Ulf Zölitz studies the effects of peer personality on educational performance. He is also interested in the question how students react to information about their own social standing. This video was made while Ulf was a Postdoctoral Researcher at briq in the summer of 2017.
Why are people so often overconfident? Peter Schwardmann finds that people tend to deceive themselves to better deceive others. We also like to believe what makes us happier – which may explain some of the success of fake news. This video was made during his research visit at briq in February 2018.
Jon de Quidt on how deliberately inducing an “experimenter demand effect” can help assess the robustness of behavioral measures and treatment effects in experimental work. This video was made during his research visit at briq in the summer of 2017.