Cognitive Psychology

International Media Attention

Recent research on ‘The Dark Core of Personality’, co-authored by Benjamin Hilbig, has gained wide attention in the international media. Close to a hundred media outlets worldwide with a reach of several hundred million readers and listeners reported on the findings or interviewed the researchers. More information on the research itself and the media coverage can be found at

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to the homepage of the Cognitive Psychology Lab at the University of Koblenz-Landau, headed by Prof. Benjamin E. Hilbig. We are part of the Department of Psychology (Campus Landau) and one of its six main labs/units. In our research, we are concerned with all aspects of human cognition with a special emphasis on judgment and decision making, learning, and formal modeling. In addition, we are interested in aspects of cognition relating to social behavior as well as individual differences and personality. In the B.Sc. and M.Sc. psychology programs of the Department of Psychology at Landau Campus we primarily teach cognitive and experimental psychology as well as motivation, learning, and emotion.



Cognitive Psychology
University of Koblenz-Landau

Campus Landau, K Building, 1st floor
Fortstraße 7, D-76829 Landau, Germany

Floor plan

Gülsüm Yigit
Room 2.27
Office hours (during term): Monday-Wednesday 13:00h-15:00h
Phone: +49 (0)6341 280 34 220
Fax:     +49 (0)6341 280 34 241

Cognition Research Panel

Students who are intersted in participating in studies and experiments (both via the Internet and in the lab) should register with our Research Panel.