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Elly A. Konijn (Ph.D. 1994) is a full professor in Media Psychology at the Department of Communication Science and a Fenna Diemer-Lindeboom endowed chair at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. She is the initiator and chair of the program Media Psychology Amsterdam at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. 

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Research

Her scientific research program focuses on three main lines: 

  1. Relating to media figures, virtual humans, and social robots. Read more
  2. Emotions and media-based reality perceptions (e.g., social reality perceptions shaped through media use, including moral standards). Read more
  3. Media use among adolescents (e.g., cyberbullying, violent video game effects, thin-body ideal, self-presentation). Read more

In each domain, she has published in major scientific journals (read more)

Documentaries

Professional documentaries based on research of Elly Konijn:

Teaching

  • Psychology of Media Use
  • Individual MA-theses
  • Media and Entertainment
  • Essentials of Media Psychology
  • Individual Processing of Media
  • PhD supervision

Ancillary activities

  • Stichting STIPA | Amsterdam | Bestuurder | 2013-12-02 - present

Ancillary activities are updated daily

Keywords

  • H Social Sciences
  • media psychology
  • social robots
  • affective processing
  • mediated communication
  • adolescents

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Research Output 2002 2019

Dating a Synthetic Character is Like Dating a Man

Hoorn, J. F., Konijn, E. A. & Pontier, M. A., Apr 2019, In : International Journal of Social Robotics. 11, 2, p. 235-253 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Robots

Do you care for robots that care? Exploring the opinions of vocational care students on the use of healthcare robots

van Kemenade, M. A. M., Hoorn, J. F. & Konijn, E. A., 21 Mar 2019, In : Robotics. 8, p. 1-12 12 p., 22.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Healthcare
Robot
Robots
Students
Monitoring

Gamification as a tool for engaging student learning: A field experiment with a gamified app

Welbers, K., Konijn, E. A., Burgers, C., Bij de Vaate, A., Eden, A. & Brugman, B. C., 1 Mar 2019, In : E-Learning and Digital Media. 16, 2, p. 92-109 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Application programs
Students
Feedback
experiment
learning

Moral Considerations Regarding Robots in Education: A Systematic Literature Review.

Smakman, M. H. J. & Konijn, E. A., 7 Feb 2019.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaperAcademic

robot
Netherlands
education
literature

Onderwijsrobots: van harte welkom of ethisch onverantwoord?

Smakman, M. H. J. & Konijn, E. A., 7 Feb 2019.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaperPopular

Netherlands

Activities 2008 2008

  • 1 Lecture / Presentation

VU @ Second Life: A report on experiences with the development of a (virual) community of learners (IFIP WG 9.5 International Working Conference on Virtuality and Society: Massive Virual Communities, Germany)

J.F.M. Feldberg (Speaker), A.P.W. Eliëns (Speaker), E.A. Konijn (Speaker), M.H. Huysman (Speaker)
1 Jul 2008

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Prizes

Brain Activation upon Ideal-Body Media Exposure and Peer Feedback in Young Females

J. Veldhuis (Recipient), M van der Meulen (Recipient), B.R. Braams (Recipient), S. Peters (Recipient), E.A. Konijn (Recipient) & E.A. Crone (Recipient), May 2017

PrizeAcademic

Public Opinion
Brain

KNAW/NWO Eurekaprijs voor SELEMCA-onderzoek en documentaire "Ik ben Alice"

S. Burger (Recipient), J.F. Hoorn (Recipient), M.A.M. van Kemenade (Recipient), E.A. Konijn (Recipient), M.L.C. Spekman (Recipient), R.A. Paauwe (Recipient) & W.L. Li (Recipient), 2015

PrizeSocietal

Prix Grand Écran: Pariscience voor SELEMCA-onderzoek en documentaire "Ik ben Alice"

S. Burger (Recipient), J.F. Hoorn (Recipient), M.A.M. van Kemenade (Recipient), E.A. Konijn (Recipient), M.L.C. Spekman (Recipient), R.A. Paauwe (Recipient) & W.L. Li (Recipient), 2015

PrizeAcademic