Prof. Dr. Gary Bente

Leiter des Lehrstuhls für Medien- und Kommunikationspsychologie
Weitere Informationen unter: Professur für Medien- und Kommunikationspsychologie
Lehre im Fach: Sozialpsychologie, Differentielle Psychologie, AOKM (Diplom), WOM (Bachelor)
Prüfer im Fach: Sozialpsychologie, Differentielle Psychologie, AOKM

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Raum: 2A14
Adresse: Richard-Strauss-Str 2 50931 Köln
Telefon: 0221/470-6502
Fax: 0221/470-5299
E-Mail: bente@uni-koeln.de
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Curriculum Vitae

  • 1971-1977 Studium der Psychologie an der Universität Regensburg und der Universität des Saarlandes
  • 1977 Diplom in Psychologie an der Universität des Saarlandes
  • 1985 Promotion: Dr.rer.nat., Universität Trier. Thema: Grundlagen und Effekte sozialer Macht und Einflußnahme im gesprächstherapeutischen Behandlungsprozeß. Eine Interaktionsstudie unter besonderer Berücksichtigung nonverbaler Kommunikation.
  • 1990 Habilitation: Venia Legendi für Psychologie, Universität GH Duisburg. Thema: Multiple Zeitreihen als Grundlage der Medienforschung. Ein integriertes Verfahren zur Analyse visueller Kommunikationskomponenten in der Fernsehberichterstattung.
  • 1978-1984 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter in der Abteilung Pädagogik der Universität Trier
  • 1984-1986 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter an der Abteilung Neurologie/Psychiatrie der Universität des Saarlandes
  • 1986-1990 Wissenschaftlicher Angestellter im Fach Psychologie an der Universität Duisburg März/April 1988: Invited Scientist des 'German Dartmouth Exchange Program' am Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., USA.
  • 1990-1991 Hochschuldozent (C2) für Psychologie an der Universität GH Duisburg
  • seit 1991: Universitätsprofessor (C3) am Psychologischen Institut der Universität zu Köln

Forschungsschwerpunkte

  • Nonverbale Kommunikation und Personwahrnehmung
  • Computersimulation menschlichen Kommunikationsverhaltens
  • Sozio-emotionale Faktoren in der Mediennutzung (Fernsehen, Multimedia, virtuelle Realität)
  • Anthropomorphe Schnittstellen in der Mensch-Computer-Interaktion
  • Computervermittelte Kommunikation und kooperatives Handeln
  • Methodenentwicklungen (Software und Hardware)

Forschungsprojekte

  • 1994-1997: Affektfernsehen: Motive, Angebotsweisen, Wirkungen (Landesanstalt für Rundfunk, NRW)
  • 1994-1997: Mediennutzung und Medienkompetenz (Ministerium für Arbeit, Gesundheit und Soziales, NRW)
  • 1997-1998: Psychologische Aspekte beim Umgang mit virtuellen Welten (Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Forschung NRW)
  • 1997-1999: Virtuelle Realität und parasoziale Interaktion (DFG)
  • 1999-2001: Interaktion, Identität und subjektives Erleben in virtuellen Kommunikationsumgebungen (DFG, im Rahmen des Forschungskollegs 'Medien und kulturelle Kommunikation')
  • 1999-2003: Entwicklung und Evaluation einer universellen anthropomorphen Assistenzplattform (im BMBF-Leitprojekt EMBASSI, in Kooperation mit der Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln)
  • 2002-2004: Interaktion, Identität und subjektives Erleben in virtuellen Kommunikationsumgebungen II: Gender Perzeption in avatar-basierten computervermittelten Interaktionen
  • 2003-2004: Soziale Präsenz in virtuellen Arbeitsteams: Psychologische Determinanten Avatar-basierter Netzkommunikation (DFG)
  • 2003-2005: Akzeptanz und Usability biometrischer Sicherheitssysteme (EU)
  • 2005-2008: Nonverbale Kommunikationspolitiken in der Individual- und Massenkommunikation: Ein Kulturvergleich in Deutschland, den Vereinigten Arabischen Emiraten und den USA (DFG)
  • 2006-2010: PASION, Soziale Präsenz in psychologisch erweiterten virtuellen Umgebungen (EU)
  • 2010-2013: Soziale Informationsverarbeitung und Kultur. Eine interdisziplinäre Untersuchung von Selbstkonstrukten, Fremdverstehen, sozialer Interaktion und den kulturellen Einflussfaktoren (VW-Stiftung)

    Methodenentwicklung (Soft- und Hardware)

    • Entwicklung eines Softwarepaketes zur Analyse von zeitreihen-basierten Verhaltensdaten
    • Entwicklung eines interaktiven Programms zur zeitlichen Verlaufsanalyse von Sprachsignalen
    • Entwicklung einer video-basierten Blickregistrierungseinheit zur Untersuchung von visuellen Aufmerksamkeitsprozessen
    • Entwicklung einer Plattform zur Computersimulation nonverbalen Interaktionsverhaltens
    • Entwicklung einer 24-Platz-Meßeinheit zur Erfassung physiologischer und subjektiv-verbaler Erlebniskorrelate während der Mediennutzung

      Publikationen

      Bücher

      • Rieger, D., Frischlich, L., & Bente, G. (2013). Propaganda 2.0. Psychological Effects of Right-Wing and Islamic Extremist Internet Videos. Köln: Luchterhand.
      • Mangold, R., Vorderer, P., & Bente, G. (Eds.). (2004). Lehrbuch der Medienpsychologie / Textbook of media psychology. Göttingen: Hogrefe.
      • Bente, G., Krämer, N. C., & Petersen, A. (Eds.). (2002). Virtuelle Realitäten / Virtual realities. Göttingen: Hogrefe.
      • Bente, G. & Fromm, B. (1997). Affektfernsehen. Motive, Angebotsweisen und Wirkungen. Schriftenreihe Medienforschung der Landesanstalt für Rundfunk Nordrhein-Westfalen, Bd. 24. Opladen: Leske und Budrich.

