Vincent Oberhauser

Vincent Oberhauser

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter Prof. Dr. Heiko Rauhut

Phone: +41 44 635 23 72

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Vincent Oberhauser has been a research assistant at the chair of Prof. Rauhut since October 2021. He studied sociology at the University of Leipzig. He was a research assistant at the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences and worked on behavioral experiments investigating the evolution of cooperation. His research focuses on the behavioral efficacy of attitudes, the effects of social norms and their enforcement on cooperation, opinion dynamics in social networks, and quantitative methods in the empirical social sciences.


  • Salahshour M., Oberhauser V., Smerlak M. (2022) The cost of noise: Stochastic punishment falls short of sustaining cooperation in social dilemma experiments. PLoS ONE 17(3): e0263028.Link