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Marloes Spekman is a postdoc researcher at the dept. of Sociology (Vrije Universiteit) and the dept. of Donor Medicine Research (Sanquin, the Dutch Blood Supply Organization) on the subject of donor behavior/psychology. She holds a PhD in Communication Science with specialzation in Media Psychology (Vrije Universiteit, 2018).

Research

Current project: "Donor deferral management: Preventing donor loss"

Research interests: Health and prosocial behavior, persuasive communication, media, emotion and coping, human-technology interaction

Ancillary activities

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Education

PhD in Communication Science / Media Psychology
Vrije Universiteit, 2018

MSc Social Research (research master)
Vrije Universiteit, 2011

MA Communication and Information Studies
Vrije Universiteit, 2009

Keywords

  • Communication Science
  • Communication
  • Emotion
  • Health communication
  • Media psychology
  • Prosocial behavior

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Marloes Spekman is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Emotions Medicine & Life Sciences
Communications Media Medicine & Life Sciences
Persuasive Communication Medicine & Life Sciences
Blood Donors Medicine & Life Sciences
Netherlands Medicine & Life Sciences
Personality Medicine & Life Sciences
Technology Medicine & Life Sciences
Tissue Donors Medicine & Life Sciences

Research Output 2012 2018

Open Access
File
Emotions
Robots
Delivery of Health Care
Robot
Coping Strategies

The role of emotion in the study of humanoid social robots in the healthcare domain

Spekman, M. L. C., 2018, 186 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

Open Access
File

Skinny is prettier and normal: I want to be normal” – Perceived body image of non-western ethnic minority children in the Netherlands

Veldhuis, J., te Poel, F., Pepping, R., Konijn, E. A. & Spekman, M. L. C., Mar 2017, In : Body Image. 20, p. 74–86

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademic

Open Access

How emotions and emotional coping affect perceptions of a social robot

Spekman, M. L. C., Konijn, E. A. & Hoorn, J. F., 2016, In : International Journal of Psychology. 51, S1, p. 221

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Adolescent development and psychological mechanisms in interactive media use

Konijn, E. A., Veldhuis, J., Plaisier, X. S., Spekman, M. L. C. & den Hamer, A. H., 2015, Handbook on the Psychology of Communication Technology. Sundar, S. S. (ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell, p. 332-364 32 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

Activities 2014 2015

  • 4 Lecture / Presentation

Social implications of Social Robotics

M.L.C. Spekman (Speaker)
7 Dec 2015

Activity: Lecture / PresentationProfessional

CityGirlZ: Guest lecture Entertainment Education

M.L.C. Spekman (Speaker)
16 Sep 2015

Activity: Lecture / PresentationProfessional

Demonstration robots Zora and Alice at "Weekend van de Wetenschap"

M.L.C. Spekman (Speaker)
3 Oct 2015

Activity: Lecture / PresentationProfessional

CityGirlZ: Guest lecture Entertainment Education

M.L.C. Spekman (Speaker)
9 Sep 2014

Activity: Lecture / PresentationProfessional

Prizes

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

S. Burger (Recipient), Johan Hoorn (Recipient), M.A.M. van Kemenade (Recipient), Elly Konijn (Recipient), Marloes 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), Johan Hoorn (Recipient), M.A.M. van Kemenade (Recipient), Elly Konijn (Recipient), Marloes Spekman (Recipient), R.A. Paauwe (Recipient) & W.L. Li (Recipient), 2015

PrizeAcademic

Press / Media

Comment in program "Wetenschap vandaag" (Science Today), on BNR radio

Marloes Spekman

7/06/18

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities