Lottie Bullens

Lottie Bullens, PhD, Assistant Professor in Social and Organizational Psychology at Institute of Psychology, Leiden University
Lottie Bullens

Lottie Bullens graduated (cum laude) from the UvA Research Master’s in 2007. After working as a research assistant in the Brain and Development lab at Leiden University for some time, she started her PhD project in June 2008 at the University of Amsterdam and partly at Columbia University in New York. In 2013, she defended her dissertation (cum laude) "Having second thoughts: consequences of decision reversibility". Thereafter, she worked as a market researcher at Ipsos in Amsterdam for over a year. Currently, she is Assistant Professor at Leiden University. Her research focuses on the antecedents and consequences of different forms of choice-related stress and uncertainty.

Key publications

  • Reversible decisions: The grass isn't merely greener on the other side, it's also very brown over here. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 49, 1093-1099 (2013) Bullens, L., van Harreveld, F., Förster, J., & van der Pligt, J.
  • How decision reversibility affects motivation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 143, 835-849. (2013) Bullens, L., van Harreveld, F., Förster, J., Higgins, T.
  • Keeping one's options open: The detrimental consequences of decision reversibility. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47, 800-805. (2011) Bullens, L., van Harreveld, F., & Förster, J.
  • Self-produced decisional conflict due to incorrect metacognitions. In B. Gawronski & F. Strack (eds.), Cognitive consistency: A fundamental principle in social cognition. New York: Guilford Press. (2011) Bullens, L., Förster, J., van Harreveld, F., & Liberman, N.