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Farnaz Keyvandarian
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Weissgerber, S.C., & Rummer, R. (2022). More accurate than assumed: Learners’ metacognitive beliefs about the effectiveness of retrieval practice. Learning and Instruction, Article 101679.

Weissgerber, S.C., Grünberg, C., Neufeld, L., Steppat, T., & Reinhard, M. (2022). The interplay of math anxiety and math competence for later performance. Social Psychology of Education, 25, 977 - 1002.

Weissgerber, S. C., Brunmair, M., & Rummer, R. (2021). Null and void? Errors in meta-analysis on perceptual disfluency and recommendations to improve meta-analytical reproducibility. Educational Psychology Review, 33(3), 1221–1247.

Abel, R., Brunmair, M., & Weissgerber, S. C. (2021). Change one category at a time: Sequence effects beyond interleaving and blocking. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 47(7), 1083–1105.

Jones, B. C., DeBruine, L. M., Flake, J. K., Liuzza, M. T., Antfolk, J., Arinze, N. C., Ndukaihe, I., Bloxsom, N. G., Lewis, S. C., Foroni, F., Willis, M. L., Cubillas, C. P., Vadillo, M. A., Turiegano, E., Gilead, M., Simchon, A., Saribay, S. A., Owsley, N. C., Jang, C., Mburu, G., … Coles, N. A. (2021). To which world regions does the valence-dominance model of social perception apply?. Nature Human Behaviour, 5(1), 159–169.

Ebersole, C. R., Mathur, M. B., Baranski, E., Bart-Plange, D., Buttrick, N. R., Chartier, C. R., Corker, K. S., Corley, M., Hartshorne, J. K., IJzerman, H., Lazarevic, L. B., Rabagliati, H., Ropovik, I., Aczel, B., Aeschbach, L. F., Andrighetto, L., Arnal, J. D., Arrow, H., Babincak, P., . . . Nosek, B. A. (2020). Many Labs 5: Testing pre-data collection peer review as an intervention to increase replicability. Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science, 3(3), 309–331.

Hu, C-P., Yin, J., Lindenberg, S., Dalğar, I., Weissgerber, S. C., Vergara, R. C., Cairo, A. H., Čolić, M. V., Dursun, P., Frankowska, N., Hadi, R., Hall, C. J., Hong, Y., Joy-Gaba, J., Lazarević, D., Lazarević, L. B., Parzuchowski, M., Ratner, K. G., Rothman, D., . . . IJzerman, H. (2019). Data from the Human Penguin Project: A cross-national dataset testing principles from social thermoregulation theory. Nature – Scientific Data, 6, 32.

Hall, B., Wagge, J., Pfuhl, G, Stieger, S., Vergauwe, E., IJzerman, H., Musser, E. D., Schmidt, K., Weissgerber, S. C., Buchanan, E. M., Chen, S.-C., Werner, K. M., Field, A. P., Meijer, E. H., Andreychik, M., Storage, D., Voracek, M., Tran, U., Hartanto, A., . . . Grahe, J. E. (in principle acceptance). Registered Replication Report of Turri, J., Buckwalter, W. & Blouw, P. (2015). Knowledge and Luck. Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science.

IJzerman, H., Ropovik, I., Ebersole, C. R., Tidwell, N. D., Markiewicz, Ł., de Lima, T. J. S., Wolf, D., Novak, S. A., Collins, W. M., Menon, M., de Souza, L. E. C., Sawicki, P., Boucher, L., Białek, M., Idzikowska, K., Razza, T. S., Kraus, S., Weissgerber, S. C., Baník, G., … Day, C. R. (2020). Many Labs 5: Registered Replication of Förster, Liberman, and Kuschel’s (2008) Study 1. Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science, 366–376.

Landy, J. F., Jia, M. (L.), Ding, I. L., Viganola, D., Tierney, W., Dreber, A., Johannesson, M., Pfeiffer, T., Ebersole, C. R., Gronau, Q. F., Ly, A., van den Bergh, D., Marsman, M., Derks, K., Wagenmakers, E.-J., Proctor, A., Bartels, D. M., Bauman, C. W., Brady, W. J., . . . Uhlmann, E. L. (2020). Crowdsourcing hypothesis tests: Making transparent how design choices shape research results. Psychological Bulletin, 146(5), 451–479.

Reinhard, M.-A., Weissgerber S. C. & Wenzel, K. (2019). Performance expectancies moderate the effectiveness of more or less generative activities over time. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, 1623.

Weissgerber, S. C., Reinhard, M.-A., & Schindler, S. (2018). Learning the hard way: Need for cognition influences attitudes towards and self-reported use of desirable learning difficulties. Educational Psychology, 38, 176–202.

Weissgerber, S. C., & Reinhard, M.-A. (2018). Pilot study on the relationship of test anxiety to utilizing self-testing in self-regulated learning. International Journal of Psychological Studies, 10(4), 95–109.

IJzerman, H., Lindenberg, S., Dalğar, İ., Weissgerber, S. C., Vergara, R. C., Cairo, A. H., Čolić, M. V., Dursun, P., Frankowska, N., Hadi, R., Hall, C. J., Hong,Y., Hu, C.-P. Joy-Gaba, J., Lazarević, D., Lazarević, L. B., Parzuchowski, M., Ratner, K. G., Rothman, D. … Zickfeld, J. H. (2018). The Human Penguin Project: Climate, Social Integration, and Core Body Temperature. Collabra: Psychology, 4(1), 37.

Weissgerber, S. C., & Reinhard, M.-A. (2017). Is disfluency desirable for learning? Learning and Instruction, 49, 199–217.

IJzerman, H., Čolić, M., Hennecke, M., Hong, Y., Hu, C., Joy-Gaba, J., Lazarević, D., Lazarević, L., Parzuchowski, M., Ratner, K., Schubert, T., Schütz, A., Stojilović, D., Weissgerber, S. C., Zickfeld, J., & Lindenberg, S. (2017). Does distance from the equator predict self-control? Lessons from the Human Penguin Project. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 40, 22–23.

Thomas, J., O’Hara, L., Quadflieg, S., & Weissgerber, S. C. (2017). Acculturation, out-group positivity and eating disorders symptoms among Emirati women. Eating and Weight Disorders Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity, 23(2), 241–246.

Weissgerber, S. C., Reinhard, M.-A., & Schindler, S. (2016). Study harder? The relationship of achievement goals to attitudes and self-reported use of desirable difficulties in self-regulated learning. Journal of Psychological and Educational Research, 1, 42–60.

Wang, Y., Thomas, J., Weissgerber, S. C., Kazemini, S., Ul-Haq, I., & Quadflieg, S. (2015). The headscarf effect revisited: Further evidence for a culture-based internal face processing advantage. Perception, 44, 328–336.

IJzerman, H., Gallucci, M., Pouw, W., Weißgerber, S. C., van Doesum, N., Metrova, M., Williams, K. (2012). Cold-blooded loneliness: Social exclusion leads to lower skin temperatures. Acta Psychologica, 140(3), 283–288.

ZFF-PROJEKT: Identification of practically relevant moderators of the "seductive details" effect via eye-tracking. Together with Prof. Dr. Ralf Rummer