Selected Publications in Peer-reviewed Journals


von Helversen, B. & Mata, R. (2012). Losing a Dime With a Satisfied Mind: Positive Affect Predicts Less Search in Sequential Decision Making. Psychology and Aging, 46, Advance online publication. PDF



von Helversen, B., Wilke, A., Johnson, T., Schmid, G. & Burghard, K. (2011). Performance Benefits of Depression: Sequential Decision Making in a Healthy Sample and a Clinically Depressed Sample. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 120, 962-968. PDF


von Helversen, B., Mata, R. & Olsson, H. (2010). Do children profit from looking beyond looks? From similarity-based to cue-abstraction processes in multiple-cue judgment. Developmental Psychology, 46, 220-229. PDF



von Helversen, B. & Rieskamp, J. (2009). Models of Quantitative Estimations: Rule-Based and Exemplar-Based Processes Compared. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory & Cognition, 35, 867-889. PDF


 von Helversen, B. & Rieskamp, R. (2009). Predicting Sentencing for Low-Level Crimes: Comparing Models of Human Judgment. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 15, 375-395. PDF



von Helversen, B., & Rieskamp, J. (2008). The mapping model: A cognitive theory of quantitative estimation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 137, 73-96. PDF