I am currently postdoctoral research associate at the University of Hohenheim, Germany and senior researcher in the ERC-funded project on the Social Foundations of Online Gaming at the University of Münster. My main research interests are online communication and quantitative methods, especially data collection and statistical modeling. I also enjoy developing software, mostly for content analysis and other means of data mining and analysis.
2014-07-16. Journal article published: Longitudinal patterns of problematic computer game use among adolescents and adults—a 2-year panel study (with Ruth Festl and Thorsten Quandt). Addiction.
2014-01-23. Journal article published: Press CRTT to measure aggressive behavior: The unstandardized use of the Competitive Reaction Time Task in aggression research. (with Malte Elson, Rohangis Mohseni, Johannes Breuer and Thorsten Quandt). Psychological Assessment.
2014-01-12. Journal article published: Sore losers? A re-examination of the frustration-aggression hypothesis for co-located video game play (with Johannes Breuer and Thorsten Quandt). Psychology of Popular Media Culture.
2013-11-15. I have joined the editorial board of Communication Measures and Methods.
2013-11-10. Journal article published: Digitale Spiele. Stabilität im Wandel [Digital games: stability and change] (with Thorsten Quandt, Johannes Breuer and Ruth Festl). Media Perspektiven.
2013-11-02. Journal article published: Recycled Media: An automated evaluation of news outlets in the 21st century (with Elisabeth Günther). Digital Journalism.
2013-09-03. Book chapter published: Automatische Inhaltsanalyse [Automatic Content Analysis]. In W. Möhring & D. Schlütz (Hrsg.), Standardisierte Erhebungsmethoden der Kommunikationswissenschaft.
2013-08-18. Journal article published: The Relative Trustworthiness of Popular Inferential Approaches to Testing Indirect Effects in Statistical Mediation Analysis: Does Method Really Matter? (with Andrew F. Hayes). Psychological Science.