David Scholz

David Scholz, M.Sc.

David Scholz, M.Sc.

Rhineland-Palatinate Technical University of Kaiserslautern-Landau (RPTU)
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

  • Research Areas

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

    Horsten, L. K., Thielmann, I., Moshagen, M., Zettler, I., Scholz, D., & Hilbig, B. E. (in press). Testing the equivalence of the aversive core of personality and a blend of Agreeableness (-related) items. Journal of Personality.

    Scholz, D. D., Thielmann, I., & Hilbig, B. E. (in press). Down to the core: The role of the common core of dark traits for aversive relationship behaviors. Personality and Individual Differences.

    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. International Journal of Social Robotics, 1–24. https://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. Vorab-Onlinepublikation. https://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 factors63(6), 1076–1105. https://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. https://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. https://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.