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Media Psychology Conference - Main Program

Media Psychology 21 will be held in a hybrid format. In person attendence is limited to 77 persons. Virtual attendence includes streaming of all talks (over Zoom) with the possibility to ask questions and asynchronous interaction with poster presenters (via padlet and Zoom). The specifics of the virtual attendence will be announced as soon as all technical arrangements have been made.

The main conference takes place at the TEMP 1 and 2.

Thursday, September 9th
08:00-09:00 Registration
09:00-09:30 Welcome Address
09:30-10:30 Position Papers Ia (TEMP1); Chair: André Melzer Position Papers Ib (TEMP2); Chair: Jessica Szczucka
V Fabian Hutmacher and Markus Appel
The Psychology of Personalization in Digital Environments
Uli Gleich
From PSI to SPI - Understanding interaction in research on parasocial phenomena
Jaime Banks
Toward a Framework for Considering Echo Technologies: Faithfulness and Transparency in Reflecting User Data
Katharina Jahn, Oliver Rehren, Sascha Schneider, Peter Ohler and Günter Daniel Rey
Emotional capabilities of conversational agents: A review
10:30-11:00 Research Reports I (TEMP1) Research Reports I (TEMP2)
1 German Neubaum and Dan Lane
I stand by what I said! Investigating political self-effects in persistent social media
9 Regine Frener and Sabine Trepte
An Empirical Investigation of the Social Web Gendered Privacy Model
20 V Silvana Weber, Hripsime Galstyan and Elisabeth Ströle
Social Comparison on Instagram: Assimilation as the Key to a Positive Body Image?
27 Sabine Reich and Marko Bachl
Consequences of sexism in political discussions online
26 Tim Wulf, Brigitte Naderer, Zoe Olbermann and Julian Hohner
Finding gold at the end of the rainbowflag? Claim vagueness and presence of imagery as factors for rainbowwashing
53 Elisabeth Holl and André Melzer
To kill or not to kill - Behavioral, physiological and personality markers of moral decision-making in video games
32 Franziska Gaiser and Sonja Utz
Is Hearing really Believing? The Importance of Modality, Sponsor Credibility and Message Accuracy for Perceived Message Credibility during Information Search
60 Lara Grohmann, Elisabeth Holl and André Melzer
Moral Judgment in Video Games: Effects of Medium, Moral Intuitions and Media-Based Empathy
39 V Fritz Becker, Jürgen Buder, Janika Bareiß and Markus Huff
Malleability of attitudes towards humans and agents during a grounding task
68V Elisa Wegmann, Annika Brandtner and Matthias Brand
Keeping in touch in burdensome times: How persons’ characteristics and social needs encourage problematic social-networks use
45 Johannes Breuer, Maximilian von Andrian-Werburg and Pascal Siegers
Desires vs. desirability: Studying predictors of online pornography use in Germany with a combination of surveys and web tracking
74 Marcel Finkel and Nicole Krämer
Different attributions of source credibility to humans, humanoid robots, and non-human-like technological devices?
87 Stephanie Antons, Magnus Liebherr, Silke M. Müller, Annika Brandtner, Elisa Wegmann and Matthias Brand
Self-regulation strategies for media-related and media-unrelated behaviors
93 V Yvonne Gerigk, Franziska Freudenberger, Marie Sophie Hunze, Thomas Möckel, Daniel Pietschmann, Gerhild Nieding and Peter Ohler
Can young Children’s Media Sign Literacy predict Academic Skills in Primary School?
106 V Michael Brill, Yannik Hendel and Frank Schwab
Effects of haptic seat feedback on spatial presence experiences in a racing simulation
96 Sabrina Sobieraj
System failure - How technological stressors affect cognitive, emotional and behavioral responses of women and men differently
99 V Sabrina C. Eimler, Jana Volk, Veronica Schwarze, Stefan Geisler and Alexander Arntz
In the Eye of the Beholder: Introducing Data Glasses in Nursing Considering Ideas from Uses and Gratifications and Self Determination Theory
11:00-11:30 Debate Club "Passive social media use harms mental health and well-being!" (TEMP1 & TEMP2)
Adrian Meier and Hannes-Vincent Krause
Passive social media use harms mental health and well-being!
