Dr. Martin Kerwer

Function

Research Associate (Research Literacy)

+49 (0) 651 201-2869

Department(s)

  • Joint Project: DDP Education - Domain Data Protocols for Educational Research Data Management
  • PLan Psy: Basic summaries (plain language summaries) for psychological meta-analyzes

Publications

  • Rosman, T., Kerwer, M., Chasiotis, A., & Wedderhoff, O. (in press). Person- and Situation-Specific Factors in Discounting Science via Scientific Impotence Excuses Europe's Journal of Psychology.

  • Benz, G., Jonas, M., Kerwer, M., Stoll, M. & Chasiotis, A. (2021). PLan Psy - Interessenkatalog: Eine empirisch fundierte Klassifikation psychologiebezogener Interessen in der Allgemeinbevölkerung: Entscheidungshilfe zur Selektion KLARtext-relevanter Meta-Analysen in PSYNDEX. PsychArchives.  http://dx.doi.org/10.23668/psycharchives.5034

  • Kerwer, M., Chasiotis, A., Stricker, J., Günther, A. & Rosman, T. (2021). Straight from the scientist's mouth - Plain language summaries promote laypeople’s comprehension and knowledge acquisition when reading about individual research findings in psychology. Collabra: Psychology; 7(1), 18898.  https://doi.org/10.1525/collabra.18898

  • Rosman, T., Kerwer, M., Steinmetz, H., Chasiotis, A., Wedderhoff, O., Betsch, C., & Bosnjak, M. (2021, advance online). Will COVID-19-related economic worries superimpose virus-related worries, reducing nonpharmaceutical intervention acceptance in Germany? A prospective pre-registered study. International Journal of Psychology.  https://doi.org/10.1002/ijop.12753

  • Kerwer, M., & Rosman, T. (2020). Epistemic Change and Diverging Information: How do prior epistemic beliefs affect the efficacy of short-term interventions?Learning and Individual Differences, 80, 101886. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lindif.2020.101886.

  • Kerwer, M., Rosman, T. (2020). Vom Großen ins Kleine - Übertragbarkeit eines Modells der epistemischen Lebensspannenentwicklung auf den epistemischen Wandel in Kurzzeitinterventionen. Psychologische Rundschau, 71(2), 127-133. https://doi.org/10.1026/0033-3042/a000485

  • Kerwer, M., Rosman, T., Wedderhoff, O., & Chasiotis, A. (2020). Disentangling the process of epistemic change: The role of epistemic volition.British Journal of Educational Psychology.https://doi.org/10.1111/bjep.12372

  • Stricker, J., Chasiotis, A., Kerwer, M., & Günther, A. (2020).  Scientific abstracts and plain language summaries in psychology: A comparison based on readability indices.PLoS ONE.  https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0231160

  • Rosman, T., Mayer, A.-K., Merk, S., & Kerwer, M. (2019). On the benefits of ‘doing science’: Does integrative writing about scientific controversies foster epistemic beliefs? Contemporary Educational Psychology, 58, 85-101.
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cedpsych.2019.02.007

  • Kerwer, M., & Rosman, T. (2018). Mechanisms of Epistemic Change – Under which circumstances does diverging information support epistemic development?Frontiers in Psychology 9:2278.
    https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.02278.

  • Kerwer, M., Bölter, R., Dehnhard, I., Günther, A., & Weichselgartner, E. (2017). Projekt DataWiz: Entwicklung eines Assistenzsystems zum Management psychologischer Forschungsdaten. In J. Kratzke, & V. Heuveline (Hrsg.),E-Science-Tage 2017: Forschungsdaten managen. Heidelberg: heiBOOKS. https://doi.org/10.11588/heibooks.285.377
  • Rosman, T., Mayer, A.-K., Kerwer, M., & Krampen, G. (2017). The differential development of epistemic beliefs in psychology and computer science students: A four-wave longitudinal study. Learning and Instruction, 49, 166-177. 
    doi:10.1016/j.learninstruc.2017.01.006
  • Schermelleh-Engel, K., Kerwer, M., & Klein, A. (2014). Evaluation of model fit in nonlinear multilevel structural equation modeling.  Frontiers in psychology. 5. 181.
    https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00181.

Conference Papers

  • Chasiotis, A., Stoll, M., Kerwer, M., Lieb, K., & Bosnjak, M. (2021, Februar).  Evidenzbasierte Kommunikation psychologischer Forschung mittels Plain Language Summaries: Das Projekt PLan Psy. 22. Jahrestagung des EbM-Netzwerks, Halle (Saale).

