Latest publications

  • Gaissmaier, W., & Neth, H. (2016).  Die Intelligenz einfacher Entscheidungsregeln in einer ungewissen Welt.  Controller Magazin, 41(2), 19–26.
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  • Neth, H., Sims, C. R., & Gray, W. D. (2016).  Rational task analysis: A methodology to benchmark bounded rationality.  Minds and Machines, 26(1–2), 125–148.  doi: 10.1007/s11023-015-9368-8
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  • Neth, H., & Gigerenzer, G. (2015).  Heuristics: Tools for an uncertain world.  In R. Scott & S. Kosslyn (Eds.), Emerging trends in the social and behavioral sciences: An interdisciplinary, searchable, and linkable resource (pp. 1–18).  New York, NY: Wiley Online Library.  doi: 10.1002/9781118900772.etrds0394
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Chronological list (by publication type):

Journal articles & papers in peer-reviewed proceedings

2014–2015
  • Neth, H., & Gigerenzer, G. (2015).  Heuristics: Tools for an uncertain world.  In R. Scott & S. Kosslyn (Eds.), Emerging trends in the social and behavioral sciences: An interdisciplinary, searchable, and linkable resource (pp. 1–18).  New York, NY: Wiley Online Library.  doi: 10.1002/9781118900772.etrds0394
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  • Neth, H. (2014).  Warum Controller auf Heuristiken setzen sollten.  Controlling & Management Review, 58(3), 22–28. doi: 10.1365/s12176-014-0932-5
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  • Neth, H., Engelmann, N., & Mayrhofer, R. (2014).  Foraging for alternatives: Ecological rationality in keeping options viable.  In P. Bello, M. Guarini, M. McShane, & B. Scassellati (Eds.),  Proceedings of the 34th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1078–1083).  Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.
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  • Neth, H., Meder, B., Kothiyal, A. & Gigerenzer, G. (2014). Homo heuristicus in the financial world: From risk management to managing uncertainty.  Journal of Risk Management in Financial Institutions, 7(2), 134–144.
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2012–2013
  • Moussaid, M., Kämmer, J., Analytis, P., Neth, H. (2013).  Social influence and the collective dynamics of opinion formation.  PLoS ONE, 8(11): e78433.  doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0078433
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  • Morais, A. S., Neth, H., & Hills, T. T. (2013).  How healthy aging and dementia impact memory search.  In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.), Cooperative minds: Social interaction and group dynamics. Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 3104–3109). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.
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  • Neth, H., Czienskowski, U., Schooler, L. J., & Gluck, K. (2013).  Making robust classification decisions: Constructing and evaluating Fast and Frugal Trees (FFTs).  In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.),  Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 43–44). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.
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  • Sims, C. R., Neth, H., Jacobs, R. A., & Gray, W. D. (2013).  Melioration as rational choice: Sequential decision making in uncertain environments.  Psychological Review, 120, 139–154.
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  • Osman, M., Meder, B., Gigerenzer, G., Chater, N., Read, D., & Neth, H. (2012).  What can Cognitive Science say or learn about economic crises? (Symposium).  In N. Miyake, D. Peebles, & R. P. Cooper (Eds.),  Proceedings of the 34th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 48–49).  Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.
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2008–2011
  • Neth, H., & Payne, S. J. (2011).  Interactive coin addition: How hands can help us think. In L. Carlson, C. Hölscher, & T. Shipley (Eds.),  Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 279–284).  Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.
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  • Neth, H., Schächtele, S., Duwal, S., & Todd, P. M. (2011).  Competitive mate choice: How need for speed beats quests for quality and harmony.  In L. Carlson, C. Hölscher, & T. Shipley (Eds.),  Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 699–704).  Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.
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  • Neth, H., Khemlani, S. S.,  & Gray, W. D. (2008).  Feedback design for the control of a dynamic multitasking system: Dissociating outcome feedback from control feedback.  Human Factors, 50 (4), 643–651.
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  • Neth, H., & Müller, T. (2008).  Thinking by doing and doing by thinking: A taxonomy of actions.  In V. Sloutsky, B. Love, & K. McRae (Eds.),  Proceedings of the 30th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 993–998).  Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.
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  • Schlimm, D., & Neth, H. (2008).  Modeling ancient and modern arithmetic practices: Addition and multiplication with Arabic and Roman numerals.  In V. Sloutsky, B. Love & K. McRae (Eds.),  Proceedings of the 30th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2097–2102).  Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.
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2004–2007
  • Payne, S. J., Duggan, G. B., & Neth, H. (2007).  Discretionary task interleaving: Heuristics for time allocation in cognitive foraging.  Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 36(3), 370–388.
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  • Neth, H., Carlson, R. A., Gray, W. D., Kirlik, A., Kirsh, D., & Payne, S. J. (2007).  Immediate interactive behavior: How embodied and embedded cognition uses and changes the world to achieve its goals.  In D. S. McNamara & J. G. Trafton (Eds.),  Proceedings of the 29th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 33–34).  Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.
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  • Neth, H., Sims, C. R., & Gray, W. D. (2006).  Melioration dominates maximization: Stable suboptimal performance despite global feedback.  In R. Sun & N. Miyake (Eds.),  Proceedings of the 28th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 627–632).  Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
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  • Schoelles, M. J., Neth, H., Myers, C. W., & Gray, W. D. (2006).  Steps towards integrated models of cognitive systems: A levels-of-analysis approach to comparing human performance to model predictions in a complex task environment.  In R. Sun & N. Miyake (Eds.),  Proceedings of the 28th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 756–761).  Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
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  • Neth, H., Sims, C. R., Veksler, V. & Gray, W. D. (2004).  You can’t play straight TRACS and win: Memory updates in a dynamic task environment.  In K. D. Forbus, D. Gentner & T. Regier (Eds.),  Proceedings of the 26th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1017–1022).  Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
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1999–2003
  • Neth, H., & Payne, S. J. (2002).  Thinking by Doing? Epistemic actions in the tower of Hanoi.  In W. D. Gray and C. D. Schunn (Eds.),  Proceedings of the 24th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 691–696).  Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
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  • Neth, H., & Payne, S. J. (2001).  Addition as interactive problem solving.  In J.D. Moore and K. Stenning (Eds.), Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 698–703). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
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  • Neth, H., & Johnson-Laird, P. N. (1999).  The search for counterexamples in human reasoning.  In M. Hahn, & S. C. Stoness (Eds.),  Proceedings of the 21st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (p. 806). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
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  • Neth, H., & Beller, S. (1999).  How knowledge interferes with reasoning: Suppression effects by content and context.  In M. Hahn, & S. C. Stoness (Eds.),  Proceedings of the 21st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 468–473).  Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
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Other conference proceedings