11:30-12:00 Research Reports II (TEMP 1) Research Reports II (TEMP 2)
40 Stefanie Ritz and Sonja Utz
Chatbots in study counseling: The impact of agent type and responsiveness on acceptance and perceived performance
2 Bryan Abendschein, Chad Edwards and Autumn Edwards
Not Who, But What: Social Support as a Function of Outcomes in Human-Machine Communication
54 Aike C. Horstmann and Nicole C. Krämer
I blame you anyways! An experimental study on the perceived responsibility of a social robot’s pre-programmed behavior
21 Lea-Johanna Klebba and Stephan Winter
A Fatal Affair? The Influence of Threat and Right-Wing Authoritarianism on Selecting Political (False) Information
69 V Yannic Meier, Judith Meinert and Nicole Krämer
A multilevel approach to investigate the adoption of the German Covid-19 contact-tracing app: separating between- from within-person effects
33 Niklas Felix Cypris, Tina Kuo, Lorenz Weber, Julia Sasse, Jens Grossklags and Anna Baumert
Leveraging Group Identity to Counter Online Hate Speech
75 V Sina Ostendorf, Theresa von Pikarski, Lena Kölmel and Matthias Brand
Disclosing personal information on social networks – The role of problematic social networks use and individual’s need for privacy
41 Astrid Rosenthal-von der Pütten, Nikolai Bock, Luisa Hofmann and Tobias Meisen
(C)overt Robot-Robot-Communication and its Influence on Human Perception and Feelings of Social Exclusion
88 Miriam-Linnea Hale and Claire van Duin
Sexism Online – Emotional Responses to Ambivalent Sexism on Instagram
81 V Nadine Scheller, Peter Ohler and Oliver Rehren
Anthropomorphize to Empathize - The interaction of Empathy and Anthropomorphism
94 V Marie Sophie Hunze, Franziska Freudenberger, Yvonne Gerigk, Peter Ohler and Gerhild Nieding
Young children’s exposure to a pedagogical agent
107 V Isabelle Brauckhoff and Laura Hoffmann
Diffusion of Responsibility in Human-Robot Teams
12:00-13:00 Position Papers IIa (TEMP 1)
Chair: Nick Bowman
Position Papers IIb (TEMP 2)
Chair: Sabine Trepte
Dominik Neumann and Nancy Rhodes
Morality in Social Media: A Scoping Review
V Theda Radtke, Theresa Apel, Konstantin Schenkel, Jan Keller and Eike von Lindern
Is digital detox more than a trend? A systematic literature review
André Melzer and Elisabeth Holl
An Integrative Model of Moral Processing for the Video Game Medium
Frank Schneider, Sarah Lutz, Annabell Halfmann, Adrian Meier and Leonard Reinecke
How and when do mobile media demands impact well-being? Explicating the integrative model of mobile media use and need experiences (IM3UNE)
13:00-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-14:30 Session 10: Research Reports III (TEMP 1) Session 10: Research Reports III (TEMP 2)
12 V Parnian Najma Chawarri and Lena Frischlich
What motivates the BTS ARMY? The role of parasocial relationships and collective action theories for fan engagement
4 V Dorothea Cosima Adler and Benjamin Philip Lange
The Social in Social Distancing. Changes in Communication Media Use During the First Lockdown in Germany.
