Primary Advisors: Prof. Dr. Daniel Heck and Prof. Dr. Arndt Bröder (University of Mannheim)
Additional Supervisor: Prof. Benjamin Hilbig, Ph.D.
Dissertation: Expertise-Weighin of Judgments in Wisdom of Crowds: Investigating Independent Jugdments and Sequential Collaboration
Degree: Dr. rer. soc., received from the University of Mannheim in September 2022
First Placement: Postdoctoral Researcher at the IWM Tübingen (Leibniz-Institut für Wissensmedien)
Workshop “Introduction to SoSciSurvey” in fall / winter 2021
Mayer, M., Broß, M., & Heck, D. W. (in press). Expertise determines the frequency and accuracy of contributions in sequential collaboration. Judgment and Decision Making. https://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jdm.2023.3
Mayer, M., & Heck, D. W. (in press). Sequential collaboration: The accuracy of dependent, incremental judgments. Decision. https://dx.doi.org/10.1037/dec0000193
Mayer, M., & Heck, D. W. (2023). Cultural consensus theory for two-dimensional location judgments. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 113, Article 102742. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmp.2022.102742
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
Mayer, M., Heck, D. W., & Mocnik, F.-B. (2019). Shared mental models as a psychological explanation for converging mental representations of place: The example of OpenStreetMap. 43–50. Paper presented at 2nd International Symposium on Platial Information Science, PLATIAL 2019, Coventry, United Kingdom. doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3628871
Mayer, M. (2021, March). Sequential collaboration: A more accurate alternative to wisdom of crowds [Talk]. 63rd Conference of Experimental Psychologists (TeaP). Ulm, Germany (Online).
Mayer, M. (2019, September 5–6). Shared mental models as a psychological explanation for converging mental representations of place – the example of OpenStreetMap [Talk]. Platial’19: International Symposium on Platial Information Science, Conventry, United Kingdom.
Mayer, M. (2020). Aggregation of subjective location judgments: An extension of cultural consensus theory to 2-dimensional continuous data. Poster presented at the Society for Judgment and Decision Making (SJDM) Annual Meeting 2020, online.