        Artikel 2000-2014 (nach Jahr und Author sortiert)

        • Pfeiffer, U. J., Schilbach, L.,Timmermans, B., Kuzmanovic, B., Georgescu, A. L., Bente, G. & Vogeley, K. (in press). Why we interact: On the functional role of the striatum in the subjective experience of social interaction. NeuroImage.
        • Rieger, D., Wulf, T., Kneer, J., Frischlich, L., & Bente, G. (in press). The Winner Takes it All: The Effect of In-Game Success and Need Satisfaction on Mood Repair and Enjoyment. Computers in Human Behavior.
        • Bente, G., Dratsch, T., Kaspar, K., Häßler, T., Bungard, O., & Al-Issa, A. (in press). Cultures of trust: Effects of avatar faces and reputation scores on German and Arab players in an online trust-game. PLoS ONE.
        • Bente, G., Dratsch, T., Rieger, D., & Al-Issa, A. (in press). Emotional contagion with artificial others - Effects of culture, physical appearance and nonverbal behavior on the perception of positive/negative affect in avatars. Lecture Notes in Computer Science.
        • Bente, G., Dratsch, T., Rehbach, S., Reyl, M., & Lushaj, B. (2014) Do you trust my avatar? Influence of seller avatars and reputation on trust in online transactions. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 8527, 461-471.
        • Frischlich, L., Rieger, D., Dratsch, T., & Bente, G. (in press). Meet Joe Black? The Effects of Mortality Salience and Similarity on the Desire to Date In-group vs. Out-group Members Onlines. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships.
        • Rieger, D., Reinecke, L., Frischlich, L., & Bente, G. (in press). Media Entertainment and Well-Being - Linking Hedonic and Eudaimonic Entertainment Experience to Media-Induced Recovery and Vitality. Journal of Communication.
        • Kuzmanovic, B., Schilbach, L., Georgescu, A.L., Kockler, H., Santos N.S., Shah, N.J., Bente, G., Fink, G.R., & Vogeley, K. (in press). Dissociating animacy processing in high-functioning autism: Neural correlates of stimulus properties and subjective ratings. Social Neuroscience.
        • Rieger, D., Frischlich, L., Wulf, T., Bente, G., & Kneer, J. (in press). Eating ghosts: The underlying mechanisms of mood repair via interactive and non-interactive media. Psychology of Popular Media Culture.
        • Rieger, D., Bartz, F., & Bente, G. (2014). Re-Integrating the Ad. Effects of context congruency on banner advertising in hybrid media. Journal of Media Psychology.
        • Georgescu, A. L., Kuzmanovic, B., Roth, D., Bente, G., & Vogeley, K. (2014). The Use of Virtual Characters to Assess and Train Non-Verbal Communication in High-Functioning Autism. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2014.00807
        • Schwartz, C., Dratsch, T., Vogeley, K., & Bente, G. (2013). Brief report: Impression formation in high-functioning autism: Role of nonverbal behavior and stereotype activating information. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. Advance online publication. Retrieved from http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10803-013-2021-6
        • Georgescu, A.L., Kuzmanovic, B., Santos, N.S., Tepest, R., Bente, G., Tittgemeyer, M., & Vogeley, K. (2013). Perceiving nonverbal behavior: Neural correlates of processing movement fluency and contingency in dyadic interactions. Human Brain Mapping. Advance online publication. Retrieved from http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/hbm.22259/full
        • Georgescu, A.L., Kuzmanovic, B., Schilbach, L., Tepest, R., Kulbida, R., Bente, G., & Vogeley, K. (2013). Neural correlates of “social gaze” processing in high-functioning autism under systematic variation of gaze duration. NeuroImage: Clinical. Advance online publication. Retrieved from http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2213158213001149
        • Schilbach, L., Timmermans, B., Reddy, V., Costall, A., Bente, G., Schlicht, T., & Vogeley, K. (2013). Toward a second-person neuroscience. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 36(4), 393-414.
        • Krämer, K., Bente, G., Luo, S., Pfeiffer, U.J., Han, S., & Vogeley, K. (2013). Influence of ethnic group-membership and gaze direction on the perception of emotions. A cross-cultural study between germany and china.  PLoS ONE 8(6): e66335.
        • Kuzmanovic, B., Jefferson, A., Bente, G., & Vogeley, K. (2013). Affective and motivational influences in person perception. Frontier in Human Neuroscience, 7(266), 1-6.
        • Meijer, E.H., Bente, G., Ben-Shakhar, G., & Schumacher, A. (2013). Detecting concealed information from groups using a dynamic questioning approach: Simultaneous skin conductance measurement and immediate feedback. Frontiers in Psychology, 4(68), 1-6.
        • Bente, G., Baptist, O., & Leuschner, H. (2012). To buy or not to buy: Influence of seller photos and reputation on buyer trust and purchase behavior. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 70(1), 1-13.
        • Dratsch, T., Schwartz, C., Yanev, K., Schilbach, L., Vogeley, K., & Bente, G. (2012). Getting a grip on social gaze: Control over others' gaze helps gaze detection in high-functioning autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 43(2), 286-300.
        • Kneer, J., Glock, S., Beskes, S. & Bente, G. (2012). Are digital games perceived as fun or danger? Supporting and suppressing different game-related concepts. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Soical Networking, 15(11), 604-609.
        • Kneer, J., Munko, D., Glock, S. & Bente, G. (2012). Defending the doomed: Implicit strategies concerning protection of first person shooter games. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 15(5), 151-156.
        • Pfeiffer, U.J., Schilbach, L., Timmermans,  B., Jording, M., Bente, G., & Vogeley, K. (2012). Eyes on the mind: Investigating the influence of gaze dynamics on the perception of others in real-time social interaction. Frontiers in Psychology, 3(537), 1-11.
        • Kneer, J., Hemme, I. & Bente, G. (2011). Vicarious belongingness. Effects of socio-emotional commercials under mortality salience. Journal of Media Psychology, 23(3), 133–140.
        • Kuzmanovic, B., Schilbach, L., Lehnhardt, FG., Bente, G., & Vogeley, K. (2011). A matter of words: Impression formation in complex situations relies on verbal more than on nonverbal information in high-functioning autism. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 5(1), 604-613.
        • Kuzmanovic, B., Bente, G., von Cramon D., Schilbach, L., Tittgemeyer, M. & Vogeley, K. (2011): Imaging first impressions: Distinct neural processing of verbal and nonverbal social information. Neuroimage, 60(1), 179-188.
        • Pfeiffer, U.J., Timmermans, B., Bente, G., Vogeley, K. & Schilbach, L. (2011). The Non-Verbal Turing Test: Differentiating mind from machine in gaze-based social interaction. PLoS ONE, 6(11): e27591.
        • Vogeley, K. & Bente, G. (2011). Neuronale Mechanismen sozialer Kognition. Neuroökonomie, 3, 111-137.
