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Postdoctoral Researcher

Dr. Yael Ecker

Phone +49-221-470-1191
AddressRichard-Strauss-Str. 2, 50931 Köln | Germany

Room 3.A01
Office hours by appointment

Research interests

Self regulation • Motivation • Social power • Attribution • Social cognition


  • Ecker, Y., & Bar-Anan, Y. (in press). Sensory preconditioning of evaluation requires accurate memory of the co-occurrence between the neutral stimuli. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. [preprint]
  • Ecker, Y., & Bar-Anan, Y. (in press). The misattributing personality: The relationship between priming in the affect misattribution procedure, need for closure and body awareness. Social Cognition.
  • Ecker, Y., Imhoff, R., & Lammers, J. (2021). Self-control failure increases a strategic preference for submission as means to avoid future failure. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 
  • Ecker, Y., & Bar-Anan, Y. (2019). Conceptual overlap between stimuli increases misattribution of internal experience. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 83, 1-10.
  • Ecker, Y., & Gilead, M. (2018). Goal-directed allostasis: The unique challenge of keeping things as they are and strategies to overcome it. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 13, 618–633.
  • Gilead, M., David, Y. B., & Ecker, Y. (2017). Not our fault: Judgments of apathy versus harm toward socially proximal versus distant others. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 9, 568–575.

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