Astrid Kause

Junior professorship for Sustainability Science and Psychology, Lueneburg University


Astrid Kause was a predoctoral research fellow at the Harding Center for Risk Literacy and the Center for Adaptive Behaviour and Cognition. Her field of interest lies in decision making in general and the role of uncertainty for human behaviour with a special focus on the environmental domain. In her dissertation research she investigated the communication of environmental risks. Other research interests are in the area of social heuristics as well as the determinants of fair behavior.

Research Interests

  • Adaptive Behavior
  • Cognition
  • Decision Making
  • Risk Literacy