Publications

Submitted/ under review

Fischer, H. & Said, N. Importance of domain-specific metacognition for explaining beliefs about politicized science: The case of climate change. 10.31234/osf.io/fd6gy Preprint

Said, N & Fischer, H. Extrapolation accuracy underestimates rule learning: Evidence from the function-learning paradigm. 10.31234/osf.io/ezrp9 Preprint.

Fischer, H., Van den Broek, K., Ramisch, K. & Okan, Y. When IPCC graphs can foster or bias understanding: Evidence among decision-makers from governmental and non-governmental institutions. Under revision at: Environmental Research Letters.

2019

Fischer, H., Amelung, D., & Said, N. The accuracy of German citizens’ confidence in their climate change knowledge. Nature Climate Change, 9(10), 776-780.

Amelung, D*., Fischer, H.*, Herrmann, A., Aall, C., Louis, V. R., Becher, H., Wilkinson, P. & Sauerborn, R. Human health as a motivator for climate change mitigation: results from four European high-income countries. Global Environmental Change, 57, 101918. * Shared first authorship

Bothner, F., Dorner, F., Herrmann, A., Fischer, H., & Sauerborn, R. Explaining climate policies’ popularity—an empirical study in four European countries. Environmental science & policy, 92, 34-45.

Dubois, G., Sovacool, B., Aall, C., Nilsson, M., Barbier, C., Herrmann, A., … & Dorner, F. It starts at home? Climate policies targeting household consumption and behavioral decisions are key to low-carbon futures. Energy Research & Social Science, 52, 144-158.

2018

Watts, N., Amann, M., Arnell, N., Ayeb-Karlsson, S., Belesova, K., Berry, H., … & Campbell-Lendrum, D. (2018). The 2018 report of the Lancet Countdown on health and climate change: shaping the health of nations for centuries to come. The Lancet, 392(10163), 2479-2514.

Herrmann, A., Fischer, H., Amelung, D., … & Dubois, G. (2018). Household preferences for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in four European high-income countries: Does health information matter? A mixed-methods study protocol. BMC public health, 18(1), 71.

Fischer, H., Schütte, S., Depoux, A., Amelung, D., & Sauerborn, R. (2018). How Well Do COP22 Attendees Understand Graphs on Climate Change Health Impacts from the Fifth IPCC Assessment Report?. International journal of environmental research and public health, 15(5), 875.

2017

Fischer, H., & Holt, D. V. (2017). When high working memory capacity is and is not beneficial for predicting nonlinear processes. Memory & cognition, 45(3), 404-412.

2016

Herlihy, N., Bar-Hen, A., Verner, G., Fischer, H., Sauerborn, R., Depoux, A., … & Schütte, S. (2016). Climate change and human health: what are the research trends? A scoping review protocol. BMJ open, 6(12), e012022.

Amelung, D., Fischer, H., Kruse, L., & Sauerborn, R. (2016). Defogging climate change communication: How cognitive research can promote effective climate communication. Frontiers in psychology, 7, 1340.

Fischer, H., & Gonzalez, C. (2016). Making sense of dynamic systems: how our understanding of stocks and flows depends on a global perspective. Cognitive science, 40(2), 496-512.

Herlihy, N., Bar-Hen, A., Verner, G., Fischer, H., Sauerborn, R., Depoux, A., … & Schütte, S. (2016). Climate change and health: scoping review of scientific literature 1990-2015. The European Journal of Public Health, 26.

2015

Fischer, H., Degen, C., & Funke, J. (2015). Improving stock-flow reasoning with verbal formats. Simulation & Gaming, 46(3-4), 255-269.

Hundertmark, J., Holt, D. V., Fischer, A., Said, N., & Fischer, H. (2015). System structure and cognitive ability as predictors of performance in dynamic system control tasks. Journal of Dynamic Decision Making, 1, 5-5.