Formal Theories in Psychology - What they are, why they matter, and how to build them

Published in Graduate Program Psychology, Saarland University, Germany, 2022

This hands-on workshop introduced formal theories (computational models) to a general psychology audience, covering the motivation for computational modeling approaches, examples, getting started with formalization using causal graphs, and practical coding examples. The material of the workshop was prepared jointly with Don Robinaugh and Jonas Haslbeck. All workshop materials can be found here. The full workshop abstract can be found here