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Bröder, A. (2011). Versuchsplanung und experimentelles Praktikum. Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Peer-reviewed articles:
(Reprints available from broeder#ett#uni-mannheim.de)

in press 

  • Aczel, B., Szollosi, A., Palfi, B., Szaszi, B., & Kieslich, P. J. (in press). Is action execution part of the decision making process? An investigation of the embodied choice hypothesis. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. https://doi.org/10.1037/xlm0000484

  • Bröder, A. & Gräf, M. (in press). Retrieval from memory and cue complexity both trigger exemplar-based processes in judgment. Journal of Cognitive Psychology.
  • 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.
  • Scherbaum, S., & Kieslich, P. J. (in press). Stuck at the starting line: How the starting procedure influences mouse-tracking data. Behavior Research Methods. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13428-017-0977-4
  • Undorf, M., Söllner, A. & Bröder, A. (in press). Simultaneous utilization of multiple cues in judgments of learning. Memory & Cognition.


  • Marewski, J. N., Bröder, A. & Glöckner, A. (2018). Some metatheoretical reflections on adaptive decision making and the strategy selection problem. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 31(2), 181-198.
  • Shevchenko, Y., Bröder, A. (2018). The effect of mood on integration of information in a multi-attribute decision task. Acta Psychologica, 185, 136-145.
  • Szaszi, B., Palfi, B., Szollosi, A., Kieslich, P. J., & Aczel, B. (2018). Thinking dynamics and individual differences: Mouse-tracking analysis of the denominator neglect task. Judgment and Decision Making, 13(1), 23-32. (open access)
  • Vahsen, N., Bröder, A., Hraska, V. & Schneider, M. B. E. (2018). Neurodevelopmental outcome in children with single ventricle after total cavopulmonary connection. Klinische Pädiatrie 230(1), 24-30.


  • Bewernick, B.H., Urbach, A.S., Bröder, A., Kayser, S. & Schlaepfer, T.E. (2017). Walking away from depression -- Motor activity increases ratings of mood and incentive drive in patients with major depression. Psychiatry Research, 247, 68-72.
  • 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. & Hilbig, B. E. (2017). Urteilen und Entscheiden. In J. Müsseler & M. Rieger (Hrsg.). Allgemeine Psychologie. (3. Auflage, S. 619-659). Heidelberg: Springer. (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)
  • Henninger, F., Kieslich, P. J., & Hilbig, B. E. (2017). Psynteract: A flexible, cross-platform, open framework for interactive experiments. Behavior Research Methods, 49(5), 1605-1614. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13428-016-0801-6 (software)
  • Kieslich, P. J., & Henninger, F. (2017). Mousetrap: An integrated, open-source mouse-tracking package. Behavior Research Methods, 49(5), 1652-1667.  https://doi.org/10.3758/s13428-017-0900-z (software)


  • Gräf, M., & Unkelbach, C. (2016). Halo effects in trait assessment depend on information valence: Why being honest makes you industrious, but lying does not make you lazy. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 42, 290-310.
  • Malejka, S. & Bröder, A. (2016). No source memory for unrecognized items when implicit feedback is avoided. Memory & Cognition, 44, 63-72.
  • Nett, N., Bröder, A. & Frings, C. (2016). Distractor-based stimulus-response bindings retrieve decisions independent of motor programs. Acta Psychologica, 171, 57-64.
  • 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. http://doi.org/10.1037/xlm0000162


  • Arnold, N. R., Bröder, A. & Bayen, U. (2015). Empirical validation of the diffusion model for recognition memory and a comparison of parameter-estimation methods. Psychological Research, 79(5), 882-898. (Open Access).
  • Bröder, A. (2015). Entscheidungstheorien. In M. Galliker & U. Wolfradt (Hrsg.), Kompendium psychologischer Theorien (S. 100–104). Berlin: Suhrkamp.

  • Ettlin, F., Bröder, A., & Henninger, M. (2015)A new task format for investigating information search and organization in multi-attribute decisionsBehavior Research Methods, 47, 506-518. (Open Access).

  • 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).
  • Nett, N., Bröder, A. & Frings, C. (2015). When irrelevance matters: Stimulus-response-binding in decision making under uncertainty. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 41(6), 1831-1848.


  • 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).
  • Jekel, M., Glöckner, A., Bröder, A., & Maydych, V. (2014). Approximating rationality under incomplete information: Adaptive inferences for missing cue values based on cue-discrimination. Judgment and Decision Making, 9(2), 129-147. (Open Access).
  • Kieslich, P. J., & Hilbig, B. E. (2014). Cognitive conflict in social dilemmas: An analysis of response dynamics. Judgment and Decision Making, 9(6), 510-522. (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).
  • Shevchenko, Y., von Helversen, B. & Scheibehenne, B. (2014). Change and status quo in decisions with defaults: The effect of incidental emotions depends on the type of default. Judgment and Decision Making, 9 (3), 287-296. (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).


