The Open University of Israel
Dr. Ravit Nussinson (Levy-Sadot)

  Dr. Ravit Nussinson (Levy-Sadot)

  Department of Education and Psychology

Updated: March 2017
 

Personal

Tel: 972-9-778-1425

Fax: 972-9-778-0632

E-mail: ravitnu@openu.ac.il

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Education

1995 – 2000 Ph.D., Cognitive Psychology, University of Haifa
Dissertation: Experience-based judgments: Building blocks, biases, correctional processes and the implications for issues concerning consciousness.
Supervisor: Prof. Asher Koriat
1993 – 1995 M.A. (cum laude), Cognitive Psychology, University of Haifa
Dissertation: The basis of feeling of knowing: Interactive Influence of cue familiarity and accessibility
Supervisor: Prof. Asher Koriat.
1989 – 1992 B.A. (magna cum laude), Psychology and Interdisciplinary Studies, Tel-Aviv University
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Academic Appointments

2015 – current Senior Lecturer, Deprtment of Education and Psychology, The Open University of Israel
2010 – 2015 Lecturer, Deprtment of Education and Psychology, The Open University of Israel
2008 – 2010 Guest Lecturer, Deprtment of Education and Psychology, The Open University of Israel
2002 – 2004 Post-doctoral Fellow, Psychology Department, New York University
2001 – 2002 Post-doctoral Fellow, Universität Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany
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Grants

2016 – 2019 The Israel Science Foundation, Up there and down here: Perceptual simulation of space along the vertical dimension as an embodiment of psychological distance.
2001 – 2006 Deutsch-Israelische Projektkooperation (DIP), "Metacognition: A window to the conscious and unconscious determinants of behavior" (with Asher Koriat, Morris Goldsmith, Ainat Pansky, Herbert Bless, Dagmar Stahlberg, Klaus Fiedler, Fritz Strack and Michaela Wänke)
2000 – 2002 Israel Science Foundation, “The mutual effects of monitoring and control processes in metacognition" (with Asher Koriat and Hilit Ma'ayan)
1998 – 2000 Israel Science Foundation, “Experience-based judgments: Processes, biases and the ability to overcome them"
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Honors and Academic Awards

2001 – 2002 Minerva Fellowship for Post-Doctoral studies
2000 – 2001 University of Haifa Fellowship for Post-Doctoral studies
1993 – 1994 Dean of Graduate Studies, Outstanding Achievement Award
1992 Rector's Outstanding Achievement Award
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Fields of Research

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List of Publications

Reference Articles

  1. Elias, Y., Nussinson, R., & Roccas, S. (in press). Values and vocational choice: The effect of temporal distance. European Journal of Social Psychology.
  2. Koriat, A., Nussinson, R., & Ackerman, R. (2014). Judgments of learning depend on how one interprets study time. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition, 40, 1624-1637.
  3. Halamish, V., Nussinson, R., & Ben-Ari, L. (2013).In a year memory will benefit from learning, tomorrow it won't: Distance and construal level effects on the basis of metamemory judgments. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition. doi: 10.1037/a0032381.
  4. Nussinson, R., Seibt, B. Häfner, M., & Strack, F. (2011). Cognitive consequences of motivational orientation: The effect on perceived similarity between objects. Acta Psychologica, 138, 39-44.
  5. Nussinson, R., Häfner, M., Seibt, B., Strack, F., & Trope, Y. (2011). Approach andavoidance motivation orientations affect self-construal and identification with in-group. Self & Identity.
  6. Nussinson, R., Seibt, B., Häfner, M., & Strack, F. (2010). Come a bit closer: Approach motor actions lead to feeling similar and behaviorally assimilating to othersSocial Cognition, 28, 40-58.
  7. Koriat, A., & Nussinson, R. (2009). Attributing study effort to data-driven and goal-driven effects: Implications for metacognitive judgments. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition, 35, 1338-1343.
  8. Seibt, B., Neumann, R., Nussinson, R., & Strack, F. (2008). Movement direction or change in distance? Self and object related approach-avoidance movements. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 44, 713-720.
  9. Nussinson, R., & Koriat, A. (2008). Correcting experience-based judgments: The perseverance of subjective experience in the face of the correction of judgment. Metacognition & Learning, 3, 159-174.
  10. Koriat, A., Nussinson, R., Bless, H., & Shaked, N. (2008). Information-based and experience-based metacognitive judgments: Evidence from subjective confidence. In J. Dunlosky and R. A. Bjork (Eds.), A handbook of memory and metamemory (pp. 117-136). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
  11. Koriat, A., Ma'ayan, H., & Nussinson, R. (2006). The intricate relationship between monitoring and control in metacognition: Lessons for the cause-and-effect relation between subjective experience and behavior. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 135, 36-69.
  12. Koriat, A., & Levy-Sadot, R., Edry, E., & De Marcas, G. (2003). What do we know about what we cannot remember? Accessing the semantic attributes of words that cannot be recalled. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition, 29, 1095-1105.
  13. Koriat, A., & Levy-Sadot, R. (2001). The combined contributions of the cue familiarity and accessibility heuristics to feelings of knowing. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition, 27, 34-53.
  14. Koriat, A., & Levy-Sadot, R. (2000). Conscious and unconscious metacognition: A rejoinder. Consciousness and Cognition, 9, 193-202
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Chapters in Books

Koriat, A., & Nussinson, R., (2014). What do we know when we forget? In B. Schwartz & A. Brown (Eds.), Tip of the tongue states and related phenomena (Chap. 15, 327-229). Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.

