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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

Hussain, Z., & Wegmann, E. (2021). Problematic social networking site use and associations with anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and resilience. Computers in Human Behavior Reports, 4, 100125. doi:10.1016/j.chbr.2021.100125

Brandtner, A., & Brand, M. (2021). Fleeing through the mind's eye: Desire thinking as a maladaptive coping mechanism among specific online activities. Addictive Behaviors, 120, 106957. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2021.106957

Müller, S. M., Wegmann, E., García Arias, M., Bernabéu Brotóns, E., Marchena Giráldez, C., & Brand, M. (2021). Deficits in executive functions but not in decision making under risk in individuals with problematic social-network use. 106:152228, 1-7, Comprehensive Psychiatry. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.comppsych.2021.152228

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].