  • Bröder, A., Glöckner, A., Betsch, T., Link, D. & Ettlin, F. (2013). Do people learn option or strategy routines in multi-attribute decisions? The answer depends on subtle factors. Acta Psychologica, 143(2), 200-209.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Kellen, D., Klauer., K.-C. & Bröder, A. (2013). Recognition memory models and binary-response ROCs: A comparison by minimum description length. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 20(4), 693-719.
  • Pachur, T. & Bröder, A. (2013). Judgment: A cognitive processing perspective. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science, 4, 665-681.
  • Platzer, C., & Bröder, A. (2013). When the rule is ruled out: Exemplars and rules in decisions from memory. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 26(5), 429-441. doi:10.1002/bdm.1776.
  • Söllner, A., Bröder, A. & Hilbig, B. E. (2013). Deliberation versus automaticity in decision making: Which presentation format features facilitate automatic decision making? Judgment and Decision Making, 8(3), 278-298.


  • Bröder, A. (2012). The quest for take the best - Insights and outlooks from experimental research. In P. Todd, G. Gigerenzer, & the ABC Research Group, Ecological rationality: Intelligence in the world, (pp.216-240), New York: Oxford University Press. [reprinted in: G. Gigerenzer, R. Hertwig & T. Pachur (Eds.). (2011). Heuristics. The foundations of adaptive behavior (p. 364-382), New York: Oxford University Press]
  • Jekel, M., Glöckner, A., Fiedler, S. & Bröder, A. (2012). The rationality of different kinds of intuitive decision processes. Synthese, 189, 147-160.
  • 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)


  • Bröder, A., Krüger, N. & Schütte, S. (2011). The survival processing effect should generalise to source memory, but it doesn't. Psychology, 2(9), 896-901.
  • Bröder, A. (2011). Versuchsplanung und experimentelles Praktikum. Göttingen: Hogrefe.
  • Glöckner, A. & Bröder, A. (2011). Processing of recognition information and additional cues: A model-based analysis of choice, confidence, and response time. Judgment & Decision Making, 6(1), 23-42.
  • Schütz, J. & Bröder, A. (2011). Signal detection and threshold models of source memory. Experimental Psychology, 58(4), 293-311.


  • Bröder, A., Newell, B. R. & Platzer, C. (2010). Cue integration vs. exemplar-based reasoning in multi-attribute decisions from memory: A matter of cue representation. Judgment & Decision Making, 5(5), 326-338.
  • Bröder, A. (2010). Outcome-based strategy classification. In A. Glöckner & C. Witteman (eds.), Foundations for tracing intuition. Challenges and methods (pp. 61 - 82), Hove: Psychology Press.


  • Bröder, A. (2009). Cues. In: M. Kattan (Ed.), Encyclopedia of medical decision making (Vol. 1, 245-247), London: Sage.
  • Bröder, A. (2009). Memory reconstruction. In: M. Kattan (Ed.), Encyclopedia of medical decision making (Vol. 2, 66-69), London: Sage.
  • Bröder, A. (2009). Semantically clustered words are stored with integrated context. Validating a measurement model for source memory, storage, and retrieval in free recall. Zeitschrift für Psychologie / Journal of Psychology, 217(3), 136-148.
  • 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]
  • Hilbig, B. E., Pohl, R. F. & Bröder, A. (2009). Criterion knowledge: A moderator of using the recognition heuristic? Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 22, 510-522.


  • Bröder, A., Herwig, A., Teipel, S. & Fast, K. (2008). Different storage and retrieval deficits in normal aging and mild cognitive impairment (MCI): A multinomial modeling analysis. Psychology & Aging, 23(2), 353-365.
  • Bröder, A. & Newell, B.R. (2008). Challenging some common beliefs about cognitive costs: Empirical work within the adaptive toolbox metaphor. Judgment and Decision Making, 3, 195-204.
  • Newell, B. R. & Bröder, A. (2008) Cognitive processes, models and metaphors in decision research. Judgment and Decision Making, 3, 205-214.
  • Pachur, T. Bröder, A. & Marewski, J. (2008). The recognition heuristic in memory-based inference: Is recognition a non-compensatory cue? Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 21, 183-210.


  • 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. & Meiser, T. (2007). Measuring source memory. Zeitschrift für Psychologie / Journal of Psychology, 215, 52-60.
  • Bröder, A., Noethen, D., Schütz, J. & Bay, P. (2007). Utilization of covariation knowledge in source monitoring: no evidence for implicit processes. Psychological Research, 71, 524-538.
  • Erdfelder, E., Brandt, M. & Bröder, A. (2007). Recollection biases in hindsight judgments. Social Cognition, 25 (1), 114-131.
  • Hausmann, D., Läge, D., Pohl, R. & Bröder, A. (2007). Testing the QuickEst: No evidence for the Quick-Estimation heuristic. European Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 19(3), 446-456.
  • Scheibehenne, B. & Bröder, A. (2007). Predicting Wimbledon tennis results 2005 by mere player name recognition. International Journal of Forecasting, 23, 415-426.
  • Vogt, V. & Bröder, A. (2007). Independent retrieval of source dimensions: An extension of results by Starns and Hicks (2005) and a comment on the ACSIM measure. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 33(2), 443-450.


