Katja Pollak

Katja Pollak, M.Sc.

Katja Pollak, M.Sc.

University of Freiburg
Department of Psychology
Engelbergerstraße 41
Room 3023
79085 Freiburg

Primary Advisor: Prof. Dr. Andrea Kiesel (University of Freiburg)

Additional Supervisors:  JProf. Dr. Veronika Lerche, Prof. Dr. Andreas Voss

Dissertation Proposal: Evaluating and Applying Ratcliff's Diffusion Model in the Context of Sport Psychology

  • Publications

    Frenkel, M. O., Pollak, K. M., Schilling, O., Voigt, L., Fritzsching, B., Wrzus, C., Egger-Lampl, S., Merle, U., Weigand, M. A., & Mohr, S. (2022). Stressors faced by healthcare professionals and coping strategies during the early stage of the COVID-19 pandemic in Germany. PloS One, 17(1), e0261502. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0261502

    Olderbak, S., Pollak, K. M., Sanchez, J. F., & Hildebrandt, A. (2022). Assessing individual differences in face recognition: No impact of task design features on the structure of this ability. Psychological Assessment, 34(12), 1172–1179. https://doi.org/10.1037/pas0001173

    Olderbak, S., Uusberg, A., MacCann, C., Pollak, K. M., & Gross, J. J. (2022). The Process Model of Emotion Regulation Questionnaire: Assessing Individual Differences in Strategy Stage and Orientation. Assessment, 10731911221134601. https://doi.org/10.1177/10731911221134601

    Pollak, K. M., Boecker, L., Englert, C., & Loschelder, D. D. (2022). How Much Do Severely Injured Athletes Experience Sport Injury-Related Growth? Contrasting Psychological, Situational, and Demographic Predictors. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 44(4), 295–311. https://doi.org/10.1123/jsep.2021-0282

    Pollak, K. M., Olderbak, S. G., Randall, A. K., Lau, K. K., & Duran, N. D. (2022). Comparing self-reported emotions and facial expressions of joy in heterosexual romantic couples. Personality and Individual Differences184, 111182. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2021.111182

    Pollak, K. M., Shao, S., Knutson, J. M., Gill, H., Lee, Y.‑V., McKay, S. L., & Cameron, C. A. (2022). Adolescent psychological and physiological responses to frustration- and anxiety-provoking stressors. Current Psychology, 41(1), 395–405. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12144-019-00582-6

    Richard, M. E., Gerhardt, E., Pollak, K. M., Duan, T., Knutson, J. M., Dmytro, D., & Cameron, C. A. (2023). Gender Norms and Culture in Asian-Canadian Adolescent Boys’ Anticipating Dating Relationships. Journal of Adolescent Research, 074355842311662. https://doi.org/10.1177/07435584231166296

    Vohs, K. D., Schmeichel, B. J., Lohmann, S., Gronau, Q. F., Finley, A. J., Ainsworth, S. E., Alquist, J. L., Baker, M. D., Brizi, A., Bunyi, A., Butschek, G. J., Campbell, C., Capaldi, J., Cau, C., Chambers, H., Chatzisarantis, N. L. D., Christensen, W. J., Clay, S. L., Curtis, J., . . ., Pollak, K. M.,..., Albarracín, D. (2021). A Multisite Preregistered Paradigmatic Test of the Ego-Depletion Effect. Psychological Science, 32(10), 1566–1581. https://doi.org/10.1177/0956797621989733

  • Talks

    Pollak, K. M., Lerche, V., & Kiesel, A. (2023, March). Empirically testing the selective influence assumption of the Diffusion Model. Talk presented at the 65th Conference of Experimental Psychologists (Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen, TeaP), Trier, Germany.