David Scholz, M.Sc.

David Scholz, M.Sc.

Experimental Psychology & Personality Lab
Fortstr. 7 – Room K2.16
76829 Landau

Primary Advisor: Prof. Benjamin Hilbig, PhD (University of Kaiserslautern-Landau)

Additional Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Tanja Lischetzke, Prof. Dr. Edgar Erdfelder

Dissertation Proposal: Similarities and differences between basic and abnormal personality (traits)

  • Research Areas

    • Models of Personality Structure
    • Trust in Automation
    • Interpersonal Trust
  • Publications

    Scholz, D. D.*, Kraus, J.*, & Miller, L. (in press). Measuring the Propensity to Trust in Automated Technology: Examining Similarities to Dispositional Trust in Other Humans and Validation of the PTT-A Scale. International Journal of Human–Computer Interaction, doi: 10.1080/10447318.2024.2307691.
    [*shared first authorship]

    Scholz, D. D., Zimmermann, J., Moshagen, M., Zettler, I., & Hilbig, B. E. (in press). Theoretical and empirical integration of ‘dark’ traits and socially aversive personality psychopathology. Journal of Personality Disorders.

    Scholz, D. D., Bader, M., Betsch, C., Böhm, R., Lilleholt, L., Sprengholz, P., Zettler, I. (2023). The moderating role of trust in pandemic-relevant institutions on the relation between pandemic fatigue and vaccination intentions. Journal of Health Psychology, 13591053231201038. doi: 10.1177/13591053231201038

    Horsten, L. K., Thielmann, I., Moshagen, M., Zettler, I., Scholz, D., & Hilbig, B. E.(2023). Testing the equivalence of the aversive core of personality and a blend of Agreeableness(-related) items. Journal of Personality. doi.org/10.1111/jopy.12830

    Scholz, D. D., Thielmann, I., & Hilbig, B. E. (2023). Down to the core: The role of the common core of dark traits for aversive relationship behaviors. Personality and Individual Differences, 213. 112263. doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2023.112263

    Kraus, J., & Miller, L., Klumpp, M., Babel, F., Scholz, D., Merger J., & Baumann, M (2023). On the Role of Beliefs and Trust for the Intention to Use Service Robots: An Integrated Trustworthiness Beliefs Model for Robot Acceptance. Journal of Social Robotics, 1–24. doi.org/10.1007/s12369-022-00952-4 .

    Scholz, D. D., Hilbig, B. E., Thielmann, I., Moshagen, M. & Zettler, I. (2022). Beyond (low) Agreeableness: Towards a more comprehensive understanding of antagonistic psychopathology. Journal of personality. 90(6), 956–97. doi.org/10.1111/jopy.12708

    Kraus, J., Scholz, D., & Baumann, M. (2020). What’s Driving Me? Exploration and Validation of a Hierarchical Personality Model for Trust in Automated Driving. Human factors, 63(6), 1076-1105. doi.org/10.1177/0018720820922653

    Kraus, J., Scholz, D., Messner, E. M., Messner, M., & Baumann, M. (2020). Scared to Trust?–Predicting Trust in Highly Automated Driving by Depressiveness, Negative Self-Evaluations and State Anxiety. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, 2917. doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.02917

    Kraus, J., Scholz, D. , Stiegemeier, D., & Baumann, M. (2019). The more you know: trust dynamics and calibration in highly automated driving and the effects of take-overs, system malfunction, and system transparency. Human factors, 62(5), 718–736. doi.org/10.1177/0018720819853686

  • Talks

    Scholz, D., Kraus, J. & Miller, L. (2022, March 20–23). Comparing the structure of Propensity to Trust in Human-Human and Human-Technology interaction [Talk]. Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psycholog:innen (Conference of Experimental Psychologists; TEAP), Cologne, Germany.

    Scholz, D., Hilbig, B. E., Thielmann, I., Moshagen, M., & Zettler, I. (2021, September 12–15). The Differential Roles of Agreeableness, Honesty Humility and the Dark Factor of Personality for Antagonistic Psychopathology [Talk]. Biennial Conference of the German Psychological Society – Personality Psychology and Psychological Diagnostics (DPPD) Section, Ulm, Germany.

    Kraus, J. M., Nothdurft, F., Hock, P., Scholz, D., Minker, W., & Baumann, M. (2016). Human After All: Effects of Mere Presence and Social Interaction of a Humanoid Robot as a Co-Driver in Automated Driving. Adjunct Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicular Applications, 129–134.

  • Posters

    Scholz, D. (2022, November 25–26). The dark factor of personality as a common basis for aversive maladaptive traits [Poster presentation]. SMiP Fall Retreat.

    Scholz, D. (2021, June 8–9). Beyond (low) Agreeableness: A closer view on antagonistic psychopathology [Poster presentation]. SMiP-IOPS Conference, Online.