Prof. Dr. Arndt Bröder


Chair of Experimental Psychology
L13, 17
D-68161 Mannheim
Room 508

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


Selected Publications

  • Bröder, A. & Gaissmaier, W. (2007). Sequential processing of cues in memory-based multi-attribute decisions. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 14(5), 895-900. 
  • Bröder, A., Gräf, M. & Kieslich, P. J. (2017). Measuring the relative contributions of rule-based and exemplar-based processes in judgment: Validation of a simple model. Judgment and Decision Making, 12(5), 491-506. (open access)
  • Bröder, A. & Malejka, S. (2017). On a problematic procedure to manipulate response biases in recognition experiments: The case of 'implied' base rates. Memory, 25(6), 736-743. (open access) 
  • Bröder, A. & Schiffer, S. (2003). "Take The Best" versus simultaneous feature matching: Probabilistic inferences from memory and effects of representation format. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 132(2), 277-293. 
  • Bröder, A. & Schütz, J. (2009). Recognition ROCs are curvilinear - or are they? On premature arguments against the two-high-threshold model of recognition. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory & Cognition, 35, 587-606. [see also correction to Bröder and Schütz (2009). JEP: LMC, 47(5), 1301] 
  • Jekel, M., Glöckner, A. & Bröder, A. (in press). A new and unique prediction for cue-search in a parallel-constraint satisfaction network model: The attraction search effect. Psychological Review.
  • 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). 
  • 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.
  • Undorf, M., Söllner, A. & Bröder, A. (in press). Simultaneous utilization of multiple cues in judgments of learning. Memory & Cognition.