Dr. Franziska Bott successfully completed the SMiP program. Since September 2020 she holds a postdoctoral researcher position at the University of Mannheim.
Primary Advisor: Prof. Dr. Thorsten Meiser (University of Mannheim)
Additional Supervisors: Prof. Benjamin Hilbig, Ph.D., Prof. Dr. Tanja Lischetzke
Dissertation Proposal: On the Interaction Between Selective Information Sampling and the Inference of (Pseudo)Contingencies
Thesis: New Insights Into Cognitive Processes in Pseudocontingency Inference by Means of Experimental Methods and Statistical Modeling
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into cognitive processes in pseudocontingency inference by means of experimental methods and statistical modeling (Unpublished doctoral dissertation).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., Kellen, D., & Klauer, K. C. (in press). Normative accounts of illusory correlations. Psychological Review.
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. 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
Kroneisen, M., Bott, F. M., & Mayer, M. (in press). Remembering the bad ones: Does the source memory advantage for cheaters influence our later actions positively? Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology.
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 given at the 34th IOPS/
Bott, F. & Meiser, T. (2019, April). Decision making based on pseudocontingencies – A matter of information sampling. Talk given at 61st Conference of Experimental Psychologists (TeaP). London, UK.
Bott, F., Fleig, H., & Meiser, T. (2017, März). The role of causal expectations in contingency learning and (biased) choice behavior. Talk given at 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).