28 Nadia Bij de Vaate, Jolanda Veldhuis and Elly Konijn
How Visual Online Self-Presentation and Passive Exposure are Related to Body Image and Mental Health in Adolescents
22 Christine Anderl and Sonja Utz
Camera on: Predictors of webcam use during group video conferencing
76 Judith Meinert and Nicole Krämer
How much do you want to share in the service of health? - Perceived benefits and privacy concerns in the context of self-tracked data
35 Josephine Schmitt, Tim Wulf and Johannes Breuer
From cognitive overload to digital detox: Psychological implications of telework during the COVID-19 pandemic in Germany
82V Tania Nunez, Theda Radtke and Sabrina Eimler
How Phubbing Affects Observers: A Third-Person Perspective On (Smart)phone-Induced Ostracism
48 Tess Lankhuizen, Katalin Bálint, Elly Konijn, Sergio Benini, Mattia Savardi and Anne Bartsch
Rules of Engagement? The Influence of Visual Formal Features on Audience Empathy in Popular Film
89V Veronica Schwarze, Lena Hilbig, Alina Grewe, Thassia Lobermeier, Merle Siepmann and Sabrina C. Eimler
Right Where we Belong - Investigating Young People's Perceptions of Social Groups in Social Media vs. Society at Large
55 Carla Sophia Jakobowsky, Anna Maria Helene Abrams and Astrid Marieke Rosenthal-von der Pütten
Do you know where I will go? - Gaze Cues of Humans and Robots in Social Navigation
95V Silke M. Müller, Dario Stolze, Elisa Wegmann and Matthias Brand
Social Zapping: About spontaneous cancellations of private appointments and its connection with the use of social networks
62 Clara Strathmann, Natalia Szymczyk, Jessica M. Szczuka and Nicole C. Krämer
Hey voice assistant, can you help me through the pandemic? - A study on the use of voice assistants regarding loneliness, homeschooling and home office activities during the Covid-19 pandemic.
101 Daniel Possler, Adrian Meier, Sophie Börner, Alicia Gilbert and Helmut Scherer
Sharing Awe: Vicarious Transcendent Experiences via Social Media
61 Hatice Suzan Güzelbey, Jessica Szczuka and Nicole Krämer
Robot, Voice Assistant or Child? A parental evaluation on the social appropriateness of different artificial and human interaction partners.
70 Lisa Mühl, Aike C. Horstmann, Dunja Storch and Sebastian Schnieder
How can we use technology to understand and support traumatized refugee minors? Analyzing requirements for a low-threshold screening tool and online support portal at the basis of a comprehensive psychosocial diagnostic model
   103 V Timo Palm, Luca Marie Luepken and Christine Anderl
Videoconferencing fatigue and its predictors
14:30-15:30 Keynote Selma Šabanović (TEMP 1 & TEMP 2)
V Selma Šabanović; Indiana University Bloomington
"Robots for the Social Good"
15:30-16:00 Break
16:00-16:30 Debate Club "We are living in a post-privacy age" (TEMP1 & TEMP2)
Johannes Breuer and Tobias Dienlin
We are living in a post-privacy age
16:30-17:30 Pre-Registration Panel (TEMP1 & TEMP2)
Nicholas Bowman, Robert Gauthreaux III, Philippe Chauveau and Lindsey Resignato
Task demand and mood repair in a virtual reality video game
Femke Geusens, Caleb Carr and Kathleen Beullens
Identity Shift an Alcohol-Related Social Media Self-Effect: An Experiment
V Eugene Kukshinov and W. Geoffrey Wright
Validation of the behavioral measure of physical/spatial presence in VR: BMP-VR app
17:30-18:00 Research Reports IV (TEMP1) Research Reports IV (TEMP2)
5 V Benjamin Philip Lange and Pauline Zahn
Of Gossip Girls and Mad Men: An empirical comparison of gender differences with gender stereotypes in TV series preferences
13 V Hannah Löhr and Martin Beckenkamp
Influence of verbal and visual stimuli on different aspects of consumer vison, emotional response and purchase decision
56 V Heike Hausmann and Erko Martins
Determinants of digital media usage by older people based on Ajzen’s Theory of Planned Behavior. A qualitative and quantitative study within the research project DigiKomS.
