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Postdoctoral Researcher

Dr. Pascal Burgmer

Phone +49-221-470-7915
Fax +49-221-470-1216

AddressRichard-Strauss-Str. 2, 50931 Köln | Germany

Room 2.B14
Office hours by appointment

Research interests

Theory of mind • Philosophy of mind • Experimental philosophy • Mind-body dualism • Moral psychology • Trust and distrust


Papers are available upon request.

  • Forstmann, M., & Burgmer, P. (2017). Antecedents, manifestations, and consequences of belief in mind–body dualism. In C. M. Zedelius, B. C. N. Müller, & J. W. Schooler (Eds.), The science of lay theories: How beliefs shape our cognition, behavior, and health (pp. 181–205). New York, NY: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-57306-9_8
  • Lammers, J., & Burgmer, P. (2017). Power increases anchoring effects on judgment. Social Cognition, 35, 40–53. doi:10.1521/soco.2017.35.1.40
  • Ohmann*, K., & Burgmer*, P. (2016). Nothing compares to me: How narcissism shapes comparative thinking. Personality and Individual Differences, 98, 162–170. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2016.03.069
    * shared first authorship
  • Forstmann*, M., & Burgmer*, P. (2015). Adults are intuitive mind-body dualists. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 144, 222–235. doi:10.1037/xge0000045  * shared first authorship
  • Todd, A. R., Forstmann, M., Burgmer, P., Brooks, A. W., & Galinsky, A. D. (2015). Anxious and egocentric: How specific emotions influence perspective taking. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 144, 374–391. doi:10.1037/xge0000048
  • Burgmer, P., & Englich, B. (2013). Bullseye! How power improves motor performance. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 4, 224–232. doi:10.1177/1948550612452014
  • Todd, A. R., & Burgmer, P. (2013). Perspective taking and automatic intergroup evaluation change: Testing an associative self-anchoring account. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 104, 786–802. doi:10.1037/a0031999
  • Forstmann*, M., Burgmer*, P., & Mussweiler, T. (2012). "The mind is willing, but the flesh is weak": The effects of mind-body dualism on health behavior. Psychological Science, 23, 1239–1245. doi:10.1177/0956797612442392  * shared first authorship

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