Conference Talks

2018

Jacobs, R., Werning, S., Jansz, J., & Kneer, J. (2018). Procedural arguments of
persuasive games: An elaboration likelihood perspective. Paper presented at the 67th Annual International Communication Association Conference. Prague, Czeck, May.

Franken, S., Kneer, J., Reich, S. (2018). Not only for the (tom)boys: Gender variables as predictors for playing motivations, passion, and addiction for MMORPGs. Paper presented at the 67th Annual International Communication Association Conference. Prague, Czeck, May.

Krijgsman, J. & Kneer, J. (2018). Computer animated imagery for deceased actors – Does this affect the enjoyment of the audience? Paper presented at the Etmaal2018. Ghent, Belgium, February.

Schröder, N. & Kneer, J. (2018). Characters as Friends: Exploring Influences of Media Interactivity on Parasocial Relationships. Paper presented at the Etmaal2018. Ghent, Belgium, February.

Jacobs, R., Werning, S., Jansz, J., & Kneer, J. (2018). Procedural arguments of
persuasive games: An elaboration likelihood perspective. Paper presented at the Etmaal2018. Ghent, Belgium, February.

2017

Kneer, J., Jansz, J., & Bas, M.(2017). Develping and testing a serious games for smokers. Paper presented at the 10th Conference of the Media Psychology Division of the DGPs. Landau, Germany, September.

Kneer, J., Jansz, J., & Bas, M.(2017). Creating a game for smokers and applying new methods to test its effectiveness. Paper presented at the Etmaal2017. Tilburg, Netherlands, January.

2016

Kneer, J. & Trixxa, J. (2016). To post or not to post? Two new instruments for Facebook usage (FUQ) and perceived Facebook usage (P-FUQ). Paper presented at the Kongress der deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie. Leipzig, Germany, September.

Trixxa, J. & Kneer, J. (2016). When I know what I am doing and when less is more: Developing and testing the Facebook Usage Questionnaire (FUQ) and the Perceived Facebook Usage Questionnaire (P-FUQ). Paper presented at the 65th Annual International Communication Association Conference. Fukuoka, Japan, June.

Breuer, J., Bowman, N.D., Kieslich, K., Elson, M., Kowert, R., Kneer, J., Quandt, T., Lange, A., & Lange, R. (2016). Grand theft morals: The role of cultural differences and moral views for the evaluation of violent and sexual content in video games. Paper presented at the ICA Game Studies Pre-Conference “Just Games?”. Tokyo, Japan, June.

2015

Bowman, N. D., Kowert, R., Breuer, J., Elson, M., Kieslich, K., Kneer, J., Quandt, T., Lange, A., & Lange, R. (2015). “It’s too dirty for me, so it’s too dirty for the kids”: A cross-comparison of German and US gamers’ differential reactions to an explicitly sexual or violent video game. Paper presented at the National Communication Association. Las Vegas, November.

Kneer J. (2015). You could have just asked: Influences on the perception of violent game play motivations. Paper presented at the 64th Annual International Communication Association Conference. San Juan, Puerto Rico, May.

Kneer, J. (2015). Death Magnetic: Heavy Metal as cultural worldview defense against the fear of dying. Poster presented at the 64th Annual International Communication Association Conference. San Juan, Puerto Rico, May.

Rieger, D., Kneer, J., Frischlich, L., Rutowski, O. C., & Bente, G. (2015). Enhancing Vitality: Physiological evidence for the recovery potential of entertaining movies. Paper presented at the 64th Annual International Communication Association Conference. San Juan, Puerto Rico, May. *won the best paper award of the Communications and Technologies Division.

2014

Kneer, J. (2014). With a Rebell Yell: The problem of defensive reactions in digital game studies. Paper presented at the 5th Conference of the European Communication Association. Lisbon, Portugal, November.

Kneer, J. (2014). And the memory remains: How Heavy Metal Fans deal with the fear of death. Paper presented at the 49. Kongress der deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie.Bochum, Germany, September.

Eischeid, S., Englich, B., & Kneer, J. (2014). The power of Metal: Embodied wellbeing. Poster presented at the 49. Kongress der deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie.Bochum, Germany, September.

Kneer, J., Knapp, F., & Elson, M. (2014). Challenged by Rainbows: The effects of displayed violence, difficulty, and game-performance on arousal, cognition, aggressive behavior, and emotion. Paper presented at the 63th Annual International Communication Association Conference. Seattle, USA, May.

2013

Kneer, J. & Kikelia, A. (2013). The influence of media reports and age on the perception of violent digital games. Paper presented at the 8th Conference of the Media Psychology Division of the DGPs. Würzburg, Germany, September.

Knapp, F., Kneer, J., & Elson, M. (2013). Fighting violence with rainbows: Displayed violence, game difficulty, and game performance as predictors for aggression. Poster presented at the 8th Conference of the Media Psychology Division of the DGPs. Würzburg, Germany, September.

Wulf, T., Rieger, D., Kneer, J., & Bente, G. (2013). The arcane force of arcade games: Killing inky as a hanky. Poster presented at the 8th Conference of the Media Psychology Division of the DGPs. Würzburg, Germany, September. *won best poster award.

