SMiP Advisors: Prof. Dr. Thorsten Meiser, Prof. Benjamin Hilbig, Ph.D., Prof. Dr. Tanja Lischetzke
Thesis: New insights into cognitive processes in pseudocontingency inference by means of experimental methods and statistical modeling
Degree: Dr. rer. soc. (summa cum laude), received from the University of Mannheim in September 2020
First placement: Postdoctoral researcher at the University of Mannheim
Current placement: Senior statistician at a pharmaceutical company
Bott, F. M., Kellen, D., & Klauer, K. C. (2021). Normative accounts of illusory correlations. Psychological Review. Advance online publication.https://doi.org/10.1037/rev0000273
Kroneisen, M., Bott, F. M., & Mayer, M.(2021). Remembering the bad ones: Does the source memory advantage for cheaters influence our later actions positively? Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 74(10),1669–1685. https://doi.org/10.1177/17470218211007822
Bott, F. M. (2020). New insights into cognitive processes in pseudocontingency inference by means of experimental methods and statistical modeling (Unpublished doctoral dissertation). University of Mannheim, Mannheim.
Bott, F. M., Heck, D. W., & Meiser, T. (2020). Parameter validation in hierarchical MPT models by functional dissociation with continuous covariates: An application to contingency inference. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 98. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmp.2020.102388
Bott, F. M., & Meiser, T. (2020). Pseudocontingency inference and choice: The role of information sampling. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition,46(9), 1624–1644. https://doi.org/10.1037/xlm0000840
Bott, F., & Meiser, T. (2019). (Pseudo-)Contingency learning and choice based on information sampling. Invited talk in the colloquium series Current Research in Adaptive Cognition at the University of Heidelberg, 25th November, 2019.
Bott, F. (2019, June). The influence of information sampling on the pseudocontingency effect [Talk]. 34th IOPS/
Bott, F. (2019, November). (Pseudo-)Contingency learning and choice based on information sampling [Talk]. Colloquium series Current Research in Adaptive Cognition. University of Heidelberg, Germany.
Bott, F., & Meiser, T. (2019, April). Decision making based on pseudocontingencies – A matter of information sampling [Talk]. 61st Conference of Experimental Psychologists (TeaP). London, United Kingdom.
Bott, F., Fleig, H., & Meiser, T. (2017, March). The role of causal expectations in contingency learning and (biased) choice behavior [Talk]. 59th Conference of Experimental Psychologists (TeaP). Dresden, Germany.
Bott, F. & Meiser, T. (2018, March 11–14). Contingency learning and choice-behavior based on self-directed and other-directed information sampling [Poster presentation]. 60. Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen, Marburg, Germany.
Franziska Bott was the first SMiP PhD Candidate to receive the anual SMiP Best Paper Award (2019 / 2020).