Adaptive decision making and intuition

Betsch, T., & Roth, P. (2018). Intuitive thinking. In L.J. Ball & V.A. Thompson (eds.), Routledge international handbook of thinking and reasoning (pp. 37- 56). New York: Taylor & Francis – Routledge.

Söllner, A., Bröder, A., Glöckner, A. & Betsch, T. (2014). Single-process versus multiple-strategy models of decision making: Evidence from an information intrusion paradigm. Acta Psychologica, 146, 84-96.

Glöckner, A., & Betsch, T. (2012). Decisions beyond boundaries: When more information is processed faster than less. Acta Psychologica, 139,532-542.

Betsch, T., & Glöckner, A. (2010). Intuition in judgment and decision making: Extensive thinking without effort. Psychological Inquiry,  21, 279-294.

Glöckner , A., & Betsch, T. (2008).  Multiple-reason decision making based on automatic processing. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition, 34, 1055-1075.

Glöckner , A., & Betsch, T. (2008).  Modelling option and strategy choices with connectionist networks: Towards an integrative model of automatic and deliberate decision making. Judgment and Decision Making, 3, 215-228.

Betsch, T. & Kraus, M. (1999). Die Auswirkungen von Ergebnis-Framing und dem Wechsel der Problemdomäne auf monetäre Entscheidungen. Zeitschrift für Experimentelle Psychologie, 46, 296-304.

Bless, H., Betsch, T., & Franzen, A. (1998). Framing the framing effect: The impact of context cues on solutions to the “Asian Disease” problem. European Journal of Social Psychology, 28, 287-291.<287::AID-EJSP861>3.0.CO;2-U

Plessner, H. Betsch, C., & Betsch, T. (2008) (Eds.). Intuition in judgment and decision making. Mahwah: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Development of decision competence

Betsch, T., Lindow, S., Lehmann, A., & Stenmans, R. (2021). From perception to inference: utilization of probabilities as decision weights in children. Memory and Cognition,

Lang, A. (2021). Teaching children to take the best. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 72, 101234.

Betsch, T., Lehmann, A., Jekel, M., Lindow, S., & Glöckner, A. (2018). Children’s application of decision strategies in a compensatory environment. Judgment and Decision Making, 13, 514–528.

Lindow, S., & Betsch, T. (2018). Child decision-making: On the burden of pre-decisional information search. Journal of Cognition and Development, 19, 137-164.

Betsch, T., Wünsche, K., Großkopf, A., Schröder, K., & Stenmans, R. (2017). Sonification and visualization of pre-decisional information search: Identifying toolboxes in children. Developmental Psychology, accepted for publication.

Lindow, S., Lang, A., & Betsch, T. (2017).  Holistic information integration in child decision making. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 30, 1131-1146.

Betsch, T.,  Lehmann, A., Lindow, S., Lang, A., & Schoemann, M. (2016). Lost in Search: (Mal-) Adaptation to probabilistic decision environments in children and adults. Developmental Psychology,  52,  311-325.

Betsch, T., Lang, A., Lehmann, A., & Axmann, J.M. (2014). Utilizing probabilities as decision weights in closed and open information boards: A comparison of children and adults. Acta Psychologica, 153, 74-86.

Betsch, T., & Lang, A. (2013). Utilization of probabilistic cues in the presence of irrelevant information: A comparison of risky choice in children and adults. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 115, 108–125.

Decision routines

Betsch, T., & Haberstroh, S. (2005) (Eds.). The routines of decision making. Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum

Betsch, T., Lindow, S., Engel, C., Ulshöfer, C., & Kleber, J. (2015) Has the world changed? My neighbor might know - Effects of social context on routine deviation.  Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 28, 50–66.

Bröder, A., Glöckner, A., Betsch, T., Link, D., & Ettlin, F. (2013). Do people learn option or strategy routines in multi-attribute decisions? The answer depends on subtle factors. Acta Psychologica, 143, 200-209.

Betsch, T., Haberstroh, S., & Höhle, C. (2002). Explaining and predicting routinized decision making: A review of theories. Theory and Psychology, 12, 453-488.

Betsch, T., Haberstroh, S., Glöckner, A., Haar, T., & Fiedler, K. (2001). The effects of routine strength on information acquisition and adaptation in recurrent decision making. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 84, 23-53.

Betsch, T., Fiedler, K., & Brinkmann, J. (1998). Behavioral routines in decision making: The effects of novelty in task presentation and time pressure on routine maintenance and deviation. European Journal of Social Psychology, 28, 861-878 .<861::AID-EJSP899>3.0.CO;2-D

Attitude formation and preferences

Betsch, T. (2011) The stability of preferences – A social cognition view. Frontiers in Psychology (Cognition), 2, 290.

Betsch, T., Kaufmann, M., Lindow, F., Plessner, H., Hoffmann, K. (2006). Different principles of information aggregation in implicit and explicit attitude formation. European Journal of Social Psychology, 36, 887-905.

