Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Lebenswissen­schaftliche Fakultät - Institut für Psychologie

M.Sc. Julia Baum

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Name
M.Sc. Julia Baum
Status
Stipendiatin (ohne Lehraufgaben)
E-Mail
Julia.Baum (at) hu-berlin.de

Einrichtung (OKZ)
Lebenswissenschaftliche Fakultät → Institut für Psychologie → Neurokognitive Psychologie
Sitz
Rudower Chaussee 18 , Raum 1'204a
Telefon
(030) 2093-9442
Fax
(030) 2093-4910
Postanschrift
Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin

                         


Education and Academic Positions 

 

since 2017
Doctoral researcher at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and at the Berlin School of Mind and Brain

Doctoral scholarship by Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes                     

2020
Research visit at Cognitive Linguistic & Psychological Sciences, Brown University, US

2016                   
Scholarship by Humboldt-Research Track for Promotion of Young Researchers in the Excellence Initiative

Master of Science in Psychology at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

2012
Study abroad in Psychology and Neuroscience at University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, Australia

 

Publications and Pre-prints

Baum, J., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2021). Negative news dominates fast and slow brain responses and social judgments even after source credibility evaluation. NeuroImage, 244(August), 118572. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2021.118572

Baum, J., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2020). Emotional news affects social judgments independent of source credibility. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. http://doi.org/10.1093/scan/nsaa164

Baum, J., Frömer, R., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2020). Fake news and metacognition: Emotional contents enhance confidence in social judgments based on untrustworthy headlines. Psyarxiv. 10.31234/osf.io/3zr24

Baum, J. & Abdel Rahman, R. (2020). Emotional news affects information processing and social judgments independent of source credibility. biorxiv. https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.02.29.971234

Baum, J., Rabovsky, M., Rose, S. B., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2018). Clear judgments based on unclear evidence: Person evaluation is strongly influenced by untrustworthy gossip. Emotion. 20(2), 248–260. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/emo0000545

 

 

Media Coverage and Science Communication

2021:

  • Pressemitteilung HU Berlin "Negative Schlagzeilen wirken auch dann, wenn wir es eigentlich besser wissen"
  • PsyPost Blog: "Neurocognitive study finds emotional news impacts social judgments regardless of perceived media credibility"

2020:

  • Invited talk and panel discussion at The Communications Coordination Committee for the United Nations (CCCUN) on "Countering Misinformation and Fake News in Many Spheres"
  • Pressemitteilung HU Berlin "Emotionale Schlagzeilen wirken unabhängig von der Glaubwürdigkeit der Quelle"
  • Press release HU Berlin "Emotional headlines have an impact regardless of the credibility of the source"

2019:

 

2016, 2017, 2018: Talk and research demonstration at 'Long night of sciences', HU Berlin

 

Conferences and Invited Talks

 

2021

Conference Talks "Beautiful is good, moral is better: Social judgments based on facial attractiveness and affective information" (Baum, J., & Abdel Rahman, R.):

  • PuG Psychology and Brain, Tübingen, Germany in our symposium "Faces in Context: Bottom-up and top-down influences on face perception" with Kirsten Stark and Rasha Abdel Rahman
  • ESCAN European Society for Cognitive and Affective Neurosciences, Budapest, Hungary

Conference Talk "Negative news contents dominate brain responses and social judgments even after source credibility evaluation" (Baum, J., & Abdel Rahman, R.):

  • ESCAN European Society for Cognitive and Affective Neurosciences, Budapest, Hungary

Conference Talk "Fake news and metacognition: Emotional contents enhance confidence in social judgments based on untrustworthy headlines" (Baum, J., Frömer, R., & Abdel Rahman, R.)

  • SAS, Society for Affective Science, US 

 

2020

Conference Talk "Negativity prevails in social judgments: The neural consequences of exposure to negative and positive headlines from explicitly distrusted media sources" (Baum, J., & Abdel Rahman, R.) 

  • S4SN 2020*, Society for Social Neuroscience, US

Symposium "Faces in Context" (accepted at PuG Conference): Talk "Beautiful is good, moral is better: Social judgments based on facial attractiveness and affective information" (Baum, J., & Abdel Rahman, R.)

Invited Talk at FeldmanHall Lab, Social & Affective Neuroscience, Brown University, US

 

2019

Invited Talks:

  • Affective Neuroscience and Psychophysiology Lab, Georg-August University Göttingen, Germany
  • Cognitive Neuroscience Lab, University Potsdam, Germany

Conference Talks "Media source credibility and the impact of affective person-related information" (Baum, J., & Abdel Rahman, R.):

  • TeaP Conference of Experimental Psychologists, London, UK
  • PuG Psychology and Brain, Dresden, Germany
     

2018

Conference Talks "Clear judgments based on unclear evidence: Person evaluation is strongly influenced by untrustworthy gossip" (Baum, J., Rabovsky, M., Rose, S. B., & Abdel Rahman, R.):

  • TeaP Conference of Experimental Psychologists, Marburg, Germany
  • ESCAN European Society for Cognitive and Affective Neurosciences, Leiden, Netherlands
  • DGPs Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie, Frankfurt, Germany
     

2016 

Conference Poster "Person judgement is unaffected by the uncertainty of gossip and rumours" (Baum, J., Rabovsky, M., Rose, S. B., & Abdel Rahman, R.)

  • PuG Psychology and Brain, Berlin, Germany
     

2015 

Conference Talk "Emotional responses are unaffected by the uncertainty of rumour and gossip" (Baum, J., Rabovsky, M., Rose, S. B., & Abdel Rahman, R.)

  • TeaP Conference of Experimental Psychologists, Hildesheim, Germany

 

Summer and Winter Schools:

  • 2018: Aegina Summer School: New Perspectives and Methods on Social Cognition, Aegina, Greece
  • 2018: 2nd Bayes Symposium: Introducing Basic and Advanced Bayesian Modelling, Magdeburg, Germany
  • 2018: Summer School on Statistical Methods for Linguistics and Psychology, Potsdam, Germany
  • 2018: Winter School Ethics and Neuroscience, Berlin, Germany
     

Fellowships and Awards

2020-2021: Fellowship by Caroline von Humboldt Program of HU Berlin 

since 2017: Doctoral candidate of the International Graduate School Berlin School of Mind and Brain

2017-2020: Dissertation Fellowship by Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes

2017: Dissertation Fellowship by Elsa-Neumann-Foundation, state of Berlin 

2016-2017: Dissertation Preparation Fellowship by Humboldt-Research Track, Humboldt Graduate School, HU Berlin

2017: Award for best M.Sc. degree of the year 2016, Department of Psychology, HU Berlin

2009-2016: Student Fellowship by Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes

2012: Study-abroad Fellowship by Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) and exchange program by HU Berlin International

 

Department Service and Voluntary Work

since 2020 Commission member for admissions to Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes

2020 Equal Opportunities Commission member, Institute of Psychology, HU Berlin

2017-2020 Doctoral student representative at the Graduate Center Life Sciences, HU Berlin
 

Mentoring

Mentor for first-generation students at Firstgen HU Berlin

Mentor for first-generation students in Neukölln Berlin (Bürgerstiftung Neukölln)