Alex Koch

Publications (since 2014)

Krüger, T., Fiedler, K., Koch, A. S. & Alves, H. 2014.

"Response Category Width as a Psychophysical Manifestation of Construal Level and Distance." Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 40(4), 501–512.

Matovic, D., Koch, A. & Forgas, J. P. 2014.

"Can Negative Mood Improve Language Understanding? Affective Influences on the Ability to Detect Ambiguous Communication." Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 52, 44–49.

Alves, H., Koch, A. S. & Unkelbach, C. 2017.

"The "Common Good" Phenomenon - Why Similarities Are Positive and Differences Are Negative." Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 146(4), 512-528.

Alves, H., Koch, A. S. & Unkelbach, C. 2017.

"Why Good Is More Alike Than Bad: Processing implications." Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 21(2), 72–82.

Lammers, J., Koch, A. & Conway, P. & et al. 2017.

"The Political Domain Appears Simpler to the Politically Extreme Than to Political Moderates." Social Psychological and Personality Science, 8(6).

Alves, H., Koch, A. & Unkelbach, C. 2016.

"My Friends Are All Alike – The Relation Between Liking and Perceived Similarity in Person Perception.” Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 62, 103-117.

Imhoff, R. & Koch, A. S. 2017.

"How Orthogonal Are the Big Two of Social Perception? On the Curvilinear Relationship Between Agency and Communion." Perspectives on Psychological Science, 12(1), 122-137.

Koch, A., Imhoff, R., Dotsch, R., Unkelbach, C. & Alves, H. 2016.

"The ABC of Stereotypes About Groups: Agency/Socioeconomic Success, Conservative–Progressive Beliefs, and Communion." Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 110(5), 675–709.

Koch, A. S., Alves, H., Krüger, T. & Unkelbach, C. 2016.

"A General Valence Asymmetry in Similarity: Good Is More Alike Than Bad." Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 42(8), 1171-1192.

Alves, H., Unkelbach, C., Burghardt, J., Koch, A., Krüger, T. & Becker, D. V. 2015.

"A Density Explanation of Valence Asymmetries in Recognition Memory." Memory & Cognition, 43(6), 896-909.

Press releases

The 2017 Dissertation Award conferred by the Society of Experimental Social Psychology (SESP) goes to Alex Koch and honours his …