Bilde av Pfuhl, Gerit
Bilde av Pfuhl, Gerit
Human Factor in High Risk Environments Here you can find me

Gerit Pfuhl


Job description

Research and teach in cognitive psychology and neuroscience, in neuroeconomics / decision-making, quantitative methods and biological psychology

my research

Decision-making under uncertainty, how we represent and understand the different types of uncertainty

  • Isabel Kreis, Lei Zhang, Matthias Bodo Mittner, Leonard Parks Syla, Claus Lamm, Gerit Pfuhl :
    Aberrant uncertainty processing is linked to psychotic-like experiences, autistic traits, and is reflected in pupil dilation during probabilistic learning
    Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience 28. March 2023 ARKIV / DOI
  • Erin M. Buchanan, Savannah C. Lewis, Bastien Paris, Patrick S. Forscher, Jeffrey M. Pavlacic, Julie E. Beshears et al.:
    The Psychological Science Accelerator's COVID-19 rapid-response dataset
    Scientific Data 2023 ARKIV / DOI
  • Kristoffer Klevjer, Gerit Pfuhl :
    The Effect of Situational Experiment Conditions on Hasty Decision Making in the ‘Beads Task’
    Brain Sciences 19. February 2023 ARKIV / DATA / DOI
  • Martin Jensen Mækelæ, Kristoffer Klevjer, Andrew Westbrook, Noah S. Eby, Rikke Lima-Eriksen, Gerit Pfuhl :
    Is it cognitive effort you measure? Comparing three task paradigms to the Need for Cognition scale
    PLOS ONE 17. August 2023 ARKIV / DOI
  • Marta Kowal, Piotr Sorokowski, Bojana M. Dinić, Katarzyna Pisanski, Biljana Gjoneska, David A. Frederick et al.:
    Validation of the Short Version (TLS-15) of the Triangular Love Scale (TLS-45) across 37 Languages
    Archives of Sexual Behavior 2023 ARKIV / DOI
  • Kristin Benjaminsen Borch, Sunday Oluwafemi Oyeyemi, Sarah Cook, Katrine Jonna Diab, Gerit Pfuhl :
    Mental health self-help apps for coping with COVID-19 : Lessons learnt
    Proceedings of the Paris Institute for advanced study 2022 FULLTEKST
  • Ammina Kothari, Gerit Pfuhl, Stephanie Godleski, David Schieferdecker :
    Risk Perceptions, Trust in Health Authorities and Socio-Demographics Predict Intent to Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19: Evidence from 23 Countries
    Proceedings of the Paris Institute for advanced study 2022
  • Rebekka Solvik Lisøy, Robert Biegler, Haghish Ebad Fardzadeh, Ruth Veckenstedt, Steffen Moritz, Gerit Pfuhl :
    Seeing minds–a signal detection study of agency attribution along the autism-psychosis continuum
    Cognitive Neuropsychiatry 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Marta Kowal, Piotr Sorokowski, Katarzyna Pisanski, Jaroslava Varella Valentova, Marco A. C. Varella, David A. Frederick et al.:
    Predictors of enhancing human physical attractiveness: Data from 93 countries
    Evolution and human behavior 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Markus Landrø, Rune Verpe Engeset, Gerit Pfuhl :
    The role of avalanche education in assessing and judging avalanche risk factors
    Journal for Research in Arts and Sports Education 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Rebekka Solvik Lisøy, Gerit Pfuhl, Hans Fredrik Sunde, Robert Biegler :
    Sweet spot in music-Is predictability preferred among persons with psychotic-like experiences or autistic traits?
  • Nicholas A. Coles, David S. March, Fernando Marmolejo-Ramos, Jeff T. Larsen, Nwadiogo C. Arinze, Izuchukwu L. G. Ndukaihe et al.:
    A multi-lab test of the facial feedback hypothesis by the Many Smiles Collaboration
    Nature Human Behaviour 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Julie Beshears, Biljana Gjoneska, Kathleen Schmidt, Gerit Pfuhl, Toni Saari, William H. B. McAuliffe et al.:
    Psychological Science Accelerator: A Promising Resource for Clinical Psychological Science
    Springer Nature 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Rune Verpe Engeset, Gerit Pfuhl, Camilla Orten, Jordy Hendrikx, Audun Hetland :
    Colours and maps for communicating natural hazards to users with and without colour vision deficiency
    International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • André Henriksen, Gerit Pfuhl, Ashenafi Zebene Woldaregay, David-Zacharie Issom, Eirik Årsand, Keiichi Sato et al.:
    Expectations of users and non-users of wearable sensors and mobile health applications
    2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Ben Ultan Cowley, Darryl Charles, Gerit Pfuhl, Anna-Mari Rusanen :
