Affiliation: University of Cologne
- Olympic medals as fruits of comparison? Assimilation and contrast in sequential performance judgmentsLysann Damisch
Institute for Psychology, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
J Exp Psychol Appl 12:166-78. 2006..Sequential performance judgments were influenced by previously judged performances, and the direction of this influence depended on the degree of perceived similarity between the successive performances...
- On the relativity of athletic performance: a comparison perspective on performance judgments in sportsLysann Damisch
Department of Psychology, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
Prog Brain Res 174:13-24. 2009..If judges focus on differences, however, contrast ensues. Strategies for preventing or correcting this judgmental bias are discussed...
- Keep your fingers crossed!: how superstition improves performanceLysann Damisch
Lysann Damisch, Department Psychologie, Universitat zu Koln, Richard Strauss Strasse 2, 50931 Koln, Germany
Psychol Sci 21:1014-20. 2010..Finally, Experiment 4 shows that increased task persistence constitutes one means by which self-efficacy, enhanced by superstition, improves performance...
- Fast similarities: efficiency advantages of similarity-focused comparisonsKatja Corcoran
Department of Psychology, University of Cologne, Germany
J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 37:1280-6. 2011..Focusing on similarities thus appears to be the more efficient comparative thinking style...
- Going back to Donald: how comparisons shape judgmental priming effectsThomas Mussweiler
Department of Psychology, University of Cologne, Koln, Germany
J Pers Soc Psychol 95:1295-315. 2008..PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2008 APA, all rights reserved)...