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Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu KielAllgemeine Psychologie I (Motivation, Emotion, Lernen und Gedächtnis) und Biologische Psychologie
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Patrick Ring

Kiel Institute for the World Economy

Dissertation Topic: Neurobiological Foundations of Decision Making under Uncertainty

Advisors: Prof. Dr. Dr. Ulrich Schmidt and Prof. Dr. Christian Kaernbach

Research Interests

Emotion and Decision-Making, Neurobiological Foundations of Decision-Making under Uncertainty


University of Hamburg

M.Sc. in Politics, Economics and Philosophy, October 2013


Ring P, Kaernbach C (2015) Sensitivity towards Fear of Electric Shock in Passive Threat Situations. PLoS ONE 10(3): e0120989. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0120989

Ring P (2015). The framing effect and skin conductance responses. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 9 (188). doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2015.0018

Working Papers

Neyse, L., Ring, P., Bosworth, S. (2015). Prenatal Testosterone Exposure Predicts Mindfulness – Does This Mediate Its Effect on Happiness?. Kiel Working Paper, 1999, Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Kiel, 16 pp.


Bosworth S., Neyse, L., Ring, P., Schmidt, U., Digit Ratio & Overconfidence in Cognitive Tasks

Location of the sources of efference and targets of reafference of skin conductance responses by means of event-related brain potentials

Conference Talks

Cognitive Biases and Skin Conductance Responses, 57th Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen (TeaP), Hildesheim. (March 2015)

Cognitive Biases and Skin Conductance Responses, 6th Southern Europe Experimental Team's Meeting (SEET), Maspalomas. (February 2015)

Sensitivity towards fear of pain, Society for the Advancement of Behavioral Economics (SABE) 2014 Lake Tahoe Young Researcher Pre-Conference Workshop, Reno. (July 2014)

Risk Sensitivity in Passive Risk Situations, 56th Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen (TeaP), Gießen. (March 2014)

Teaching Experience

Summer 2015 Lecturer, Experimental Training for Psychology Students

Membership in Scientific Societies

German Psychological Society (DGPs: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie)

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