Koriat, A., & Levy-Sadot, R. (1999). Processes underlying metacognitive judgments: Information-based and experience-based monitoring of one’s own knowledge. In S. Chaiken and Y. Trope (Eds.), Dual-process theories in social psychology (pp. 483-502). New York, NY: Guilford Publications.

Koriat, A., Nussinson, R.,  & Shaked, N. (2008). Information-based and experience-based metacognition judgments: Evidence from subjective confidence. In J. Dunlosky and R. A. Bjork (Eds.), A handbood of memory and metamemory (pp. 117-136). Mahawah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associaties.

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Academic Editing For Open University Books

Nussinson, R. (2013). Beyn Tchushot Veregashot LeYbud Meida [Between feelings, emotions and information processing].

Myers, D. G. (2010). Social Psychology (10th Edition). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.

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Conference Presentations

  1. Nussinson, R., & Roccas, S. The embodiment of social identity threat: A threat to distinctiveness as contamination. 17th General Meeting of the European Association of Social Psychology, Amsterdam, Netherland, July 2014.
  2. Halamish, V., & Nussinson, R. In a year, memory will benefit from learning, tomorrow it won’t: Distance and construal level effects on the basis of metamemory judgments. Workshop on Decisions, Faces and Meta Cognition. April 2014, Technion, Israel
  3. Nussinson, R., & Roccas, S. The embodiment of social identity threat: A threat to distinctiveness as contamination. Forum of Young Social Psychologists. Tel-Aviv, Israel, February 2014.
  4. Koriat, A., Nussinson, R., & Ackerman, R. Judgments of learning depend on how learners interpret study time. The 54st Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Toronto, Canada, November 2013.
  5. Nussinson, R. & Roccas, S. The embodiment of social identity threat: A threat to distinctiveness as contamination. Workshop. Workshop in Embodied and Relational Social Psychology. Sintra, Portugal, June 2013.
  6. Nussinson, R., Seibt, B., Häfner, M., & Strack, F. Approach/avoidance motivations affect perceived self-other similarity. 16th General Meeting of the European Association of Social Psychology, Stockholm, Sweden, July 2011.
  7. Nussinson, R., Seibt, B., Häfner, M., & Strack, F. Similarity is in the eyes of the beholder: Unconscious effects of approach /avoidance motivational orientations on perceived similarity. Metacognition: A Window to Conscious and Unconscious Determinants of Behavior: Athematic conference within the framework of German-Israeli Cooperation (DIP), Haifa, Israel, April 2006.
  8. Levy-Sadot, R., & Koriat, A. Experience-based judgments: Biases and the ability to overcome them. 13th General Meeting of the European Association of Experimental Social Psychology, San Sebastian, Spain, June 2002.
  9. Levy-Sadot, R., & Koriat, A. Experience-based judgments: Biases and the ability to overcome them. 41st Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, New-Orleans, LA, November 2000.
  10. Levy-Sadot, R., & Koriat, A. Experience-based judgments: Processes, biases and the ability to overcome them and the lesson for consciousness. Psychology After The Year 2000, International Conference on Psychology, Haifa, Israel, 2000.
  11. Levy-Sadot, R., & Koriat, A. The interaction between controlled-aware and automatic-unconscious processes. Second Conference of the Max Wertheimer Minerva Center for Cognitive Processes and Human Performance, Haifa, Israel, September 1998.
  12. Levy-Sadot, R., & Koriat, A. The basis of feeling of knowing: Interactive influence of cue-familiarity and accessibility. 10th Congress of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology, Jerusalem, Israel, September 1998.
  13. Levy-Sadot, R., & Koriat, A. The basis of feeling of knowing: Interactive influence of cue-familiarity and accessibility. Annual Meeting of the Israel Cognitive Psychology Association, Tel-Aviv, Israel, October 1997.
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Courses Taught

2015 – 2016 Research Seminar "Between Body and Mind in Social Cognition", (Graduates) Lecturer and Supervisor of seminar work
2013 – 2016 Thesis Seminar, (Graduates) Lecturer
2013 – 2014 "Between Feelings and Emotions and Information Processing", (Graduates)
Department of Education and Psychology, The Open University of Israel
2013 – current Research Seminar "Values and Behavior", (Graduates)
(together with Sonia Roccas)
Department of Education and Psychology, The Open University of Israel
2008 – 2009 "Research Seminar on Unconcsious Processes in Social Cognition", (Undergraduate)
Department of Education and Psychology, The Open University of Israel
2007 – 2008 "Research Seminar on Unconcsious Processes in Social Cognition" (Undergraduate)
Department of Sciences, Academic College of Tel Aviv-Yaffo
2006 – 2008 "Research Seminar on Unconcsious Processes in Social Cognition" (Undergraduate)
Department of Psychology, University of Haifa
2006 – 2007 "The Psychology of Learning" (Undergraduate)
Department of Behavioral Sciences, Academic College of Tel Aviv-Yaffo
2005 – 2008 "Social Cognition" (Graduate)
Department of Psychology, University of Haifa
2000 – 2001 “Introduction to Psychology” (Undergraduate)
Department of Nursing, University of Haifa,
2000 – 2001 “Selected Issues in Social Cognition” (Undergraduate)
“Introduction to Psychology” (Undergraduate)
Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Haifa,
1998 – 1999 “Selected Issues in Metacognition” (Graduate)
Co-teaching with Prof. Asher Koriat,
Department of Psychology, University of Haifa