Thorsten Pachur

Former Principal Investigator


Technische Universität München




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Thorsten Pachur

Thorsten Pachur

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Thorsten Pachur is a psychologist. He studies the cognitive foundations of decision making. In particular, he is interested in understanding how the human mind, given informational and computational constraints, can master an uncertain world.


Thorsten Pachur is member of Project 22, Project 30.

Pachur, T. (2022). Strategy selection in decisions from givens: Deciding at a glance? Cognitive Psychology.
Bolenz, F., & Pachur, T. (2023). Older Adults Select Different But Not Simpler Strategies Than Younger Adults in Risky Choice. PsyArXiv.
Bolenz, F., & Pachur, T. (2022). Exploring the structure of predecisional information search in risky choice. Proceedings of the 44th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, 2297–2302.


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