    Artificial Intelligence in Education as a Rawlsian Massively Multiplayer Game: A Thought Experiment on AI Ethics
    Springer Nature 2022 DOI
  • David Schieferdecker, Gerit Pfuhl, Ammina Kothari :
    The Authorization of the First COVID-19 Vaccines Changed the Level and Nature of Intend to Get Vaccinated
    Journal of health communication 2022 DOI
  • Eric Maass, Lars Miersch, Gerit Pfuhl, Frederike Hanke :
    A harbour seal (Phoca vitulina) can learn geometrical relationships between landmarks
    Journal of Experimental Biology 14. December 2022 DOI
  • Nicole Legate, Thuy-vy Nguyen, Netta Weinstein, Arlen C Moller, Lisa Legault, Zahir Vally et al.:
    A global experiment on motivating social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Charles A Dorison, Jennifer S. Lerner, Blake H. Heller, Alexander J. Rothman, Ichiro I. Kawachi, Ke Wang et al.:
    In COVID-19 Health Messaging, Loss Framing Increases Anxiety with Little-to-No Concomitant Benefits: Experimental Evidence from 84 Countries
    Affective Science 2022 DOI
  • Agnes Bohne, Ragnhild Sørensen Høifødt, Dag Nordahl, Inger Pauline Landsem, Vibeke Moe, Catharina Elisabeth Arfwedson Wang et al.:
    The role of early adversity and cognitive vulnerability in postnatal stress and depression
    Current Psychology 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Agnes Bohne, Dag Nordahl, Ragnhild Sørensen Høifødt, Vibeke Moe, Inger Pauline Landsem, Catharina Elisabeth Arfwedson Wang et al.:
    Do parental cognitions during pregnancy predict bonding after birth in a low-risk sample?
    Frontiers in Psychology 14. November 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Ke Wang, Jonas R. Kunst, Christian Krog Tamnes, Vidar Schei, Therese E. Sverdrup, Adrian Dahl Askelund et al.:
    A multi-country test of brief reappraisal interventions on emotions during the COVID-19 pandemic
    Nature Human Behaviour 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Martin Jensen Mækelæ, Niv Reggev, Renata Felipe, Natalia Dutra, Ricardo Tamayo, Kristoffer Klevjer et al.:
    Identifying Resilience Factors of Distress and Paranoia During the COVID-19 Outbreak in Five Countries
    Frontiers in Psychology 2021 ARKIV / DATA / FULLTEKST / DOI
  • Isabel Viola Kreis, Lei Zhang, Steffen Moritz, Gerit Pfuhl :
    Spared performance but increased uncertainty in schizophrenia: Evidence from a probabilistic decision-making task
    Schizophrenia Research 14. July 2021 ARKIV / FULLTEKST / DATA / OMTALE / PROSJEKT / DOI
  • Stanley Heinze, Basil el Jundi, Bente Gunnveig Berg, Uwe Homberg, Randolf Menzel, Keram Pfeiffer et al.:
    A unified platform to manage, share, and archive morphological and functional data in insect neuroscience
    eLIFE 24. August 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Agnes Bohne, Dag Nordahl, Åsne Lindahl, Pål Gunnar Ulvenes, Catharina Elisabeth Arfwedson Wang, Gerit Pfuhl :
    Emotional Infant Face Processing in Women With Major Depression and Expecting Parents With Depressive Symptoms
    Frontiers in Psychology 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Benedict C. Jones, Lisa M. DeBruine, Jessica K. Flake, Marco Tullio Liuzza, Jan Antfolk, Nwadiogo C. Arinze et al.:
    To which world regions does the valence–dominance model of social perception apply?
    Nature Human Behaviour 2021 ARKIV / DATA / DOI
  • Isabel Viola Kreis, Robert Biegler, Håkon Tjelmeland, Matthias Mittner, Solveig Merete Klæbo Reitan, Gerit Pfuhl :
    Overestimation of volatility in schizophrenia and autism? A comparative study using a probabilistic reasoning task
    PLOS ONE 07. January 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Meghan Bradway, Ashenafi Zebene Woldaregay, David-Zacharie Issom, Gerit Pfuhl, Gunnar Hartvigsen, Eirik Årsand et al.:
    mHealth: Where Is the Potential for Aiding Informal Caregivers?
    Studies in Health Technology and Informatics 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Warren Tierney, Jay Hardy III, Charles R Ebersole, Domenico Viganola, Elena Giulia Clemente, Michael Gordon et al.:
    A creative destruction approach to replication: Implicit work and sex morality across cultures
    Journal of Experimental Social Psychology 2021 ARKIV / FULLTEKST / DOI
  • Franz Porzsolt, Gerit Pfuhl, Robert M Kaplan, Martin Eisemann :
    Covid-19 pandemic lessons: uncritical communication of test results can induce more harm than benefit and raises questions on standardized quality criteria for communication and liability
    Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Ragnhild Sørensen Høifødt, Dag Nordahl, Inger Pauline Landsem, Gabor Csifcsak, Agnes Bohne, Gerit Pfuhl et al.:
    Newborn Behavioral Observation, maternal stress, depressive symptoms and the mother-infant relationship: results from the Northern Babies Longitudinal Study (NorBaby)
    BMC Psychiatry 15. June 2020 ARKIV / DOI
  • Justin F Landy, Miaolei Jia, Isabel L Ding, Domenico Viganola, Warren Tierney, Anna Dreber et al.:
    Crowdsourcing Hypothesis Tests: Making Transparent How Design Choices Shape Research Results
    Psychological bulletin 2020 ARKIV / FULLTEKST / DOI
  • Thies Lüdtke, Gerit Pfuhl, Steffen Moritz, Nina Ruegg, Thomas Berger, Stefan Westermann :
    Sleep problems and worrying precede psychotic symptoms during an online intervention for psychosis
    British Journal of Clinical Psychology 2020 ARKIV / DOI
  • Tim Dassler, Richard Fjellaksel, Tove Irene Dahl, Tarjei Tveito Skille, Gerit Pfuhl :
    Rethinking avalanche education: Transforming backcountry skiers´ practices through stimulating double-loop learning at avalanche courses
  • Kristin Benjaminsen Borch, Ann Iren Solli, Marko Lukic, David Peyre-costa, Gerit Pfuhl, Iris Helene Borch :
    Piloting development and integration of “hands on” epidemiological research projects into the curriculum within health professional and public health study programs – students and academic staff co-creation
  • Ke Wang, Amit Goldenberg, Charles A. Dorison, Jeremy K. Miller, Andero Uusberg, Jennifer S. Lerner et al.:
    Erratum: Author Correction: A multi-country test of brief reappraisal interventions on emotions during the COVID-19 pandemic (Nature human behaviour (2021) 5 8 (1089-1110))
    Nature Human Behaviour 2022 DOI
  • André Henriksen, Gerit Pfuhl, Ashenafi Zebene Woldaregay, David-Zacharie Issom, Eirik Årsand, Keiichi Sato et al.:
    Expectations of users and non-users of wearable sensors and mobile health applications
  • Thies Lüdtke, Steffen Moritz, Stefan Westermann, Gerit Pfuhl :
    Aberrant salience predicts fluctuations of paranoia two weeks in advance during a 1-year experience sampling method study in people with psychosis
    Schizophrenia Research 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Catharina Elisabeth Arfwedson Wang, Agnes Bohne, Dag Nordahl, Gerit Pfuhl, Inger Pauline Landsem, Jens Thimm et al.:
    Perinatal psykisk helse: Forskning og tiltak
    Tidsskrift for kognitiv terapi 06. October 2021
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    06. November 2021
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    05. November 2021
  • André Henriksen, Ashenafi Zebene Woldaregay, David-Zacharie Issom, Keiichi Sato, Eirik Årsand, Meghan Bradway et al.:
    What motivates patients with NCDs to follow up their treatment?
    2021 ARKIV
  • Kristin Benjaminsen Borch, Gerit Pfuhl, Sarah Cook, Sunday Oluwafemi Oyeyemi, Kathrine Jonna Diab :
    E-health: Self-help apps for sustaining students’ well-being during the Corona pandemic
  • Gerit Pfuhl, Audun Hetland :
    Are you taking more risk during physical activity?
  • Andrea Mannberg, Gerit Pfuhl, Audun Hetland, Jordy Hendrikx, Jerry Johnson :
    Social signalling matters
    2021 DATA
  • Gerit Pfuhl :
    The role of perceived efficacy and trust in authorities on mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Gerit Pfuhl :
    Identifying resilience factors of distress and paranoia during the COVID-19 outbreak
  • Gunhild Hoogensen Gjørv, Gerit Pfuhl, Eirik Årsand, Kåre Skallerud, Tone Huse :
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    Research interests

    • Decision-making under uncertainty
    • Use of comparative methods to unravel the mechanisms behind behaviour
    • Individual differences in decision-making, trait vs state
    • Research area is computational psychiatry and cognitive endophenotypes


    course coordinator for PSY 2553: Cognitive psychology and research dissemination

    course coordinator for HEL 8024: quantitative research methods (PhD course)

    course coordinator for PSY 1003 Cognitive Psychology

    course coordinator for PSY 2027 Rationality and decision making

    in addition teaching biological psychology (PSY-1004), PSY-1001, computational neuroscience and affective neuroscience (PSY 2547)


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