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Dr. Ravit Nussinson (Levy-Sadot) , Senior Lecturer

Dr. Ravit Nussinson (Levy-Sadot)
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The Open University The Dorothy De Rothschild Campus One University Road P.O.B. 808 Ra’anana 43107, Israel
Office: 972-9-7781425 Fax:972-9-778-0632 Email:ravitnu@openu.ac.il

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
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

2016 – 2019

Up there and down here: Perceptual simulation of space along the vertical dimension as an embodiment of psychological distance. 

The Israel Science Foundation

2001 – 2006

 "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) 

Deutsch-Israelische Projektkooperation (DIP)

2000 – 2002

 “The mutual effects of monitoring and control processes in metacognition" (with Asher Koriat and Hilit Ma'ayan) 

Israel Science Foundation

1998 – 2000

Experience-based judgments: Processes, biases and the ability to overcome them"

Israel Science Foundation

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

Stroch, H., Nussinson, R., Mentser, S. & Bar-Anan, Y. (2019). "Heavy of mouth" and "heavy of tongue": Weight as a conceptual metaphor of disability. Metaphor and Symbol, 34, 1-12.

Nussinson, R., Elias, Y., Mentser, S., Bar-Anan, Y., & Gronau, N. (2019). Bi-directional effects of stimulus verticality and its construal level. Social Psychology.

Nussinson, R., Mentser, S., & Rosenberg, N. (2018). Sensitivity to deviance and to dissimilarity: Basic cognitive processes under activation of the Behavioral Immune System. Evolutionary Psychology, 16(4), **-**.

Zickfeld, J. H., Schubert, T. W., Seibt, B., Blomster, J. K., Arriaga, P., Basabe, N., Blaut, A., Caballero, A., Carrera, P., Dalğar, I., Ding, Y., Dumont, K., Gaulhofer, V., Gračanin, A., Gyenis, R., Chuan-Peng, H., Kardum, I., Lazarević, L., Mathew, L., Mentser, S., Nussinson, R., Onuki, M.,  Páez, D., Pásztor, A., Peng, K., Petrović, B., Pizarro, J. J., Schönefeld, V., Śmieja, M., Tokaji, A., Vingerhoets, A., Vorster, A., Vuoskoski, J., Zhu, L., Fiske, A. P. (2018). Kama Muta: Conceptualizing and Measuring the Experience of Being Moved Across 19 Nations and 15 Languages. Emotion.

Seibt, B., Schubert, T., Zickfeld, J. H., Zhu, L., Arriaga, P., Simão, C., Nussinson, R., & Fiske, A. P. (2018). Kama Muta: Similar emotional responses to touching videos across the US, Norway, China, Israel, and Portugal. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 49, 418-435.

Elias, Y., Nussinson, R., & Roccas, S. (2018). Values and vocational choice: The effect of temporal distance. European Journal of Social Psychology, 48, 93-99.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Koriat, A., & Levy-Sadot, R. (2000). Conscious and unconscious metacognition: A rejoinder. Consciousness and Cognition, 9, 193-202

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., 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

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.

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.

Nussinson, R., Mentser, S., & Rosenberg, N. Sensitivity to deviance and dissimilarity: Basic cognitive processes under activation of the behavioral immune system. 30th Human Behavior and Evolution Psychology, Amsterdam, Netherland, July 2018.

Sagiv, L., Roccas, S., Nussinson, R., & Weinstein, Z. How do values affect behavior? The mediating role of perception. 18th General Meeting of the European Association of Social Psychology, Granada, Spain, July 2017.

 Nussinson, R. Elias, Y., & Gronau, N. Up there and down here: The embodiment of psychological distance and construal level. 18th General Meeting of the European Association of Social Psychology, Granada, Spain, July 2017.

Nussinson, R., & Roccas, S. Values, Physical contamination and the perceived cleanliness of others. 31st International Congress of Psychology, Yokohama, Japan, July 2016.​

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

◾Embodiment
◾Unconscious motivation effects
◾Experience-based judgments
◾Effects of distance on information processing
◾Metamemory judgments

2019 – 2018
Social Cognition (Graduate)
 Department of Education and Psychology, The Open University of Israel
 
2013 - 2017
Thesis Seminar, (Graduates)
 (together with Ido Liviatan)
 Department of Education and Psychology, The Open University of Israel
 
2015 – 2017
Research Seminar "Between Body and Mind in Social Cognition", (Graduates)
 Department of Education and Psychology, The Open University of Israel
 
2013 – 2014
 2016 – 2017
"Between Feelings and Emotions and Information Processing", (Graduates)
 Department of Education and Psychology, The Open University of Israel
 
2013 – 2015
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