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

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.