Kneer, J. (2013). Being killed by rainbows: Displayed violence, difficulty, and performance as predictors for post-game emotions. Paper presented at the Games, Cognition, and Emotion Conference. Hamburg, Germany, June.

Kneer, J., & Glock, S. (2013). Addictive playing: The role of implicit and explicit motives. Paper presented at the 63th Annual International Communication Association Conference. London, England, June.

Rieger, D., Kneer, J., & Bente, G. (2013). Drying tears with Pacman: The impact of interactive and noninteractive media on reported mood and physiological arousal. Paper presented at the 63th Annual International Communication Association Conference. London, England, June.

Kneer, J., & Rieger, D. (2013). The role of playing motives, passion, and playing time on digital game addiction. Paper presented at the ICA Game Studies Pre-Conference “The Power of Play: Motivational Uses and Applications. London, England, June.

2012

Kneer, J. (2012, September). Activation and suppression of digital game related contents. Paper presented at the 48. Kongress der deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie. Bielefeld, Germany.

Rieger, D., Kneer, J., & Glock, S. (2012. September). Blond, thin, & dumb? Model casting shows’ consequences on self-esteem and cognitive performance among female students. Paper presented at the 48. Kongress der deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie. Bielefeld, Germany.

Kneer, J., Munko, D., & Bente, G. (2012, May). Implicit Defense Strategies concerning First Person Shooter Games. Paper presented at the 62th Annual International Communication Association Conferenc. Phoenix, USA.

Elson, M., Breuer, J., Van Looy, J., & Kneer, J. (2012, May). Comparing apples and oranges? The effects of confounding factors in experimental research on digital games and aggression. Paper presented at the 62th Annual International Communication Association Conferenc. Phoenix, USA.

Shishechian, S., Rieger, D., Kneer, J. & Bente, G. (2012, March). Distraction from the negative emotion “fear”. Paper presented at the 54th conference of experimentally working psychologists (TEAP). Mannheim, Germany.

Hinz, S., Rieger, D., Kneer, J. & Bente, G. (2012, March). Limits of the emotion regulation of negative emotions. Paper presented at the 54th conference of experimentally working psychologists (TEAP). Mannheim, Germany.

2011

Kneer, J., Rieger, D., & Bente, G. (2011, August). Nothing else matters: Heavy Metal against existential anguish. Paper presented at the 7th Conference of the Media Psychology Division of the DGPs. Bremen, Germany

Frischlich, L., Kneer, J., & Bente, G. (2011, July). The Activation of Cultural Worldview Defense and Self-Esteem Striving after Mortality Salience. Paper presented at the Summerschool Cultural and Social Cognition, 2011. Cologne, Germany.

Kneer, J., Beskes, S., & Bente, G. (2011, June). Belonging to “Generation Game”: Defence Strategies of Young Adults concerning Effects of Digital Video Games. Paper presented at the 12th European Congress of Psychology. Istanbul, Turkey.

Frischlich,L., Kneer, J., & Bente, G. (2011, June). Death vs. Dissonance- Increasing Self-Esteem as a Versatile Solution. Paper presented at the 12th European Congress of Psychology, 2011. Istanbul, Turkey.

Rieger, D., Kneer, J., & Bente, G. (2011, June). Cognitive dissonance & memory load: The effect of personal relevance on dissonance reduction and memory performance. Paper presented at the 12th European Congress of Psychology, 2011. Istanbul, Turkey.

Frischlich, L., Kneer, J., & Bente, G. (2011, March). Culture vs. Self-Esteem: What matters in the face of the death. Paper presented at the 53nd TeaP (Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen). Halle an der Saale, Germany.

Hieb, V., Bente, G., & Kneer, J. (2011, March). Diamonds or best friend? Konsumpräferenzen unter der Mortalitätssalienz [Diamonds or best friend? Preferences under mortality salience]. Paper presented at the 53nd TeaP (Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen. Halle an der Saale, Germany.

2010

Kneer, J., Rieger, D. Frischlich, L., & Munko, D. (2010, November). Goethe versus Rammstein: who is allowed to play with madness? The influence of musical taste on prejudice against heavy metal lyrics. Paper presented at the 3rd Global Conference on Heavy Fundamentalism: Music, Metal & Politics. Prague, Czech Republic.

Kneer, J., & Bente, G. (2010, September). The Need to Feel Alive: Der Einfluss von Mortalitässalienz auf die Wirkung von emotionaler Werbung [The Need to Feel Alive: The impact of mortality salience on the effects of emotional commercials]. Paper presented at the 47. Kongress der deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie. Bremen, Germany.

Kneer, J., & Bente, G. (2010, July). Counterstrike strikes back? How Shooter Players are perceived. Paper presented at the 27th International Congress of Applied Psychology 2010 (ICAP 2010), 11 – 16 July 2010. Melbourne, Australia.

