Andreas Mojzisch

Professor Dr. phil. Andreas Mojzisch

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Beruflicher Werdegang

Mai 2000 - Mai 2003                               Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, Abteilung für Wirtschafts- und Sozialpsychologie, LMU München
Juni 2003 - Sept 2004  Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, Abteilung Sozial- und Finanz­psychologie, TU Dresden 
Okt 2004 - Feb 2011

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, Abteilung Wirtschafts- und Sozialpsychologie, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

seit März 2011

Professor für Sozialpsychologie, Universität Hildesheim

Laufende Drittmittelprojekte

DFG-Projekt "Warum Arbeit krank macht: Fehlende körperliche Aktivität in der Freizeit als Erklärung für negative Effekte von Arbeit auf Gesundheit", Mitantragsteller: Jan Häusser (Universität Gießen). Laufzeit: 2016 - 2019. 

DFG-Projekt "Emergence of leadership: Predicting leadership initiative and followership from individual traits and behavioral styles". Mitantragsteller: Stefan Schulz-Hardt (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen). Laufzeit: 2015 - 2020

Niedersächsisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kultur: "Uns macht Stress nichts aus: Eine geteilte soziale Identität als Stresspuffer", Mitantragsteller: Jan Häusser. Laufzeit: 2012-2016.

Volkswagen-Stiftung: "Social conformity: Why do humans and monkeys make weak decisions under social influence?”, Mitantragsteller: Kristine Krug (University of Oxford), Elisabeth Pellicano (University of London). Laufzeit: 2011 - 2016.

Volkswagen-Stiftung: "Irrationality as dysfunctio­nal option generation?”, Mitantragsteller: Stefan Kaiser (Universität Zürich), Annemarie Kalis (Universität Utrecht), Sophie Schweizer (Universität Amsterdam). Laufzeit: 2011 – 2016.


  • Gruppenentscheidungen und Gruppenurteile
  • Arbeit und Gesundheit
  • Soziale Identität und Stress
  • Social Neuroscience 

Publikationen in Fachzeitschriften

Schultze, T., Mojzisch, A., & Schulz-Hardt, S. (in press). On the inability to ignore useless advice: A case for anchoring in the Judge-Advisor-System. Experimental Psychology.

Hofheinz, C., Germar, M., Schultze, T., Michalak, J., & Mojzisch, A. (2017). Are depressed people more or less susceptible to informational social influence? Cognitive Therapy & Research. doi:10.1007/s10608-017-9848-7

Häusser, J. A., & Mojzisch, A. (2017). The physical activity-mediated Demand-Control (pamDC) model: Linking work characteristics, leisure time physical activity, and well-being. Work and Stress.

Germar, M., Albrecht, T., Voss, A., & Mojzisch, A. (2016). Social conformity is due to biased stimulus processing: Electrophysiological and diffusion analyses. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 11, 1449-1459.

Leder, J., Schilbach, L., & Mojzisch, A. (2016). Strategic decision-making and social skills: Integrating behavioral economics and social cognition research. International Journal of Financial Studies, 4, 22; doi:10.3390/ijfs4040022.

Ketturat, C., Frisch, J., Ullrich, J., Häusser, J., van Dick, R., & Mojzisch, A. (2016). Disaggregating within- and between-person effects of social identification on subjective and endocrinological stress reactions in a real-life stress situation. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 42, 147–160.

Mojzisch, A., Schultze, T., Hüffmeier, J., & Schulz-Hardt, S. (2016). Differentiation of selves: Differentiating a fuzzy concept. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, doi:10.1017/S0140525X15001478, e159

Schulz-Hardt. S., Giersiepen, A., & Mojzisch, A. (2016). Preference-consistent information repetitions during discussion: Do they affect subsequent judgments and decisions? Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 64, 41–49.

Schweizer, T. S., Schmalenberger,  K. , Eisenlohr-Moul, T., Mojzisch, A., Kaiser, S., & Funke, J. (2016). Cognitive and affective aspects of creative option generation in everyday life situations. Frontiers in Psychology, 7:1132, doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01132

Frisch, J.U., Häusser, J., & Mojzisch, A. (2015). The Trier Social Stress Test as a paradigm to study how people respond to threat in social interactions. Frontiers in Psychology, 2;6:14.

Frisch, J.U., Häusser, J., van Dick, R., & Mojzisch, A. (2015). The social dimension of stress: Experimental manipulations of social support and social identity in the Trier Social Stress Test. Journal of Visualized Experiments, 105, doi: 10.3791/53101.