  • Bröder, A. (2006). Experiment. In J. Funke & P. A. Frensch (Hrsg), Handbuch der Allgemeinen Psychologie: Kognition (S. 717-725), Göttingen: Hogrefe.
  • Bröder, A. & Eichler, A. (2006). The use of recognition and additional cues in inferences from memory. Acta Psychologica, 121, 275-284.
  • Bröder, A. & Schiffer, S. (2006). Adaptive flexibility and maladaptive routines in selecting fast and frugal decision strategies. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 32(4), 904-918.
  • Bröder, A. & Schiffer, S. (2006). Stimulus format and working memory in fast and frugal strategy selection. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 19, 361-380.


  • Bröder, A. (2005). Entscheiden mit der "Adaptiven Werkzeugkiste". Ein empirisches Forschungsprogramm. Lengerich: Pabst Science Publishers.


  • Bröder, A. (2004). Interne und externe Validität aus deduktivistischer Sicht: Versuch einer Systematisierung und Bestandsaufnahme. In E. Erdfelder & J. Funke, Allgemeine Psychologie und deduktivistische Methodologie (S. 37-55), Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.


  • Bröder, A. (2003). Decision making with the „adaptive toolbox": Influence of environmental structure, intelligence, and working memory load. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 29, 611-625.
  • Bröder, A. & Hohmann, N. (2003). Variations in risk taking behavior over the menstrual cycle. An improved replication. Evolution and Human Behavior, 24(6), 391-398.
  • 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. & Schiffer, S. (2003). Bayesian strategy assessment in multi-attribute decision research. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 16, 193-213.

before 2003

  • Bröder, A. (2002). Take The Best, Dawes' Rule, and compensatory decision strategies: A regression-based classification method. Quality & Quantity,36; 219-238.
  • Bröder, A. (2001). Naturverbundene Theorie sucht bodenständige Daten für gemeinsame Zukunft. Die Take The Best-Heuristik als Modell der Entscheidungsfindung. In: R. K. Silbereisen & M. Reitzle (Hrsg.): Psychologie 2000 - Bericht über den 42. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie in Jena 2000 (S. 322-331), Lengerich: Pabst.
  • Bröder, A. (2001). Die eingeschränkte Fruchtbarkeit eines unvollständigen Forschungsprogramms. Kommentar zu Hertwig und Hoffrage (2001). Psychologische Rundschau, 52, 159-162.
  • Bröder, A. (2000). A methodological comment on behavioral decision research. Psychologische Beiträge, 42, 645-662.
  • Bröder, A. (2000). Assessing the empirical validity of the "Take The Best"-heuristic as a model of human probabilistic inference. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 26, 1332-1346.
  • Bröder. A. (2000). "Take the best - ignore the rest". Wann entscheiden Menschen begrenzt rational? Lengerich: Pabst.
  • Bröder, A. (1998). Deception can be acceptable. American Psychologist. 53 (7), 805-806.
  • Bröder, A. & Bredenkamp, J. (1996). SLIP-Technik, Prozeßdissoziationsmodell und multinomiale Modellierung: neue Werkzeuge zum experimentellen Nachweis "Freudscher Versprecher"? Zeitschrift für Experimentelle Psychologie, 43 (2), 175-202.
  • Erdfelder, E., Buchner, A. & Bröder, A. (1996). A processing-tree model for separating recollection and reconstruction biases in hindsight (Abstract). International Journal of Psychology, 31, 368.
  • Meiser, T. & Bröder, A. (2002). Memory for multidimensional source information. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 28, 116-137.
  • Musch, J. & Bröder, A. (1999). Ergebnisabhängig asymmetrisches Attributionsverhalten: Motivationale Verzerrung oder rationale Informationsverarbeitung? Zeitschrift für Sozialpsychologie, 30 (4), 246-254.
  • Musch, J. & Bröder, A. (1999). Psychometrische Eigenschaften und Validität des multidimensionalen Prüfungsängstlichkeitsinventars TAI-G. Zeitschrift für Pädagogische Psychologie, 13, 100-105.
  • Musch, J. & Bröder, A. (1999). Test anxiety versus academic skills: A compari¬son of two alternative models for predicting performance in a statistics exam. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 69, 107-118.
  • Musch, J., Brockhaus, R. & Bröder, A. (2002). Ein Inventar zur Erfassung von zwei Faktoren sozialer Erwünschtheit. Diagnostica, 48, 121-129. 
  • Musch, J., Bröder, A. & Klauer, K.-C. (2001). Improving Survey research on the World-Wide Web using the randomized response technique. In U.-D. Reips & M. Bosnjak (Eds.) Dimensions of internet science (pp. 179-192), Lengerich, Germany: Pabst.