        • Bente, G., Leuschner, H., Al-Issa, A., & Blascovich, J. J. (2010). The others: Universals and cultural specificities in the perception of status and dominance from nonverbal behavior. Consciousness and Cognition, 19(3), 762-777.
        • Breuer, J, & Bente, G. (2010). Why so serious? On the relation of serious games and learning. Eludamos. Journal for Computer Game Culture, 4(1), 7-24.
        • Jansen, A., Bente, G., & Krämer, N.C. (2010). Wahlkampf 2005: Eine inhaltsanalytische Untersuchung der Inszenierung von Angela Merkel und Gerhard Schröder in den Fernsehnachrichten unter Berücksichtigung des Geschlechterstereotyps. Information – Wahrnehmung – Emotion, 2, 33-50.
        • Krämer, N. C., & Bente, G. (2010) Personalizing e-learning. The social effects of pedagogical agents. Educational Psychology Review, 22(1), 71-87.
        • Santos, N.S., Kuzmanovic, B., David, N., Rotarska-Jagiela, A., Eickhoff, S.B., Shah, N.J., Fink, G.R.,  Bente, G., & Vogeley, K. (2010). Animated brain: A functional neuroimaging study on animacy experience. Neuroimage, 53, 291-302.
        • Schilbach, L., Wilms, M., Eickhoff, S.B., Romanzetti, S., Tepest, R., Bente, G., Shah, N.J., Fink, G.R., & Vogeley, K. (2010). Minds made for sharing: Initiating joint attention recruits reward-related neurocircuitry. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 22(12), 2702-2715.
        • Schwartz, C., Bente, G., Gawronski, A., Schilbach, L., & Vogeley, K. (2010). Responses to nonverbal behaviour of dynamic virtual characters in high-functioning autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 40, 100-111.
        • Vogeley, K. & Bente, G. (2010). “Artificial humans”: Psychology and neuroscience perspectives on embodiment and nonverbal communication. Neural Networks, 23(8-9), 1077-1090.
        • Wilms M., Schilbach, L., Pfeiffer, U., Bente, G., Fink,  G.R., & Vogeley, K. (2010). It's in your eyes - using gaze-contingent stimuli to create truly interactive paradigms for social cognitive and affective neuroscience. SCAN, 5(1), 98-107.
        • Krämer, N. C., Bente, G., Eschenburg, F., & Troitzsch, H. (2009) Embodied conversational agents: Research prospects for social psychology and an exemplary study. Social Psychology, 40(1), 26-36.
        • Kuzmanovic, B., Georgescu, A. L., Eickhoff, S. B., Shah, N. J., Bente, G., Fink, G. R., & Vogeley, K. (2009). Duration matters: Dissociating neural correlates of detection and evaluation of social gaze. NeuroImage, 46(4), 1154-1163.
        • Bente, G., Rüggenberg, S., Krämer, N. C., & Eschenburg, F. (2008). Avatar-mediated networking: Increasing social presence and interpersonal trust in net-based collaborations. Human Communication Research, 34(2), 287-318.
        • Santos, N.S., David, N., Bente, G., & Vogeley, K. (2008). Parametric induction of animacy experience. Consciousness and Cognition, 17(2), 425-37
        • Bente, G., Senokozlieva, M., Pennig, S., Al-Issa, A., & Fischer, O. (2008). Deciphering the secret code. A new methodology for the cross-cultural analysis of nonverbal behavior. Behavior Research Methods, 40(1), 269-277.
        • Bente, G., Eschenburg, F., & Aelker, L. (2007). Effects of simulated gaze on social presence, person perception and personality attribution in avatar-mediated communication. Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop PRESENCE 2007, Barcelona, Spain.
        • Bente, G., Eschenburg, F., & Krämer, N. C. (2007). The eyes have it. Socio-emotional effects of computer-simulated gaze in avatar-based interactions. Proceedings of the HCI conference, Beijing, China, August 2007.
        • Bente, G., & Eschenburg, F. (2007). Virtual Gaze. A pilot study on the effects of computer simulated gaze in avatar-based conversations. Proceedings of ICA conference (International Communication Association), San Francisco, Mai 2007.
        • Senokozlieva, M., Fischer, O., Bente, G., & Krämer, N. (2006). Of frames and cultures - A cross-cultural comparison of tv newscasts. Zeitschrift für Medienpsychologie, 18(4), 160-173.
        • Krämer, N. C., Iurgel, I., & Bente, G. (2005). Emotion and motivation in embodied conversational agents. Proceedings of the Symposium "Agents that Want and Like", Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behavior (AISB) 2005, Hatfield.
        • Eschenburg, F., Lylykangas, J., Vuorinen, K., Troitzsch, H., Krämer, N. C., & Bente, G. (2005). User-centred evaluation of biometric security systems: The BioSec approach. Biometric technology today, 13(7), 8-10.
        • Eschenburg, F., Bente, G., Troitzsch, H., & Fischer, O. (2005). The Biosec mobile usability lab for biometric security systems. Proceedings of the 3rd COST 275 Workshop - Biometrics on the Internet, Hatfield.
        • Bente, G., Rüggenberg, S., & Krämer, N. C. (2005). Virtual encounters. Creating social presence in net-based collaborations. Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on Presence 2005, London.
        • Schmeisser, D. R., Bente, G., & Isenbart, J. (2004). Am Puls des Geschehens - Die Integrierte Rezeptionsprozessanalyse. Zum Mehrwert rezeptionsbegleitender Untersuchungsmethoden in der Werbewirkungsforschung. Planung und Analyse, 28-34.
        • Bente, G., Rüggenberg, S., & Krämer, N. C. (2004). Social presence and interpersonal trust in avatar-based, collaborative net-communications. Proceedings of the 7th Annual International Workshop Presence 2004, Valencia.
        • Krämer, N. C., Tietz, B., & Bente, G. (2003). Effects of embodied interface agents and their gestural activity. Proceedings of the 4th International Working Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, Hamburg, Deutschland.
        • Krämer, N. C., Bente, G., & Piesk, J. (2003). The ghost in the machine. The influence of embodied conversational agents on user expectations and user behavior in a tv/vcr application. Proceedings of the IMC Workshop 2003, Assistance, Mobility, Applications, Juni 2003, Rostock, Deutschland.
        • Petersen, A., & Bente, G. (2001). Situative und technologische Determinanten des Erlebens virtueller Realität. Zeitschrift für Medienpsychologie, 13(3), 138-145.
        • Krämer, N. C., & Bente, G. (2001). Mehr als Usability: (Sozial-)psychologische Aspekte bei der Evaluation von anthropomorphen Interface-Agenten. i-com, Zeitschrift für interaktive und kooperative Medien, 1, 26-31.
        • Bente, G., Krämer, N. C., Petersen, A., & de Ruiter, J. P. (2001). Computer animated movement and person perception: Methodological advances in nonverbal behavior research. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 25(3), 151-166.
        • Bente, G., Petersen, A., Krämer, N. C., & de Ruiter, J. P. (2001). Transcript-based computer animation of movement: Evaluating a new tool for nonverbal behavior research. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, & Computers, 33(3), 303-310.
        • Bente, G., Krämer, N. C., & Petersen, A. (2000). Gaze patterns and socio-emotional attributions induced by computer simulated nonverbal behavior. Proceedings of the 27th International Congress of Psychology, Stockholm.

