Maximilian Haas

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

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Junior leader of the research group Digital Ageing and Everyday Cognition, University of Geneva

Brief Curriculum Vitae


2017 - 2022 PhD in Psychology, University of Geneva (Switzerland)
2015 - 2017     Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Psychology, University of Geneva (Switzerland)
2014 - 2015 Erasmus Mobility, University of Zurich (Switzerland)
2012 - 2015 Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Psychology, Humboldt-University of Berlin (Germany)


Professional Experience

since 2023 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, UniDistance Suisse (Switzerland)
since 2022 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Cognitive Aging Lab, University of Geneva (Switzerland)

2019 - 2023

Teaching assistant, Methodology and Data Analysis, UniDistance Suisse (Switzerland)

2017 - 2022

PhD Student & Research and teaching assistant, Cognitive Aging Lab, University of Geneva (Switzerland) 
2015 - 2017 Student Research assistant and Lab Manager, Cognitive Aging Lab, University of Geneva (Switzerland)
2014 - 2015   

Student Research assistant, Kleine Weltentdecker research initiative, University of Zurich (Switzerland)


Selected publications

  1. Haas, M., Mehl, M.R., Ballhausen, N., Zuber, S., Kliegel, M., & Hering, A. (2022). The Sounds of Memory: Extending the Age-Prospective Memory Paradox to Everyday Behavior and Conversations. The Journals of Gerontology: Series B, 77(4), 695-703. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbac012 | ResearchGate 

  2. Haas, M., Scheibe, S., El Khawli, E. A., Künzi, M., Ihle, A., Ballhausen, N., Framorando, D., Kliegel, M., & Zuber, S. (2022). Online assessment of cognitive functioning across the adult lifespan using the eCOGTEL: A reliable alternative to laboratory testing. European Journal of Ageing, 19(3), 609-619. doi:10.1007/s10433-021-00667-x | ResearchGate | PDF

  3. Joly-Burra, E., Haas, M., Laera, G., Ghisletta, P., Kliegel, M., & Zuber, S. (2024). From Attentional Fluctuations to Intentional Fluctuations? Monitoring Behavior and Intraindividual Variability in Time-Based Prospective Memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition.  Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/xlm0001344

  4. Joly-Burra, E., Haas, M., Laera, G., Ghisletta, P., Kliegel, M., & Zuber, S. (2022). Frequency and strategicness of clock-checking explain detrimental age-effects in time-based prospective memory. Psychology and Aging, 37(5), 637-648. doi: 10.1037/pag0000693 | PDF

  5. Zuber, S., Haas, M., Framorando, D., Ballhausen, N., Gillioz, E., Künzi, M., & Kliegel, M. (2021) The Geneva Space Cruiser: A fully self-administered online tool to assess prospective memory across the adult lifespan. Memory, 30(2), 117-132. doi: 10.1080/09658211.2021.1995435 | ResearchGate | PDF

  6. Haas, M., Zuber, S., Kliegel, M., & Ballhausen, N. (2020). Prospective memory errors in everyday life: does instruction matter? Memory, 28(2), 196-203. doi: 10.1080/09658211.2019.1707227 | ResearchGate | PDF version

  7. Künzi, M., Joly-Burra, E., Zuber, S., Haas, M., Tinello, D., Da Silva Coelho, C., Hering, A., Ihle, A., Laera, G., Mikneviciute, G., Stringhini, S., Draganski, B., Kliegel, M., & Ballhausen, N. (2021). The Relationship between Life Course Socioeconomic Conditions and Objective and Subjective Memory in Older Age. Brain Sciences, 11(1). doi:10.3390/brainsci11010061 | ResearchGate

  8. Zuber, S., Ballhausen, N., Haas, M., Cauvin, S., Da Silva Coelho, C., Daviet, A.-S., Ihle, A., & Kliegel, M. (2021). I could do it now, but I’d rather (forget to) do it later: Examining links between procrastination and prospective memory failures. Psychological Research, 85(4), 1602-1612. doi: 10.1007/s00426-020-01357-6 | ResearchGate full-text view-only version PDF

  9. Zuber, S., Cauvin, S., Haas, M., Daviet, A.-S., Da Silva Coelho, C., & Kliegel, M. (2020). Do selfreports of procrastination predict actual behavior? International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research. 2020; 29:e1843. doi: 10.1002/mpr.1843 | ResearchGate

  10. Ihle, A., Kliegel, M., Ballhausen, N., Da Silva Coelho, C., Haas, M., Hering, A., Künzi, M., Laera, G., Mikneviciute, G., Tinello, D., & Zuber, S. (2019). Prospective Memory Relates to Attentional Control: Differential Patterns in Old Age. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders. doi: 10.1159/000502639

Selected conference contributions

  1. Haas, M., & Kliegel, M. (2022, April). A Touch of Cognition: Using Smartphone Interactions as Predictors of Cognitive Impairment in Everyday Life. Poster presented at the Cognitive Aging Conference, Atlanta, USA.

  2. Haas, M., Meier, T., Huber, Z.-M., Horn, A.B., & Kliegel, M. (2021, November). Investigating Everyday Prospective Memory in Younger and Older Couples. Talk presented as part of the symposium "Ambulatory Assessment of Socio-Affective and Cognitive Ageing: Zooming Into Daily Processes" at the GSA Annual Scientific Meeting Online, Phoenix, USA. 

  3. Haas, M., Hering, A., Ballhausen, N., Mehl, M. R., & Kliegel, M. (2019, April). The Sound of Memory: Naturalistic Sampling of Age-Related Prospective Memory. Talk presented at the Aging & Cognition Conference, Zurich, Switzerland.

  4. Haas, M., Zuber, S., Framorando, D., El Khawli, E., Scheibe, S., & Kliegel, M. (2020, November). Online Assessment of Cognitive Functioning: A Reliable Alternative to Laboratory Testing? Talk presented at the symposium "Contemporary Approaches to the Study of Cognitive Aging" at the GSA Annual Scientific Meeting Online, Philadelphia, USA. 

  5. Haas, M., Hering, A., Ballhausen, N., & Kliegel, M. (2018, January). From Lab to Life: Prospective Memory Functioning in Everyday Life. Poster presented at the 5th International Conference on Prospective Memory (ICPM), Melbourne, Australia.

  6. Haas, M., Fagot, D., Chicherio, C., & Kliegel, M. (2018, March). Influences de l’activité physique sur la flexibilité mentale dans l’avancée en âge. Poster presented at the Journées d’Étude du Vieillissement (JEV), Chambéry, France.