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Jie Du is a PhD candidate at the Department of Communication Science at VU Amsterdam. She holds a Master of Psychology from Southwest University in China and a Master of Educational Administration from University of Massachusetts Boston. Jie Du is currently working on the dissertation project focuses on the relationship between self-control and social media use.


  • Self-control failure of everyday social media use
  • Predictors of social media self-control failure
  • Intervention of social media self-control failure

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Last mutation Ancillary Activities: Amsterdam(2017-11-06)

Research Output 2016 2018

Always on? Explicating impulsive influences on media use

van Koningsbruggen, G. M., Hartmann, T. & Du, J. D. 2018 Permanently Online, Permanently Connected. Vorderer, P., Hefner, D., Reinecke, L. & Klimmt, C. (eds.). New York: Routledge, p. 51 60 p.

Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewChapter

Neural correlates of restrained eaters' high susceptibility to food cues: An fMRI study

Yu, W., Dong, D., Jackson, T., Du, J. D., Yang, Z., Lu, H. & Chen, H. 2016 In : Neuroscience Letters. 631, p. 56 62 p.

Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle