Dr. Diana Rieger

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am Lehrstuhl für Sozialpsychologie II (Kommunikation und Medienpsychologie)
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Raum: 2A19
Adresse: Richard-Strauss-Straße 2 50931 Köln
Telefon: 0221/470-6545
Fax: 0221/470-5299
E-Mail: diana.rieger@uni-koeln.de
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Curriculum Vitae

Ausbildung

  • 2013: Promotion an der Humanwissenschaftlichen Fakultät der Universität zu Köln (Medienpsychologie), Universität zu Köln (Dr. phil., summa cum laude)
  • 2004-2010: Studium der Medienwissenschaft (Medienpsychologie und Medienkulturwissenschaft), Universität zu Köln, Abschluss: Diplom

 Beruflicher Werdegang / Projektmitarbeit & Forschung

  • Seit Januar 2014: Post-doc an der Universität zu Köln, Arbeitseinheit Sozial- und Medienpsychologie (Prof. Dr. G. Bente)
  • 2010-2013: Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin an der Universität zu Köln, Arbeitseinheit Sozial- und Medienpsychologie (Prof. Dr. G. Bente)

  • Seit Juni 2010: Freie Mitarbeiterin bei Profil M, Beratung für Human Resources Management

  • Seit 2009 Editorial Assistant für das Journal of Media Psychology
  • Seit 2009: Freie Mitarbeiterin bei Mediascore, Gesellschaft für Medien- und Kommunikationsforschung

  • 2009-2010: Studentische Hilfskraft an der Universität zu Köln, Arbeitseinheit Sozial- und Medienpsychologie (Prof. Dr. G. Bente)

  • 2009: Tutorin für Medien- und Kommunikationspsychologie, Universität zu Köln (Fachbereich Medienpsychologie)

  • 2008: Work Experience bei Marktforschungsinstitut YouGov, London

  • 2007-2008: Praktikum in der Redaktion von El Giraldillo, Sevilla, Spanien

  • 2006-2007 Studentische Hilfskraft im Media Research bei Pleon


Forschungsschwerpunkte

  • Positive Wirkungen von Medien (z. B., Erholung, Stimmungsregulation, Wohlbefinden)
  • Wirkung von Propaganda
  • Mortalitätssalienz und Mediennutzung
  • Bedürfnisorientierung und Massenmedien

 

Publikationen

in press

  • 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.

  • Rieger, D., Bartz, F., & Bente, G. (in press). Re-Integrating the Ad. Effects of context congruency on banner advertising in hybrid media. Journal of Media Psychology.

  • Rieger, D., Bartz, F., & Bente, G. (in press). Re-Integrating the Ad. Effects of context congruency on banner advertising in hybrid media. Journal of Media Psychology.

  • Bente, G., Rieger, D., & Eschenburg, F. (in press). Excitation and Arousal. In W. Donsbach (Ed.), Concise Encyclopedia of Communication, (pp. x - y). Blackwell Publishing Ltd.

  • 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.

 

2014

  • Schramm, K., Högden, F., Tappe, E., Kauf, R., Frischlich, L., & Rieger, D. (2014, September). Keine Angst vor dem Tod: Rezeption eines eudaimonischen Films beeinflusst Effekte von Mortalitätssalienz. Poster presented at the 49th Congress of the German Psychological Society [DGPs]. Bochum, Deutschland.

  • Kneer, J., Rieger, D., Ivory, J. & Ferguson, C. (2014). Awareness of risk factors for digital game addiction: Interviewing players and counselors. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 0(0). doi: 10.1007/s11469-014-9489-y

  • Rieger, D., Frischlich, L., Wulf, T., Bente, G., & Kneer, J. (2014). Eating ghosts: The underlying mechanisms of mood repair via interactive and non-interactive media. Psychology of Popular Media Culture, 0 (0). doi: 10.1037/ppm0000018

  • Bente, G., Dratsch, T., Rieger, D., Al Issa, A. (2014). Emotional Contagion with Artificial Others - Effects of Culture, Physical Appearance and Nonverbal Behavior on the Perception of Positive/Negative Affect in Avatars. Proceedings of the HCI conference, Crete, Greece, June 2014.

  • Frischlich, L., Rieger, D., Rutkowski, O. (2014). I'd rather die than be with you: The effects of mortality salience and negative social identity on identification with a virtual group. Proceedings of the HCI conference, Crete, Greece, June 2014.

  • Rieger, D. (2014). Stimmungsregulation und Erholung. Positive Effekte hedonistischer und eudaimonischer Unterhaltungsmedien. University of Cologne Press. [Mood regulation and recovery. Positive effects of hedonic and eudaimonic entertainment media]

  • 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. (2014, May). The Power to Persuade? Stylistic Means and Effects of Right-wing and Islamic Extremist Internet Propaganda. 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.

