Center for Interdisziplinary Research
 
 

Sieghard Beller, Prof. PhD

University of Bergen
Email: sieghard.beller@psysp.uib.no

Organisation of the Research Group


Main Research Interests



Academic Background

since 2013 Associate Professor for Cognitive Psychology, University of Bergen
2012-2013 Professor for Cognitive Psychology with a Focus on Pedagogical Applications, University of Paderborn
2011-2012 Head of Research Group "The Cultural Constitution of Causal Cognition: Re-integrating Anthropology into the Cognitive Sciences", ZiF, University of Bielefeld
2010-2011 Research Fellow, Department of Psychology, University of Freiburg
2008-2010 Acting Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Freiburg
2006 Habilitation (Psychology), University of Freiburg
2001-2008 Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Freiburg
1997-2001 Research Fellow, Department of Psychology, University of Freiburg
1997 PhD (Psychology), University of Freiburg
1994 Diploma (Psychology), University of Freiburg


Recent Publications

Beller, S., Bender, A., Duda, S., Hagmayer, Y., Schroven, A., Stenning, K., & Wiese, H. (2012). The cultural constitution of causal cognition: Cross-disciplinary perspectives from the ZiF research group. In U. Schmid, M. Siebers, C.-C. Carbon, M. Raab, J. Rüsseler, T. Gross, C. Schlieder & D. Dörner (Eds.), Proceedings of KogWis 2012 (pp. 22?25). Bamberg: University of Bamberg Press.

Beller, S., Rothe-Wulf, A., Hüther, L., & Bender, A. (2012). Moving forward in space and time: How strong is the conceptual link between spatial and temporal frames of reference (FoRs)? Frontiers in Psychology: Cultural Psychology, 3, 486.

Beller, S. & Bender A. (2012). Competent deontic reasoning: The abstract deontic selection task revisited. In Miyake, N., Peebles, D. & Cooper, R. P. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 114-119). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Beller, S. (2012). Concrete problems in the abstract deontic selection task?And how to solve them. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 65, 1414-1429.

Bender, A., & Beller, S. (2012). Nature and culture of finger counting: Diversity and representational effects of an embodied cognitive tool. Cognition, 124, 156-182.

Beller, S. (2012). Fingerzählen: Unterbinden, tolerieren oder fördern auf dem Weg zur symbolischen Mathematik? Lernen und Lernstörungen, 1, 54-55.

Bender, A., & Beller, S. (2012). Die Welt des Denkens: Kognitive Einheit, kulturelle Vielfalt. Bern: Huber.

Beller, S., Bender, A., & Medin, D.L. (2012). Should anthropology be part of cognitive science? TopiCS in Cognitive Science, 4(3) [to article].

Beller, S. (2012). Concrete problems in the abstract deontic selection task–And how to solve them. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology [to article].

Bender, A., & Beller, S. (2011). Causal asymmetry across cultures: Assigning causal roles in symmetric physical settings. Frontiers in Psychology: Cultural Psychology, 2:231, 1-10 [to article].

Beller, S. (2010). Deontic reasoning reviewed: psychological questions, empirical findings, and current theories. Cognitive Processing, 11, 123–132.

Beller, S., & Bender, A. (2010). Kognitionsethnologie und Kognitionspsychologie: Synergien nutzen. Zeitschrift für Ethnologie, 135, 233-248.



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