Klaus Fiedler

Summary

Affiliation: University of Heidelberg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Why positive information is processed faster: the density hypothesis
    Christian Unkelbach
    Psychologisches Institut, Universitat Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Pers Soc Psychol 95:36-49. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Nonproportional sampling and the amplification of correlations
    Yaakov Kareev
    School of Education and Center for Rationality, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Psychol Sci 17:715-20. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Tools, toys, truisms, and theories: some thoughts on the creative cycle of theory formation
    Klaus Fiedler
    Department of Psychology, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Pers Soc Psychol Rev 8:123-31. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Evaluative conditioning depends on higher order encoding processes
    Klaus Fiedler
    University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Cogn Emot 25:639-56. 2011
  5. doi request reprint On the adaptive flexibility of evaluative priming
    Klaus Fiedler
    Psychologisches Institut, Universitat Heidelberg, Hauptstrasse 47 51, 69117, Heidelberg, Germany
    Mem Cognit 39:557-72. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Pseudocontingencies can override genuine contingencies between multiple cues
    Klaus Fiedler
    University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Psychon Bull Rev 17:504-9. 2010
  7. doi request reprint On splitting and merging categories: a regression account of subadditivity
    Klaus Fiedler
    University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Mem Cognit 37:383-93. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Pseudocontingencies: an integrative account of an intriguing cognitive illusion
    Klaus Fiedler
    Department of Psychology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Psychol Rev 116:187-206. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Clarifying the advantage of small samples: as it relates to statistical Wisdom and Cahan's (2010) normative intuitions
    Klaus Fiedler
    Department of Psychology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 37:1039-43. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint The ultimate sampling dilemma in experience-based decision making
    Klaus Fiedler
    Psychologisches Institut, Universitat Heidelberg, Hauptstrasse 47 51, 69117, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 34:186-203. 2008

