Jochim Hansen


Studies in Psychology and Musicology
April 2002
Diploma (M.Sc., Psychology), University of Trier
May 2006
Ph.D. (Psychology), University of Basel
October 2015
Habilitation (Psychology), University of Salzburg

Professional Positions
Student Research Assistant, University of Trier (Advisor: Herbert Bless)
Researcher and Lecturer, Department of Social and Economic Psychology, University of Basel (Advisor: Michaela Wänke)
Postdoctoral Fellow, New York University (Advisor: Yaacov Trope)
Research Fellow, University of Heidelberg
Assistant Professor, University of Salzburg
Associate Professor, University of Salzburg

Research Visits
Pre-doctoral Research Intern, Northwestern University (with Galen V. Bodenhausen)
Research visit at the „Max Wertheimer Minerva Center for Cognitive Processes and Human Performance“, University of Haifa, Israel

Research Interests
Social cognition (especially cognitive fluency, social meta-cognition, mental representations, Construal Level Theory, priming, attitudes), consumer psychology

Honors and Awards
Scholarship for the Summer School of European Association of Experimental Social Psychology 2004, Groningen, The Netherlands
Co-author of the paper „Mix me a list: Context moderates the truth effect and the mere-exposure effect“ that won the Best Paper Award of the European Social Cognition Network (ESCON) in September 2008

Ad Hoc Reviews
Asia Pacific Management Review, Basic and Applied Social Psychology, Cognition, Cognition & Emotion, European Journal of Social Psychology, European Review of Applied Psychology, European Review of Social Psychology, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Journal of Consumer Behaviour, Journal of Economic Psychology, Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Journal of Psychology (former Zeitschrift für Psychologie), Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Psychological Science, Psychological Reports: Perceptual & Motor Skills, Social Psychology and Personality Science, Self & Identity, Social Cognition, Social Psychology, The Spanish Journal of Psychology

Professional Affiliations
Association for Psychological Science (APS), European Association of Social Psychology (EASP), Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie (DGPs), International Social Cognition Network (ISCON), Social Psychology Network (SPN), Society for Consumer Psychology (SCP)

Teaching Experience
Bachelor Level:
Experimental Design and Research in Psychology
Introduction to Social Psychology
Mood and Social Cognition
The Self 
Intragroup Processes
Organizational Psychology
Social Cognition
Master Level:
The Psychology of Humor
Advanced Social Cognition
The Social Psychology of Free Will
Applied Social Psychology
Perspective Taking
Construal Level
Consumer Psychology
Clinical Social Psychology
Case Studies: The Training of Leadership Skills
Case Studies: Training Negotiation
Supervision of Master students´ research projects as well as supervision of several Masters´ and Bachelors´ theses