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Publications in press

Articles in refereed Journals

  • Bahnmueller, J., Göbel, S. M., Pixner, S., Dresen, V., & Moeller, K. (in press). More than simple facts: cross-linguistic differences in place-value processing in numerical fact retrieval. Psychological Research.
  • Becker, D., Jostmann, N. B., Hofmann, W., & Holland, R. W. (in press). Spoiling the pleasure of success: Emotional reactions to the experience of self-control conflict in the eating domain. Emotion. https://dx.doi.org/10.1037/emo0000526
  • Bernecker, K., & Job, V. (in press). Too exhausted to go to bed: Implicit theories about willpower and stress predict bedtime procrastination. British Journal of Psychology. https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjop.12382
  • Bernecker, K., & Kramer, J. (in press). Implicit theories about willpower are associated with exercise levels during the academic examination period. Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology. https://dx.doi.org/10.1037/spy0000182
  • Cervera-Torres, S., Ruiz Fernández, S., Lachmair, M., Riekert, M., & Gerjets, P. (in press). Altering emotions near the Hand: Approach-Avoidance swipe interactions modulate the perceived valence of emotional pictures. Emotion. https://dx.doi.org/10.1037/emo0000651
  • Cervera Torres, S., Ruiz Fernández, S., Lachmair, M., & Gerjets, P. (in press). Coding valence in touchscreen interactions: Hand dominance and lateral movement influence valence appraisals of emotional pictures. Psychological Research. https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00426-018-0971-1 request document
  • Cress, U., Rosé, C. P., Law, N., & Ludvigsen, S. (in press). Investigating the complexity of computer-supported collaborative learning in action. International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning. https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11412-019-09305-2
  • Ditrich, L., Lüders, A., Jonas, E., & Sassenberg, K. (in press). Leader's group-norm violations elicit intentions to leave the group – If the group-norm is not affirmed. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jesp.2019.03.009
  • Flemming, D., Kimmerle, J., Cress, U., & Sinatra, G. M. (in press). Research is tentative, but that’s okay: Overcoming misconceptions about scientific tentativeness through refutation texts. Discourse Processes.
  • Fortenbacher, A., Ninaus, M., Yun, H., Helbig, R., & Moeller, K. (in press). Sensor-based adaptive learning – Lessons learned. Lecture Notes in Informatics.
  • Greipl, S., Moeller, K., & Ninaus, M. (in press). Potential and Limits of Game-Based Learning. International Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning.
  • Grissmann, S., Spüler, M., Faller, J., Krumpe, T., Zander, T. O., Kelava, A., Scharinger, C., & Gerjets, P. (in press). Context sensitivity of EEG-based workload classification under different affective valence. IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing. https://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TAFFC.2017.2775616
  • Hoch, E., Scheiter, K., & Gerjets, P. (in press). Hilft eine Unterstützung der Anstrengungsregulation das Lernen mit statischen und dynamischen Visualisierungen zu verbessern? Unterrichtswissenschaft. https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s42010-019-00045-8
  • Hoch, E., Scheiter, K., & Schüler, A. (in press). Implementation intentions for improving self-regulation in multimedia learning: Why don’t they work? The Journal of Experimental Education. https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00220973.2019.1628693
  • Holtz, P. (in press). Asking Platt’s “two questions” with a view to social priming research: Are there any reasons to expect a different outcome, and what happens if we don’t find what we were looking for? Metapsychology.
  • Holtz, P., & Odağ, Ö. (in press). Popper was not a positivist: Why critical rationalism could be an epistemology for qualitative as well as quantitative social scientific research. Qualitative Research in Psychology.
  • Kim, S., Song, Y., Park, J., & Utz, S. (in press). Patients’ Experiences of Diabetes Self-Management Education According to Health-Literacy Levels. Clinical Nursing Research. https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1054773819865879
  • Kim, S. H., & Utz, S. (in press). Effectiveness of social media-based health-literacy-sensitive diabetes self-management intervention: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Nursing Scholarship.
  • Lachner, A., Backfisch, I., Hoogerheide, V., van Gog, T., & Renkl, A. (in press). Timing matters! Explaining between study phases enhances students’ learning. Journal of Educational Psychology. https://dx.doi.org/10.1037/edu0000396
