Rui Mata

LIFE Berlin

LIFE Fellow from 2002 to 2005, MPI for Human Development, Berlin

Dr. phil.

Dissertation completed in April 2006

The Aging Decision Maker: Cognitive Aging and the Use of Decision Strategies Full text

(Advisors: Gerd Gigerenzer & Lael Schooler)

Selected Publications

Tisdall, L., Frey, R., Horn, A., Ostwald, D., Horvath, L., Pedroni, A., Rieskamp, J., Blankenburg, F., Hertwig, R., & Mata, R. (2020). Brain–behavior associations for risk taking depend on the measures used to capture individual differences. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 14, Article 587152.

Mata, R., & Helversen, B. von (2015). Search and the aging mind: The promise and limits of the cognitive control hypothesis of age differences in search. Topics in Cognitive Science, 7, 416–427.

Frey, R., Mata, R., & Hertwig, R. (2015). The role of cognitive abilities in decisions from experience: Age differences emerge as a function of choice set size. Cognition, 142, 60–80.

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