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Hannah Dames

Hannah Address: Cognitive Computation Lab
Institut für Informatik
Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Georges-Köhler-Allee 79
79110 Freiburg, Germany

Building 052, Room 00-045

Tel: +49 761 203-8232


Research interests

  • Human Rationality and Thinking
  • Cognitive Models of Human Reasoning
  • Intentional Forgetting within Organizations (The project is part of the Schwerpunktprogramm "Intentional Forgetting in Organisations"  (SPP 1921), namely ‘FADE’  (to the project), funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)).
  • Human-Computer-Interaction
  • Action Control

Publications & Conference Papers

  • Ragni, M.*, Dames, H.*, Brand, D., & Riesterer, N. (in press) When does a reasoner respond: Nothing follows?, Proceedings of the 41st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. *authors contributed equally
  • Riesterer, N., Brand, D., Dames, H., & Ragni, M. (in press) Modeling human syllogistic reasoning: The role of "No Valid Conclusion", Proceedings of the 41st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. 
  • Dames, H., Hirschfeld, G., Sackmann, T. & Thielsch, M. T. (2019). Searching vs. Browsing - The influence of consumers’ goal directedness on website evaluations. Interacting with Computers.
  • Dames, H., von Hartz, J. O., Kantz, M., Riesterer, N., & Ragni, M (2018). Multinomial processing models for syllogistic reasoning: A comparison. In T. Rogers, M. Rau, J. Zhu,& C. Kalish (Eds.), Proceedings of the 40th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society  (pp. 1584-1589). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. 
  • Timm IJ, Staab S, Siebers M, Schon C, Schmid U, Sauerwald K, Reuter L, Ragni M, Niederée C, Maus H, Kern-Isberner G, Jilek C, Friemann P, Eiter T, Dengel A, Dames H, Bock T, Berndt JO, Beierle C (2018) Intentional forgetting in artificial intelligence systems: Perspectives and challenges. In: Trollmann F, Turhan A (eds) KI 2018: advances in Artificial Intelligence, LNCS, vol 11117, pp. 357–365. Springer.
  • Dames, H., Sackmann, T. & Thielsch, M. T. (2017). Die Sicht des Kunden: Unterschiede in der Website-Bewertung. In: S. Hess, H. Fischer (Hrsg.), Mensch und Computer 2017 – Usability Professionals (S. 297-303). Regensburg: Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. und German UPA e.V..


Conference Contributions (Talk/ Abstract / Poster)

  • Dames, H., Pfeuffer, C. U. (2019, accepted). Anticipatory saccades reveal increased proactive monitoring in post-error trials. Talk at the Conference of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology.
  • Dames, H., Ragni, M (2019, accepted). From cognitive mechanisms to personality traits: What impacts deductive reasoning? Poster presentation at the the European Society for Cognitive Psychology
  • Dames, H. & Knauff, M. (2018, February) The SPP1516 Open Science Project.  Invited talk & Discussion at the Annual Meeting of the Priority Program “New Frameworks of Rationality” (SPP1516) Etelsen, Germany.
  • Dames, H. (2017, July). Das Ziel hinter dem Website-Besuch: Wie beeinflusst das Online-Verhalten von Nutzern die Wahrnehmung und Bewertung von Webseiten? Invited talk at the Unipark Community-Treffen, Cologne, Germany.
  • Dames, H., Hertel, G. & Thielsch, M. T. (2017, May). Browsing vs. searching - Exploring the influence of consumers' goal directedness on website evaluation. Poster presented at the EAWOP 2017, Dublin, Irland.     
  • Dames, H. (2017, March) Browsing vs. Searching – Exploring the influence of consumers’ goal directedness on website evaluation. Talk at the General Online Research Conference (GOR) 2017, Berlin, Germany.