          Ausgewählte Artikel vor 2000

          • Bente, G., Petersen, A., Krämer, N. C., & Buschmann, J. U. (1999). Virtuelle Realität im Forschungseinsatz: Ein Wirkungsvergleich videovermittelter und computersimulierter nonverbaler Kommunikation / Virtual reality and artificial behavior: Comparing the effects of video-mediated and computer-generated nonverbal behavior. Medienpsychologie, 11(2), 96-120.
          • Bente, G., Donaghy, W. C., & Suwelack, D. (1998). Sex differences in body movement and visual attention: An integrated analysis of movement and gaze in mixed-sex dyads / Geschlechtsunterschiede bei Körperbewegungen und visueller Aufmerksamkeit: Eine integrierte Bewegungs- und Blickanalyse bei gemischtgeschlechtlichen Dyaden. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 22(1), 31-58.
          • Bente, G., Feist, A., & Elder, S. (1996). Person perception effects of computer-simulated male and female head movement / Personwahrnehmungseffekte von computersimulierten männlichen und weiblichen Kopfbewegungen. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 20(4), 213-228.
          • Suwelack, D., & Bente, G. (1995). Zur Kommunikationskultur der Geschlechter. Nonverbale Korrelate der Beziehungsregulation in gegengeschlechtlichen Dyaden / Gender and nonverbal culture. Correlates of interpersonal adjustment in mixed-sex dyads. Zeitschrift für Individualpsychologie, 20(2), 133-146.
          • Feist, A., & Bente, G. (1995). Computermorphing: Ein Verfahren zur Untersuchung geschlechtsbezogener Personwahrnehmungs- und Urteilsprozesse. Zeitschrift für Differentielle und Diagnostische Psychologie, 16, 256-257.
          • Bente, G., & Feist, A. (1995). Computersimulation menschlichen Bewegungsverhaltens als Mittel der interaktionellen Persönlichkeitsforschung. Zeitschrift für Differentielle und Diagnostische Psychologie, 16, 253-255.
          • Bente, G., Stephan, E., Jain, A., & Mutz, G. (1992). Fernsehen und Emotion. Neue Perspektiven der psychophysiologischen Wirkungsforschung / Television and emotion. New perspectives from psychophysiological research. Medienpsychologie: Zeitschrift für Individual- und Massenkommunikation, 4(3), 186-204.
          • Masters, R., Frey, S., & Bente, G. (1991). Dominance and attention. Images of leaders in German, French and American TV news. Polity, 23, 373-394.
          • Frey, S., Bente, G., Fuchs, A., Preiswerk, G., Glatt, A., & Imhof, P. (1989). Spontaneous motor activity in healthy volunteers after single doses of haloperidol. International Clinical Psychopharmacology, 4(1), 39-53.
          • Bente, G. (1989). Facilities for the graphical computer simulation of head and body movements / Möglichkeiten der graphischen Computersimulation von Kopf- und Körperbewegungen. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, & Computers, 21(4), 455-462.
          • Bente, G., Frey, S., & Treeck, J. (1989). Taktgeber der Informationsverarbeitung: Kulturspezifische Rhythmen in der Nachrichtensprache / Metronome of information processing? Culture-specific speech rhythms in television newscasts. Medienpsychologie, 1(2), 136-160.
          • Bente, G. (1989). Facilities for the graphical computer simulation of head and body movements. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments and Computers, 21(4), 455-462.

