Nachfolgend finden Sie eine Auswahl von vorwiegend SSCI Journal-Publikationen der Abteilung für Arbeits-, Organisations- und Medienpsychologie. Eine weitgehend vollständige Auflistung aller Veröffentlichungen und Forschungstätigkeiten findet sich an dieser Stelle. Auf den persönlichen Seiten der einzelnen MitarbeiterInnen findet sich darüber hinaus eine weitere, individuelle Auswahl von Publikationen und Fachvorträgen.

2020/21, in press

    • Freyth, L. & Batinic, B. (2021). How bright and dark personality traits predict dating app behavior. Personality and Individual Differences, 168, DOI: 10.1016/j.paid.2020.110316 [link]
    • Kovacs, C. & Batinic, B. (2020). Psychologie in Österreich – Studiums- und Berufsstatistiken. Psychologische Rundschau, 71, 343-352. DOI: 10.1026/0033-3042/a000505 [link]
    • Gnambs, T., Kovacs, C. & Stiglbauer, B. (2020). Processing the word red and intellectual performance: Four replication attempts. Collabra: Psychology, 6. doi:10.1525/collabra.277
    • Gnambs, T., Stasielowicz, L., Wolter, I. & Appel, M. (2020). Do computer games jeopardize educational outcomes? A prospective study on gaming times and academic achievement. Psychology of Popular Media Culture, 9, 69-82. doi:10.1037/ppm0000204
    • Grossi, N. & Batinic, B. (in press). Job Characteristics, Well-Being and Physical Activity: A Field Study using a Consumer Fitness Tracker. Europe’s Journal of Psychology.
    • Selenko, E., Stiglbauer, B. & Batinic, B. (2020). More evidence on the latent benefits of work: bolstered by volunteering while threatened by job insecurity. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 29, 364-376.


    • Appel, M. & Gnambs, T. (2019). Shyness and social media use: A meta-analytic summary of moderating and mediating effects. Computers in Human Behavior, 98, 294-301.
    • Gnambs, T. & Stiglbauer, B. (2019). No personality change following unemployment: A registered replication of Boyce, Wood, Daly, and Sedikides (2015). Journal of Research in Personality, 81, 195-206.
    • Gnambs, T. & Nusser, L. (2019). The longitudinal measurement of reasoning abilities in students with special educational needs. Frontiers in Psychology, 232, 88-92.
    • Kovacs, C., Batinic, B., Stiglbauer, B. & Gnambs, T. (2019). Development of a shortened version of the Latent and Manifest Benefits of Work (LAMB) scale. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 35, 685-697.
    • Stiglbauer B., Weber S. & Batinic B. (2019). Does your health really benefit from using a self-tracking device? Evidence from a longitudinal randomized control trial. Computers in Human Behavior, 94, 131-139.
    • Stiglbauer B. & Kovacs C. (2019). Need for uniqueness determines reactions to webbased personalized advertising. Psychological Reports, 122, 246-267.
    • Stiglbauer B. & Zuber J. (2019). On the relationship between regulatory focus and response bias in multiple-choice exams. Educational Psychology, 39, 203-222.
    • Vlasak, T., Jordakieva, G., Gnambs, T., Augner, C., Crevenna, R., Winker, R. & Barth, A. (2019). Blood lead levels and cognitive functioning: A meta-analysis. Science of the Total Environment, 668, 678-684. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.03.052


    • Kovacs, C., Stiglbauer, B., Batinic, B. & Gnambs, T. (2018). Exploring Different Forms of Job (Dis)Satisfaction and Their Relationship with Well-Being, Motivation and Performance. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 67, 523-556. text: DOI: 10.1111/apps.12128
    • Stiglbauer, B. & Kovacs, C. (2018). The more the better? Curvilinear effects of job autonomy on occupational well-being from Vitamin-Model and PE-Fit theory perspectives. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 23, 520-536.
    • Stiglbauer, B. & Weber, S. (2018). A picture paints a thousand words: The influence of taking selfies on place identification. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 58,18-26. DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvp.2018.07.007
    • Stiglbauer, B. (2018). Differential challenge and hindrance stressor relations with job-related core affect. International Journal of Stress Management, 25, 62-80. doi: 10.1037/str0000076
    • Stiglbauer B. & Zuber J. (2018). Challenge and hindrance stress among school teachers. Psychology in the Schools, 55, 707-721. DOI: 10.1002/pits.22135
    • Stiglbauer, B. & Böhm, M. (2018). Verlauf der kognitiven Funktionsfähigkeit von Personen mit Demenzerkrankung: Analyse der Leistungsaufzeichnungen im kognitiven Training. Psychiatrische Praxis. doi: 10.1055/s-0042-111740
    • Wolff, H.-G., Weikamp, J. G. & Batinic, B. (2018). Implicit motives as determinants of networking behaviors. Frontiers in Psychology: Organizational Psychology, 9, 411. [link]


