Third-party funded projects

Current third-party funded projects

FOR 2974: Affective and cognitive mechanisms of specific Internet-use disorders (ACSID)

Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)

Project Coordination

Management/Speaker: Prof. Dr. Matthias Brand

Coordination: Dr. Magnus Liebherr

RP1: Comprehensive model-testing across different types of specific Internet-use disorders and other addictive behaviors

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Matthias Brand


RP2: Transfer from goal-directed behavior to stimulus-response habits and its modulation by acute stress in gaming disorder and buying-shopping disorder

Principal Investigators: Prof. Dr. Sabine Steins-LöberProf. Dr. Dr. Astrid Müller


RP3: Appetitive extinction deficits and the risk of developing gaming disorder and pornography-use disorder

Principal Investigators: Prof. Dr. Tim KluckenProf. Dr. Rudolf Stark


RP4: Cue reactivity in gaming disorder and pornography-use disorder: Behavioral and neural correlates and effects of acute stress

Principal Investigators: Prof. Dr. Matthias BrandProf. Dr. Oliver Tobias WolfProf. Dr. Martin Diers


RP5: Effects of acute stress on implicit cognitive mechanisms in buying-shopping disorder and social-networks-use disorder

Principal Investigators: Prof. Dr. Dr. Astrid MüllerDr. Elisa WegmannProf. Dr. Oliver Tobias Wolf


RP7: Implicit associations and altered cue-associated impulse control in gaming disorder, gambling disorder, and alcohol-use disorder

Principal Investigators: Dr. Klaus WölflingProf. Dr. Sabine Steins- Löber

RP8: Implicit cognitions, use expectancies, and gratification in social-networks-use disorder and tobacco-use disorder


Further third-party funded projects

Project title

Funded by


Graduiertenkolleg – User-Centred Social Media (UCSM) Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) Sina Ostendorf
Forscherverbund ALSTER - Akademisches Lernen und Studienerfolg in der Eingangsphase von naturwissenschaftlich-technischen Studiengängen Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) Prof. Dr. Matthias Brand