            Buchkapitel

            • Bente, G., Rieger, D., & Eschenburg, F. (in press). Excitation and Arousal. In W. Donsbach (Ed.), Concise Encyclopedia of Communication. Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
            • Pennig, S., Senokozlieva, M., Krämer, N., & Bente, G. (2012): Avatare. In: C. Bartz, L. Jäger, M. Krause & E. Linz (Eds.), Handbuch der Mediologie. Signaturen des Medialen (pp. 59-64). München: Wilhelm Fink Verlag.
            • Bente, G., & Krämer, N.C. (2011): Virtual gestures: embodiment and nonverbal behavior in computer-mediated communication. In: A. Kappas, & N.C. Krämer (Eds.) Face-to-Face Communication. Emotions in a Web of Culture, Language, and Technology (pp. 176-210). Cambridge University Press.
            • Bente, G.,  &  Breuer, J. (2009). Making the implicit explicit. Embedded measurement in serious games. In: Ute Ritterfeld, Michael Cody, & Peter  Vorderer (Eds.): Serious Games. Mechanisms and Effects. Routledge: New York.
            • Bente,G., Aelker, L., & Fürtjes, M. (2009). Tracing ad experience: Continous Response Measurement in Advertising Research. In: J. Maier, M.Maier, M.Maurer, C. Reinemann & V. Mayer (Eds.), Real-Time Response Measurement in the Social Sciences. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang.
            • Bente, G. & Aelker, L. (2008). Presence. In N.C. Krämer, S. Schwan, D. Unz & M. Suckfüll (Eds.), Medienpsychologie. Schlüsselbegriffe und Konzepte. Stuttgart: Kohlhammer.
            • Bente, G., Krämer, N. C. & Eschenburg, F. (2008). Is there anybody out there? Analyzing the effects of embodiment and nonverbal behavior in avatar-mediated communication. In E. Konijn, S. Utz, M. Tanis & S. Barnes (Eds.), Mediated Interpersonal Communication (pp. 131-157). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
            • Bente, G., & Eschenburg, F. (2008). Excitation and arousal. In W. Donsbach (Ed.), The International Encyclopedia of Communication (Vol. IV, pp. 1622-1627). Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.
            • Bente, G., & Krämer, N. C. (2008). Effects of nonverbal signals. In W. Donsbach (Ed.), The International Encyclopedia of Communication (Vol. VII, pp. 3334-3339). Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.
            • Kempter, G., & Bente, G. (2004). Psychophysiological media effect research: Foundations and applications. In R. Mangold, G. Bente & P. Vorderer (Eds.), Lehrbuch der Medienpsychologie (pp. 271-295). Göttingen: Hogrefe.
            • Bente, G., & Krämer, N. C. (2004). Content analysis of media programs. In R. Mangold, G. Bente & P. Vorderer (Eds.), Lehrbuch der Medienpsychologie (pp. 201-227). Göttingen: Hogrefe.
            • Bente, G. (2004). Assessment and analysis of eye movements. In R. Mangold, G. Bente & P. Vorderer (Eds.), Lehrbuch der Medienpsychologie (pp. 297-324). Göttingen: Hogrefe.
            • Piesk, J., Heeg, R., Hönscheid, R., Krämer, N., & Bente, G. (2003). Real-time visualization editor for descriptive behavior protocols. In G. Szwillus & J. Ziegler (Eds.), Mensch & Computer 2003. Interaktion in Bewegung (pp. 177-186). Stuttgart: Teubner.
            • Krämer, N. C., Tietz, B., & Bente, G. (2003). Effects of embodied interface agents and their gestural. In T. Rist, D. Ballin, J. Rickel & R. Aylett (Eds.), Intelligent virtual agents (pp. 292-300). Berlin: Springer.
            • Krämer, N. C., & Bente, G. (2003). Do interface agents need emotions? In G. Szwillus & J. Ziegler (Eds.), Mensch & Computer 2003. Interaktion in Bewegung (pp. 287-296). Stuttgart: Teubner.
            • Blens, H., Krämer, N. C., & Bente, G. (2003). Virtual sales personnel. Effects of anthropomorphic interface agents in the WWW and e-commerce. In G. Szwillus & J. Ziegler (Eds.), Mensch & Computer 2003. Interaktion in Bewegung (pp. 297-306). Stuttgart: Teubner.
            • Bente, G., & Krämer, N. C. (2003). Die integrierte Registrierung verbalen und nonverbalen Kommunikationsverhaltens / The integrated recording of verbal and nonverbal communication behavior. In T. Herrmann & J. Grabowski (Eds.), Sprachproduktion (pp. 219-246). Göttingen: Hogrefe.
