Dr. rer. nat. Friederike Hendriks

Hendriks Neu

Dr. rer. nat. Friederike Hendriks

Research Employee

Consulting Hours:

by appointment only

Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität
Institut für Psychologie
Fliednerstr. 21
48149 Münster
Germany
Room 213a

Tel.: +49 251 83-39193
Fax: +49 251 83-39105 

Email: f.hendriks@uni-muenster.de

Biography          Research interests   Publications    Congress and conference contributions


Biography

  • born 1987
  • 2006 Abitur (general qualification for university entrance) at Gymnasium Christianeum in Hamburg
  • 10/2006-09/2012 studies in psychology at the University of Muenster, Degree: Dipl.-Psych. [Diplom]
    Diploma Thesis: Illusions of Knowing: Does searching the Internet ease Illusions of Explanatory Depth or does it foster Sense of Understanding?
  • 02/2009-07/2011 student assistant, Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy Lab, University of Muenster
  • 10/2011-07/2012 student assistant in the lab of Prof. Rainer Bromme - Educational Psychology
  • since 10/2012 research assistant in the lab of Prof. Rainer Bromme
  • 10/2012-09/2015 scholarship holder of the DFG-Research Training Group 1712 Trust and Communication in a Digitized World
  • since 06/2016 proxy for coordination of the DFG-funded Priority Program 1409 Science and the General Public: Understanding Fragile and Conflicting Scientific Evidence
  • 09/2016-03/2017 research assistant in the project "Researchers' perspectives on Science Communication within the Collaborative Research Centre 656 "Molecular Cardiovascular Imaging" (funded by SFB 656)

Dissertation:

  • Hendriks, F. (2016). “Who Said What, and Why?” – How Laypeople Infer the Epistemic Trustworthiness of Experts. Publication-based Dissertation at Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster.

Ad hoc reviewer for:

  • Public Understanding of Science
  • PLOS One
  • Science Education

Research interests

  • Epistemic Trust
  • Searching and evaluating information online, especially in science blogs
  • Trust in Science
  • Public Understanding of Science

Awards

2015

Maslovaty Foundation Award 2015 for the best EARLI SIG 13 Young Researcher's Paper Presentation (The effect of ethical concerns on source evaluation and argumentation about a socio-scientific issue) at the EARLI 2015 conference in Cyprus. - Maslovaty Foundation


Publications

2016

Hendriks, F., Kienhues, D., & Bromme, R. (2016). Disclose your flaws! Admission positively affects the perceived trustworthiness of an expert science blogger. Studies in Communication Sciences, 16(2), 124-131. doi:10.1016/j.scoms.2016.10.003  Send a copy for my personal use

Hendriks, F., Kienhues, D., & Bromme, R. (2016). Evoking vigilance: Would you (dis)trust a scientist who discusses ethical implications of research in a science blog? Public Understanding of Science, 25(8), 992-1008. doi: 10.1177/0963662516646048 Send a copy for my personal use

Hendriks, F., Kienhues, D. & Bromme, R. (2016). Trust in Science and the Science of Trust. In B. Blöbaum (Ed.). Trust and Communication in a Digitalized World. Models and Concepts of Trust Research (pp. 143-159). Berlin: Springer. Send a copy for my personal use Link to publication

2015

Hendriks, F., Kienhues, D. & Bromme, R. (2015). Measuring Laypeople's Trust in Experts in a Digital Age: The Muenster Epistemic Trustworthiness Inventory (METI). PLoS ONE 10(10): e0139309. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0139309 Link to the open access publication

Westphal, S., Hendriks, F. & Malik, M. (2015). „Vertrauenswürdigkeit ohne Vertrauen? Wie die Kommunikation wissenschaftlicher Unsicherheiten die Bewertungen und Entscheidungen von Rezipienten beeinflusst.“ In: Schäfer, M. S., Kristiansen S., Bonfadelli, H. (Hrgs.): Wissenschaftskommunikation im Wandel (S. 342-365). Köln: Herbert von Halem.