  • Leuchtmann, L., Milek, A., Bernecker, K., Nussbeck, F. W., Backes, S., Martin, M., Zemp, M., Brandstätter, V., & Bodenmann, G. (in press). Temporal dynamics of couples’ communication behaviors in conflict discussions A longitudinal analysis. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0265407518806582 request document
  • Lewis, C. A., Bahnmueller, J. Wesierska, M., Moeller, K., & Göbel, S. (in press). Inversion effects on mental arithmetic in English- and Polish-speaking adults. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology.
  • Ludewig, U., Lambert, K., Dackermann, T., Scheiter, K., & Möller, K. (in press). Influences of basic numerical abilities on graph reading performance. Psychological Research. https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00426-019-01144-y
  • Meitz, T. G. K., Meyerhoff, H. S., & Huff, M. (in press). Event related message processing: Perceiving and remembering changes in films with and without soundtrack. Media Psychology.
  • Merz, S., Deller, J., Meyerhoff, H.S., Spence, C., & Frings, C. (in press). The contradictory influence of velocity: Representational momentum in the tactile modality. Journal of Neurophysiology.
  • Merz, S., Meyerhoff, H.S., Spence, C., & Frings, C. (in press). Implied tactile motion: Localizing dynamic stimulations on the skin. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics.
  • Mock, J., Huber, S., Cress, U., Nuerk, H.-C., & Moeller, K. (in press). Negative Numbers are not yet Automatically Associated with Space in 6th Graders. Journal of Cognition and Development. https://dx.doi.org/ 10.1080/15248372.2019.1639714
  • Ninaus, M., Greipl, S., Kiili, K., Lindstedt, A., Huber, S., Klein, E., Karnath, H.-O., & Moeller, K. (in press). Increased emotional engagement in game-based learning – A machine learning approach on facial emotion detection data. Computers & Education. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compedu.2019.103641
  • Oeberst, A. (in press). Der Rückschaufehler im juristischen Kontext: Relevante psychologische Forschung, begründete Spekulationen und Schlussfolgerungen für die Praxis. Rechtswissenschaft.
  • Oeberst, A., von der Beck, I., Cress, U., & Nestler, S. (in press). Wikipedia outperforms individuals when it comes to hindsight bias. Psychological Research.
  • Putra, I. E., Wagner, W., Rufaedah, A., & Holtz, P. (in press). Identity, representations, religion, and apologizing for past wrongdoings: Muslim discourse about Indonesia's 1965-66 massacres of communists. Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology. https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/casp.2419
  • Renner, B., Wesiak, G., Pammer-Schindler, V., Prilla, M., Müller, L., Morosini, D., Mora, S., Faltin, N., & Cress, U. (in press). Computer-supported reflective learning: How apps can foster reflection at work. Behaviour & Information Technology.
  • Scholl, A., Bloechle, J., Sassenberg, K., Huber, S., & Moeller, K. (in press). The power to adapt: How sense of power predicts number processing. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology. https://dx.doi.org/10.1037/cep0000166
  • Scholl, A., Sassenberg, K., & Pfattheicher, S. (in press). Pressured to be excellent? Social identification prevents negative affect from high university excellence norms. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jesp.2019.03.007 request document
  • Schüler, A., Arndt, J., & Scheiter, K. (in press). Does text–picture integration also occur with longer text segments? Applied Cognitive Psychology. https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/acp.3558
  • Weinhuber, M., Lachner, A., Leuders, T., & Nückles, M. (in press). Mathematics is practice or argumentation: Context framing impacts principle-orientation of teachers’ explanations. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied.
  • Wolfers, L. N., Kitzmann, S., Sauer, S., & Sommer, N. (in press). Phone use while parenting: An observational study to assess the association of maternal sensitivity and smartphone use in a playground setting. Computers in Human Behavior. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2019.08.013 request document
  • de Koning, B. B., Marcus, N., Brucker, B., & Ayres, P. (in press). Does observing hand actions in animations and static graphics differentially affect learning of hand-manipulative tasks? Computers & Education, 141. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compedu.2019.103636

Special Issues and Sections

  • Klein, E., Moeller, K., Babai, R., & Ischebeck, A. (Eds.). (in press). Neuro-cognitive Architecture of Numerical Cognition and Its Development. Research Topic in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.


