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Assistant Professor

Dr. Adam Hahn

Phone +49-221-470-6576
Fax +49-221-470-7200

E-mailadam.hahnSpamProtectionuni-koeln.de
AddressRichard-Strauss-Str. 2, 50931 Köln | Germany

Room 4.B08
Office hours by appointment

Research interests

Attitudes • Introspection and awareness • Implicit social cognition • Stereotypes and prejudice • Intergroup relations • Dual-process models in social cognition • Methodology and statistics

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Key publications

  • Hahn, A., Banchefsky, S., Park, B., & Judd, C. M. (2015). Measuring intergroup ideologies: Positive and negative aspects of emphasizing versus looking beyond group differences. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 41, 1646–1664. doi:10.1177/0146167215607351
  • Hahn, A., Judd, C. M., Hirsh, H. K., & Blair, I. V. (2014). Awareness of implicit attitudes. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 143, 1369–1392. doi:10.1037/a0035028

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Academic distinctions

  • Winner of Teaching Award “Best Spring Term Seminar 2019” (annual vote by students in the University of Cologne’s Department of Psychology) for “Core Topics in Social Cognition” (“Lehrpreis 2019 für das beste Seminar im Sommersemester 2019”), Department of Psychology, University of Cologne, Germany, July 2019

External Third-Party Grant Funding

  • Research Grant Self-Insight into Attitudes: Distinguishing Introspective from Social Self-Awareness in Research on Implicit Evaluations, awarded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), 2017

Internal Competitive University Grants and Awards

  • Seedcorn Grant Multiculturalism and colorblindness, awarded by C-SEB, University of Cologne, 2017
  • Winner and PI of Seedcorn Grant from the Center for Economic and Social Behavior Cologne (C-SEB) The Psychology of Self-insight, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany, 2015/16
  • Co-Investigator on Bridging Grant from the Center for Economic and Social Behavior Cologne (C-SEB, PI: Wilhelm Hofmann) Antecedents and Consequences of Solidary Giving, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany, 2015/16
  • Dissertation fellowship by the University of Colorado, 2012
  • University of Colorado Travel Awards for various international conferences, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

Grants Won by Students under My Supervision

  • Co-Supervisor (together with Rita Silva) of Student Grant awarded to Elena Angerer to fund her Master's thesis titled Changing Tires or Changing Diapers—The Influence of Engaging in Counter-Stereotypic Behavior on Stereotyping, awarded by C-SEB, University of Cologne, 2018
  • Supervisor of Student Grant awarded to Janine Flügels to fund her Master's thesis titled Acknowledgment of Implicit Biases and Discriminative Behaviors Against Ethnic Minorities, awarded by C-SEB, University of Cologne, 2018

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All publications

  • Gawronski, B., & Hahn, A. (2019). Implicit measures: Procedures, use, and interpretation. In H. Blanton, J. M. LaCroix, & G. D. Webster (Eds.), Measurement in social psychology (pp. 29-55). New York, NY: Taylor & Francis.
  • Hahn, A., & Gawronski, B. (2018). Implicit social cognition. In J. T. Wixted (Ed.), The Stevens’ handbook of experimental psychology and cognitive neuroscience (4th ed., Vol. 4, pp. 395–427). New York, NY: Wiley. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119170174.epcn412
  • Schweinsberg, M., Madan, N., Vianello, M., Sommer, S. A., Jordan, J., Tierney, W., ... Hahn, A., ... Uhlmann, E. L. (2016). The pipeline project: Pre-publication independent replications of a single laboratory’s research pipeline. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 66, 55–67. doi:10.1016/j.jesp.2015.10.001
  • Tierney, W., Schweinsberg, M., Jordan, J., Kennedy, D. M., Qureshi, I., Sommer, S. A., ... Hahn, A. ... Uhlmann, E. L. (2016). Data from a pre-publication independent replication initiative examining ten moral judgement effects. Scientific Data, 3, 160082. doi:10.1038/sdata.2016.82
  • Feeser, M., Fan, Y., Weigand, A., Hahn, A., Gärtner, M., Böker, H., Grimm, S., & Bajbouj, M. (2015). Oxytocin improves mentalizing – Pronounced effects for individuals with attenuated ability to empathize. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 53, 223–232. doi:10.1016/j.psyneuen.2014.12.015
  • Hachfeld, A., Hahn, A., Schroeder, S., Anders, Y., & Kunter, M. (2015). Should teachers be colorblind? How multicultural and colorblind beliefs differentially relate to aspects of teachers’ professional competence for teaching in diverse classrooms. Teaching and Teacher Education, 48, 44–55. doi:10.1016/j.tate.2015.02.001
  • Hahn, A., Banchefsky, S., Park, B., & Judd, C. M. (2015). Measuring intergroup ideologies: Positive and negative aspects of emphasizing versus looking beyond group differences. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 41, 1646–1664. doi:10.1177/0146167215607351
  • Hahn, A., & Gawronski, B. (2015). Implicit social cognition. In J. D. Wright (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (2nd ed.) (pp. 714–720). Oxford, UK: Elsevier. doi:10.1016/B978-0-08-097086-8.24066-X  [invited submission]
  • Feeser, M., Fan, Y., Weigand, A., Hahn, A., Gärtner, M., Aust, S., Böker, H., Bajbouj, M., & Grimm, S. (2014). The beneficial effect of oxytocin on avoidance-related facial emotion recognition depends on early life stress experience. Psychopharmacology, 231, 4735–4744. doi:10.1007/s00213-014-3631-1
  • Hahn, A., & Gawronski, B. (2014). Do implicit evaluations reflect unconscious attitudes? Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 37, 28–29. doi:10.1017/S0140525X13000721
  • Hahn, A., Judd, C. M., Hirsh, H. K., & Blair, I. V. (2014). Awareness of implicit attitudes. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 143, 1369–1392. doi:10.1037/a0035028
  • Hahn, A., Nunes, A., Park, B., & Judd, C. M. (2014). Social-psychological recommendations for a diverse work environment. In K. M. Thomas, V. C. Plaut, & M. Tran (Eds.), Diversity ideologies in organizations (pp. 236–252). New York, NY: Taylor & Francis.
  • Hachfeld, A., Schroeder, S., Anders, Y., Hahn, A., & Kunter, M. (2012). Multikulturelle Überzeugungen. Herkunft oder Überzeugung? Welche Rolle spielen der Migrationshintergrund und multikulturelle Überzeugungen für das Unterrichten von Kindern mit Migrationshintergrund? [Cultural background or cultural beliefs? What role do immigration background and multicultural beliefs play for teaching children with immigrant backgrounds?]. Zeitschrift für Pädagogische Psychologie, 26, 101–120. doi:10.1024/1010-0652/a000064
  • Renneberg, B., Herm, K., Hahn, A., Staebler, K., Lammers, C., & Roepke, S. (2012). Perception of social participation in borderline personality disorder. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, 19, 473–480. doi:10.1002/cpp.772
  • Hachfeld, A., Hahn, A., Schroeder, S., Anders, Y., Stanat, P., & Kunter, M. (2011). Assessing teachers’ multicultural and egalitarian beliefs: The Teacher Cultural Beliefs Scale. Teaching and Teacher Education, 27, 986–996. doi:10.1016/j.tate.2011.04.006
  • Hahn, A., Judd, C. M., & Park, B. (2010). Thinking about group differences: Ideologies and national identities. Psychological Inquiry, 21, 120–126. doi:10.1080/1047840X.2010.483997

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