  • Rieger, D. & Reinecke, L. (2014, January)*. Medienunterhaltung und Well-Being: Die Effekte von hedonischem und eudaimonischem Unterhaltungserleben auf das Erholungserleben. Vortrag auf der Jahrestagung der Fachgruppe Rezeptions- und Wirkungsforschung in der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Publizistik und Kommunikationswissenschaft (DGPuK), Hannover.

  • Wulf, T. Rieger, D., Bente, G. (2014, May). The winner takes it all: The effect of in-game success on mood repair. Paper presented at the 64th Annual International Communication Association Conference. Seattle: USA.

 

 *This presentation was classified as Best Paper.

 

2013

  • Rieger, D., Frischlich, L., & Bente, G. in cooperation with the Federal Crime Police Office, Institute for Terrorism/Extremism research (2013). Propaganda 2.0: Psychological Effects of Right-wing and Islamic Extremist Internet Videos. Munich, Germany: Luchterhand

  • Frischlich, L. & Rieger, D. (2013, June). Dealing with the dark side: Negative ingroups and the effects of right-wing and Islamic extremist propaganda videos. Paper presented at the 63th Annual International Communication Association Conference. London: UK.

  • Frischlich, L. & Rieger, D. (2013, September). Who's bad? The Role of Negative Social Identity and Educational Level for the Effects of Extremist Internet Videos. Workshop at the European Experts on Terrorism Issues Meeting, Cambridge, UK.

  • Rieger, D., Frischlich, L., & Bente, (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.

 

  • Rieger, D. & Frischlich, L. (2013, September). Methodological approaches: Propaganda 2.0. Paper presented at the European Experts on Terrorism Issues Meeting, Cambridge, UK.

  • 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 63th Annual International Communication Association Conference. London: UK.

  • 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 DGPs. Würzburg, Germany.

  • Rieger, D., Kneer, J., & Bente, G. (2013, June). Drying tears with Pacman. The Impact of Interactive and Non-Interactive Media on Reported Mood and Physiological Arousal. Paper presented at the 63rd conference of the International Communication Association (ICA). London, UK.

  • Kneer, J. & Rieger, D. (2013, June). It's an obsession to immerse. The role of playing motives, passion, and playing time on digital game addiction. Paper presented at the 63rd conference of the International Communication Association (ICA). London, UK.

  • Buchheister, H., von Knobelsdorff, S., Ledniova, I., Naumceski, M., Rieger, D., & Bente, G. (2013). Influences of movie stimuli-reception on recovery experience. Poster presented at the 14th Meeting of the Media Psychology Division of the German Association of Psychology. Würzburg, Germany.

  • Frischlich, L., Rieger, D., Dratsch, T., & Bente, G. (2013). You're my match: The effects of mortality salience on dating similar and dissimilar in- and outgroup members. Poster presented at the 14th Meeting of the professional group for social psychology of the German Association of Psychology. Hagen, Germany.

  • Wulf, T., Rieger, D., Kneer, J., & Bente, G. (2013, September)*. The arcane force of arcade games: Killing inky as a hanky. Poster presented at the 14th Meeting of the Media Psychology Division of the German Association of Psychology. Würzburg, Germany.

 

*This poster won the Best Poster Award.

 

2012

  • Kneer, J., Glock, S. & Rieger, D. (2012). Fast and not furious? Cognitive dissonance reduction in smokers. Social Psychology, 43(2), 81-91.

  • 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.

  • 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].

  • 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.

  • Rieger, D., Glock, S. & Kneer, J. (2012, September). Blond, Thin, & Dumb? Model casting shows' consequences on self-esteem and cognitive performance among female students. Paper presented at the 48th Congress of the German Psychological Society (DGPs). Bielefeld, Germany.

 

2011

  • Kneer, J., Rieger, D., Frischlich, D. & Munko, D. (2011). Goethe vs. Rammstein: Who is allowed to play with madness? The influence of muscial taste on prejudice against heavy metal lyrics. In: C.A. McKinnon, N. Scott, & K. Sollee. (2010) Can I play with madness? Metal, Dissonance, Madness & Alienation. Inter-Disciplinary Press. http://www.inter-disciplinary.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/mmp3ever1140211.pdf

  • Kneer, J., Rieger, D., & Bente, G. (2011, August). Nothing else matters: Heavy Metal against Existential Anguish. Paper presented at the 7th Conference of the Media Psychology Division of the DGPs. Bremen, Germany.

  • 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.

 

2010

  • Kneer, J. & Rieger, D. (2010, November). Goethe versus Rammstein: who is allowed to play with madness? The influence of musical taste on prejudice against heavy metal lyrics. 3rd Global Conference on Heavy Fundamentalism: Music, Metal & Politics, Czech Republic, Prague, November.

  • 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.

  • 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.

 

2009

  • Aelker , L., Bente, G., & Rieger, D. (2009). Co-viewing and entertainment. Effects of social cues on (meta-)emotions. Poster presented at the International Workshop Entertainment = Emotion. 15.11. - 21.11.2009, Benasque, Spain.