Center: Social Sciences
Supervisor: Georg W. Alpers
Katharina Siebenhaar holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology, Neuro- and Rehabilitation Sciences from the University of Freiburg. During her undergraduate studies she worked as a tutor in Biological Psychology and Statistics. Katharina wrote both her Bachelor’s (2017) and Master’s thesis (2019) at the Chair of Clinical and Biological Psychology and Psychotherapy at the University of Mannheim, where she conducted experiments investigating the influence of perceived control and threat on decision-making.
Her research interests are the influence of emotions on decision-making and the implications of digitalization on health decisions. In her doctoral degree, Katharina is working on the interdisciplinary “Digitalization in Dialogue” project, which aims to identify and analyse the consequences of digitalization on individuals and resulting social changes.