The Cognitive Science Lab investigates multisensory integration, perceptual and preferential decision making. We use a combination of methods of mathematical modeling, psychophysical and behavioral experiments, eye tracking, and EEG.


Recent Publications

Wyszynski, M. & Diederich, A. (2022). Keep your budget together! Investigating determinants on risky decision-making about losses. PLoS ONE, 17(3), e0265822. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0265822

Diederich, A. & Colonius, H. (2021).  A two-stage diffusion modeling approach to the compelled-response task. Psychological Review, 128(4), 787-802. https://doi.org/10.1037/rev0000224

Mallahi-Karai, K. & Diederich, A. (2021) Decision with multiple alternatives: geometric models in higher dimensions — Disk model. Journal of Mathematical Psychology,100, 102493. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmp.2020.102493

Van der Stoep, N., Colonius, H. Noel, J.-P., Wallace, M.T.& Diederich, A. (2020) Audiovisual Integration in Depth Modeling the Effect of Distance and Stimulus Effectiveness Using the TWIN model. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 99, 102443. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmp.2020.102443

Wyszynski, M., Diederich, A., & Ritov, I. (2020). Gamble for the needy! Does identifiability enhance donation? PLoS ONE, 15(6), e0234336. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0234336

Wollschlaeger, L.M., & Diederich, A. (2020). Similarity, attraction, and compromise effects: Original findings, recent empirical observations, and computational cognitive process models. American Journal of Psychology, 133(1), 1-30. https://doi.org/10.5406/amerjpsyc.133.1.0001

Colonius, H. & Diederich, A. (2020), Formal models and quantitative measures of multisensory integration: a selective overview. European Journal of Neuroscience, 51(5), 1161-1178. https://doi.org/10.1111/ejn.13813

Diederich, A., Wyszynski, M., & Traub, S. (2020). Need, frames, and time constraints in risky decision-making. Theory and Decision, 89(1), 1–37. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11238-020-09744-6