29 Jolanda Veldhuis and Nadia Bij de Vaate
When Idealized Selfies are Liked: How the Social Context of Selfies Impacts Appearance Satisfaction and Social Approval
71 Lena Frischlich, Tim Schatto-Eckrodt and Lena Clever
Long-term Effects of alternative news on political attitudes among susceptible recipients
36 Lea Frentzel-Beyme and Nicole Krämer
Can Virtual Reality Enhance Moral? – An Experimental Study on the Effects of Immersion on Empathy and Moral
77 Luisa Jansen and Laura Hoffmann
My Robot Teammate: Empirical Assessment of Robotic and Human Co-Workers in Success and Failure
64 V Lena Hilbig, Veronica Schwarze, Bengt Escher, Josepha Scharnetzki, Clarissa Arlinghaus and Sabrina Eimler
Pride and Prejudice: A Stereotype-Content-Model Study on Young People's Perception of Social Media Subgroups
91 Carolin Straßmann, Sabrina Eimler, Linda Kololli, Alexander Arntz, Katharina van de Sand and Annika Rietz
The Influence of Application Scenarios on the Perception of Robots
83 V Patricia Krabbes, Marlene Queck, Antonia Scherf, Peter Ohler and Oliver Rehren
To err makes human - The influence of errors and speech parameters on perceived humanness of robots
90 V Franziska Freudenberger, Marie Sophie Hunze, Yvonne Gerigk, Peter Ohler and Gerhild Nieding
The role of familial environment in the development of media sign literacy in preschool children
98 Nikolai Bock and Astrid Rosenthal-von der Pütten
An Experimental Study on the Interplay of Attitudes, Heuristic Thinking, and Transparency in Algorithmic Augmented Decision-Making in Criminal Justice
104 Ewa Miedzobrodzka, Johanna van Hooff, Elly Konijn and Lydia Krabbendam
Pain in the Brain: Effects of Violent Video Game Exposure on Empathy for Pain Desensitization in Adolescents Gamers – a Pre-registered ERP Study
110 Filipa Stoyanova and Nicole C. Krämer
Improving Collaboration in Online Learning Groups via Automated Prompting
Friday, September 10th
09:00-09:30 Research Reports V Research Reports V
30 Sonja Utz, Franziska Gaiser and Lara Wolfers
“Unseren täglichen Drosten gib uns heute”: Effects of science communication by virologists during the COVID-19 crisis in Germany and the role of parasocial phenomena
14 Jana Wagner, Regine Frener and Sabine Trepte
Development and Validation of the Need for Privacy Scale (NFP-S)
37 Luca Marie Lüpken, Lara Wolfers, Sonja Utz, Robin Nabi and Franziska Gaiser
Coping with the COVID-19 pandemic using media: Extending the coping-fit-hypothesis to media use
24V Magdalena Wischnewski, Thao Ngo, Rebecca Bernemann, Martin Jansen and Nicole Krämer
“I agree with you, bot!” How users (dis)engage with social bots on Twitter
43 Aike C. Horstmann, Lisa Mühl, Louisa Köppen, Dunja Storch and Jarek Krajewski
Hey robot, help me grow up! Requirement analysis for a learning platform and a robotic learning assistant to help children with autism overcome behavioral and social challenges
42 V Anneke de Graaf and Enny Das
Coping with death through eudaimonic entertainment? The effect of being moved by death portrayals on death attitudes
58 V Nele Borgert, Jennifer Friedauer, Imke Böse, Martina Angela Sasse and Malte Elson
The Study of Cybersecurity Self-Efficacy: A Systematic Literature Review of Methodology
49 V Tuo Liu, Xi Wang and Yanyan Zhou
Mediated Identity or Media Selection? The Causal Relationship between LGBTQ Media Engagement and Sexual Orientation Disclosure
65 Johanna Schäwel and Sabine Trepte
Reciprocal spirals of self-presentation on- and off the net
72 Astrid Jansen
Late-night Media Use and Bedtime-Procrastination: How People Decide Not to Go to Sleep and Use Media Instead
84 Astrid Carolus, Yannik Augustin and Stephan Breitenbach
The Power of Self-Compassion: An analysis of the effects of unhealthy social media use, FoMO, self-control and self-compassion on life satisfaction
