Michael Geers

Alumna/Alumnus
LIFE Berlin

LIFE Fellow from 2020 to 2024, MPI for Human Development


Dissertation submitted in May 2024:

Understanding and Boosting Decision Making in Online Environments

Selected publications:

Geers, M., Fischer, H., Lewandowsky, S., & Herzog, S.M. (in press). The political (a)symmetry of metacognitive insight into detecting misinformation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. DOI:10.31234/osf.io/5mc8s

Kozyreva, A., Lorenz-Spreen, P., Herzog, S.M., Ecker, U.K.H., Lewandowsky, S., Hertwig, R., Ayesha, A., Bak-Coleman, J., Barzilai, S., Basol M., Berinsky, A.J., Betsch, C., Cook, J., Fazio, L.K., Geers, M., Guess, A.M., Huang, H., Larreguy, H., Maertens, R., Panizza, F., Pennycook, G., Rand, D., Rathje, S., Reifler, J., Schmid, P., Smith, M., Swire-Thomson, B., Szewach, P., van der Linden, S., & Wineburg, S. (2024). Toolbox of individual-level interventions against online misinformation. Nature Human Behaviour. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41562-024-01881-0

Geers, M., Swire-Thompson, B., Lorenz-Spreen, P., Herzog, S. M., Kozyreva, A., & Hertwig, R. (2024). The Online Misinformation Engagement Framework. Current Opinion in Psychology, 55, 101739. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.copsyc.2023.101739

Lorenz-Spreen, P., Geers, M., Pachur, T., Hertwig, R., Lewandowsky, S., & Herzog, S.M. (2021). Boosting people’s ability to detect microtargeted advertising. Scientific Reports, 11(1), 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-94796-z

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