Merle Madita Wachendörfer

Merle Madita Wachendörfer Photo: FernUniversität

Email: merle.wachendoerfer

Phone: +49 2331 987-4615

Office hours: by arrangement

Room: building 5 / C 019

Academic Career

  • Since 2019 Research associate and PhD Candidate, FernUniversität in Hagen (University of Hagen)
  • 2016 – 2019 Master of Science, Psychology, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz
  • 2016 – 2019 Research assistant, German Resilience Center (DRZ)
  • 2015 semester abroad, University of Glasgow (GBR)
  • 2012 – 2015 Bachelor of Science, Psychology, Radboud University Nimwegen (NL)

Research Topics

  • Identification and reversibility of social influences on memory
  • Biases in legal decision making
  • Credibility assessment and psychology of testimony

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Publications

Oeberst, A., Wachendörfer, M. M., Imhoff, R., & Blank, H. (2021). Rich false memories of autobiographical events can be reversed. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 118(13). https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2026447118

08.04.2021