Anton Kühberger – Publications

Peer-reviewed journals

Kühberger, A. (1994). Risiko und Unsicherheit: Zum Nutzen des Subjective-Expected-Utility Modells. Psychologische Rundschau, 45, 3-23.

Kühberger, A. (1995). The framing of decisions: A new look at old problems. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 62, 230-240.

Kühberger, A., Perner, J., Schulte, M., & Leingruber, R. (1995). Choice or no choice: Is the Langer effect evidence against simulation? Mind & Language, 10(4), 423-436.

Keul, A.G. & Kühberger, A. (1997). Tracking the Salzburg tourist. Annals of Tourism Research, 24, 1008-1012.

Kühberger, A. & Huber, O. (1998). Decision making with missing information: A verbal protocol study. European Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 10(3), 269-290.

Kühberger, A. (1998). The influence of framing on risky decisions: A meta-analysis. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 75(1), 23-55.

Perner, J., Gschaider, A., Kühberger, A., & Schrofner, S. (1999). Predicting others through simulation or by theory? A method to decide. Mind & Language, 14, 57-79.

Kühberger, A., Schulte-Mecklenbeck, M., & Perner, J. (1999). The effects of framing, reflection, probability, and payoff on risk preference in choice tasks. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 78(3), 204-231.

Kühberger, A., Komunska, D., & Perner, J. (2001). The disjunction effect: Does it exist for two-step gambles? Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 85(2), 250-264.

Brandstätter, E., Kühberger, A., & Schneider, F. (2002). A cognitive-emotional account of the shape of the probability weighting function. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 15, 79- 100.

Kühberger, A. (2002). The rationality of risky decisions: A changing message. Theory & Psychology, 12(4), 427-452.

Kühberger, A. Schulte-Mecklenbeck, M., & Perner, J. (2002). Framing decisions: Real and hypothetical. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 89, 1162-1175.

Kühberger, A., & Perner, J. (2003). The role of competition and knowledge in the Ellsberg task. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 16, 181-191.

Kühberger, A., Kogler, C., Hug, A., & Mösl, E. (2006). The role of the position effect in theory and simulation. Mind & Language, 21(5), 610-625.

Kogler, C., & Kühberger, A. (2007). Dual process theories: A key for understanding the diversification bias? Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 34(2), 145-154.

Kühberger, A., & Tanner, C. (2010). Risky choice framing: Task versions and a comparison of prospect theory and fuzzy-trace theory. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 23(3), 314-329.

Kühberger, A., Großbichler, C., & Wimmer, A. (2011). Counterfactual closeness and predicted affect. Thinking & Reasoning, 17 ( 2), 137 – 155.

Schulte-Mecklenbeck, M., Kühberger, A., & Ranyard, R. (2011). The role of process data in the development and testing of process models of judgment and decision making. Judgment & Decision Making, 6, 733-739.

Bazinger, C., & Kühberger, A. (2012). Is social projection based on simulation or theory? Why new methods are needed for differentiating. New Ideas in Psychology, 30, 228-235.

Bazinger, C., & Kühberger, A. (2012). Theory use in social predictions. New Ideas in Psychology, 30(3), 319-321.

Kühberger, A., & Wiener, C. (2012). Explaining risk attitude in framing tasks by regulatory focus: A verbal protocol analysis and a simulation using fuzzy logic. Decision Analysis, 9(4), 359-372.

Kühberger, A., & Gradl, P. (2013). Choice, rating, and ranking: Framing effects with different response modes. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 26(2), 109-117.

Fritz, A., Scherndl, T., & Kühberger, A. (2013). A comprehensive review of reporting practices in psychological journals: Are effect sizes really enough? Theory & Psychology, 23(1), 98-122.

Kogler, C., Kühberger, A., & Gilhofer, R. (2013). Real and hypothetical endowment effects in lottery settings: Is regret a better explanation than loss aversion? Journal of Economic Psychology, 37, 42-53.

Kühberger, A., Scherndl, T., & Fritz, A. (2013). On the correlation between effect size and sample size: A reply. Theory & Psychology, 23(6), 801-805.

Thon, N., Dreher, M., Kunz, I., Yegles, M., Hoffmann, R., Lang, S., Schmidt, V., Auwaerter, V., Kühberger, A., Laireiter, A., & Wurst, F.M. (2013). Estimating alcohol intake among elderly using saelf-reports and ethyl glucuronide in urine and hair. Alcoholism – Clinical and Experimental Research, 37, 76A-76A.

Schulte-Mecklenbeck, M., & Kühberger, A., (2014). Out of sight – out of mind? Information acquisition patterns in risky choice framing. Polish Psychological Bulletin, 5(1), 21-28.

