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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Psychology D-index 61 Citations 18,284 187 World Ranking 1987 National Ranking 76

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Awards & Achievements

2009 - German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina - Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina – Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften Psychology and Cognitive Sciences

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Social psychology
  • Statistics

His primary scientific interests are in Social psychology, Cognitive psychology, Heuristics, Description-experience gap and Inference. Deception is the focus of his Social psychology research. When carried out as part of a general Cognitive psychology research project, his work on Hindsight bias is frequently linked to work in Research findings, therefore connecting diverse disciplines of study.

His Heuristics research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Cumulative prospect theory, Ecological rationality and Risk perception. His Description-experience gap research includes elements of Econometrics, Actuarial science, Prospect theory and Stochastic game. His Inference study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Semantics, Cognitive science and Recognition heuristic, Heuristic.

His most cited work include:

  • Decisions from Experience and the Effect of Rare Events in Risky Choice (1018 citations)
  • Experimental practices in economics: A methodological challenge for psychologists? (621 citations)
  • The Priority Heuristic: Making Choices Without Trade-Offs (514 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Social psychology, Cognitive psychology, Heuristics, Actuarial science and Rationality. His Cognitive psychology research includes themes of Preference and Affect. His Heuristics research incorporates themes from Mathematical economics, Ecological rationality and Heuristic, Artificial intelligence.

His research on Heuristic frequently connects to adjacent areas such as Inference. Actuarial science is closely attributed to Rare events in his work. Rationality is a subfield of Epistemology that he tackles.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Social psychology (23.24%)
  • Cognitive psychology (20.00%)
  • Heuristics (13.51%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2018-2021)?

  • Preference (5.95%)
  • Cognitive psychology (20.00%)
  • Social psychology (23.24%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Ralph Hertwig spends much of his time researching Preference, Cognitive psychology, Social psychology, Ignorance and Ecological rationality. Ralph Hertwig performs multidisciplinary study in Preference and Risk taking in his work. Ralph Hertwig has researched Cognitive psychology in several fields, including Description-experience gap and Sample.

The study incorporates disciplines such as Cheap talk, PsycINFO and Revealed preference in addition to Social psychology. In most of his Ecological rationality studies, his work intersects topics such as Heuristics. He has included themes like Mathematical economics and Bounded rationality in his Heuristics study.

Between 2018 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • The truth about lies: A meta-analysis on dishonest behavior. (62 citations)
  • How behavioural sciences can promote truth, autonomy and democratic discourse online (17 citations)
  • Shared responsibility in collective decisions. (15 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Law
  • Statistics
  • Social psychology

His primary areas of investigation include Preference, Social psychology, Internet privacy, Behavioural sciences and PsycINFO. The Preference study combines topics in areas such as Cognitive psychology, Cheap talk, Revealed preference, Personality and Self. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Sample and Operationalization.

His Social psychology research focuses on Norm in particular. He usually deals with Internet privacy and limits it to topics linked to Social media and Misinformation, Personalization, Social cue and Autonomy. His studies deal with areas such as Psychological intervention, Nudge theory, Arbitration and Paternalism as well as Behavioural sciences.

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Best Publications

Decisions from Experience and the Effect of Rare Events in Risky Choice

Ralph Hertwig;Greg Barron;Elke U. Weber;Ido Erev.
Psychological Science (2004)

1671 Citations

Experimental practices in economics: A methodological challenge for psychologists?

Ralph Hertwig;Andreas Ortmann.
Behavioral and Brain Sciences (2001)

978 Citations

The Priority Heuristic: Making Choices Without Trade-Offs

Edouard Brandstätter;Gerd Gigerenzer;Ralph Hertwig.
Psychological Review (2006)

921 Citations

Heuristics: The Foundations of Adaptive Behavior

Gerd Gigerenzer;Ralph Hertwig;Thorsten Pachur.
(2015)

863 Citations

Communicating Statistical Information

Ulrich Hoffrage;Samuel Lindsey;Ralph Hertwig;Gerd Gigerenzer.
Science (2000)

772 Citations

The description-experience gap in risky choice

Ralph Hertwig;Ido Erev.
Trends in Cognitive Sciences (2009)

739 Citations

The "conjunction fallacy" revisited : How intelligent inferences look like reasoning errors

Ralph Hertwig;Gerd Gigerenzer.
Journal of Behavioral Decision Making (1999)

615 Citations

Do Frequency Representations Eliminate Conjunction Effects? An Exercise in Adversarial Collaboration

Barbara Mellers;Ralph Hertwig;Daniel Kahneman.
Psychological Science (2001)

515 Citations

The role of representative design in an ecological approach to cognition

Mandeep K. Dhami;Ralph Hertwig;Ulrich Hoffrage.
Psychological Bulletin (2004)

486 Citations

How forgetting aids heuristic inference

Lael J. Schooler;Ralph Hertwig.
Psychological Review (2005)

447 Citations

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