​2019/In Press




  • Bowman, N, Wulf, T, & Bente, G (2017). “Drive the lane; together, hard!” an examination of the effects of supportive coplaying and task difficulty on prosocial behavior. Journal of Media Psychology, 29, 31-41. 

  • Breuer, J., Velez, J., Bowman, N. D., Wulf, T., & Bente, G. (2017). “Drive the lane; together, hard!”: An examination of the effects of supportive co-playing and task difficulty on prosocial behavior.Journal of Media Psychology, 29(1), 31–41. doi: 10.1027/1864-1105/a000209. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0180780

  • Ernst, J., Schmitt, J. B., Rieger, D., Beier, A. K., Vorderer, P., Bente, G., & Roth, H. J. (2017). Hate beneath the counter speech? A qualitative content analysis of user comments on YouTube related to counter speech videos. Journal for Deradicalization, 10, 1-49. Retrieved from

  • Geiger, A., Niessen, E., Bente, G., & Vogeley, K. (2017). Eyes versus hands: How perceived stimuli influence motor actions. PloS One, 12(7), e0180780.           

  • Rieger, D., Ernst, J., Schmitt, J. B., Vorderer, P., Bente, G. & Roth, H.-J. (2017). Propaganda und Alternativen im Internet – Medienpädagogische Implikationen. merz - medien + erziehung, 3 (Hass und Hetz im Internet), 27-35.

  • Rieger, D., Frischlich, L., & Bente, G. (2017).Propaganda in an insecure, unstructured world: How psychological uncertainty and authoritarian attitudes shape the evaluation of right-wing extremist internet propaganda. Journal for Deradicalization, 10, 203-229. Retrieved from

  • Rieger, D., Reinecke, L., & Bente, G. (2017).Media-induced recovery: The effects of positive versus negative media stimuli on recovery experience, cognitive performance, and energetic arousal.Psychology of Popular Media Culture, 6(2), 174-191. doi: 10.1037/ppm0000075

  • Rieger, D., Schmitt, J. B., Ernst, J., Winkler, J. & Roth, H.-J.  (2017). Propaganda im Schulunterricht. Förderung von Medienkritikfähigkeit als Präventionsarbeit gegen Extremismus.Praxis Schulpsychologie, 12, 4-5.doi:10.1037/ppm0000075

  • Roth, D. Waldow, K. Latoschik, M.E., Fuhrmann, A. & Bente, G. (2017). Socially immersive avatar-based communication," 2017 IEEE Virtual Reality (VR), Los Angeles, CA, 2017, pp. 259-260. doi: 10.1109/VR.2017.7892275

  • Shin, S. Y., Jang, J. W., & Bente, G. (2017).The benefits of distance and mediation: How people react to conflicts in video chat vs. FtF. Computers in Human Behavior, 73, 1-8. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2017.03.022

  • Imhof+, M. A., Schmälzle+, R., Renner, B., & Schupp, H. T.. (2017). How real-life health messages engage our brains: Shared processing of effective anti-alcohol videos.. Social, Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience.

  • Schmälzle, R., Imhof, M. A., Grall, C., Flaisch, T., & Schupp, H. T.. (2017). Reliability of fMRI time series: Similarity of neural processing during movie viewing. biorxiv. 

  • Schmälzle, R., Brook O’Donnell, M., Garcia, J. O., Cascio, C. N. C., Bayer, J., Vettel, J., Bassett, D., & Falk, E. B.. (2017). Brain connectivity dynamics during social interaction reflect social network structure. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

  • Schmälzle, R., Renner, B., & Schupp, H. T.. (2017). Health risk perception and risk communication. Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences

  • Sanders-Jackson, A., Tan, A.S.L., Yie, Kyeungyeun (Online First, 2017). Effects of Health-Oriented Descriptors on Combustible Cigarette and Electronic Cigarette Packaging: An Experiment Among Adult Smokers in the United States. Tobacco Control.

  • Tan, A.S.L., Mello, S., Sanders-Jackson, A. & Bigman, C. (2017). Knowledge about Chemicals in e‐Cigarette Secondhand Vapor and Perceived Harms of Exposure among a National Sample of US Adults, Risk Analysis, 37(6), 1170-1180.


  • Bente, G., Roth, D., Dratsch, T., & Kaspar, K. (2016). Emotions of my kin: disambiguating expressive body movement in minimal groups. Culture and Brain, 4(1), 51-71. doi: 10.1007/s40167-016-0038-3

  • Lugrin, J. L., Zilch, D., Roth, D., Bente, G., & Latoschik, M. E. (2016). FaceBo: Real-time face and body tracking for faithful avatar synthesis. Virtual Reality (VR), 2016 IEEE (pp. 225-226).

  • Ravaja, N., Bente, G., Katsyri, J., Salminen, M., Takala, T. (2016). Virtual Character Facial Expressions Influence Human Brain and Facial EMG Activity in a Decision-Making Game. IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing 99, 1 doi: 10.1109/TAFFC.2016.2601101

  • Roth, D., Lugrin, J. L., Büser, J., Bente, G., Fuhrmann, A., & Latoschik, M. E. (2016). A simplified inverse kinematic approach for embodied VR applications. Virtual Reality (VR), 2016 IEEE (pp. 275-276). doi: 10.1109/VR.2016.7504760

  • Roth, D., Lugrin, J. L., Galakhov, D., Hofmann, A., Bente, G., Latoschik, M. E., & Fuhrmann, A. (2016). Avatar realism and social interaction quality in virtual reality. Virtual Reality (VR), 2016 IEEE (pp. 277-278).

  • Roth, D., Waldow, K. Stetter, F., Bente, G., Latoschik, M. E., & Fuhrmann, A. (2016). SIAMC: A Socially Immersive Avatar Mediated Communication Platform. Proceedings of the 22Nd ACM Conference on Virtual Reality Software and Technology (pp. 357-358).  Doi: 10.1145/2993369.2996302.

  • Sanders-Jackson, A.*, Tan, A.S.L.*, Bigman, C., Mello, S & Neiderdeppe, J. (2016). To Regulate or Not to Regulate? Views on Electronic Cigarette Regulations and Beliefs about the Reasons for and against Regulation, PLoS One, 11(8), e0161124.

  • Gonzalez, M.E.*, Sanders-Jackson, A.* & Emery, J. (2016). Online Health Information-Seeking Behavior and Confidence in Filling Out Online Forms Among Latinos: A Cross-Sectional Analysis of the California Health Interview Survey, 2011-2012, Journal of Medical Internet Research, 18(7), e184.

  • Prochaska, J.J. & Sanders-Jackson, A. (2016). Patient Decision Aids for Discouraging Low-Value Health Care Procedures: Null Findings and Lessons Learned, JAMA Internal Medicine, 176(1), 41-42. 

  • Schupp, H. T., Kirmse, U., Schmälzle, R., Flaisch, T., & Renner, B.. (2016). Newly-formed emotional memories guide selective attention processes: Evidence from event-related potentials.. Scientific reports, 6, 28091. 

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