            • Petersen, A., Bente, G., & Krämer, N. C. (2002). Virtual representatives: Analysis of avatar-mediated communication processes. In G. Bente, A. Petersen & N. C. Krämer (Eds.), Virtuelle Realitäten (pp. 227-253). Göttingen: Hogrefe.
            • Krämer, N. C., Rüggenberg, S., Meyer zu Kniendorf, C., & Bente, G. (2002). Interfaces for all? Possibilities of the adaptation of anthropomorphic interface agents to different user groups. In M. Herczeg, H. Oberquelle & W. Prinz (Eds.), Mensch & Computer 2002. Vom interaktiven Werkzeug zu kooperativen Arbeits- und Lernwelten (pp. 125-134). Stuttgart: Teubner.
            • Bente, G., Krämer, N. C., & Petersen, A. (2002). Virtual reality as a topic and method of psychology. In G. Bente, A. Petersen & N. C. Krämer (Eds.), Virtuelle Realitäten (pp. 1-31). Göttingen: Hogrefe.
            • Bente, G., & Krämer, N. C. (2002). Virtual gestures: Application of virtual reality in nonverbal communication research. In G. Bente, A. Petersen & N. C. Krämer (Eds.), Virtuelle Realitäten (pp. 81-107). Göttingen: Hogrefe.
            • Krämer, N. C., & Bente, G. (2002). Virtual helpers: Embodied Conversational Agents in the human-computer interaction. In G. Bente, A. Petersen & N. C. Krämer (Eds.), Virtuelle Realitäten (pp. 203-225). Göttingen: Hogrefe.
            • Bente, G. (2002). Entschlüsselung einer ungewissen Botschaft. Zur Transkription und Analyse nonverbaler Kommunikationsprozesse. In L. Jäger & G. Stanitzek (Eds.), Transkribieren (Medien/Lektüre) (pp. 130-151). München: Fink.
            • Bente, G., Krämer, N. C., Trogemann, G., Piesk, J., & Fischer, O. (2001). Conversing with electronic devices. An integrated approach towards the generation and evaluation of nonverbal behavior in face-to-face like interface agents. In A. Heuer & T. Kirste (Eds.), IMC 2000. Intelligent Interaktive Assistence and Mobile Multimedia Computing (pp. 67-76). Rostock: Neuer Hochschulschriftenverlag.
            • Bente, G., & Krämer, N. C. (2001). Psychological aspects in the implementation and evaluation of nonverbally acting interface agents. In H. Oberquelle, J. Krause & R. Oppermann (Eds.), Mensch & Computer 2001. 1. Fachübergreifende Konferenz (pp. 275-285). Stuttgart: Teubner.
            • Bente, G., & Feist, A. (2000). Affect-talk and its kin. In D. Zillmann & P. Vorderer (Eds.), Media entertainment: The psychology of its appeal (pp. 113-134). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Publishers.
            • Hering, K., Bente, G., & Feist, A. (1999). Surrounding commercials as contextual effect: The influence of advertising quantity on selected television commercials with respect to acceptance, physiological arousal, and recall. In M. Friedrichsen & S. Jenzowsky (Eds.), Fernsehwerbung. Theoretische Analysen und empirische Befunde (pp. 391-406). Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag.
            • Hündgen, B., Wirsing, R., & Bente, G. (1999). Trailers and advertising. Perception and effects of program trailers compared to commercial television advertising. In M. Friedrichsen & S. Jenzowsky (Eds.), Fernsehwerbung. Theoretische Analysen und empirische Befunde (pp. 199-220). Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag.
            • Bente, G., & Vorderer, P. (1997). The socio-emotional dimension of using screen media. Current perspectives in German media psychology.  In P. Winterhoff-Spurk & T. H. A. van der Voort (Eds.), New horizons in media psychology: Research cooperation and projects in Europe (pp. 125-144). Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag.
            • Bente, G., & Frey, S. (1992). "Visual quotes" as a means of television reports in West Germany, France and the United States. In W. Schulz (Ed.), Medienwirkungen. Einflüsse von Presse, Radio und Fernsehen auf Individuum und Gesellschaft. Untersuchungen im Schwerpunktprogramm "Publizistische Medienwirkungen". DFG-Forschungsbericht (pp. 191-222). Weinheim: VCH Verlagsgesellschaft.
            • Frey, S., & Bente, G. (1989). Microanalysis of media-mediated information processes. About the application of time-series notation principles to the study of television news. In M. Kaase & W. Schulz (Eds.), Massenkommunikation. Theorien, Methoden, Befunde (pp. 508-526). Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag.

