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Department of Psychology II - Social psychology

Dr. Anand Krishna

Lab Manager

Dr. Anand Krishna

Lehrstuhl für Psychologie II
Röntgenring 10
97070 Würzburg
Building: Röntgenring 10
Room: 222

Telefonisch erreichbar: 
Dienstag 09:00 - 12:00 Uhr
Donnerstag 13:00 - 17:00 Uhr
Freitag 09:00 - 17:00 Uhr

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Since 2022

Lab Manager, Chair for Psychology II / Chair for Psychology IV, University of Würzburg

Since 2021

Research Scientist, Department of Motivational and Emotional Psychology, University of Würzburg


Research Scientist, Department of Work and Organizational Psychology, University of Würzburg


Research Scientist, Department of Motivational and Emotional Psychology, University of Würzburg


Research Scientist, Department of Social Psychology, University of Würzburg


Research Scientist, Department of Work and Organizational Psychology, University of Würzburg


PhD student, Department of Social Psychology, University of Würzburg


Research assistant, Department of Psychological Methodology and Traffic Psychology, University of Würzburg


Traineeship of psychiatry and psychotherapy, Schlossklinik Werneck

Peer-reviewed Journals

Rinn, R., Krishna, A., & Deutsch, R. (2023). The Psychology of Income Wealth Threshold Estimations: A Registered Report. British Journal of Social Psychology, 62(1), 630-650. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjso.12581

Eder, A. B., Maas, F., Schubmann, A., Krishna, A., & Erle, T. M. (2022). Motivations underlying self-infliction of pain during thinking for pleasure. Scientific Reports, 12(1), 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-14775-w

Krishna, A., Ried, S., & Meixner, M. (2021). State-trait interactions in regulatory focus determine impulse buying behavior. PLOS One, 16(7), e0253634. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0253634

Eder, A. B., Krishna, A., & Mitschke, V. (2021). Sweet Revenge Feels Less Bitter: Spontaneous Affective Reactions After Revenge Taking. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 12(7), 1184-1192. https://doi.org/10.1177/19485506211019923

Eder, A. B., Krishna, A., Sebald, A., & Kunde, W. (2021). Embodiment of approach-avoidance behavior: Motivational priming of whole-body movements in a virtual world. Motivation Science, 7(2), 133-144. https://doi.org/10.1037/mot0000205

Krishna, A., Rodrigues, J., Mitschke, V., & Eder, A. B. (2021). Self-reported mask-related worrying reduces relative avoidance bias toward unmasked faces in individuals with low Covid19 anxiety syndrome. Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications, 6(75). https://doi.org/10.1186/s41235-021-00344-8

Vohs, K. D., Schmeichel, B. J., Lohmann, S., Gronau, Q. F., Finley, A., Ainsworth, S. E., Alquist, J. L., Baker, M. D., Brizi, A., Bunyi, A., Butschek, G. J., Campbell, C., Capaldi, J., Cau, C., Chambers, H., Chatzisarantis, N., Christensen, W., Clay, S. L., Curtis, J., …, Albarracín, D. (2021). A Multi-Site Preregistered, Paradigmatic Test of the Ego Depletion Effect. Psychological Science, 32(10), 1566-1581. https://doi.org/10.1177/0956797621989733.

Krishna, A. (2020). Revisiting the influence of regulatory focus on eagerness and vigilance in signal detection. Comprehensive Results in Social Psychology.  4(3), 315-344. https://doi.org/10.1080/23743603.2021.1983719

Krishna, A., & Eder, A. (2019). The influence of pre-training evaluative responses on approach-avoidance training outcomes. Cognition and Emotion, 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1080/02699931.2019.1568230

Eder, A. B., Krishna, A., & Van Dessel, P. (2019). Operant evaluative conditioning. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition, 45(1), 102. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/xan0000189

Krishna, A., & Peter, Sebastian M. (2018). Questionable research practices in student final theses – prevalence, attitudes and the role of the supervisor's perceived attitudes. PLoS ONE 13(8):e0203470. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0203470

Krishna, A., & Eder, A. (2018). No effects of explicit approach-avoidance training on immediate consumption of soft drinks. Appetite, 130, 209-218. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2018.08.023

Other Academic Publications

Krishna, A., & Strack, F. (2017). Reflection and impulse as determinants of human behavior. In P. Meusburger (Ed.), Knowledge and Action. Heidelberg: Springer.

Krishna, A., Deutsch, R., & Strack, F. (2016). Zwei-Prozess/System-Modelle der sozialen Informationsverarbeitung. In D. Frey & H.-W. Bierhoff (Eds.), Enzyklopädie der Psychologie: Bereich Sozialpsychologie. Hogrefe: Göttingen.

Krishna, A., Deutsch, R., & Strack, F. (2015). Models of Duality. In R. Scott & S. Kosslyn (Eds.), Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences: An Interdisciplinary, Searchable, and Linkable Resource. 1–14.

  • Changes in patterns of spontaneous evaluation and explicit attitudes
  • Approach-Avoidance Training
  • Regulatory Focus