Thon, N., Preuss, U.W., Pölzleitner, A., Quantschnig, B., Scholz, H., Kühberger, A., Bischof, A., Rumpf, H.J., & Wurst, F.M. (2014). Prevalence of suicide attempts in pathological gamblers in a nation-wide Austrian treatment sample. General Hospital Psychiatry, 36(3), 342-346. DOI: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2014.01.012.

Kipman, U., Fritz, A., Pletzer, B., & Kühberger, A. (2014). Predictors of stochastics achievement in primary school pupils. Online Educational Research Journal.

Kunz, I., Dreher, M., Schmidt, V., Lang, S., Hoffman, R., Auwärter, V., Yegles, M., Kühberger, A., Laireiter, A., Iglseder, B., Thon, N., & Wurst, F.M. (2014). Alkohol- und Benzodiazepinkonsum bei älteren und hochbetagten Menschen – Ergebnisse aus dem INTERREG-Projekt Alter und Sucht. Suchttherapie, 15, 105 – 112. DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1382045.

Kühberger, A., Fritz, A., & Scherndl, T. (2014). Publication bias in psychology: A diagnosis based on the correlation between effect size and sample size. PLoS ONE, 9(9), e105825. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0105825.

Kühberger, A., Fritz, A., Lermer, E., & Scherndl, T. (2015). The significance fallacy in inferential statistics. BMC Research Notes 8:84. doi:10.1186/s13104-015-1020-4

Schurz, M., Kogler, C., Scherndl, T., Kronbichler, M., & Kühberger, A. (2015). Differentiating self-projection from simulation during mentalizing: Evidence from fMRI. PLoS ONE 10(3): e0121405. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0121405.


Schulte-Mecklenbeck, M., Kühberger, A., & Ranyard, R. (2011). A Handbook of Process Tracing Methods for Decision Research: A Critical Review and User´s Guide. New York. Psychology Press.


Kühberger, A. (1997).Theoretical conceptions of framing effects in risky decisions. In R.Ranyard, W. R. Crozier, & O. Svenson (Eds.), Decision Making: Cognitive Models and Explanations (pp. 128-144). London: Routledge.

Kühberger, A., Kroisenbrunner, P., & Perner, J. (1998). Der Einfluß von Vor-stellungen bei Entscheidungen unter Unsicherheit. In J.Glück, O. Vitouch, M. Jirasko, & B. Rollett (Hrsg.), Perspektiven psychologischer Forschung in Österreich. Band 2 (pp. 25-28). Wien: WUVUniversitätsverlag.

Kühberger, A. (2002). Framing effects in theory and in practice, in Optimization and Operations Research, in Encyclopedia of life support systems (EOLSS), Eolss Publishers, Oxford, UK. []

Perner, J., & Kühberger, A. (2003). Putting Philosophy to Work by Making Simulation Theory Testable: The Case of Endowment. In C. Kanzian, J. Quitterer, & E. Runggaldier (eds.), Persons. An interdsciplinary approach (pp. 101-116). Schriftenreihe der Wittgenstein-Gesellschaft, Band 31, Wien: öbv&hpt Verlagsgesellschaft.

Perner, J., & Kühberger, A. (2005). Mental simulation: Royal road to other minds? In B. F. Malle & S. D. Hodges (Eds.). Other minds (pp. 174-189). New York, NY: Guilford Press.

Perner, J. & Kühberger, A. (2006). Framing and the Theory-Simulation Controversy: Predicting People’s Decisions. In R. Viale, D. Andler, & L. Hirschfeld (Eds.). Biological and Cultural Bases of Human Inference (pp. 161-176). New York, NY: Erlbaum.

Kühberger, A., Schulte-Mecklembeck, M., & Ranyard, R. (2011). Process tracing techniques: Windows for understanding the mind. In Schulte-Mecklenbeck, M., Kühberger, A., & Ranyard, R. (Eds). A Handbook of Process Tracing Methods for Decision Research: A Critical Review and User´s Guide. New York. Psychology Press.

Bazinger, C., & Kühberger. A. (2013). Empathy gaps and decisions: The case of curiosity. In C. Mohyieddini (ed.), Handbook of Psychology of Emotions: Recent Theoretical Perspectives and Novel Empirical Findings. Volume 2 (pp. 189-201). London: Nova Publishers.

Huber, O., & Kühberger, A. (2014). Alles eine Frage der Perspektive: Wie die Formulierung von Entscheidungsproble­men den Prozess des Entscheidens und die Akzeptanz von Alternativen beeinflusst (S. 165-180). In C. Giordano & J-L. Patry (Hg.). Fragen! Antworten?. Freiburger Sozialanthropologische Studien, Band 39. Wien: Lit Verlag.