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Postdoctoral Researcher

Dr. Marc Jekel


Phone +49-221-470-3440
Fax +49-221-470-1216

AddressRichard-Strauss-Str. 2, 50931 Köln | Germany
Room 2.A03
Office hours by appointment

Research interests

Coherence-based reasoning • Information search • Adaptive toolbox • Learning • Rationality • Methods & statistics


  • Jekel, M. (in press). Empirical content as a criterion for evaluating models. Cognitive Processing.
  • Nett, T., Dorrough, A. R., Jekel, M., & Glöckner, A. (in press). Perceived biological and social characteristics of a representative set of German first names. Social Psychology.  [data and materials on OSF]
  • Jekel, M., Fiedler, S., Allstadt Torras, R., Mischkowski, D., Dorrough, A. R., & Glöckner, A. (2020). How to teach open science principles in the undergraduate curriculum — the Hagen Cumulative Science Project. Psychology Learning & Teaching, 19(1), 91-106.
  • Glöckner, A., & Jekel, M. (2019). Testing cognitive models by a joint analysis of multiple dependent measures. In M. Schulte-Mecklenbeck et al. (Eds.), Handbook of Process Tracing (2nd Edition)(pp. 356-373). New York: Routledge.
  • Betsch, T., Lehmann, A., Jekel, M., Lindow, S., & Glöckner, A. (2018). Children's application of decision strategies in a compensatory environment. Judgment and Decision Making, 13, 514–528.  [pdf]  [data]
  • Jekel, M., & Glöckner, A. (2018). How to identify strategy use and adaptive strategy selection: The crucial role of chance correction in weighted compensatory strategies. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 31, 265–279.
  • Jekel, M., & Glöckner, A. (2018). Meaningful model comparisons have to include reasonable competing models and also all data: A rejoinder to Rieskamp (2018). Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 31, 289–293.
  • Ashby, N. J. S., Jekel, M., Dickert, S., & Glöckner, A. (2016). Finding the right fit: A comparison of process assumptions underlying popular drift-diffusion models. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 42, 1982–1993.
  • Jekel, M., Glöckner, A., Bröder, A., & Maydych, V. (2014). Approximating rationality under incomplete information: Adaptive inferences for missing cue values based on cue-discrimination. Judgment and Decision Making, 9, 129–147.  [pdf]  [data and materials]
  • Gollwitzer, M., Rothmund, T., Alt, B., & Jekel, M. (2012). Victim sensitivity and the accuracy of social judgments. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 38, 975–984.
  • Jekel, M., Fiedler, S., & Glöckner, A. (2011). Diagnostic task selection for strategy classification in judgment and decision making: Theory, validation, and implementation in R. Judgment and Decision Making, 6, 782–799.  [pdf]  [materials]
  • Jekel, M., Nicklisch, A., & Glöckner, A. (2010). Implementation of the Multiple-Measure Maximum Likelihood strategy classification method in R: Addendum to Glöckner (2009) and practical guide for application. Judgment and Decision Making, 5, 54–63.  [pdf]  [data and materials]

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