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. doi request reprint Why positive information is processed faster: the density hypothesis
    Christian Unkelbach
    Psychologisches Institut, Universitat Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Pers Soc Psychol 95:36-49. 2008
    ..The final discussion is concerned with further theoretical implications of the density hypothesis, its generality and limitations, and its relation to other theoretical conceptions and applications...
  2. ncbi request reprint Nonproportional sampling and the amplification of correlations
    Yaakov Kareev
    School of Education and Center for Rationality, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Psychol Sci 17:715-20. 2006
    ..People's sampling behavior thus resembles that of a research designer who maximizes the chance of detecting a relationship, at the cost of diminished accuracy in estimating its strength...
  3. ncbi request reprint Tools, toys, truisms, and theories: some thoughts on the creative cycle of theory formation
    Klaus Fiedler
    Department of Psychology, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Pers Soc Psychol Rev 8:123-31. 2004
    ..I outline the rules of these games and illustrate them with examples from contemporary research...
  4. doi request reprint Evaluative conditioning depends on higher order encoding processes
    Klaus Fiedler
    University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Cogn Emot 25:639-56. 2011
    ..Together, these findings testify to the importance of higher order cognitive processes in conditioning, much in line with recent evidence on the crucial role of conditioning awareness...
  5. doi request reprint On the adaptive flexibility of evaluative priming
    Klaus Fiedler
    Psychologisches Institut, Universitat Heidelberg, Hauptstrasse 47 51, 69117, Heidelberg, Germany
    Mem Cognit 39:557-72. 2011
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  6. ncbi request reprint Pseudocontingencies can override genuine contingencies between multiple cues
    Klaus Fiedler
    University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Psychon Bull Rev 17:504-9. 2010
    ..The functional value of PC inferences is discussed. Although PCs can be misleading, they afford approximations of actually existing correlations that suffice under many, although not under all, conditions...
  7. doi request reprint On splitting and merging categories: a regression account of subadditivity
    Klaus Fiedler
    University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Mem Cognit 37:383-93. 2009
    ..Although other factors may contribute to subadditivity, their influence needs to exceed the baseline expected from the regression model alone...
  8. doi request reprint Pseudocontingencies: an integrative account of an intriguing cognitive illusion
    Klaus Fiedler
    Department of Psychology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Psychol Rev 116:187-206. 2009
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Clarifying the advantage of small samples: as it relates to statistical Wisdom and Cahan's (2010) normative intuitions
    Klaus Fiedler
    Department of Psychology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 37:1039-43. 2011
    ..We regret any misunderstandings resulting from our linking the SSA to Bernoulli's law of large numbers...
  10. ncbi request reprint The ultimate sampling dilemma in experience-based decision making
    Klaus Fiedler
    Psychologisches Institut, Universitat Heidelberg, Hauptstrasse 47 51, 69117, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 34:186-203. 2008
    ..Both strategies leave the sample unbiased for specific inferences but create errors or biases for other inferences...
  11. ncbi request reprint Pseudocontingencies in a simulated classroom
    Klaus Fiedler
    Department of Psychology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Pers Soc Psychol 92:665-77. 2007
    ..Finally, Experiment 4 extends PCs from group base rates to individual student base rates, ruling out an explanation in terms of capacity deficits or inability to assess individuating information...
  12. ncbi request reprint Inductive reasoning and judgment interference: experiments on Simpson's paradox
    Klaus Fiedler
    Department of Psychology, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 29:14-27. 2003
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  13. ncbi request reprint Does decision quality (always) increase with the size of information samples? Some vicissitudes in applying the law of large numbers
    Klaus Fiedler
    Psychology Department, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 32:883-903. 2006
    ..The relative advantage of small samples is most apparent when information loss is low, when the threshold is high relative to the ecological contingency, and when the sampling process is self-truncated...
  14. ncbi request reprint Priming trait inferences through pictures and moving pictures: the impact of open and closed mindsets
    Klaus Fiedler
    Psychological Institute, University of Heidelberg, Hauptstrasse 47 51, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany, FRG
    J Pers Soc Psychol 88:229-44. 2005
    ..These findings can be explained by assuming that trait inferences are facilitated by open versus closed mindsets supposed to result from distracting (graphical) encoding tasks or encoding failures (involving nonfitting interpretations)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Pseudocontingencies
    Klaus Fiedler
    Department of Psychology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Pers Soc Psychol 87:453-67. 2004
    ..The discussion centers on the cognitive processes underlying PCs and their origin and adaptive value...
  16. doi request reprint An adaptive-learning approach to affect regulation: strategic influences on evaluative priming
    Peter Freytag
    University of Heidelberg, Hauptstrasse 47 51, D 69117 Heidelberg Germany
    Cogn Emot 25:426-39. 2011
    ..These strategic inferences were further enhanced when the task called for the evaluation of both prime stimuli and target stimuli...
  17. doi request reprint Base rate effects on the IAT
    Matthias Bluemke
    Psychological Institute, University of Heidelberg, Hauptstrasse 47 51, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany
    Conscious Cogn 18:1029-38. 2009
    ..Simultaneously, they highlight the need to explore the extent to which implicit measures reflect properties of the task or the environment rather than attributes of test-takers...
  18. doi request reprint A robust classic
    Florian Kutzner
    University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Exp Psychol 58:443-53. 2011
    ..In addition, participants' operant reactions afford a novel online measure of ICs. In sum, our findings highlight the robustness of ICs that can be explained as a result of unbiased but noisy learning...
  19. ncbi request reprint Exploiting attractiveness in persuasion: senders' implicit theories about receivers' processing motivation
    Tobias Vogel
    University of Heidelberg, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 36:830-42. 2010
    ..Further experiments show that laypersons strategically attempt to exploit attractiveness in that they approach situations (Experiment 3) and persons (Experiment 4) that promise persuasion success...
  20. pmc Base-rate neglect as a function of base rates in probabilistic contingency learning
    Florian Kutzner
    Department of Psychology, University of Heidelberg, Hauptstrasse 47 51, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Exp Anal Behav 90:23-32. 2008
    ..This finding adds to the growing evidence for pseudocontingencies (Fiedler & Freytag, 2004), a framework that stresses base-rate influences on contingency learning...
  21. ncbi request reprint Mood states modulate activity in semantic brain areas during emotional word encoding
    Markus Kiefer
    Department of Psychiatry, Section for Cognitive Electrophysiology, University of Ulm, 89075 Ulm, Germany
    Cereb Cortex 17:1516-30. 2007
    ..The present results therefore show that mood-congruent memory originates already during encoding and cannot be reduced to strategic processes during retrieval...