Leonie Aßmann, M. Sc.

Leonie Aßmann

Researcher

Office: MG 1 / 916

Phone: +49 361 737-2224
E-mail: leonie.assmann@uni-erfurt.de

Office hours: Please make an appointment by e-mail.

Research focus

  • Decision making
  • Information search and integration in decision making process in the context of controversial issues
  • Assessement of information and source credibility in the context of controversial issues
  • Pseudo-science, alternative medicine (homeopathy), and paranormal beliefs

Short CV

since 04/2018 Researcher and Ph.D. candidate at the Department of Social, Organizational, and Economic Psychology, University of Erfurt
2015-2018 Psychology with a focus on teaching, learning, and competency development (M.Sc.), University of Erfurt – Master thesis: "Irrational Beliefs - Wer glaubt und warum? Psychologische Einflussfaktoren auf irrationale Überzeugungen, religiösen Glauben, Verschwörungsmentalität und den Glauben an Wissenschaft" [Irrational Beliefs - Who believes and why? Psychological Factors Influencing Irrational Beliefs, Religious Faith, Conspiracy Mentality, and Faith in Science.], Advisor: Prof. T. Betsch
2012-2015 Psychology and education science (B.A.), University of Erfurt – Bachelor thesis: "Weniger ist mehr – Führt eine Betonung des möglichen Verzichts auf Antibiotika zu einer bewussteren Einnahme von Antibiotika? Eine quantitative Querschnittsbefragung Erfurter Patienten" [Less is more - Does an emphasis on the possible avoidance of antibiotics lead to a more conscious intake of antibiotics? A quantitative cross-sectional survey of Erfurt patients], Advisor: Prof. C. Betsch

Publications

Aßmann, L., Futterleib, H., Betsch, T., Thomm, E., & Bauer, J. (2021). How Do People Search Information on Content and Sources? Integrating Source Search in Information Boards. PsyArXiv. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/jydnv

Betsch, T., Aßmann, L., & Glöckner, A. (2020). Paranormal beliefs and individual differences: Story seeking without reasoned review. Heliyon, 6(6), e04259. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2020.e04259