M. Sc. Igor Ivanov

University of Mannheim: School of Social Sciences
Chair for Consumer and Economic Psychology

Parkring 47, room 312
68159 Mannheim

Phone.: +49 (0) 621 181 1618

E-Mail: igor.ivanov[at]

Open office hours: on appointment


Research Interests

  • Interpersonal Accuracy in politics

  • Effects of political ideology

  • Terror Management Theory
  • Product placement in video games 


Schuler, J., Ivanov, I., & Wänke, M.. Does money make conservative? An investigation of money priming and the preference for right wing politics. Manuscript in preparation.

Ivanov, I., & Vogel, T. (2016). Mortality salience effects on reckless driving intentions in a motorcyclist sample: The moderating role of group riding. European Journal of Social Psychology. doi: 10.1002/ejsp.2197 

Conference Contributions

Ivanov, I., Wänke, M., Delmas, F. & Muller, D. (2016). Interpersonal accuracy in a political context is moderated by the extremity of one’s political attitudes. Talk presented at ESCON, Lisbon, Portugal.

Ivanov, I. & Wänke, M. (2015). What moderates interpersonal accuracy in a political context?. Talk presented at the Central European University Summer School on Political Psychology, Budapest, Hungary. 

Ivanov, I. & Wänke, M. (2014). Perception of political attitudes from thin slices. Talk presented at the Workshop for doctoral students of Social Psychology (SoDoc), Friedrichshafen, Germany.


Spring Term 2015

N2 - Schwerpunkte der Markt- und Werbepsychologie (Seminar)

Fall Term 2014

O1 - Ausgewählte Aspekte der Markt- und Werbepsychologie: Judgment & Decision Making (Seminar)

Spring Term 2014

N2 - Schwerpunkte der Markt- und Werbepsychologie (Seminar)

Fall Term 2013

WG3 - Praxis der Markt- und Werbepsychologie (Seminar)


since Sep 2013

Research assistent and doctoral candidate, University of Mannheim

Apr 2012 - July 2013

Student assistent, Chair for Social Psychology, Ruprecht-Karls-University of Heidelberg

Oct 2011 - Aug 2013

Master of Science in Psychology, Ruprecht-Karls-University of Heidelberg,
Specialization in Organizational Behavior and Adaptive Cognition

Master Thesis:
"Werden Alternativen geprüft? Thematisches Material in einem erweiterten Wasen Selection Task unter dem Unconscious Thought Theory Paradigma"

Oct 2010 - Aug 2011

Tutor for statistics, Chair for Methodology, Ruhr-University Bochum

Oct 2009 - Feb 2011

Student assistent, Chair for Cognitive Psychology, Ruhr-University Bochum

Oct 2008 - Sep 2011

Bachelor of Science in Economic Psychology, Ruhr-University Bochum

Sep 2008 - Sep 2009

Administrative assistent, Toshiba Europe GmbH - Marketing Division, Neuss