Prof. Dr. Edgar Erdfelder

Prof. Dr. Edgar Erdfelder

Prof. Dr. Edgar Erdfelder

Chair of Cognitive Psychology and Individual Differences
University of Mannheim
School of Social Sciences
A5
C – Room 209
68159 Mannheim
Consultation hour(s):
Thu 10:00–12:00 a.m.

Appointments for this can be arranged with Ms. Mangold (mangold(at)psychologie.uni-mannheim.de).
  • Research Areas

    • Mathematical and Statistical Modeling
    • Memory
    • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Teaching (SMIP)

    • Training „Rules of Good Scientific Practice: Principles, Mechanisms, and Tools“
    • Workshop „Perspectives on Psychological Research“ (together with R. Ulrich)
    • Foundations II „Multinomial-Processing-Tree (MPT) Modeling“ (together with D. Heck)
  • Possible thesis topics

    1. Integration of response times in threshold models of recognition memory (Advisors: Erdfelder, Klauer).
    2. The sleep benefit in episodic memory: Does sleep improve maintenance in memory, retrieval from memory, or both? (Advisors: Erdfelder, Ulrich, Kuhlmann). 
    3. Separation of storage and retrieval in episodic memory (Advisors: Bröder, Erdfelder, Klauer).
    4. Multinomial processing-tree models of implicit measures of social cognition with response-latency modeling (Advisors: Klauer, Erdfelder). 
    5. Identification and separation of decision making processes (Advisors: Hilbig, Bröder, Erdfelder).