Hartmann, M., Kluge, A., Kalis, A., Mojzisch, A., Tobler, P., & Kaiser, S. (2015). Apathy in schizophrenia as a deficit in the generation of options for action. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 124, 309-18. 

Leder, J. Häusser, J., & Mojzisch, A. (2015). Exploring the underpinnings of impaired strategic decision-making under stress. Journal of Economic Psychology, 49, 133–140.

Benit, N., Mojzisch, A., & Soellner, R. (2014). Preselection methods prior to the internal Assessment Center for personnel selection in German companies. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 22, 253-260.

Frisch, J., Häusser, J., van Dick, R., & Mojzisch, A. (2014). Making support work: The interplay between social support and social identity. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 55, 154–161.

Germar, M., Schlemmer, A., Krug, K., Voss, A., & Mojzisch, A. (2014). Social influence and perceptual decision-making: A diffusion model analysis. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 40, 217-231.

Häusser, J., Schlemmer, J., Kaiser, S., Kalis, A., Mojzisch, A. (2014). The effects of caffeine on option generation and subsequent choice. Psychopharmacology, 231, 3719-3727.

Häusser, J., Schulz-Hardt, S., & Mojzisch, A. (2014). The active learning hypothesis of the Job-Demand-Control Model: An experimental examination. Ergonomics, 57, 23-33.

Häusser, J. Schulz-Hardt, S., Schultze, T., Tomaschek, A., & Mojzisch, A. (2014). Experimental evidence for the effects of task repetitiveness on mental strain and objective work performance. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 35, 705-721.

Mojzisch, A., Kerschreiter, R., Faulmüller, N., Vogelgesang, F., & Schulz-Hardt, S. (2014). The consistency principle in interpersonal communication: Consequences of preference confirmation and disconfirmation in collective decision making. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 106, 961-977.

Mojzisch, A., Krumm, S., & Schultze, T. (2014). Do high working memory groups perform better? A conceptual approach linking individual differences in working memory capacity to group performance.Journal of Personnel Psychology, 13, 134-145.

Kaiser, S., Simon, J., Kalis, A., Schweizer, T. S., Tobler, P. N., & Mojzisch, A. (2013). The cognitive and neural basis of option generation and subsequent choice. Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience, 13, 814-829.

Kalis, A., Kaiser, S., & Mojzisch, A. (2013). Why we should talk about option generation in decision-making research. Frontiers in Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, 4:555. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00555

Leder J., Häusser, J., & Mojzisch, A. (2013). Stress and strategic decision-making in the beauty contest game. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 38, 1503-1511.

Mojzisch, A. & Häusser, J. (2013). Fehlentscheidungen in politischen Gremien: Wie sie entstehen und wie sie sich verhindern lassen. The Inquisitive Mind, 3.

Schultze, T., Mojzisch, A., & Schulz-Hardt, S. (2013). Groups weight outside in-formation less than individuals because they should: Response to Minson and Mueller (2012). Psychological Science, 24, 1371-1372.

 Schilbach, L., Eickhoff, S. B., Schultze, T., Mojzisch, A., & Vogeley, K. (2013). To you I am listening: Perceived competence of advisors influences judgment and decision-making via recruitment of the amygdala. Social Neuroscience, 8, 189-202.

Faulmüller, N., Mojzisch, A., Kerschreiter, R., & Schulz-Hardt, S. (2012). Do you want to convince me or to be understood? Preference-consistent information sharing and its motivational determinants. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 38, 1685 - 1697.

Häusser, J.A., Kattenstroth, M., van Dick, R. & Mojzisch, A. (2012). We are not stressed: Social identity in groups buffers neuroendocrine stress reactions. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48, 973-977.

Schultze, T., Mojzisch, A., & Schulz-Hardt, S. (2012). Why groups perform better than in-dividuals at quantitative judgment tasks: Group-to-Individual transfer as an alternative to differential weighting. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 118, 24-36.

Schulz-Hardt, S. & Mojzisch, A. (2012). How to achieve synergy in group decision-making: Lessons to be learned from the hidden profile paradigm. European Review of Social Psychology, 23, 305-343.

Häusser, J. A., Mojzisch, A., & Schulz-Hardt, S. (2011). Endocrinological and psychological responses to job stressors: An experimental test of the Job Demand-Control Model. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 36, 1021-1031.

Mojzisch, A., & Schulz-Hardt, S. (2011). Process gains in group decision-making: A con-ceptual analysis, preliminary data, and tools for practitioners. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 26, 235-246.

Rothmund, T., Mojzisch, A., & Schulz-Hardt, S. (2011). Effects of consensus information and task demonstrability on preference-consistent information evaluation and group decision quality. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 33, 382-390.

