Ruprecht-Karls-Universitšt Heidelberg

Prof. Dr. Andreas Voss

Andreas Voss


Prof. Dr. Andreas Voss
Universität Heidelberg
Psychologisches Institut
Hauptstrasse 47-51
D-69117 Heidelberg

Office: F027

phone: +49-6221-54-7330
fax: +49-6221/54-7273

Office Hours:
  • Thursday 11-12 (please make an appointment in advance)
  • Notice: If you need any methodical support for your final thesis, please do not contact me. Get in touch with the Student Research Support!

Research Interests

  • Stochastic Diffusion Models
  • Mathematical Psychology
  • Social Cognition
  • Attention for Valent Stimuli

Recent Publications

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  • Dutilh, G., Annis, J., Brown, S. D., Cassey, P., Evans, N. J., Grasman, R. P. P. P., Hawkins, G. E., Heathcote, A., Holmes, W. R., Krypotos, A.-M., Kupitz, C. N., Leite, F. P., Lerche, V., Lin, Y.-S., Logan, G. D., Palmeri, T. J., Starns, J. J., Trueblood, J. S., van Maanen, L., van Ravenzwaaij, D., Vandekerckhove, J., Visser, I., Voss, A., White C. N., Wiecki T. V., Rieskamp, J., & Donkin, C. (in press). The Quality of Response Time Data Inference: A Blinded, Collaborative Assessment of the Validity of Cognitive Models. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review.[pdf]
  • Lerche, V. & Voss, A. (in press). Experimental Validation of the Diffusion Model based on a Slow Response Time Paradigm. Psychological Research. [pdf]
  • Lerche, V., & Voss, A. (in press). Speed-Accuracy Manipulation in Diffusion Modeling: Lack of Discriminant Validity of the Manipulation or the Parameter Estimates? Behavior Research Methods.
  • Neubauer, A.B., Lerche, V., & Voss, A. (in press). Inter-individual Differences in the Intra-individual Association of Competence and Well-Being: Combining Experimental and Intensive Longitudinal Designs. Journal of Personality.[pdf]

  • Mertens, U. & Voss, A. (2018). ABrox - a user-friendly Python module for approximate Bayesian computation with a focus on model comparison. PLOS ONE, 13 (3).[web]

  • Hunger, C., Bornhäuser, A., Link, L, Geigges, J., Voss, A., Weinhold, J., Schweizer, J. (2017). The Experience in Personal Social Systems Questionnaire (EXIS.pers): Development and Psychometric Properties. Familiy Process, 56, 154-170. [pdf]
  • Lerche, V., & Voss, A. (2017). Retest Reliability of the Parameters of the Ratcliff Diffusion Model. Psychological Research, 81, 629-652.[pdf]
  • Lerche, V., Voss, A., & Nagler, M. (2017). How many trials are required for parameter estimation in diffusion modeling? A comparison of different optimization criteria. Behavior Research Methods, 49(2), 513-537.[pdf]
  • Mata, A., Ferreira, M.B., Voss, A., & Kollei, T.(2017). Seeing the conflict: an attentional account of reasoning errors. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 24 (6)1980-1986. [pdf]
  • Schubert, A. L., Hagemann, D., Voss, A., & Bergmann, K. (2017). Evaluating the model fit of diffusion models with the root mean square error of approximation. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 77, 29-45. [pdf]
  • Wentura, D., Müller, P., Rothermund, K., & Voss, A. (2017). Counter-regulation in affective attentional biases: Evidence in the additional singleton paradigm. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 51-30. [pdf]

Complete list

Further Information

Professional Positions

2009 to present Professor for Quantitative Research Methods at the Department for Psychology at University of Heidelberg, Germany
2004 - 2009 Assistant Professor at the Department for Psychology at University of Freiburg, Germany
1996 - 2004 Research Scientist and Lecturer at the University of Trier, Germany


2009 Habilitation; University of Freiburg, Germany
2004 Dissertation; University of Trier, Germany
2000 Diploma in Psychology; University of Trier, Germany

Full CV

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