Peer-Reviewed Publications

(30) Sattler, S., Linden, P. (2021, online first). Unhealthy Parenting Strategies: Situational (Dis-)Incentives, Machiavellian Personality, and their Interaction on Misuse of ADHD Medication for Healthy Children. Social Science Research. (shared 1st authorship). [Link]

(29) Sattler, S., Zolala, F., Baneshi, M. R., Ghasemi, J., Googhari, S. A. (2021). Public Stigma towards Female and Male Opium and Heroin Users. An Experimental Test of Attribution Theory and the Familiarity Hypothesis. Frontiers in Public Health. (shared 1st authorship).[Link]

(28) Racine, É., Sattler, S., Boehlen, W. (2021, online first). Cognitive Enhancement: Unanswered Questions about Human Psychology and Social Behavior. Science and Engineering Ethics. [Link]

(27) Sattler, S., Mehlkop, G., Bahr, V., Betsch, C. (2021, online first). Why Parents Abuse Prescription Drugs to Enhance the Cognitive Performance of Healthy Children: The Influence of Peers and Social Media. Journal of Drug Issues. [Link]

(26) Baum, M., Sattler, S., Reimann, M. (2021, online first). Towards an Understanding of How Stress and Resources Affect the Nonmedical Use of Prescription Drugs for Performance Enhancement Among Employees. Current Psychology (shared 1st authorship). [Link]

(25) Pradel, F., Sattler, S. (2020, online first). Memories of a Death Threat: Negative Consequences of Unconscious Thoughts about a Terrorist Attack on Attitudes Towards Alcohol. Journal of Death and Dying. [Link]

(24) Sattler, S. (2020): Using Social Learning Theories to Better Understand the Variation of the Moral Acceptability of Performance Enhancement Drug Use. American Journal of Bioethics – Neuroscience 11: 248–250. [Link]

(23) van Veen, F., Sattler, S. (2020). Modeling Updating of Perceived Detection Risk: The Role of Personal Experience, Peers, Deterrence Policies, and Impulsivity. Deviant Behavior  41: 413-433 (shared 1st authorship). [Link]

(22) Sample, M., Sattler, S., Racine, E., Blain-Moraes, S., Rodriguez-Arias, D. (2020): Do Publics Share Experts’ Worries About Brain-Computer Interfaces? A Trinational Survey on the Ethics of Neural Technology. Science, Technology and Human Values 45: 1242-1270. (shared 1st authorship) [Link]

(21) Sample, M., Aunos, M., Blain-Moraes, S., Bublitz, C., Chandler, J., Falke, T., Friederich, O., Groetzinger, D., Jox, R.J., Koegel, J., McFarland, D., Neufield, V., Rodriguez-Arias, D., Sattler, S., Vidal, F., Wolbring, G., Wolkenstein, A., Racine, E., (2019): Brain-Computer Interfaces and Personhood: Interdisciplinary Deliberations on Neural Technology. Journal of Neural Engineering [Link]

(20) Sattler, S., Wörn, J. (2019). Public Perceptions of Prescription Drug Use for Cognitive Enhancement Drug Use in Healthy Children and Adolescents, p. 85-103. in: Nagel, S. (ed.), Shaping Children - Ethical and Social Questions That Arise When Enhancing the Young (Dordrecht: Springer) [Link]

(19) Sattler, S. (2019). Non-Medical Use of Prescription Drugs for Cognitive Enhancement as a Response to Chronic Stress Especially When Social Support is Lacking. Stress & Health 35: 127-137. [Link]

(18) Sattler, S., Graeff, P., Sauer, C., Mehlkop, G. (2018). Der illegale Verkauf verschreibungspflichtiger Medikamente zur kognitiven Leistungssteigerung – Eine vignetten-basierte Studie rationaler und normativer Erklärungsgründe [The Illegal Sale of Prescription Drugs for Enhancing Cognitive Performance – A Vignette-Based Study of Rational and Normative Causes]. Monatsschrift für Kriminologie und Strafrechtsreform [Special Issue „Erklärungsangebote für kriminelles Handeln aus der Perspektive des Rational Choice Paradigmas. Eine Bestandsaufnahme“ (Proposals to Explain Criminal Action from the Perspective of the Rational Choice Paradigm: an Inventory) edited by Heinz Leitgöb and Stefanie Eifler] [Link]

(17) Dubljevic, V, Sattler, S., Racine, É. (2018). Deciphering Moral Intuition: How Agents, Deeds, and Consequences Influence Moral Judgment. PLoS One 13: e0204631. (shared 1st authorship) [Link]

