A group of student is talking and sitting on banks in the courtyard of B6, 30-32.

Barbara Kreis

Year: 2021

Center: Social Sciences

Supervisor: Julia Groß

Barbara K. Kreis is a PhD candidate in Psychology at the CDSS. She obtained her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree of Psychology at the University of Saarland (Germany) and studied for one semester at the University of Bergen (Norway).

Since her third semester, Barbara worked as a research assistant at the chair of “Development of Language, Learning and Action” of Prof. Jutta Kray. She was part of a research project on adolescent development. In her degree theses, she examined the development of adolescent risk-taking and its relation to other constructs such as working memory, cognitive control and the socio-emotional system.

Barbara is generally interested in decision-making and learning processes. In her PhD studies she focuses on hindsight bias and its potential underlying mechanisms. Methodologically, she is interested in a Bayesian approach to data analysis and statistical modeling.





Barbara Kreis, M.Sc.

Barbara Kreis, M.Sc.

Doctoral Student
University of Mannheim
School of Social Sciences
L 13, 17 – Room 507
68161 Mannheim
Consultation hour(s):
on appointment