  • Buikstra, A., Neth, H., Schooler, L. J., ten Teije, A., & van Harmelen, F. (2011).  Ranking query results from Linked Open Data using a simple cognitive heuristic.  In Workshop on Discovering Meaning on the Go in Large Heterogeneous Data 2011 (LHD-11).  Barcelona, Spain: 22nd International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-11).
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  • Neth, H., Khemlani, S. S., Oppermann, B., & Gray, W. D. (2006).  Juggling multiple tasks: A rational analysis of multitasking in a synthetic task environment.  In Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting (Vol. 50, pp. 1142–1146).  San Francisco, CA: Sage.
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  • Neth, H., Sims, C. R., & Gray, W. D. (2005).  Melioration despite more information: The role of feedback frequency in stable suboptimal performance.  In Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting (Vol. 49, pp. 357–361).  Orlando, FL: Sage.
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  • Myers, C. W., Neth, H., Schoelles, M. J., & Gray, W. D. (2004).  The simBorg approach to modeling a dynamic decision-making task.  In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Computational Modeling (ICCM), CMU, Pittsburg, PA (pp. 372–373).  Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
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Book chapters

  • Neth, H. (2014). Wenn weniger mehr ist: Das Potenzial einfacher Heuristiken in Controlling und Management Reporting. In A. Klein & J. Gräf (Eds.), Reporting und Business Intelligence (2nd ed., pp. 43–57). Freiburg: Haufe Verlag.
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  • De Cruz, H., Neth, H., & Schlimm, D. (2010).  The cognitive basis of arithmetic.  In B. Löwe & T. Müller (Eds.),  PhiMSAMP. Philosophy of mathematics: Sociological aspects and mathematical practice (pp. 59–106).  London, UK: College Publications.
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  • Neth, H., & Myers, C. W. (2007).  Modeling embodiment in integrated cognitive systems.  In W. D. Gray (Ed.), Integrated models of cognitive systems (pp. 279–281).  New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
  • Myers, C. W., & Neth, H. (2007).  Visual attention and perception. In W. D. Gray (Ed.),  Integrated models of cognitive systems (pp. 97–98).  New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
  • Neth, H., & Sims, C. R. (2007).  Environmental constraints on integrated cognitive systems.  In W. D. Gray (Ed.), Integrated models of cognitive systems (pp. 149–150).  New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
  • Gray, W. D., Neth, H., & Schoelles, M. J. (2006).  The functional task environment.  In A. F. Kramer, D. A. Wiegman & A. Kirlik (Eds.),  Attention: From theory to practice (pp. 100–118).  New York: Oxford University Press.
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Published abstracts

  • Neth, H., Schooler, L.J., & Rieskamp, J. (2009).  Stopping rules in memory foraging.  Abstracts of the 50th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, 116.
  • Neth, H., Sims, C. R., & Gray, W. D. (2007).  Melioration versus maximization: Feedback- and strategy-driven models of adaptive behavior.  Abstracts of the 48th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, 76–77.
  • Neth, H., Myers, C. W., & Gray, W. D. (2006).  Memory modulates visual search: Interactions of external and internal representations.  Journal of Vision, 6, 1077.
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  • Neth, H., Gray, W. D., & Myers, C. W. (2005).  Memory models of visual search: Searching in-the-head vs. in-the-world?  Journal of Vision, 5, 417.
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Theses

  • Neth, H. (2004).  Thinking by doing: Interactive problem solving with internal and external representations.  Unpublished doctoral dissertation, School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, UK.
  • Neth, H. (1998).  Der Suppression Effect und die Modulation logischer Schlussfolgerungsprozesse durch inhaltliches Wissen.  [The suppression effect and the knowledge-based modulation of deductive reasoning].  Unpublished diploma (M.Sc.) thesis, Department of Psychology, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany.

hneth Please note: This page collects most of my scientific publications. Most of my non-scientific publications appeared in c’t (Magazin für Computertechnik) and are archived on heise online.
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