Thorsten Pachur

LIFE Berlin

LIFE Faculty & Alumnus

MPI for Human Development, Berlin


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

Dr. phil.

Dissertation completed in February 2006

Ecological Rationality: Do Samples in Memory Reflect the World? Full text

(Advisors: Ralph Hertwig, Jörg Rieskamp, & Gerd Gigerenzer)

Selected Publications

Pachur, T., Schulte-Mecklenbeck, M., Murphy, R. O., & Hertwig, R. (2018). Prospect theory reflects selective allocation of attention. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 147(2), 147–169.

Pachur, T., Mata, R., & Hertwig, R. (2017). Who dares, who errs? Disentangling cognitive and motivational roots of age differences in decisions under risk. Psychological Science, 28, 504–518.

Pachur, T., & Olsson, H. (2012). Type of learning task impacts performance and strategy selection in decision making. Cognitive Psychology, 65, 207–240.

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