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The head of the department General Psychology: Cognition at the University of Duisburg-Essen is Prof. Dr. Matthias Brand. General Psychology: Cognition is a part of the division of Computer Science and Applied Cognitive Sciences at the Faculty of Engineering.

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General Psychology: Cognition
Department of Computer Science and Applied Cognitive Science
Faculty of Engineering

University of Duisburg-Essen,
Campus Duisburg

Forsthausweg 2
47048 Duisburg

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Latest publications

Ostendorf, S., Müller, S. M., & Brand, M. (2020). Neglecting long-term risks: Self-disclosure on social media and its relation to individual decision-making tendencies and problematic social-networks-use. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 2913. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.543388

Brand, M., Rumpf, H.-J., Demetrovics, Z., Müller, A., Stark, R., King, D.L., Goudriaan, A.E., Mann, K., Trotzke, P., Fineberg, N.A., Chamberlain, S.R., Kraus, S.W., Wegmann, E., Billieux, J. & Potenza, M.N. (2020). Which conditions should be considered as disorders in the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11) designation of "other specified disorders due to addictive behaviors"? Journal of Behavioral Addictions [EPub ahead of print].

Brand, M., Rumpf, H.-J., King, D.L., Potenza, M.N. & Wegmann, E. (2020). Clarifying terminologies in research on gaming disorder and other addictive behaviors: Distinctions between core symptoms and underlying psychological processes. Current Opinion in Psychology, 36, 49-54.

Müller, S.M., Stolze, D., & Brand, M. (2020). Predictors of social-zapping behavior: Dark Triad, impulsivity, and procrastination facets contribute to the tendency toward last-minute cancellations. Personality and Individual Differences. Advance online publication.

Trotzke, P., Müller, A., Brand, M., Starcke, K., & Steins-Loeber, S. (2020). Buying despite negative consequences: Interaction of craving, implicit cognitive processes, and inhibitory control in the context of buying-shopping disorder. Addictive Behaviors110, 106523.