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Hansjörg Neth, PhD

Max Planck Institute Berlin
Georg August University Göttingen
Email: Hansjörg Neth

Main Research Interests

Academic Background

since 2011 Researcher, Georg Elias Müller Institut for Psychology, University of Göttingen
since 2008 Research Scientist, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin
2004-2008 Post-Doctoral Fellow and Research Assistant Professor, Cognitive Science Department, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
2004 Ph.D. in Psychology, Cardiff University, UK
1999 Graduate Student Research Collaborator, Princeton University, USA
1998 Dipl. Psych. (M.A. equiv.), University of Freiburg, Germany

Five Recent Publications

Neth, H., & Payne, S. J. (2011). Interactive coin addition: How hands can help us think. In L. Carlson, C. Hölscher, & T. Shipley (Eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 279–284). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Schlimm, D., & Neth, H. (2008). Modeling ancient and modern arithmetic practices: Addition and multiplication with Arabic and Roman numerals. In V. Sloutsky, B. Love & K. McRae (Eds.), Proceedings of the 30th annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2097– 2102). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Neth, H., Khemlani, S. S., Oppermann, B., & Gray, W. D. (2008). Feedback design for the control of a dynamic multitasking system: Dissociating outcome feedback from control feedback. Human Factors, 50/4, 643–651.

Payne, S. J., Duggan, G. B., & Neth, H. (2007). Discretionary task interleaving: Heuristics for time allocation in cognitive foraging. Journal of Experimental Psychology 36/3, 370–388.

Neth, H., Sims, C. R., & Gray, W. D. (2006). Melioration dominates maximization: Stable suboptimal performance despite global feedback. In R. Sun & N. Miyake (Eds.). Proceedings of the 28th annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 627–632). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

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