Robert Böhm ⎪ Behavioral Scientist



Sprengholz, P., Henkel, L., Böhm, R., & Betsch, C. (2023). Historical narratives about the COVID-19 pandemic are motivationally biased. Nature, 693, 588-593.

Lilleholt, L., Zettler, I., Betsch. C., & Böhm, R. (2023). Development and validation of the pandemic fatigue scale. Nature Communications, 14, 6352.

Henkel, L., Sprengholz, P., Korn, L., Betsch, C., & Böhm, R. (2023). The association between vaccination status identification and societal polarization. Nature Human Behaviour, 7, 231-239.

Böhm, R., Halevy, N., & Kugler, T. (2022). The power of defaults in intergroup conflict. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 168, 104105.

Betsch, C., Korn, L., Sprengholz, P., Felgendreff, L., Eitze, S., Schmid, P., & Böhm, R. (2020). Social and behavioral consequences of mask policies during the COVID-19 pandemic. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 117, 21851-21853.

Korn, L., Böhm, R., Meier, N., & Betsch, C. (2020). Vaccination as a social contract. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 17, 14891-14899.

Böhm, R., Theelen, M. M. P., Rusch, H., & Van Lange, P. A. M. (2018). Costs, needs, and integration efforts shape helping behavior toward refugees. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115, 7284-7289.

Betsch., C., Böhm, R., Korn, L, & Holtmann, C. (2017). On the benefits of explaining herd immunity in vaccine advocacy. Nature Human Behaviour, 1, 0056.

Böhm, R., Rusch, H., & Gürerk, Ö. (2016). What makes people go to war? Defensive intentions motivate retaliatory and preemptive intergroup aggression. Evolution and Human Behavior, 37, 29-34.

Buttelmann, D., & Böhm, R. (2014). The ontogeny of the motivation that underlies in-group bias. Psychological Science, 25, 921-927.


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