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Jan-Philipp Stein

Chemnitz University of Technology
Institute for Media Research
Chair of Media Psychology

E-Mail: jan-philipp.stein {at} phil.tu-chemnitz.de

 

Dissertation Project


“Venturing into the Uncanny Valley of Mind” (working title)
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Peter Ohler

 

Research Interests


  • Mind perception
  • Virtual reality
  • Social cognition
  • Cross-cultural psychology
  • Stereotypes
  • Social media

 

Curriculum Vitae


2015 – 2018 Doctoral researcher, DFG post-graduate program “CrossWorlds”, Chemnitz University of Technology
2006 – 2012 Graduation in Psychology (Dipl.-Psych.), Dresden University of Technology
Thesis title: “Effects of narcissism on users’ impression management on Facebook”

 

Publications


Peer-Reviewed Articles

  • Stein, J.-P., & Ohler, P. (accepted). Saving face in front of the computer? Culture and attributions of human likenes influence users’ experience of automatic facial emotion recognition. Frontiers in Digital Humanities. https://doi.org/10.3389/fdigh.2018.00018
  • Stein, J.-P., Lu, X., & Ohler, P. (accepted). Mutual perceptions of Chinese and German students at a German university: Stereotypes, media influence, and evidence for a negative contact hypothesis. Compare. https://doi.org/10.1080/03057925.2018.1477579
  • Koban, K., Stein, J.-P., Eckhardt, V., & Ohler, P. (2018). Quid pro quo in Web 2.0. Connecting personality traits and Facebook usage intensity to uncivil commenting intentions in public online discussions. Computers in Human Behavior, 79,  9–18. doi:10.1016/j.chb.2017.10.015
  • Stein, J.-P., & Ohler, P. (2017). Venturing into the uncanny valley of mind—The influence of mind attribution on the acceptance of human-like characters in a virtual reality setting. Cognition, 160, 43–50. https://doi.org/j.cognition.2016.12.010

Book Chapters and Proceedings

  • Stein, J.-P. (2017). Cloud Strife. In J. Banks, R. Meija, & A. Adams (eds.), 100 Greatest Video Game Characters (pp. 39–40). Lanham, USA: Rowman & Littlefield.

Conference Contributions

  • Stein, J.-P., & Ohler, P. (2018). Mismatching the realism of a persuasive agent’s voice and face reduces its credibility and attractiveness, but not its persuasive success. Talk held at the 68th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association, May 24–28, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Stein, J.-P., Lu, X., & Ohler, P. (2018). Mutual perceptions of Chinese and German students at a German university: Stereotypes, media influence, and a worrisome twist on the contact hypothesis. Talk held at the 68th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association, May 24–28, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Stein, J.-P., & Ohler, P. (2018). Saving face in front of the computer? Culture influences cardiovascular reactions to facial emotion recognition software. Talk held at the 68th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association, May 24–28, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Etzold, B., & Stein, J.-P. (2017). Der User zwischen Anwendung und Exponat – Smart Devices und Tabletop im Museumskontext. Talk held at the 47th Annual Conference of the German Computer Science Society, September 25-29, Chemnitz.
  • Stein, J.-P., & Ohler, P. (2017). Distal and proximal paths leading into the uncanny valley of mind. Talk held at the 10th Conference of the Media Psychology Division of the German Society for Psychology (DGPs), September 6-8, Landau.
  • Gawin, W., Stein, J.-P., Fries, U., Gaudel, J., Zwingmann, K., & Voelcker-Rehage, C. (2017). The effect of physiological arousal on the quiet eye of elite badminton players. Talk held at the 22nd Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science, July 5-8, MetropolisRuhr, Germany.
  • Stein, J.-P., Liebold, B., & Ohler, P. (2017). Between threat and control. Linking situational control and human distinctiveness concerns to virtual agents’ uncanniness. Talk held at the 67th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association, May 25–29, San Diego, USA.
  • Koban, K., Stein, J.-P., & Eckhardt, V. (2017). Haters gonna hate. Connecting personality traits and usage intensity to dysfunctional commenting in Facebook discussions. Talk held at the 67th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association, May 25–29, San Diego, USA.
  • Stein, J.-P., Lu, X., & Ohler, P. (2017). Industrious East, practical West? Connecting stereotypes among German and Chinese students to their perceptions of native speaking media. Talk held at the 59th Conference of Experimental Psychologists (TeaP), March 26-29, Dresden, Germany.

 

Media Coverage


 

Academic Memberships


  • ICA – International Communication Association

 

Awards and Achievements


  • Scholarship of German National Academic Foundation
  • MB21 German multimedia award for interactive web design, 2006