105 V Lena Franzkowiak, Nico Tauchmann, Maria Costantino, Verena Traubinger and Peter Ohler
A blind spot in indoor navigation - needs and requirements of visually impaired people
111 Ana Müller, Filipa Stoyanova and Anja Richert
SKILLED: Interdisciplinary, Mixed Method Experiments Towards Socioempathic AI-based Dialogues
108 V Alexandra Lux
Self-disclosure in an anonymous online environment, a darkweb social network
09:30-10:30 Keynote Marc Hassenzahl (TEMP1 & TEMP2)
V Marc Hassenzahl, Siegen University
Designing Subtle Devices: Forging and Maintaining the Social over the Distance
10:30-11:00 Research Reports VI (TEMP1) Research Reports VI (TEMP2)
8 Christoph Mengelkamp and Pia Birner
Fluently Presented - Effectively Learnt? Effects of Fluency on Knowledge Acquisition and Judgments of Learning
19 Anna Milena Rothemel, Anna M. H. Abrams and Astrid Rosenthal-von der Pütten
How a Robot's Reaction to Abuse Influence Humans' Empathy
25 Tanja Messingschlager and Markus Appel
Creative Artificial Intelligence and User Responses to Fictional Stories
31 V Andrea Grundke, Jan-Philipp Stein and Markus Appel
Warning: This Robot Reads Your Mind! Evaluations of Thought-Detecting and Emotion-Detecting Robots (and the Influence of Individual Differences)
23 V Nathalie Mrozek and Frank Schneider
Self-esteem threat and narrative engagement
38 Vanessa Hirschhäuser and Stephan Winter
“That’s Immoral!” – The Influence of Morally-Framed Arguments and Identification Processes on Information Selection in Social Media
73 Sarah Benz-Eberhard
The Affective and Cognitive Echo of Cumulative Series Reception: A Qualitative Study
44 Lara Wolfers, Ruth Wendt, Daniela Becker and Sonja Utz
A guilty tool? The role of norms and guilt when mothers use their smartphone for coping with stress
80 V Oliver Rehren, Katharina Jahn, Sascha Schneider, Günter Daniel Rey and Peter Ohler
Creating an anthropomorphism questionnaire – A multidimensional approach
51 Koji Yoshimura and Nicholas Bowman
A Scoping Review of Morally "Grey" Characters
86 Jessica Szczuka
Attracted to Alexa? An Empirical Study on the Effects of the Interaction Partners Ontological Class and Sexual Arousal on the Wish to Continue a Flirtatious Conversation and the Perception of the Interaction Partners’ Sexual Attractiveness
59 Felix Dietrich, Tanja Kugler, Sarah Hennings, Celine Conrad, Frank M. Schneider and Peter Vorderer
All just clickbait? The effect of empathy and epistemic emotions in online news on the eudaimonic entertainment experience and political information processing.
92 Anna Freytag, Daniel Possler, Christoph Klimmt and Arthur Raney
Naturetainment: Exploring the Role of Connectedness to Nature for Nature Documentary Entertainment
66 V Thao Ngo, Magdalena Wischnewski, Rebecca Bernemann, Martin Jansen and Nicole Krämer
Spot the Bot: How do users detect social bots and verify Twitter accounts?
109 V Kevin Koban, Brad A. Haggadone and Jaime Banks
Watched by a droid: Social facilitation and inhibition from a robot observer
79 V Tessa Lottermann, Julius Frankenbach and Stephanie Pieschl
The machine that knows you: A new paradigm to study human-AI relations
11:00-12:00 Position Papers IIIa (TEMP 1)
Chair: xxx
Position Papers IIIb (TEMP 2)
Chair: German Neubaum
Adrian Meier
New media, new effects? Introducing the Technology Equivalence Approach (TEA)
Sarah Lutz, Frank Schneider and Sabine Reich
Media as powerful coping tools to recover from social exclusion experiences? A systematic review on need restoration and emotion regulation through using media
Nicolas Mattis, Philipp Masur, Judith Moeller and Wouter van Atteveldt
Nudging towards diversity: How personalised news recommenders can facilitate (more) diverse news diets
12:00-12:30 Award Ceremony & Farewell Address (TEMP 1 & TEMP2)
12:30-13:30 Business Meeting (TEMP 1 & TEMP2)