(16) Racine, É., Sattler, S., Escande, A. (2017): Free Will and the Brain Disease Model of Addiction: The Not So Seductive Allure of Neuroscience and Its Modest Impact on the Attribution of Free Will to People with an Addiction. Frontiers in Psychology 8: 1850. [Link]

(15) Sattler, S., Escande, A., Racine, É., Göritz, A. (2017). Public Stigma towards People with Drug Addiction: A Factorial Survey. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs 78: 415-425. (shared 1st authorship). [Link]

(14) Sattler, S., Wiegel, W., van Veen, F. (2017): The Use Frequency of 10 Different Methods for Preventing and Detecting Academic Dishonesty and the Factors Influencing their Use. Studies in Higher Education 46: 46: 1126-1144. [Link]

(13) Sattler, S. (2016): Cognitive Enhancement in Germany: Prevalence, Attitudes, Moral Acceptability, Terms, Legal Status, and the Ethics Debate, p. 159-180. in Jotterand, F., Dubljević, V. (eds.), Cognitive Enhancement: Ethical and Policy Implications in International Perspectives (Oxford: Oxford University Press). [Link]

(12) Sattler, S., Singh, I. (2016). Cognitive Enhancement in Healthy Children Will Not Close the Achievement Gap in Education. American Journal of Bioethics 16: 39-41. [Link]

(11) van Veen, F., Göritz, A. S., Sattler, S. (2016): Response Effects of Prenotification, Prepaid Cash, Prepaid Vouchers, and Postpaid Vouchers: An Experimental Comparison. Social Science Computer Review 34: 333-346. [Link]

(10) Sattler, S., Schunck, R. (2016): Associations between the Big Five Personality Traits and the Non-Medical Use of Prescription Drugs for Cognitive Enhancement. Frontiers in Psychology 6: 1971. [Link]

(9) Wiegel, C., Sattler, S., Göritz, A.S., Diewald, M. (2016): Work-Related Stress and Cognitive Enhancement among University Teachers. Anxiety, Stress, & Coping 29: 100-117. (shared 1st authorship). [Link]

(8) Patrzek, J., Sattler, S., van Veen, F., Grunschel, C., & Fries, S. (2015): Investigating the effect of academic procrastination on the frequency and variety of academic misconduct: a panel study. Studies in Higher Education 40: 1014-1029. [Link]

(7) Sattler, S., Mehlkop, G., Graeff, P., Sauer, C. (2014): Evaluating the Drivers of and Obstacles Towards the Willingness to Use Cognitive Enhancement Drugs: Influences of Drug Characteristics, Social Environment, and Personal Attributes. Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 9: 8. [Link]

(6) Graeff , P., Sattler, S., Mehlkop, G., Sauer, C. (2014): Incentives and Inhibitors of Abusing Academic Positions: Analysing University Students´ Decisions about Bribing Academic Staff. European Sociological Review 30: 230-241.  (shared 1st authorship). [Link]

(5) Dubljević, V., Sattler, S., Racine, É. (2014) Cognitive Enhancement and Academic Misconduct: A Study Exploring their Frequency and Relationship. Ethics & Behavior 24: 408-420 (shared 1st authorship). [Link]

(4) Sattler, S., Forlini, C., Racine, É., Sauer, C. (2013): Impact of Contextual Factors and Substance Characteristics on Perspectives toward Cognitive Enhancement. PLoS One 8: e71452. [Link]

(3) Sattler, S., Sauer, C., Mehlkop G., Graeff, P. (2013): The Rationale for Consuming Cognitive Enhancement Drugs in University Students and Teachers. PLoS One 8: e68821. [Link]

(2) Sattler, S., Graeff, P., Willen, S. (2013): Explaining the Decision to Plagiarize: An Empirical Test of the Interplay Between Rationality, Norms, and Opportunity. Deviant Behavior 34: 444-463. [Link]

(1) Sattler, S., Wiegel, C. (2013): Cognitive Test Anxiety and Cognitive Enhancement: The Influence of Students’ Worries on their Use of Performance-Enhancing Drugs. Substance Use & Misuse 48: 220-232. [Link]



(1) Sattler, S. (2007): Plagiate in Hausarbeiten. Erklärungsmodelle mit Hilfe der Rational Choice Theorie. [Plagiarism in Student Papers: Explanation Models Using Rational Choice Theory]. Hamburg. (with a foreword by Andreas Diekmann). [Link]

Reviews: Völker, Beate (2009) in Tijdschrift voor Sociologie 30: 95-8; Stocké, Volker (2009) in European Sociological Review 25: 739-40 [Link]; Krell, Claudia (2009) in Communicatio Socialis 42: 117-9 [Link]; Müller, Vera (2008) in Forschung & Lehre 2/08: 104.