    • Batinic, B. & Kovacs, C. (2017). Online employee surveys and online feedback. In G. Hertel, D. Stone, R. Johnson, & J. Passmore (Eds.), The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of the Psychology of the Internet at Work (pp. 347-368). Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.
    • Kovacs, C., Batinic, B., Stiglbauer, B. & Gnambs, T. (2017). Development of a Shortened Version of the Latent and Manifest Benefits of Work (LAMB) Scale. European Journal of Psychological Assessment. DOI: 10.1027/1015-5759/a000434
    • Stiglbauer, B. (2017). Under what conditions does job control moderate the relationship between time pressure and employee well-being? Investigating the role of match and personal control beliefs. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 38, 730-748.


  • Batinic, B., Appel, M. & Gnambs, T. (2016). Examining Individual Differences in Interpersonal Influence: On the Psychometric Properties of the Generalized Opinion Leadership Scale (GOLS). The Journal of Psychology: Interdisciplinary and Applied, 150, 88-101.
  • Gattringer, F. & Batinic B. (2016). Die Rolle von Cyberslacking im Kontext von Life-Domain-Konflikten und Telearbeit. Wirtschaftspsychologie, 18(2), 5-14. [link]
  • Maurer, B., Lankes, M., Stiglbauer, B. & Tscheligi, M. (2016). EyeCo: Effects of Shared Gaze on Social Presence in an Online Cooperative Game. Entertainment Computing – ICEC 2016, 102-114.


  • Böhm, M., Stiglbauer, B., Öhlinger, G., Weichbold, M., Weichbold, B., Koren, G. & Schöny, W. (2015). Trialogische Evaluierung eines gerontopsychiatrischen Konsiliar- und Liaisondienstes. Psychiatrische Praxis, 42, 1-8.
  • Gnambs, T., Stiglbauer, B., & Selenko, E. (2015). Psychological effects of (non)employment: A cross-national comparison of the United States and Japan. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 56, 659-669. doi: 10.1111/sjop.12240 [link]
  • Stiglbauer, B. & Batinic, B. (2015). Proactive coping with job insecurity – beneficial or harmful? Work & Stress, 29, 264-285. doi: 10.1080/02678373.2015.1074956 [link]


  • Appel, M., Stiglbauer, B., Batinic, B., & Holtz, P. (2014). Internet use and verbal aggression: The moderating role of parents and peers. Computers in Human Behavior, 33, 235-241. [link]
  • Appel, M. & Schreiner, C. (2014). Digitale Demenz? Mythen und wissenschaftliche Befundlage zur Auswirkung von Internetnutzung. Psychologische Rundschau, 65, 1-10. [pdf]
  • Batinic, B. (2014). Kommentar zu dem Beitrag „Ein national gefördertes Onlinelabor als Infrastruktur für die psychologische Forschung“. Psychologische Rundschau, 65, 227-229.
  • Richter, T., Appel, M., & Calio, F. (2014). Stories can influence the self-concept. Social Influence, 9, 172-188. [pdf]
  • Summereder, S., Streicher, B. & Batinic, B. (2014). Voice or consistency? What you perceive as procedurally fair depends on your level of power distance. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 45, 192-212. [link]
  • Appel, M., Mara, M., & Weber, S. (2014). Media and Identity. In M. B. Oliver & A. Raney (Eds.), Media and Social Life (pp. 16-28). New York: Routledge.


