Ache, F. (in press). Event based conformity vs. regression to the mean: A comment on Kim and Hommel (2015). Psychological Science.
  • Ferreira, M. B., Mata, A., Donkin, C., Sherman, S. J., & Ihmels, M. (2016). Analytic and heuristic processes in the detection and resolution of conflict. Memory & Cognition, 1-14.
  • Ihmels, M., Freytag, P., Fiedler, K., & Alexopoulos, T. (2015). Relational integrativity of prime-target pairs moderates congruity effects in evaluative priming. Memory & Cognition, 1-15.
  • Krüger, T., Mata, A., & Ihmels, M. (2014). The Presenter’s Paradox Revisited: An Evaluation Mode Account. Journal of Consumer Research, 41(4), online first. doi: 10.1086/678393

Teaching 

  • Winter 2015/16:  Scientific Writing (BSc)
  • Summer 2015: Empirical Research Seminar (BSc) & Consulting Seminar for Master's Theses (MSc)
  • Winter 2014/15: Empirical Research Seminar (BSc) & Consumer Psychology (BSc)
  • Summer 2014: Empirical Research Seminar (BSc) & Consulting Seminar for Master's Theses (MSc)
  • Winter 2013/14: Empirical Research Seminar (BSc) & Consulting Seminar for Master's Theses (MSc)
  • Summer 2013: Intragroup Processes (BSc) & Consulting Seminar for Master's Theses (MSc)
  • Winter 2012/13: Consumer Psychology (BSc)

Academic Career 

  • Since April 2016 PostDoc at the University of Tübingen
  • 2012 - 2016 PhD candidate, University of Heidelberg, Germany
  • 2010 - 2012 Master of Science in Psychology (Organisational Behavior and Adaptive Cognition), University of Heidelberg, Germany
  • 2008 - 2012 Research Assistant and Research Intern, University of Heidelberg, Germany
  • 2007 - 2010 Bachelor of Science in Psychology, University of Heidelberg, Germany

Supervised theses (MSc, BSc)

  • Eva Blume: Causal Impact Judgments with Multiple Continuous Variables.
  • Sascha Kuhn: Illusory Correlations Emerge Through Positive Experience Seeking.
  • Katharina Berger: Causal Judgments with Continuous Variables.
  • Henna Piracha: Causal Impact Judgments with Continuous Variables and Pictographic Stimulus Material. Peter-Samuel Arslan: The Impact of Regulatory Focus Inversion on Creativity.
  • Mario Herberz: A differentiation of bias inducing processes. The asymmetric two-armed bandit in a monetary and a school setting.
  • Ekaterina Jussupow: Untersuchung der Pufferwirkung von Geld-Priming.
  • Lea Stöger: Is sharing caring? Inwiefern Online-Aktivismus zu Konsistenz, Slacktivism oder Moral Licensing führt.
  • Christian Feuerbacher: Wann Mehr Weniger Ist Und Wann Nicht: Feature/Dimension-Framing Als Moderator des Choice Overload Effekts.