Book Chapters and Other Publications

(13) Sattler, S. (2020). Cognitive Enhancement in Children by Using Prescription Drugs. p. 113-130, in: Burns, T. and F. Gottschalk (eds.), Education in the Digital Age: Healthy and Happy Children (Paris: OECD Publishing). [Link]

(12) Sattler, S. (2016): Should We Medicate Healthy Children to Fight Social Inequality? in, (published: 1 June, 2016). [Link]

(11) Sattler, S. (2013): Wer kopiert verliert – über Verbreitung und Ursachen von Plagiaten [Who Plagiarizes Loses: Regarding the Prevalence and Causes of Plagiarism]. in Ute Bringezu and Alexandra Kunert (eds.), Der kleine Plagiats- und Täuschungskompass, 6-8. [Link]

(10) Sattler, S., Diewald, M. (2010): Wechselwirkungen zwischen Arbeitslosigkeit und dem sozialen Netzwerk [The Interplay Between Unemployment and Social Networks]. in Christian Stegbauer and Roger Häußling (eds.), Handbuch Netzwerkforschung (Wiesbaden: VS Verlag), 695-707. [Link]

(9) Diewald, M., Sattler, S. (2010): Soziale Unterstützungsnetzwerke [Social Support Networks]. in Christian Stegbauer and Roger Häußling (eds.), Handbuch Netzwerkforschung (Wiesbaden: VS Verlag), 683-694. [Link]

(8) Sattler, S., van Veen, Floris (2010): Veröffentliche oder stirb [Publish or Perish]. Internationale Zeitschrift für Journalismus 12: 26-29. [Link]

(7) Sattler, S., Diewald, M. (2009): Kosten und Nutzen der Sparsamkeit: Zur Erhebung sozialer Netzwerke und sozialer Unterstützungspotentiale in der Umfrageforschung [Costs and Benefits of Parsimony: Assessing Social Networks and Social Support in Survey Research], SOEPpapers on Multidisciplinary Panel Data Research 156: 1-38. [Link]

(6) Diewald, M., Sattler, S., Wendt, V., Lang, F.R. (2009): Verwandtschaft und verwandtschaftliche Beziehungen [Kinship and Family Connections]. in Karl Lenz and Frank Nestmann (eds.), Handbuch - Persönliche Beziehungen (Weinheim: Juventa), 423-444.

(5) Sattler, S. (2008): Plagiate in Hausarbeiten. Erfassung über Direct-Response und Validierung mit Hilfe der Randomized-Response-Technique [Plagiarism in Student Papers: Measurement via Direct Response and Validation Using the Randomized Response Technique]. in Karl-Siegbert Rehberg (ed.), Die Natur der Gesellschaft. Verhandlungen des 33. Kongresses der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie in Kassel (Frankfurt/Main: Campus Verlag), 5446-561. [Link]

(4) Sattler, S. (2008): Unterschätztes Phänomen? Über den Umfang und Umgang mit Plagiaten [An Underrated Phenomenon? Regarding the Extent and Handling of Plagiarism]. Forschung & Lehre 5/08: 222-223. [Link]

(3) Welker, M., Sattler, S. (2007): Online-Befragung von Journalisten in Deutschland: ein Modell zur Abschätzung von Coverage- und Responsefehlern bei einer amorphen und dispersen Großgruppe [An online-survey of journalists in Germany: A model to estimate coverage and response bias in an amorphous and dispersed population]. in (2) Martin, Welker and Olaf Wenzel (eds.), Online-Forschung 2007: Grundlagen und Fallstudien (Cologne: von Halem Verlag), 333-369. [Link]

(2) Bigl, B., Sattler, S. (2005): Der Journalist der Zukunft: ein Alleskönner [The journalist of the future: an all-rounder. Journal 5: 10-12. [Link]

(1) Sattler, S. (2005): Rezension: Der Journalist als “Homo oeconomicus” [Book review: Susanne Fengler and Stephan Ruß-Mohl, Journalists as “homo oeconomicus”]. Publizistik 50: 269-270. [Link]