  • Appel, T., Sevcenko, N., Wortha, F., Tsarava, K., Moeller, K., Ninaus, M., Kasneci, E., & Gerjets, P. (in press). Predicting Cognitive Load in an Emergency Simulation Based on Behavioral and Physiological Measures. Proceedings of the 21st ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction New York, NY, USA: ACM.
  • Barrocas, R., Ninaus, M., Tsarava, K., Gawrilow, C., Lachmair, M., Roesch, S., & Moeller, K. (in press). Digits grasp digits: Numbers on your fingertips. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies (EDULEARN19) (pp. 7165-7174). Barcelona Valencia: IATED Academy.
  • Baumann L., & Utz, S. (in press). How to encourage people to build diverse business networks? Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM). New York : ACM.
  • Greipl, S., Kiili, K., Moeller, K., & Ninaus, M. (in press). Lifelong learning with a digital math game: performance and basic experience differences across age. International Conference on Games and Learning Alliance – Lecture Notes in Computer Science Cham : Springer.
  • Greipl, S., Ninaus, M., Kiili, K., & Moeller, K. (in press). A fun-accuracy trade-off in game-based learning. Proceedings of Games and Learning Alliance conference (GALA 2018) - Lecture Notes in Computer Science Springer.
  • Kiili, K. Koskinen, A, Lindstedt, A., & Ninaus, M. (in press). Extending a Digital Fraction Game Piece by Piece with Physical Manipulatives. Proceedings of Games and Learning Alliance conference (GALA 2018) - Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Springer.
  • Leifheit, L., Tsarava, K., Moeller, K., Ostermann, K., Golle, J., Trautwein, U., & Ninaus, M. (in press). Development of a Questionnaire on Self-concept, Motivational Beliefs, and Attitude Towards Programming. Proceedings of WiPSCE ’19: Workshop in Primary and Secondary Computing Education (WiPSCE ’19) New York, NY, USA: ACM.
  • Ninaus, M., Tsarava, K., & Moeller, K. (in press). A Pilot Study on the Feasibility of Dynamic Difficulty Adjustment in Game-Based Learning Using Heart-Rate. International Conference on Games and Learning Alliance – Lecture Notes in Computer Science Cham: Springer.
  • Tsarava, K., Leifheit, L., Ninaus, M., Román-González, M., Butz, M.V., Golle, J., Trautwein, U., & Moeller, K. (in press). Cognitive Correlates of Computational Thinking: Evaluation of a Blended Unplugged/Plugged-In Course. Proceedings of WiPSCE ’19: Workshop in primary and Secondary Computing Education (WiPSCE ’19) New York, NY, USA: ACM.
  • Tsarava, K., Moeller, K., & Ninaus, M. (in press). Board Games for Training Computational Thinking. Proceedings of Games and Learning Alliance conference (GALA 2018) - Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Springer.


  • Köller,O., Hasselhorn, M., Hesse, FW., Maaz, K., Schrader, J., Solga, H., Spieß, C. K., & Zimmer, K. (Eds.). (in press). Das Bildungswesen in Deutschland. Bestand und Potenziale. Bad Heilbrunn: Klinkhardt.