  • Kerwer, M. (2021, März). Bitte keine Details! Wie sollten wir über Wissenschaft sprechen? Beitrag bei Book A Scientist, 18. März 2021, online.

  • Kerwer, M., Jonas, M., Benz, G., Stoll, M., Chasiotis, A. (2021, June). Communicating psychological evidence to non-scientists. How to deal with the complexity of psychological science? Poster presentation given at the SIPS 2021, June 23-25, 2021, online.

  • Kerwer, M., Stoll, M., Chasiotis, A., Lieb, K., & Bosnjak, M. (2021, August). Knowledge For Everyone: Translating Psychological Evidence Into Plain Language. Poster presented at 19th Biennial EARLI Conference for Research on Learning and Instruction, online.

  • Rosman, T. & Kerwer, M. (2021, June). Die Veränderung epistemischer Überzeugungen im Kontext divergierender Evidenz: Welche Rolle spielen Vorüberzeugungen? Paper presented at digiGEBF 2021 [online].

  • Rosman, T., Kerwer, M., Chasiotis, A., & Wedderhoff, O. (2021, August). Person- and Situation-Specific Factors in Discounting Science via Scientific Impotence Excuses. Paper presented at EARLI 2021, online.

  • Stoll, M., Kerwer, M., & Chasiotis, A. (2021, June). How to write a plain summary of your research: Gain new perspectives and open up your research to a wider audience. Workshop given at the SIPS 2021 meeting [online].

  • Stoll, M., Kerwer, M., Lieb, K., Bosnjak, M., & Chasiotis, A. (2021, Februar).  Was ist eine "gute" Plain Language Summary? Ein systematisches Review über laienverständliche Kommunikation wissenschaftlicher Evidenz. 22. Jahrestagung des EbM-Netzwerks, Halle (Saale).

  • Rosman, T. & Kerwer, M. (2019, September).
    Die (Nicht-)Auflösbarkeit wissenschaftlicher Widersprüche und die Veränderung epistemischer Überzeugungen.Paper presented at PAEPSY-Tagung 2019, Leipzig, Germany.

  • Kerwer, M. & Rosman, T. (2019, September).
    „Hot“ epistemic change – Wie wirken sich Emotionen auf den Wandel wissensbezogener Überzeugungen aus?Paper presented at PAEPSY-Tagung 2019, Leipzig, Germany.

  • Rosman, T., & Kerwer, M. (2019, August).
    Does resolving conflicting scientific claims lead to more nuanced views on science?Paper presented at 18th Biennial EARLI Conference for Research on Learning and Instruction, Köln.

  • Kerwer, M., & Rosman, T. (2019, August).
    How to promote epistemic change? Effects of reading and reflecting on resolvable controversies.Paper presented at 18th Biennial EARLI Conference for Research on Learning and Instruction, Köln.

  • Kerwer, M. (2017, März).
    Data Sharing in der Long-Tail der empirischen Bildungsforschung – Nutzungspotenziale und Limitationen von Sekundäranalysen: Eine Fallstudie am Beispiel epistemologischer Überzeugungen.5. Tagung der Gesellschaft für Empirische Bildungsforschung (GEBF), Heidelberg.
  • Kerwer, M., & Rosman, T. (2019, Februar).
    Intra- und Interindividuelle Unterschiede in experimentell induziertem epistemischen Wandel.Paper presented at 7. GEBF-Tagung, Köln.

  • Rosman, T., Mayer, A.-K., Kerwer, M., & Krampen, G. (2017, März).
    Die differenzielle Entwicklung epistemischer Überzeugungen in Psychologie und Informatik: Eine Längsschnittstudie.5. Tagung der Gesellschaft für Empirische Bildungsforschung (GEBF), Heidelberg.
  • Rosman, T., Mayer, A.-K., Kerwer, M., & Krampen, G. (2016, Dezember).
    The differential development of epistemic beliefs in psychology versus computer science students. A four-wave longitudinal study.2nd International Conference for Personal Epistemology and Learning (PEL), Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Stoll, M., Kerwer, M., Lieb, K., & Chasiotis, A. (2021, May). Summing Up Plain Language Summaries: A Systematic Review of Theory, Empirical Research and Guidelines. Presentation at Research Synthesis & Big Data Conference 2021.