Faulmüller, N., Kerschreiter, K., Mojzisch, A., & Schulz-Hardt, S. (2010). Beyond group-level explanations for the failure of groups to solve hidden profiles: The individual preference effect revisited. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, 13, 653-671.

Häusser, J. A., Mojzisch, A., Niesel, M., & Schulz-Hardt, S. (2010). Ten years on: A review of recent research on the job demand-control (-support) model and psychological well-being. Work & Stress, 24, 1-36.

Mojzisch, A., Grouneva, L., & Schulz-Hardt, S. (2010). Biased evaluation of information during discussion: Disentangling the effects of preference consistency, social validation, and ownership of information. European Journal of Social Psychology, 40, 946–956.

Mojzisch, A., & Schulz-Hardt, S. (2010). Knowing others' preferences degrades the quality of group decisions. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 98, 794-808.

Schulz-Hardt, S., Vogelgesang, F., Pfeiffer, F., Mojzisch, A., & Thurow-Kröning, B. (2010). When forewarning backfires: Paradoxical effects of elaborating social feedback on en­trapment in a losing course of action. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 23, 404–420.

Schrammel, F., Pannasch, S., Graupner, S., Mojzisch, A., & Velichkovsky, B. (2009). Virtual friend or threat? The effects of facial expression and gaze interaction on psychophysiological responses and emotional experience. Psychophysiology, 46, 922-931.

Kalis, A., Mojzisch, A., Schweizer, S., & Kaiser, S. (2008). Weakness of will, akrasia, and the neuropsychiatry of decision-making: An interdisciplinary perspective. Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience, 8, 402-417.

Kerschreiter, R., Schulz-Hardt, S., Mojzisch, A., & Frey, D. (2008). Biased information search in homogeneous groups: Confidence in the group decision as a moderator for the effect of anticipated task requirements. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 34, 679-691.

Mojzisch, A. & Krug, K. (2008). Cells, circuits, and choices: Social influence on percep­tual deci­sion-making. Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience, 8, 498-508.

Mojzisch, A., Schulz-Hardt, S., Kerschreiter, R., Brodbeck, F. C., & Frey, D. (2008). Social va­lidation in group decision making: Differential effects on the decisional impact of prefe­rence-consistent and preference-inconsistent information. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 44, 1477-1490

Mojzisch, A., Schulz-Hardt, S., Kerschreiter, R., & Frey, D. (2008). Combined effects of know­ledge about others’ opinions and anticipation of discussion on confirmatory informa­tion search. Small Group Research, 39, 203-223.

Schilbach, L., Eickhoff, S. B., Mojzisch, A., & Vogeley, K. (2008). What's in a smile? Neural correlates of facial embodiment during social interaction. Social Neuroscience, 3, 37-50.

Brodbeck, F. C., Kerschreiter, R., Mojzisch, A. & Schulz-Hardt, S. (2007). Improving group decision making under conditions of distributed knowledge: The information asymmetries model. Academy of Management Review, 32, 459-479.

Mojzisch, A. & Schulz-Hardt, S. (2007). Being fed up: A social cognitive neuroscience approach to mental satiation. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1118, 186-205.

Mojzisch, A. (2007). Rezension des Fragebogens zur Arbeit im Team (FAT). Zeitschrift für Ar­beits- und Organisationspsychologie, 51, 137-142.

Pfeiffer, F., Schönborn, S., Mojzisch, A., & Schulz-Hardt, S. (2007). Der Einfluss einer un­ein­deutigen Informationslage auf eskalierendes Commitment: Ein Test der "Deci­sion Di­lemma Theory". Zeitschrift für Arbeits- und Organisationspsychologie, 51, 168-179.

Mojzisch, A., Schilbach, L., Helmert, J. R., Pannasch, S., Velichkovsky, B. M. & Vogeley, K. (2006). The effects of self-involvement on attention, arousal, and facial expres­sion dur­ing social interaction with virtual others: A psychophysiological study. Social Neuro­science, 1, 184-195.

Schulz-Hardt, S., Brodbeck, F. C., Mojzisch, A., Kerschreiter, R. & Frey, D. (2006). Group de­cision making in hidden profile situations: Dissent as a facilitator for decision quality. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 91, 1080-1093.

Brodbeck, F. C., Kerschreiter, R., Mojzisch, A., Frey, D. & Schulz-Hardt, S. (2002). The dis­semination of critical, unshared information in decision-making groups: The effects of prediscussion dissent. European Journal of Social Psychology, 32, 35-56.