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Chair Schneider Group | Social and Economic Cognition III

Jun.-Prof. Dr. Iris Schneider

Phone +49-221-470-8607

E-maili.k.schneider(at)uni-koeln.de
AddressHerbert-Lewin-Str. 2, 50931 Köln | Germany

Room 3.32
Office hours by appointment

Research interests

Ambivalence • Choice and choosing • Evaluative conflict • Decision-making • Judgment • Social cognition

Key Publications

  • Schneider, I. K., & Schwarz, N. (2017). Mixed feelings: The case of ambivalence. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 15, 39–45. doi:10.1016/j.cobeha.2017.05.012
  • Schneider, I. K., Veenstra, L., van Harreveld, F., Schwarz, N., & Koole, S. L. (2016). Let's not be indifferent about neutrality: Neutral ratings in the International Affective Picture System (IAPS) mask mixed affective responses. Emotion, 16, 426–430. doi:10.1037/emo0000164
  • Gillebaart, M., Schneider, I. K., & De Ridder, D. T. D. (2015). Effects of trait self-control on response conflict about healthy and unhealthy food. Journal of Personality. doi:10.1111/jopy.12219
  • Schneider, I. K., van Harreveld, F., Rotteveel, M., Topolinski, S., van der Pligt, J., Schwarz, N., & Koole, S. L. (2015). The path of ambivalence: Tracing the pull of opposing evaluations using mouse trajectories. Frontiers in Psychology, 6:996. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00996 *
  • Schneider, I. K., Eerland, A., Harreveld, F. van, Rotteveel, M., Pligt, J. van der, Stoep, N. van der, & Zwaan, R. A. (2013). One way and the other: The bidirectional relationship between ambivalence and body movement. Psychological Science, 24, 319–325. doi:10.1177/0956797612457393

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All Publications

  • Leung, A. K. Y., Liou, S., Miron-Spektor, E., Koh, B., Chan, D., Eisenberg, R., & Schneider, I. K. (in press). Middle ground approach to paradox: Within- and between-culture examination of the creative benefits of paradoxical frames. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.
  • + Veenstra, L., Schneider, I. K., & Koole, S. L. (in press). The effects of motivational training on state anger and aggressive impulses among people varying in trait anger. Motivation Science.
  • Schneider, I. K., & Schwarz, N. (2017). Mixed feelings: The case of ambivalence. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 15, 39–45. doi:10.1016/j.cobeha.2017.05.012
  • Schneider, I. K., Veenstra, L., van Harreveld, F., Schwarz, N., & Koole, S. L. (2016). Let's not be indifferent about neutrality: Neutral ratings in the International Affective Picture System (IAPS) mask mixed affective responses. Emotion, 16, 426–430. doi:10.1037/emo0000164
  • van Kleef, G. A., Cheshin, A., Fischer, A. H., & Schneider, I. K. (2016). Editorial: The social nature of emotions. Frontiers in Psychology—Emotion Science, 896. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00896
  • + Veenstra, L., Schneider, I. K., Bushman, B. J., & Koole, S. L. (2016). Drawn to danger: trait anger predicts automatic approach behaviour to angry faces. Cognition and Emotion. doi:10.1080/02699931.2016.1150256
  • + Veenstra, L., Schneider, I. K., & Koole, S. L. (2016). Embodied mood regulation: the impact of body posture on mood recovery, negative thoughts, and mood-congruent recall. Cognition and Emotion. doi:10.1080/02699931.2016.1225003
  • Gillebaart, M., Schneider, I. K., & De Ridder, D. T. D. (2015). Effects of trait self-control on response conflict about healthy and unhealthy food. Journal of Personality. doi:10.1111/jopy.12219
  • Schneider, I. K., Parzuchowski, M., Wojciszke, B., Schwarz, N., & Koole, S. L. (2015). Weighty data: importance information influences estimated weight of digital information storage devices. Frontiers in Psychology: Cognition, 5, 1536. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01536 *
  • Schneider, I. K., van Harreveld, F., Rotteveel, M., Topolinski, S., van der Pligt, J., Schwarz, N., & Koole, S. L. (2015). The path of ambivalence: Tracing the pull of opposing evaluations using mouse trajectories. Frontiers in Psychology, 6:996. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00996 *
  • Stins, J. F., Schneider, I. K., Koole, S. L., & Beek, P. J. (2015). The influence of motor imagery on postural sway: Differential effects of type of body movement and person perspective. Advances in Cognitive Psychology, 11, 77–83. doi:10.5709/acp-0173-x
  • Tjew-A-Sin, M., Schneider, I. K., & Koole, S. L. (2015). Data from paper "Embodied terror management: Interpersonal touch alleviates existential concerns among individuals with low self-esteem." Journal of Open Psychology Data, 3, e2. doi:10.5334/jopd.ah
  • Topolinski, S., Zürn, M., & Schneider, I. K. (2015). What's in and what's out in branding? A novel articulation effect for brand names. Frontiers in Psychology, 6:585. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00585
  • van Harreveld, F., Nohlen, H. U., & Schneider, I. K. (2015). The ABC of ambivalence: Affective, behavioral, and cognitive consequences of attitudinal conflict. In J. M. O. and M. P. Zanna (Ed.), Advances in Experimental Social Psychology (Vol. 52, pp. 285–324). Academic Press.
  • Koole, S. L., Sin, M. T. A., & Schneider, I. K. (2014). Embodied terror management: Interpersonal touch alleviates existential concerns among individuals with low self-esteem. Psychological Science, 25, 30–37. doi:10.1177/0956797613483478
  • van Harreveld, F., Rutjens, B. T., Schneider, I. K., Nohlen, H. U., & Keskinis, K. (2014). In doubt and disorderly: Ambivalence promotes compensatory perceptions of order. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 143, 1666–1676. doi:10.1037/a0036099
  • Schneider, I. K., Eerland, A., Harreveld, F. van, Rotteveel, M., Pligt, J. van der, Stoep, N. van der, & Zwaan, R. A. (2013). One way and the other: The bidirectional relationship between ambivalence and body movement. Psychological Science, 24, 319–325. doi:10.1177/0956797612457393
  • Lakens, D., Schneider, I. K., Jostmann, N. B., & Schubert, T. W. (2011). Telling things apart: The distance between response keys influences categorization times. Psychological Science, 22, 887–890. doi:10.1177/0956797611412391
  • Schneider, I. K., Konijn, E. A., Righetti, F., & Rusbult, C. E. (2011). A healthy dose of trust: The relationship between interpersonal trust and health. Personal Relationships, 18, 668–676. doi:10.1111/j.1475-6811.2010.01338.x
  • Schneider, I. K., Rutjens, B. T., Jostmann, N. B., & Lakens, D. (2011). Weighty matters: Importance literally feels heavy. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 2, 474-478. doi:10.1177/1948550610397895

*  A recent Dutch Science Organization's (NWO) policy requests that research results that have been obtained using public funds must be made as public as possible. Accordingly, all my first authored papers published under NWO Rubicon funding are published in open access journals.

+  First author is a PhD student under my supervision.

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Academic distinctions

  • Seedcorn Grant Choice construal is influenced by spatial distance between choice options, awarded by C-SEB, University of Cologne, 2017
  • Junior Start-Up Grant Ambivalence towards healthy and unhealthy foods: Situational influences and moderation by self-control, awarded by C-SEB, University of Cologne, 2016
  • Rubicon Grant Room to decide: The spatial grounding of decision making (#446-13-015), NWO (Netherlands Science Organization), 2014-2015

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