getintouch@jpstein.de
97070 WÜRZBURG, GERMANY
SCHOLAR OF PSYCHOLOGY, MEDIA, & COMMUNICATION
Awarded with PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) as a member of the DFG post-graduate program "CrossWorlds", Chemnitz University of Technology
Postdoctoral researcher at Psychology of Communication and New Media, University of Würzburg (supervisor: Prof. Dr. Markus Appel)
CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS
virtual environments  |  social media  |  robots  |  stereotypes  |  parasocial phenomena
PUBLICATIONS
— 2021 —
Mara, M., Stein, J.-P., Latoschik, M. E., Lugrin, B., Schreiner, C., Hostettler, R. & Appel, M. (2021). User responses to a humanoid robot observed in real life, virtual reality, 3D and 2D. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, 633178.

Stein, J.-P. (2021). Conjuring up the departed in virtual reality—the good, the bad, and the potentially ugly. Psychology of Popular Media. Advance online publication.

Stein, J.-P., & Appel, M. (2021). How to deal with researcher harassment in the social sciences. Nature Human Behavior, 5, 178–180.

Stein, J.-P., Krause, E., & Ohler, P. (2021). Every (Insta)gram counts? Applying cultivation theory to explore the effects of Instagram on young users' body image. Psychology of Popular Media, 10(1), 87–97.

— 2020 —
Stein, J.-P., Koban, K., Joos, S., & Ohler, P. (2020). Worth the effort? Comparing different YouTube vlog production styles in terms of viewers’ identification, parasocial response, immersion, and enjoyment. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts. Advance publication online.

Stein, J.-P., Appel, M., Jost, A., & Ohler, P. (2020). Matter over mind? How the acceptance of digital entities depends on their appearance, mental prowess, and the interaction between both. International Journal of Human–Computer-Studies, 142, 102463.

— 2019 —
Appel, M., Krisch, N., Stein, J.-P., & Weber, S. (2019). Smartphone Zombies! Pedestrians' distracted walking as a function of their fear of missing out. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 63, 130–133.

Stein, J.-P., Liebold, B., & Ohler, P. (2019). Stay back, clever thing! Linking situational control and human uniqueness concerns to the aversion against autonomous technology. Computers in Human Behavior, 95, 73–82.

— 2018 —
Koban, K., Stein, J.-P., Eckhardt, V., & Ohler, P. (2018). Quid pro quo in Web 2.0. Connecting personality traits and Facebook usage intensity to uncivil commenting intentions in public online discussions. Computers in Human Behavior, 79, 9–18.

Stein, J.-P., Lu, X., & Ohler, P. (2018). Mutual perceptions of Chinese and German students at a German university: Stereotypes, media influence, and evidence for a negative contact hypothesis. Compare.

Stein, J.-P., & Ohler, P. (2018). Saving face in front of the computer? Culture and attributions of human likenes influence users’ experience of automatic facial emotion recognition. Frontiers in Digital Humanities, 5, 18.

Stein, J.-P., & Ohler, P. (2018). Uncanny...but convincing? Inconsistency between a virtual agent's facial proportions and vocal realism reduces its credibility and attractiveness, but not its persuasive success. Interacting With Computers, 30(6), 480–491.

— 2017 —
Stein, J.-P., & Ohler, P. (2017). Venturing into the uncanny valley of mind—The influence of mind attribution on the acceptance of human-like characters in a virtual reality setting. Cognition, 160, 43–50.

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