The SMiP group strives to optimally prepare its PhD Candidates for their future career in acadmia or neighboring fields. Thus, the group supports the doctoral researchers’ scientific independence (and its visibility to the scientific community) by

In line with our funding obligations, all of these publications are marked as “funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) – GRK 2277 “Statistical Modeling in Psychology”)”.

Peer-reviewed journal articles

Kupffer, R., Frick, S., & Wetzel, E. (2024). Detecting Careless Responding in Multidimensional Forced-Choice Questionnaires. Educational and Psychological Measurement.


Doctoral Dissertations

Julius Fenn (2024)

“Advancement of Cognitive-Affective Maps – A Novel Tool for Uncovering Ethical Issues in Climate Engineering Technologies”



Höhs, J.M. (2024, March 17–20). Who Gave You This Bad Advice? A Multinomial Processing Tree Modeling Approach to the Role of Source Memory in Advice Taking [Talk]. 66th Conference of Experimental Psychologists (Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psycholog:innen, TeaP), Regensburg, Germany.


Open Science

A link collection of open science contributions, e.g.

  • published software packages
  • shared material referring to a published paper
  • pre-registered studies
  • other open science contributions

Seitz, T. (2023, July 25–28).  “What If Applicants Fake Their Responses?”: Modeling Socially Desirable Responding in an IRT Framework [Poster presentation]. International Meeting of the Psychometric Society (IMPS), College Park, United States.



Other scientific contributions, e.g.

  • Book Chapters
  • Editorials
  • Handouts