Adrian Bangerter, professeur ordinaire

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University of Neuchâtel
Institut de Psychologie du Travail et des Organisations
2e étage, bureau E221
Rue Emile-Argand 11
CH - 2000 Neuchâtel
Tél. + 41 32 718 1318
E-mail : adrian.bangerter@unine.ch

CV incl. publications


1998 Ph.D, University of Berne
1993 Licence en psychologie générale, University of Lausanne

Professional experience

Since 2003 Professor, University of Neuchâtel
2002 – 2003 Visiting Scholar, University of Neuchâtel, Sponsor: Prof. F. Tschan
2000 – 2002 Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University, US, Sponsor: Prof. H. H. Clark
1999 – 2000 Lecturer, University of Basel
1997 – 2000 Researcher, SNSF research project, Selbstverwirklichung als postmoderne Entwicklungsaufgabe, Prof. Dr. A. Grob, University of Basel
1995 – 1998 Researcher, SNSF research project, Handlungsbezogene Gedächtnisprozesse sozialer Systeme, Prof. em. Dr. M. von Cranach
1993 – 1996 Teaching assistant (PhD student), University of Berne, Prof. em. Dr. M. von Cranach

Research interests

  • Coordination in collaborative work
  • Discourse and conversation analysis of task-related communication
  • Social interaction and recruiter practices in selection interviews
  • Interplay of language and non-verbal communication (gesture)
  • Social representations, diffusion of ideas and social construction of knowledge

Editorial activities

Associate editor:

Discourse Processes

Currently funded projects

Coordinating joint action in apes and human children. Adrian Bangerter, principal investigator & Klaus Zuberbühler, co-principal investigator, 1 September 2016 – 28 February 2020. Funded by Swiss National Science Foundation (CHF 597,682)
SNSF Digital Lives project (PI, co-PIs Marianne Schmid Mast and Daniel Gatica-Perez) Automatic analysis of verbal and non-verbal behavior and provision of feedback in video selection interviews (10DL1C_183065), CHF 250,000), Dec 1 2018-31 May 2020

Publications (selected)

For a complete publication list, see the profile on ResearchGate

  • Heesen, R., Genty, E., Rossano, F., Zuberbühler, K., & Bangerter, A. (2017). Social play as joint action: A framework to study the evolution of shared intentionality as an interactional achievement. Learning and Behavior, 45, 390-405.
  • Franks, B., Bangerter, A., Bauer, M. W., Hall, M., & Noort, M. (2017). Beyond “monologicality”? Exploring conspiracist worldviews. Frontiers in Psychology, 8, 861.
  • Brosy, J., Bangerter, A., & Mayor, E. (2016). Disfluent responses to job interview questions and what they entail. Discourse Processes, 53, 371-391.
  • Mayor, E., & Bangerter, A. (2016). Flexible coordination of stationary and mobile conversations with gaze: Resource allocation among multiple joint activities, Frontiers in Psychology, 7, 1582.
  • Gonzales-Martinez, E., Bangerter, A., Lê Van, K., & Navarro, C. (2016). Clinic staff corridor conversations: Work in passing. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 72, 521-532.
  • Schaller, M., Murray, D., & Bangerter, A. (2015). Implications of the behavioural immune system for social behaviour and human health in the modern world. Philosophical Transactions B, 370, 1-10.
  • Roulin, N., Bangerter, A., & Levashina, J. (2015). Honest and deceptive impression management in the employment interview: Can it be detected and how does it impact evaluations? Personnel Psychology, 68, 395-444.
  • Bangerter, A., Corvalan, P., & Cavin, C. (2014). Storytelling in the selection interview? How applicants respond to past behavior questions. Journal of Business and Psychology, 29, 1-14.
  • Bangerter, A., Krings, F., Mouton, A., Gilles, I., Green, E. G. T., & Clémence, A. (2012). Longitudinal investigation of public trust in institutions relative to the 2009 H1N1 pandemic in Switzerland. PLoS ONE 7(11).
  • Bangerter, A., Roulin, N., & König, C. J. (2012). Personnel selection as a signaling game. Journal of Applied Psychology, 97, 719-738.
  • De Ruiter, J. P., Bangerter, A., & Dings, P. (2012). The interplay between gesture and speech in the production of referring expressions: Investigating the tradeoff hypothesis. Topics in Cognitive Science, 4, 232-248.
  • Chevalley, E., & Bangerter, A. (2010). Suspending and reinstating joint activities with dialogue. Discourse Processes, 47, 263-291.
  • Bangerter, A. (2004). Using pointing and describing to achieve joint focus of attention in dialogue. Psychological Science 15, 415-419.
  • Bangerter, A. & Heath, C. (2004). The Mozart Effect: Tracking the evolution of a scientific legend. British Journal of Social Psychology, 43, 1-37.
  • Bangerter, A., & Clark, H. H. (2003). Navigating joint projects with dialogue. Cognitive Science, 27, 195-225.