Chapters in Edited Books

  • Breuer, J. (in press). R (software).In J. Matthes (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of Communication Research Methods. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons. https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781118901731.iecrm0201
  • Breuer, J., & Elson, M. (in press). Frustration-aggression theory. In P. Sturmey (Ed.), The Wiley Handbook of Violence and Aggression. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Breuer, J., Elson, M., Pietschmann, D., & Liebold, B. (in press). Spectator Mode: Forschungsethische Fragen bei der Beobachtung von Computerspielern. In J. Vogelgesang, J. Matthes, C. Schieb, & T. Quandt (Eds.), Beobachtungsverfahren in der Kommunikationswissenschaft. Methoden und Forschungslogik in der Kommunikationswissenschaft, 10. Köln: Herbert von Halem Verlag.
  • Cress, U., & Kimmerle, J. (in press). Massenkollaboration. In M. A. Wirtz (Ed.), Dorsch - Lexikon der Psychologie (19. Aufl.). Bern: Hogrefe.
  • Cress, U., Kimmerle, J., & F. W. Hesse (in press). Bedeutung des Internets und sozialer Medien für Wissen und Bildung. In O. Köller, M. Hasselhorn, F. W. Hesse, K. Maaz, J. Schrader, H. Solga, C. K. Spieß, & K. Zimmer (Eds.), Das Bildungswesen in Deutschland. Bestand und PotenZiale. Bad Heilbrunn: Klinkhardt.
  • Festl, R., & Quandt, T. (in press). Cyberbullying, online addiction and sexting: an overview of online social risk taking. In M. Potenza, D. Faust, & K. Faust (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Digital Technologies and Mental Health. Oxford University Press.
  • Gerjets, P., & Scheiter, K. (in press). Digitale Medien in Unterrichtskontexten. In O. Köller, M. Hasselhorn, F. W. Hesse, K. Maaz, J. Schrader, H. Solga, C. K. Spieß, & K. Zimmer (Eds.), Das Bildungswesen in Deutschland. Bestand und PotenZiale Bad Heilbrunn: Klinkhardt.
  • Holtz, P., & Kimmerle, J. (in press). „Lügenpresse“ und der Hostile Media Effekt. In M. Appel (Ed.), Die Psychologie des Postfaktischen. Über „Fake News“, „Lügenpresse“, Clickbait & Co. Heidelberg: Springer.
  • Holtz, P., Kimmerle, J., & Cress, U. (in press). Lernen in Sozialen Medien [Learning in social media]. In H. G. Niegemann & A. Weinberger (Eds.), Handbuch Bildungstechnologie. Berlin: Springer.
  • Merkt, M., & Huff, M. (in press). Digitale Medien in der frühen Bildung. In J. Stromer (Ed.), Psychologie-Wissen für Fachkräfte in Kita, Krippe und Hort. Bern: Hogrefe.
  • Muscanell, N. L., & Guadagno, R. E. (in press). Social networking and romantic relationships: A review of jealousy and related emotions. In G. Rica, B. K. Wiederhold, & P. Cipresso (Eds.), The Psychology of Social Networking: Communication, Presence, Identity and Relationships in online communities. London: Versita.
  • Obersteiner, A., Dresler, T., Bieck, S. M., & Moeller, K. (in press). Understanding Fractions: Integrating Results from mathematics Education, Cognitive Psychology, and Neuroscience. In A. Norton & M. Alibali (Eds.), Constructing number: Merging perspectives from psychology and mathematics education. Basel: Springer.
  • Schwan, S., & Hampp, C. (in press). „Authentizität“ und „Aura“: Forschungsüberblick zur qualitativen und quantitativen Besucherforschung. In T. Eser, M. Farrenkopf, D. Kimmel, A. Saupe, & U. Warnke (Eds.), Authentisierung von Objekten. Mainz: RGZM-Verlag.
  • Schwan, S. & Noschka-Roos, A. (in press). Non-formale und informelle Bildungsangebote. In O. Köller et al. (Ed.), Das Bildungswesen in Deutschland. Bestand und Potentiale.
  • Utz, S. (in press). Social media as sources of emotion. In K. Sassenberg & M. L. W. Vliek (Eds.), Social psychology in action: Evidence-based interventions from theory to practice. Springer.

Web Documents

  • Breuer, J. (in press). Spielst Du noch oder lernst Du schon? Lehren und lernen mit Computer- und Videospielen. Online-Beitrag für die Bundestentrale für politische Bildung (bpb).