Mikhail Spektor

UPF and BSE - on leave


PhD, University of Basel

Mikhail Spektor is a Juan de la Cierva Researcher at Universitat Pompeu Fabra and a BSE Affiliated Professor. Prior to this he was a research fellow at the Department of Psychology of the University of Freiburg.

In his main research agenda, he investigates how human decision making is affected by the choice context and learning processes. To obtain a comprehensive process-level understanding of human decision making, he relies on experimental, computational, and psychophysiological approaches.

His work has been published in top scientific journals such as Psychological Review, Psychological Science, and eLife.

Awards, Grants, and Honors


Open Access       Mikhail Spektor, David Kellen, Jörg Rieskamp and Karl C. Klauer

Absolute and relative stability of loss aversion across contexts

Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, Vol.153, No 2, 454-472, February 2024, 10.1037/xge0001513
Open Access
Mikhail Spektor and Hannah Seidler

Violations of economic rationality due to irrelevant information during learning in decision from experience

Judgment and Decision Making, Vol.17, No 2, 425 - 448, March 2022