              Konferenzbeiträge 2008-2014 (selektiert)

              • Bente, G., Dratsch, T., Rieger, D., & Al Issa, A. (2014, June). Emotional contagion with artificial others - Effects of culture, physical appearance and nonverbal behavior on the perception of positive/negative affect in avatars. Paper presented at the 16th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Creta Maris, Greece.
              • Bente, G., Dratsch, T., Rehbach, S., Reyl, M., & Lushaj, B. (2014, June). Do you trust my avatar? Effects of photo-realistic seller avatars and reputation scores on trust in online transactions. Paper presented at the 16th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Creta Maris, Greece.
              • Bente, G., Dratsch, T, & Their, C. (2014, May). Minimal groups facilitate the perception of out-group anger. Paper presented at the 64th Annual International Communication Association Conference, Seattle: USA.
              • Rieger, D., Bowman, N. D., Frischlich, L., & Bente, G. (2014, May). “I’m pumped, but I don’t feel like it!”: The differential effects of affect and arousal regulation on mood repair and recovery. Paper presented at the 64th Annual International Communication Association Conference, Seattle: USA.
              • Frischlich, L., Rieger, D., Dratsch, T., & Bente, G. (2014, May). Meet Joe Black? The effects of mortality salience and similarity on the desire to date in-group vs. outgroup members in an online dating context. Paper presented at the 64th Annual International Communication Association Conference, Seattle: USA.
              • Rieger, D., Reinecke, L., Frischlich, L., & Bente, G. (2014, May). Media entertainment & well-being – Linking hedonic and eudaimonic entertainment to media-induced recovery and vitality. Paper presented at the 64th Annual International Communication Association Conference, Seattle: USA.
              • Rieger, D., Frischlich, L., & Bente, G. (2013, November). Propaganda 2.0. frequency, appearance and effects of different formats of right-wing and islamic extremist propaganda videos. Expert Meeting on ”Psychological Effect of Right-Wing and Islamic Extremist Internet Videos.”, Den Haag, The Netherlands.
              • Bente, G., & Dratsch, T. (2013, September). Trusted faces. Analyzing the effects of photo-realistic avatars in e-commerce transactions. Paper presented at the 8th Conference of the Media Psychology Division of the German Psychological Society, Würzburg, Germany.
              • Rieger, D., Frischlich, L., & Bente, G. (2013, September). Disguised in entertainment: Approach and avoidance reactions towards right-wing and islamic extremist propaganda videos. Paper presented at the 8th Conference of the Media Psychology Division of the German Psychological Society, Würzburg, Germany.
              • Frischlich, L., Rieger, D., Dratsch, T., & Bente, G. (2013, September). You’re my match: The effects of mortality salience on dating similar and dissimilar in-and outgroup members. Paper presented at the 14th Conference of the Social Psychology Division of the German Psychological Society, Hagen, Germany.
              • Bente, G. (2013, July). Coordinated minds and bodies. Second-person accounts to the co-creation of social reality through nonverbal behaviour. Paper presented at the 2013 Ian-Ramsey-Center Conference, Oxford, Great Britain.
              • Bente, G., Dratsch, T., & Al-Issa, A. (2013, July). Analyzing nonverbal behavior and impression formation across cultures. Paper presented at the 35th annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Berlin, Germany.
              • Rieger, D., Reinecke, L., Kneer, J., Frischlich, L., & Bente, G. (2013, June). Media induced recovery: the effects of positive versus negative media stimuli on recovery experience, cognitive performance, and vitality. Paper presented at the 63rd Annual International Communication Association Conference, London, Great Britain.
              • Rieger, D., Kneer, J., & Bente, G. (2013, June). Drying tears with pacman: The impact of interactive and noninteractive media on reported mood and physiological arousal. Paper presented at the 63rd Annual International Communication Association Conference, London, Great Britain.
              • Bente, G., Dratsch, T., Rehbach, S., Reyl, M, & Lushaj, B. (2013, June). Do you trust my avatar? Influence of seller avatars on trust in online transactions. Paper presented at the 63rd Annual International Communication Association Conference, London, Great Britain.
              • Frischlich, L., Rieger, D., & Bente, G. (2012, June). Propaganda 2.0: A psychological investigation on the effects of right-wing and Islamic extremist propaganda. In Forum KI: Neue Technologien und neue Medien in polizeilicher Forschung und Praxis. [Forum KI: New technologies and new media and police research and practice], Wiesbaden, Germany: Bundeskriminalamt (BKA) [German Federal Crime Police Office].
              • Bartz, F., Rieger, D. & Bente, G. (2012, May). Effective banners in hybrid media: The impact of pictures and text on contextual advertising. Paper presented at the 62nd Annual International Communication Association Conference, Phoenix, USA.
              • Bente, G., Dratsch, T., Leuschner, H., & Al-Issa, A. (2012, May). A true core of cultural stereotypes? Discerning individualism-collectivism from nonverbal behavior. Paper presented at the 62nd Annual International Communication Association Conference, Phoenix, USA.
              • Leuschner, H., & Bente, G. (2012, May). Perceiving individualism-collectivism across cultures: How to correct for instable response bias. Paper presented at the 62nd Annual International Communication Association Conference, Phoenix, USA.
              • Kneer, J., Munko, D. & Bente, G. (2012, May). Implicit defense strategies concerning first person shooter games. Paper presented at the 62nd Annual International Communication Association Conference, Phoenix, USA.
              • Hinz, S., Rieger, D., Kneer, J. & Bente, G. (2012, April). Limits of the emotion regulation of negative emotions. Paper presented at the 54th conference of experimentally working psychologists (TEAP), Mannheim, Germany.
              • Shishechian, S., Rieger, D., Kneer, J. & Bente, G. (2012, April). Distraction from the negative emotion “fear”. Paper presented at the 54th conference of experimentally working psychologists (TEAP), Mannheim, Germany.
              • Kneer, J., Rieger, D. & Bente, G. (2011, August). Nothing else matters: Heavy Metal against existential anguish. 7th Conference of the Media Psychology Division of the DGPs, Bremen, Germany.