Kneer, J. (2010, April). Unreal Tournament?! Der Einfluss von Spielerfahrung auf Vorurteile gegenüber First-Person Shooter Spielern [Unreal Tournament?! The impact of gaming experience on prejudice against First-Person Shooter gamers]. Paper presented at the 2nd Clash of Realities. Cologne, Germany.

Munko, D. Kneer, J., & Bente, G. (2010, March). Spielst du noch oder planst du schon? [Are you still gaming or are you yet planing?] Paper presented at the 52nd Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen. Saarbrücken, Germany.

Rieger, D., Bartz, F., Bente, G., & Kneer, J. (2010, March). Werbung im Blick – Effekte des Kontextes auf die Betrachtung von Internetwerbung [Commercials at sight – context effects on eye-movements concerning internet commercials]. Paper presented at the 52nd Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen. Saarbrücken, Germany.

2009

Kneer, J., & Glock, S (2009, March). Game over für Egoshooter-Spieler? Der Einfluss der Spielerfahrung auf Aggression [Game over for First-Person Shooter gamers? The impact of gaming experience on aggression]. Paper presented at the 51nd Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen. Jena, Germany.

Glock, S., & Kneer, J. (2009, March). Reaktionszeiten zur Erfassung kognitiver Dissonanz bei Rauchern [Response latencies as measurement for cognitive dissonance in smokers]. Paper presented at the 51nd Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen. Jena, Germany.

2008

Glock, S., Kneer, J., & Krolak-Schwerdt, S. (2008, March). Das Gedächtnis für forensische Personeninformationen bei Vollzugspsychologen [Memory for person information of for forensic psychologists]. Paper presented at the 50nd Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen. Mannheim, Germany.

2007

Kneer, J. (2007, November). Die Messung von Veränderung [Measurement of change]. Paper presented at the Präventiver Arbeits- und Gesundheitsschutz 2020. Aachen, Germany.

2002-2006

Kneer, J., & Krolak-Schwerdt, S. (2006, September). Kausale Beziehungen zwischen Personmerkmalen: Der Einfluss der Direktionalität bei der Verarbeitung und bei der mentalen Repräsentation [Causal relationships between person information: The impact of directionality on processing and on mental representation]. Paper presented at the 45. Kongress der deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie. Nürnberg, Germany.

Krolak-Schwerdt, S., Kneer, J., Junker, N., & Renaud, D. (2006). Der wechselseitige Einfluss von Stereotypizität und Textkohärenz auf die Verarbeitung, das Gedächtnis und die Beurteilung von Informationen über Personen [The interaction between stereotype information and textual coherence on processing, memory, and judgement about person information]. Paper presented at the 45. Kongress der deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie. Nürnberg, Germany.

Renaud, D., Krolak-Schwerdt, S., & Kneer, J. (2006, March). Wie Textkohärenz und aktivierte Stereotype die Verarbeitung von Personinformation beeinflussen [How textual coherence and stereotypes influence processing of person information]. Paper presented at the 45. Kongress der deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie. Nürnberg, Germany.

Kneer, J., & Krolak-Schwerdt, S. (2006, March). Lesezeiten- und Blickbewegungsverfahren als online-Methode für die Analyse der sozialen Kognition [Reading times and eye-movements as online measurements to analyze social cognition]. Paper presented at the 48nd Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen. Mainz, Germany.

Schubel, N. Kneer, J., & Krolak-Schwerdt, S. (2006, March). Der Einfluss der Direktionalität auf die Verarbeitung von Kausalaussagen über Personmerkmale [The impact of directionality on processing of causal relationships between person attributes]. Paper presented at the 48nd Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen. Mainz, Germany.

Kneer, J., & Krolak-Schwerdt, S. (2005, September). Direktionalität bei der Verarbeitung von kausal verbundenen Personmerkmalen [Directionality and processing of causla related person attributes]. Paper presented at the 10. Tagung der Fachgruppe Sozialpsychologie. Jena, Germany.

Kneer, J., Krolak-Schwerdt, S., & Wintermantel, M. (2004, September). Eye-Tracking Messungen zur Analyse der Verarbeitung personbeschreibender Texte [Eye-tracking measurements to analyze the processing of person descriptions]. Paper presented at the 44nd Kongress der deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie. Göttingen, Germany.

Kneer, J., Krolak-Schwerdt, S., & Wintermantel, M. (2003). “Kleider machen Leute” Physische Merkmale als Attribute von Personkategorien [Clothes make the man. Physical characteristics as attributes of social categories]. Paper presented at the 9. Tagung der Fachgruppe Sozialpsychologie, Heidelberg, September.

Ernst, A., Kneer, J., & Eisentraut, R. (2003, September). Building a Dynamic and Spatially Explicit Model of Drinking Water Use: An Interdisciplinary Approach. Paper presented at the 5th Biennial Conference on Environmental Psychology. Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

Ernst, A., Kneer, J., Eisentraut, R., & Nethe, M. (2002, September). DUNE – Eine computersimulierte psychologische Theorie der Wassernutzung im Donauraum [DUNE – A compter simulated psychological theory of water usage in the Danube region]. Paper presented at the 43. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie. Berlin, Germany.