Dr. Martin Schnuerch

Dr. Martin Schnuerch

SMiP Cohort 2017

SMiP Advisors: Prof. Dr. Edgar Erdfelder, Prof. Dr. Rolf Ulrich, Prof. Dr. Christoph Klauer

Thesis:  Improving statistical practice in psychological research: Sequential tests of composite hypotheses

Degree: Dr. rer. soc. (summa cum laude), received from the University of Mannheim in February 2020

First placement:   Postdoctoral researcher at the RTG SMiP, University of Mannheim

  • Research Areas

    • Research Methods
    • Statistical Modeling of Psychological Processes
    • Social Cognition
  • Teaching (SMIP)

    • Workshop „Introduction to R: Basics“ 
    • Workshop „Introduction to R: Advanced“
    • Workshop „Advanced Topics in R“
    • Workshop „Evidence, Errors, and Belief: A Stroll through the Statistical Inference Maze“
    • Training “Useful Software for a SMiP PhD”
  • Publications

    Brandt, M., Zaiser, A.-K., & Schnuerch, M. (2019). Homogeneity of item material boosts the list length effect in recognition memory: A global matching perspective. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 45(5), 834–850. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/xlm0000594

    Erdfelder, E., & Schnuerch, M. (in press). On the efficiency of the independent segments procedure. A direct comparison with sequential probability ratio tests. Psychological Methods.

    Nadarevic, L., Schnuerch, M., & Stegemann, M. (in press). Judging fast and slow: The truth effect does not increase under time-pressure conditions. Judgment and Decision Making.

    Pensel, M. C., Schnuerch, M., Elger, C. E., & Surges, R. (2020). Predictors of focal to bilateral tonic‐clonic seizures during long‐term video‐EEG monitoring. Epilepsia, 61(3), 489–497. https://doi.org/10.1111/epi.16454

    Reiber, F., Schnuerch, M., & Ulrich, R. (2020). Improving the efficiency of surveys with randomized response models: A sequential approach based on curtailed sampling. Psychological Methods. https://doi.org/10.1037/met0000353

    Schnuerch, M. (2020). Improving Statistical Practice in Psychological Research: Sequential Tests of Composite Hypotheses (Doctoral Dissertation). University of Mannheim, Mannheim.

    Schnuerch, M., & Erdfelder, E. (2020). Controlling decision errors with minimal costs: The sequential probability ratio t test. Psychological Methods, 25(2), 206–226. https://doi.org/10.1037/met0000234

    Schnuerch, M., Erdfelder, E., & Heck, D. W. (2020). Sequential hypothesis tests for multinomial processing tree models. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 95, 102326. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmp.2020.102326     

    Schnuerch, M., Nadarevic, L., & Rouder, J. N. (2020). The truth revisited: Bayesian analysis of individual differences in the truth effect. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review.

    Schnuerch, R., Schnuerch, M., & Gibbons, H. (2015). Assessing and correcting for regression toward the mean in deviance-induced social conformity. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 669.

  • Talks

    Schnuerch, M. (2021). Beyond true and false – modeling individual differences in the truth effect [Talk]. Diagnostics and Individual Differences Lab at the University of Düsseldorf. Düsseldorf, Germany (Online).

    Schnuerch, M. (2021, March). Efficient sampling using randomized response techniques part II: Sequential probability ratio tests [Talk]. 63rd Conference of Experimental Psychologists (TeaP). Ulm, Germany (Online).

    Schnuerch, M. (2020). Sequential hypothesis tests in multinomial processing tree models [Talk]. Social Psychology and Methodology Lab at the University of Freiburg. Freiburg, Germany (Online).

    Schnuerch, M. (2019, June). Sequential hypothesis tests for multinomial processing tree models [Talk]. 34th IOPS/SMiP Summer Conference. Utrecht, the Netherlands.

    Schnuerch, M. (2019, April). Efficiently testing sensitive attributes: A sequential randomized response technique [Talk]. 61st Conference of Experimental Psychologists (TeaP). London, United Kingdom.

    Schnuerch, M. (2019, July). Efficient hypothesis testing with the sequential probability ratio t-test [Talk]. 8th Workshop for Doctoral Students in Experimental Psychology (A-Dok). Mannheim, Germany.

    Schnuerch, M. (2019, August). Efficient hypothesis tests in multinomial processing tree models: A sequential probability ratio test for the randomized response technique [Talk]. 50th Meeting of the European Mathematical Psychology Group (EMPG). Heidelberg, Germany.

    Schnuerch, M. (2019). Gender differences in casual sex: Application of a sequential randomized response analysis [Talk]. Cognition and Perception Lab at the University of Tübingen. Tübingen, Germany.

    Schnuerch, M. & Erdfelder, E. (2018, March). Controlling statistical decision errors with minimal costs: Relative efficiency of sequential probability ratio t-tests vs. Bayesian t-tests [Talk]. 60th Conference of Experimental Psychologists (TeaP). Marburg, Germany.

    Schnuerch, M., Heck, D. W., & Erdfelder, E. (2018). Waldian t tests: A sequential Bayes factor design for acepting and rejecting the null hypothesis with controlled error probabilities [Talk]. 2018 European Mathematical Psychology Group Meeting. Genoa, Italy.

    Schnuerch, M. (2018). Efficiently testing sensitive attributes: A sequential randomized response technique [Talk]. Cognition and Perception Lab at the University of Tübingen. Tübingen, Germany.

  • Posters

    Schnuerch, M., & Wulff, L. (2018, July 12–15). As you like it: Social value affects recognition memory [Poster presentation].7. Doktoranden­workshop Allgemeine Psychologie (A-Dok), Mainz, Germany.

    Schnuerch, M., Steindorf, L., & Brandt, M. (2013). Factors influencing visual discrimination in complex geometrical configurations. In U. Ansorge, E. Kirchler, C. Lamm, & H. Leder (Eds.), Abstracts of the 55th Conference of Experimental Psychologists (p. 421). Lengerich: Pabst.

  • Ad-hoc Reviewer

    • Psychological Methods
    • Psychonomic Bulletin & Review
    • Behavior Research Methods
    • SAGE Open.