Betsch, T., Hoffmann, K., Hoffrage, U., & Plessner, H. (2003). Intuition beyond recognition: When less familiar events are liked more. Experimental Psychology, 50, 49-54.

Betsch, T., Plessner, H., Schwieren, C., & Gütig, R. (2001). I like it but I don‘t know why: A value-account approach to implicit attitude formation. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 27, 242-253.

Fundamental cognitive processes: Processing of probability and time

Sedlmeier, P., & Betsch, T. (2002) (Eds.). Etc. - Frequency processing and cognition. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Lang, A., & Betsch, T. (2018). Neglect of probabilities in decision making with and without feedback. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 191.

Haase, N., Renkewitz, F., & Betsch, C. (2013). The measurement of subjective probability: Evaluating the sensitivity and accuracy of various scales. Risk Analysis, 33(10), 1812–1828.

Winkler, I., Glauer, M., Betsch, T., & Sedlmeier, P. (2015). The impact of attention on judgments of frequency and duration. PLoS One, 10, e0126974.

Betsch, T., Glauer, M., Renkewitz, F., Winkler, I., & Sedlmeier, P. (2010). Encoding, storage and judgment of frequency and duration. Judgment and Decision Making, 5, 347-364.

Fiedler, K., Brinkmann, J., Betsch, T., & Wild, B. (2000). A sampling approach to conditional probability judgment: Beyond base-rate neglect and statistical format. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 129, 399-418.

Betsch, T., Siebler, F., Marz, P., Hormuth, S., & Dickenberger, D. (1999). The moderating role of category salience and category focus in judgments of set size and frequency of occurrence. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 25, 463-481.

Betsch, T., & Fiedler, K. (1999). Understanding conjunction effects: The role of implicit mental models. European Journal of Social Psychology, 29, 75-93.<75::AID-EJSP916>3.0.CO;2-F

Paranormal beliefs

Betsch, T., Jäckel, P., Hammes, M. & Brinkmann, B.J. (2021). On the adaptive value of paranormal beliefs - A qualitative study. Integrative Psychological and Behavioral Sciences.

Betsch, T., Aßmann, L., & Glöckner, A. (2020). Paranormal beliefs and individual differences: Story seeking without reasoned review. Heliyon, 6.

Health psychology

Haase, N., Schmid, P., & Betsch, C. (2020). Impact of disease risk on the narrative bias in vaccination risk perceptions. Psychology & Health, 35(3), 346–365.

Betsch, T., Chalupny, J., Grünewald, S., Hofert, L., & Männer, L.-S. (2018). Das Geschäft mit den Globuli - Wird in deutschen Apotheken evidenzbasiert beraten? Skeptiker, 1, 9-13.

Haase, N., Betsch, C., & Renkewitz, F. (2015). Source credibility and the biasing effect of narrative information on the perception of vaccination risks. Journal of Health Communication: International Perspectives, 20(8), 920–929.

Haase, N., & Betsch, C. (2012). Parents trust other parents: Lay vaccination narratives on the web may create doubt about vaccination safety. Medical Decision Making, 32(4), 645.

Betsch, C., Renkewitz, F., Ulshöfer, C., & Betsch, T. (2011). The influence of narrative vs. statistical information on perceiving vaccination risks. Medical Decision Making, 31, 742-753.

Betsch, C., Renkewitz, F., Betsch, T., & Ulshöfer, C. (2010). The influence of vaccine-critical websites on perceiving vaccination risks. Journal of Health Psychology, 15, 446–455.

Research methods

Renkewitz, F. & Keiner, M. (in press). How to detect publication bias in psychological research? A comparative evaluation of six statistical methods. Zeitschrift für Psychologie. (Preprint:

Sedlmeier, P. & Renkewitz, F. (2018). Forschungsmethoden und Statistik für Psychologen und Sozialwissenschaftler. (3. aktualisierte und erweiterte Aufl.). München: Pearson Studium.

Glöckner, A., Fiedler, S. & Renkewitz, F. (2018). Belastbare und effiziente Wissenschaft: Strategische Ausrichtung von Forschungsprozessen als Weg aus der Replikationskrise. Psychologische Rundschau, 69, 22 -36.

Open Science Collaboration … , Renkewitz, F, … et al. (2015). Estimating the reproducibility of psychological science. Science, 349(6251).

Renkewitz, F. & Jahn, G. (2012). Memory Indexing: A novel method for tracing memory processes in complex cognitive tasks. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition, 38(6), 1622-1639.

Renkewitz, F, Fuchs, H. M. & Fiedler, S. (2011). Is there evidence for publication biases in JDM research? Judgment and Decision Making,6(8), 870-881.

Glöckner, A., & Betsch, T. (2010). Accounting for critical evidence while being precise and avoiding the strategy selection problem in a parallel constraint satisfaction approach: A reply to Marewski (2010). Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 23,  468–472.