Wanja Hemmerich, M.Sc.

Curriculum Vitae

Seit 10/2022 Externer Doktorand in der Abteilung für Analyse und Modellierung komplexer Daten, Psychologisches Institut, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
01/2017 – 02/2017 Forschungsaufentalt an der School of Psychological Science, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
04/2013 – 08/2020 Studium der Psychologie an der Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz



  • Open Science
  • Metawissenschaft
  • Schnittmenge zwischen Psychologie, Statistik und Softwareentwicklung


Frenken, M., Hemmerich, W., Izydorczyk, D., Scharf, S., & Imhoff, R. (2022). Cognitive processes behind the shooter bias: Dissecting response bias, motor preparation and information accumulation. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 98, 104230. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jesp.2021.104230

Hemmerich, W., Keshavarz, B., & Hecht, H. (2020). Visually Induced Motion Sickness on the Horizon. Frontiers in Virtual Reality, 1. https://doi.org/10.3389/frvir.2020.582095

Hemmerich, W. A.¹, Shahal, A.¹, & Hecht, H. (2019). Predictors of visually induced motion sickness in women. Displays, 58, 27–32. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.displa.2018.11.005

Keshavarz, B., Phillip-Muller, A., Hemmerich, W., Riecke, B. E., & Campos, J. (2019). The effect of visual motion stimulus characteristics on vection and visually induced motion sickness. Displays, 58, 71–81. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.displa.2018.07.005

Winterberg, M., Hemmerich, W., Mundloch, K., Holzwig, P., Rupanova, A. V., Schönewolf, A. V., … Stevanov, J. (2017). Do Happy Faces Really Modulate Liking for Jackson Pollock Art and Statistical Fractal Noise Images. Psihologija, 50(3), 219–237. https://doi.org/10.2298/PSI1703219M

Shahal, A.¹, Hemmerich, W.A.¹, & Hecht, H. (2016). Brightness and contrast do not affect visually induced motion sickness in a passively-flown fixed-base flight simulator. Displays, 44, 5–14. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.displa.2016.05.007


Frenken, M., Hemmerich, W.A., & Imhoff, R. (2019, September). Cognitive processes underlying the shooter bias. Poster presented at the 17th Conference of the Social Psychology Section, Köln, Germany.

Hemmerich, W.A.¹, Shahal, A.¹, & Hecht, H. (2017, August). Predictors of Motion Sickness in Women. Poster presented at the European Conference on Visual perception, Berlin, Germany.

Shahal, A.¹, Hemmerich, W.A.¹, & Hecht, H. (2017, August). Visually Induced Motion Sickness: Accumulation and Adaptation in repeated and extended exposures. Poster presented at the 40th European Conference on Visual perception, Berlin, Germany.

Baranowski, A. M., Leder, H., Hemmerich, W. A., Schneider, T. M., & Hecht, H. (2016, April). Facial attractiveness and the cone of gaze. Poster presented at the 58th TEAP: Tagung Experimentell Arbeitender Psychologen, Heidelberg, Germany. Pabst Science Publishers.

Baranowski, A. M., Hemmerich, W. A., & Hecht, H. (2015, August). Auditorily induced Kuleshov Effect: On multisensory integration in movie editing. Poster presented at the European Conference on Visual perception, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Hemmerich, W., Keshavarz, B., Hauck, P. S., & Hecht, H. (2014, March). The effects of olfactory stimuli on motion sickness. Poster presented at the 56th TEAP: Tagung Experimentell Arbeitender Psychologen, Gießen, Germany. Pabst Science Publishers.

¹ Equally credited authors.