              • Kneer, J., Beskes, S. & Bente, G. (2011, June). Belonging to "generation game": Defence strategies of young adults concerning effects of digital video games. 12th European Congress of Psychology, Istanbul, June.
              • Rieger, D., Kneer, J. & Bente, G. (2011, June). Cognitive dissonance & memory load: The effect of personal relevance on dissonance reduction and memory performance. Paper presented at the 12th European Congress of Psychology, Istanbul, Turkey.
              • Frischlich, L., Kneer, J., & Bente, G. (2011, March). Culture vs. self-esteem: What matters in the face of the death. Paper presented at the 53nd TeaP (Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen), Halle an der Saale, Germany.
              • Hieb, V., Bente, G., & Kneer, J. (2011, March). Diamonds or best friend? Komsumpräferenzen unter der Mortalitätssalienz. 53nd TeaP (Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen), Halle an der Saale, March.
              • Dratsch, T., Schwartz, C., Yanev, K., Schilbach, L., Vogeley, K., & Bente, G. (2010, September). Effekte von kontrolliertem und nicht-kontrolliertem Blick bei hochfunktionalem Autismus. Paper presented at the 47th Congress of the German Psychological Association (DGPS), Bremen, Germany.
              • Rieger, D., Bartz, F. & Bente, G. (2010, September). Aus den Augen, aus dem Sinn? Der Einfluss des Kontextes auf die Informationsverarbeitung von Bannerwerbung im Internet. Paper presented at the 47th Congress of the German Psychological Association (DGPS), Bremen, Germany.
              • Kneer, J. & Bente, G. (2010, July). Counterstrike strikes back? How shooter players are perceived. Paper presented at the27th International Congress of Applied Psychology 2010 (ICAP 2010), Melbourne, Australia.
              • Bente, G. & Baptiste, O. (2010, June). Trust games: Impact of seller photo and reputation on trust in computer-mediated transactions. Paper presented at the 60th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), Singapore, Singapore.
              • Kneer, J. & Bente, G. (2010, September). The need to feel alive: Der Einfluss von Mortalitässalienz auf die Wirkung von emotionaler Werbung. Paper presented at the 47th Congress of the German Psychological Association (DGPS), Bremen, Germany.
              • Munko, D., Kneer, J., & Bente, G. (2010, March). Spielst du noch oder planst du schon? Paper presented at the 52nd TeaP (Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen), Saarbrücken, Germany.
              • Rieger, D., Bartz, F., Bente, G. & Kneer, J. (2010, March). Werbung im Blick. Effekte des Kontextes auf die Betrachtung von Internetwerbung. Paper presented at the 52nd TeaP (Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen), Saarbrücken, Germany.
              • Aelker, L., Bente, G. & Rieger, D. (2009, November). Co-viewing and entertainment. Effects of social cues on (meta-) emotions. Poster presented at the International Workshop Entertainment = Emotion, Benasque, Spain.
              • Aelker, L., Blicker-Dielmann, A., Sanatkar, S. & Bente, G. (2009, November). Making tv social. Effects of social information on perceived social presence. Poster presented at the 6th conference of the Media Psychology Division [German Psychological Society], Duisburg, Germany.
              • Bente, G. (2009, August). Short glances and broad overviews. Measuring attention distribution on websites. Paper presented at the 15th European Conference on Eye Movements (ECEM), Southampton, United Kingdom.
              • Bente, G. (2009, October). Biased observation. The influence of hearsay and stereotype activation on the processing of nonverbal cues. Paper presented at the Workshop  “Knowledge and Performance in the Perception of Objects and Living Beings”, Bielefeld, Germany.
              • Breuer, J., Bente, G., Yanev, K., & Leuschner, H. (2009, September). Invisible tells: Physiological measures of arousal as game elements in online poker. Paper presented at the 6th Conference of the Media Psychology Division (German Psychological Society), Duisburg, Germany.
              • Bente, G. (2008). Networked Minds. Person perception and social presence in mediated encounters. Paper presented at the “Theory of Mind (ToM) - Analyse des integrativen Potentials einer kognitiven Fähigkeit” Workshop, Bielefeld, Germany.
              • Bente, G., Pennig, S., Senokozlieva, M. & Eschenburg, F. (2008, June). Power moves. Cross-cultural perceptions of status related nonverbal behavior in Germany, USA and UAE. Paper presented at the 58th Annual International Communication Association Conference, Montreal, Canada.
              • Bente, G., Pennig, S., Senokozlieva, M., & Eschenburg, F. (2008, July). Beyond cultural stereotypes: Comparing impression effects of nonverbal behavior in Germany, USA and UAE. Paper presented at the ICP 2008 (International Congress of Psychology), Berlin, Germany.
              • Breuer, J., Eschenburg, F., Bente, G., & Aelker, L. (2008, July). The game of mind-reading: Online poker as a research tool. Paper presented at the ICP 2008 (International Congress of Psychology), Berlin, Germany.
              • Breuer, J., Eschenburg, F., Bente, G., & Aelker, L. (2008, May). Social cues in social games: Measures of player experience as game elements. Paper presented at the 58th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association, Montréal, Canada.
              • Kuzmanovic, B., Georgescu,  A., Vetter,  N., Eickhoff , S., Shah, N.,  Bente, G.,  Fink, G. R.,  Vogeley, K. (2008, June). Neural correlates of ‘social gaze’: An fMRI study on gaze duration. Paper presented at the Third International Conference on Cognitive Science, Moscow, Russia.
              • Pennig, S., Bente, G., Senokozlieva, M., & Krämer, N. (2008, July). Is individualism and collectivism discernible by nonverbal behavior? Paper presented at the ICP 2008 (International Congress of Psychology), Berlin, Germany.
              • Schwartz, C., Bente, G., & Vogeley, K. (2008, July). Using virtual characters to study gaze perception in high-functioning autism. Paper presented at the ICP 2008 (International Congress of Psychology), Berlin, Germany.
              • Schwartz, C., Schilbach, L., & Bente, G. (2008, June). Truly mind-blind? Using virtual characters to study the perception of social gaze in high-functioning autism. Poster presented at the CogSci 2008, Moscow, Russia.
              • Senokozlieva, M., Pennig, S., & Bente, G. (2008, July) Faces of power. Face-ism and poltical leadership in the TV news of Germany, USA and UAE. Poster presented at the ICP 2008 (International Congress of Psychology), Berlin, Germany.