Prof. Dr. Arndt Bröder


Chair of Experimental Psychology
Schloss, Ehrenhof Ost
D-68131 Mannheim
Room EO 265

Phone: (+49) 621 181-2137 (Secretariate)
Email: broeder <>

Research Interests

  •    Cognitive models of decision making and bounded rationality
  •    Source memory and recognition
  •    Methodology and measurement models



  •    Studies in Psychology at the university of Bonn
  •    Psychology Diploma (Master's degree) in 1995
  •    Ph.D. 1999 in Heidelberg
  •   Postdoctoral lecture qualification (Habilitation) 2005 at the university of Bonn


  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie (DGPs)
  • Society for Judgment and Decision Making
  • European Association for Decision Making (EADM)
  • Psychonomic Society



  • Bröder, A., Kellen, D., Schütz, J. & Rohrmeier, C. (2013). Validating a two-high-threshold measurement model for confidence rating data in recognition. Memory,21(8), 916-944. 
  • Ettlin, F., & Bröder, A. (2015). Perceptual grouping does not affect multi-attribute decision making if no processing costs are involved. Acta Psychologica, 157, 30-43.(Open Access)
  • Glöckner, A. & Bröder, A. (2014). Cognitive integration of recognition information and additional cues in memory-based decisions. Judgment and Decision Making, 9, 35-50.(Open Access).
  • Greve, W., Bröder, A. & Erdfelder, E. (2013). Result-blind peer reviews and editorial decisions: A missing pillar of scientific culture. European Psychologist, 18(4), 286-294. doi:10.1027/1016-9040/a000144. 
  • Jekel, M., Glöckner, A., Fiedler, S. & Bröder, A. (2012). The rationality of different kinds of intuitive decision processes. Synthese, 189, 147-160. 
  • Pachur, T. & Bröder, A. (2013). Judgment: A cognitive processing perspective. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science, 4, 665-681. 
  • Platzer, C. & Bröder, A. (2012). Most people do not ignore salient invalid cues in memory-based decisions. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 19(4)654-661. - Open Access). 
  • Platzer, C., Bröder, A. & Heck, D. (2014). Deciding with the eye: How the visually manipulated accessibility of information in memory influences decision behavior.Memory & Cognition, 42(4), 595-608. (Open Access). 
  • Söllner, A., Bröder, A., Glöckner, A. & Betsch, T. (2014). Single-process versus multiple-strategy models of decision making: Evidence from an information intrusion paradigm. Acta Psychologica, 146, 84-96. (Open Access). 
  • Söllner, A. & Bröder, A. (2016). Toolbox or adjustable spanner? A critical comparison of two metaphors for adaptive decision making. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 42(2), 215-237.
  • Book (2011): (Reprints available from


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