2014-present Ph.D., Psychology, University of Oregon
2014-2015 M.S., Psychology, University of Oregon
2011-2012 M.A., Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences, Columbia University
2005-2009 B.A., Psychology and Sociology, New York University


Hughes, B.T., Costello, C. K., Pearman, J., Razavi, P., Bedford-Peterson, C., Ludwig, R.M., & Srivastava, S. (2020). The Big Five Across Socioeconomic Status: Measurement Invariance, Relationships, and Age Trends. Collabra: Psychology. Accepted Stage 1 Registered Report. PREPRINT

Ludwig, R.M., Srivastava, S., & Berkman, E.T. (2019). Predicting exercise with a personality facet: Planfulness and goal achievement. Psychological Science, 30(10), 1510-1521. ARTICLE, OPEN MATERIALS

Dang, J., Barker, P., Baumert, A., Bentvelzen, M., Berkman, E., Buchholz, N., Buczny, J., Chen, Z., De Cristofaro, V., de Vries, L., Dewitte, S., Giacomantonio, M., Gong, R., Homan, M., Imhoff, R., Ismail, I., Jia, L., Kubiak, T., Lange, F., Li, D., Livingston, J., Ludwig, R.M., Panno, A., Pearman, J., Rassi, N., Schiöth, H. B., Schmitt, M., Sevincer, A. T., Shi, J., Stamos, A., Tan, Y., Wenzel, M., Zerhouni, O., Zhang, L., Zhang, Y., & Zinkernagel, A. (2019). A multilab replication of the ego depletion effect. Social Psychological and Personality Science, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/1948550619887702. ARTICLE

*Cosme, D., *Ludwig, R.M., & Berkman, E.T. (2018). Comparing two neurocognitive models of self-control during dietary decisions. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, nsz068. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/scan/nsz068 ARTICLE, OPEN MATERIALS

Ludwig, R.M., Flournoy, J., & Berkman, E.T. (2018). Inequality in personality and temporal discounting across socioeconomic status? Assessing the evidence. Journal of Research in Personality, 81, 79-87. ARTICLE, OPEN MATERIALS

Ludwig, R.M., Srivastava, S., & Berkman, E.T. (2018). Planfulness: A Process-Focused Construct of Individual Differences in Goal Achievement. Collabra: Psychology, 4 (1), 28. ARTICLE

Fellowships & Awards

2018-2019 DataCamp Scholarship for Women and Minorities
2018-2019 General University Scholarship, University of Oregon
2018 Norman D. Sundberg Fellow, University of Oregon
2017-2018 Sandra Morgen Public Impact Fellow, University of Oregon
2017 Outstanding poster award, Association for Research in Personality

Tools & Code

BIDSonym, a tool to de-identify neuroimaging data. Herholz, P., & Ludwig, R.. Code and documentation on the OSF and Github.

Posters & Talks

2020 Who Achieves Their Goals and How? Planfulness: A Trait-based Approach to Goal Achievement Grounded in Social Cognition. Ludwig, R.M., Srivastava, S., & Berkman, E.T. Presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, Louisiana.

2019 Speaker, The Gerontological Society of America’s Annual Scientific Meeting. The Importance of Transparency and Open Science in Gerontology: Perspectives from Early Career Researchers. SLIDESHOW

2018 Speaker, The People’s Science Share Your Science Tour

2018 Preferences Revealed: Classifying Valuation Based on Competing Models of Choice. Ludwig, R.M., Cosme, D., Zeithamova, D., & Berkman, E.T. Presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Atlanta, GA. PDF

2017 Speaker, University of Oregon Graduate Student Research Forum. Sharing your research with the public: From the conference to The Field.

2017 Planfulness: Individual differences in goal-related decision-making. Ludwig, R.M., Srivastava, S., & Berkman, E.T. Presented at the Association for Research in Personality conference, Sacramento, CA.

2015 Self-processing during message viewing predicts intervention efficacy. Ludwig, R.M., Livingston, J.L., Cosme, D., Hill, A., Falk, E.B., & Berkman, E.T. Presented at the meeting of the Social and Affective Neuroscience Society in Boston, MA.

2014 The automatic processing of others’ mental states affects visual attention. Ludwig, R.M., & Mitchell, J.P. Presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Social Cognition Preconference, Austin, TX.

Select Teaching Experience

Summer 2015 & 2016 Course co-instructor, Psychology 202: Mind and Society, University of Oregon

Fall & Winter 2015 Lab instructor, Psychology 303: Research Methods in Psychology, University of Oregon

Spring 2014 Head teaching fellow, Science of Living Systems 20: Psychological Science, Harvard University