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Benedikt Kretzmeyer, M.Sc.


Research Associate
Room: Room: 343, Building F2
Phone: +49 (0)641 99 26035
Fax: +49 (0)641 99 26119


Highly appreciating interdisciplinary research, I mainly aim for a better understanding of the neurocognitive foundations of human decision-making and learning processes in realistic settings.


Scientific Training & Education


Since 11/2021


Doctoral Candidate

Justus Liebig-University Giessen

The Adaptive Mind (TAM)

Experimental Psychology, Team Perception & Action (Prof. Katja Fiehler)


12/2018 – 10/2021


University of Hagen

Research Assistant

Department of Social Psychology

10/2016 – 04/2021


Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg

Master of Science, Neurocognitive Psychology

Thesis: Decision Making and Cognitive Workload in a Lane Merging Task. An fMRI Driving Simulator Study.

10/2011 – 10/2016


University of Hagen

Bachelor of Science, Psychology


10/2011 – 01/2016


Leibniz University of Hannover and University of Coimbra

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science




  • Siem, B., Kretzmeyer, B., & Stürmer, S. (2021). The role of self-evaluation in predicting attitudes toward supporters of COVID-19-related conspiracy theories: A direct and a conceptual replication of Cichoka et al. (2016). Journal of Pacific Rim Psychology, 15, 183449092110525.


Conference Talks

  • Arndt, R., Kretzmeyer, B., Unni, A., & Rieger, J. W. (2021, September 11-16). Pupil size indicators of task interactions during driving [Poster presentation]. 3rd International Neuroergonomics Conference, Munich, Germany.

  • Unni A., Kretzmeyer B., Ihme K., Koester F., Jipp M., & Rieger J. W. (2019, June 27-29). Demonstrating brain-level interactions between working memory load and frustration while driving using functional near-infrared spectroscopy [Conference presentation abstract]. 2nd International Neuroergonomics Conference, Philadelphia, PA, United States.