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Malte Elson

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  • Postdoctoral Researcher
  • Ruhr University Bochum Institute of Development Research and Development Policy, Bochum, DE
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Research interests

media and learningmedia effectsgames and aggressiondigital games

About

MEMBERSHIPS since 2012, International Communication Association (ICA) since 2012, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie [German Psychological Society] (DGPs) since 2011, European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA) since 2010, Digital Games Research Association (DiGRA) MISC since 2011, Website Editor of ECREA's Digital Games Research Temporary Working Group (www.digital-games.eu)

Co-authors (24)

Publications

Digital games in laboratory experiments: Controlling a complex stimulus through modding.

  • Elson M
  • Quandt T
Psychology of Popular Media Culture (2016)
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Fight fire with rainbows: The effects of displayed violence, difficulty, and performance in digital games on affect, aggression, and physiological arousal

  • Kneer J
  • Elson M
  • Knapp F
Computers in Human Behavior (2016)
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Comparing apples and oranges? Evidence for pace of action as a confound in research on digital games and aggression

  • Elson M
  • Breuer J
  • Van Looy J
Psychology of Popular Media Culture (2015)
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Digital games and frustration: Effects on aggression and cooperative behavior

  • Elson M
  • Breuer J
  • Scharkow M
64th Annual Conference of the International Communicaton Association (2014)
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Press CRTT to measure aggressive behavior: The unstandardized use of the Competitive Reaction Time Task in aggression research

  • Elson M
  • Mohseni M
  • Breuer J
Psychological Assessment (2014)
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Professional experience

Postdoctoral Researcher

Ruhr University Bochum Institute of Development Research and Development Policy, Bochum, DE

January 2015 - Present

Research Associate

University of Münster

October 2012 - December 2014(2 years)

Research Associate

Interactive Media and Online Communication, University of Hohenheim

May 2012 - September 2012(4 months)

Junior Researcher

IBBT-MICT-Ghent University

September 2011 - April 2012(7 months)

Student Assistant

Educational Quality and Evaluation, German Institute for International Educational Research

January 2010 - September 2011(2 years)

Student Assistant

Social and Media Psychology, University of Cologne

June 2007 - December 2009(3 years)

Education history

Dipl.-Psych.

Department of Psychology, University of Cologne

October 2005 - July 2011(6 years)