Persons

Alex Koch

Publications (since 2014)

In Press

Lammers, J., Koch, A., Conway, P. & Brandt, M. J. (in press).

"The Political Domain Appears Simpler to the Politically Extreme Than to Political Moderates." Social Psychological and Personality Science.
2017

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.
2016

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.
2015

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.
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.

Press releases

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