  • Appel, M. & Mara, M. (2013). The persuasive influence of a fictional character’s trustworthiness. Journal of Communication, 63, 912-932. [pdf]
  • Batinic, B. & Appel, M. (2013). Mass communication, social influence, and consumer behavior: Two field experiments. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 43, 1353–1368. [link]
  • Gnambs, T., & Batinic, B. (2013). The roots of interpersonal influence: A mediated moderation model for knowledge and traits as predictors of opinion leadership. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 62, 597-618.
  • Jadin, T., Gnambs, T. & Batinic, B. (2013). Personality traits and knowledge sharing in online communities. Computers in Human Behavior, 29, 210-216.
  • Selenko, E. & Batinic, B. (2013). Job insecurity and the benefits of work. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 22, 725-736. [link]
  • Selenko, E., Mäkikangas, A., Mauno, S., & Kinnunen, U. (2013). How does job insecurity relate to self-reported job performance? Analysing curvilinear associations in a longitudinal sample. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 86, 522-542. [link]
  • Stiglbauer, B., Gnambs, T., Gamsjäger, M. & Batinic, B. (2013). The upward spiral of adolescents’ positive school experiences and happiness: Investigating reciprocal effects over time. Journal of School Psychology, 51, 231–242. [link]


  • Appel, M. (2012). Anti-immigrant propaganda by radical right parties and the intellectual performance of adolescents. Political Psychology, 33, 483-493. [pdf]
  • Appel, M. (2012). Are heavy users of computer games and social media more computer literate? Computers & Education, 59, 1339-1350. [pdf]
  • Appel, M., Gnambs, T. & Maio, G.R. (2012). A short measure of the need for affect. Journal of Personality Assessment, 94, 418-426. [pdf]
  • Appel, M., Holtz, P., Stiglbauer, B. & Batinic, B. (2012). Parents as a resource: Communication quality affects the relationship between adolescents’ Internet use and loneliness. Journal of Adolescence, 35, 1641-1648. [pdf]
  • Appel, M. & Kronberger, N. (2012). Stereotype threat and the achievement gap: Stereotype threat prior to test taking. Educational Psychology Review, 24, 609-635. [pdf]
  • Appel, M. & Maleckar, B. (2012). The influence of paratext on narrative persuasion. Fact, fiction, or fake? Human Communication Research, 38, 459-484. [pdf]
  • Gnambs, T. & Batinic, B. (2012). A personality-competence model of opinion leadership. Psychology & Marketing, 29, 606-621.
  • Jodlbauer, S., Selenko, E., Batinic, B. & Stiglbauer, B. (2012). The relationship between job dissatisfaction and training transfer. International Journal of Training and Development, 16, 39-53.
  • Stiglbauer, B. & Batinic, B. (2012). The role of Jahoda’s latent and financial benefits on work involvement: A longitudinal study. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 81, 259-268.
  • Stiglbauer, B., Selenko, E., Batinic, B. & Jodlbauer, S. (2012). On the link between job insecurity, well-being, and turnover intentions and the moderating effect of work involvement. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 17, 354-364.


  • Appel, M. (2011). A story about a stupid person can make you act stupid (or smart): Behavioral assimilation (and contrast) as narrative impact. Media Psychology, 14, 144-167. [pdf]
  • Appel, M., Kronberger, N. & Aronson, J. (2011). Stereotype Threat impedes ability building: Effects on test preparation among women in science and technology. European Journal of Social Psychology, 41, 904-913. [pdf]
  • Barth, A., Leopold, S., Gnambs, T., Kundi, M., Rainer, A. & Winkler, R. (2011). Socioeconomic factors and suicide: an analysis of 18 industrialized countries for the years 1983 through 2007. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 53, 313-317.
  • Gnambs, T. & Batinic, B. (2011). Convergent and Discriminant Validity of Opinion Leadership: Multitrait-Multimethod Analysis across Measurement Occasion and Informant Type. Journal of Individual Differences, 32, 94-102.
  • Gnambs, T. & Batinic, B. (2011). Evaluation of measurement precision with Rasch-type models: The case of the short Generalized Opinion Leadership Scale. Personality and Individual Differences, 50, 53-58. [link]
  • Gnambs, T. & Batinic, B. (2011). Polytomous adaptive classification testing: Effects of item pool size, test termination criterion and number of cutscores. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 71, 1006-1022. [pdf]
  • Holtz, P. & Appel, M. (2011). Internet use and video gaming predict problem behavior in early adolescence. Journal of Adolescence, 34, 49-58. [pdf]
  • Paul, K. I., Hassel, A., Batinic, B. & Moser, K. (2011). Die Auswirkungen von Arbeitslosigkeit auf die psychische Gesundheit. Forum Arbeit, 1, 7-12.
  • Selenko, E. & Batinic, B. (2011). Beyond debt. A moderator analysis of the relationship between perceived financial strain and mental health. Social Science & Medicine, 73, 1725-1732.
  • Selenko, E., Batinic, B. & Paul, K. I. (2011). Does latent deprivation lead to psychological distress? Investigating Jahoda’s model in a four-wave study. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 84, 723-740. [link]
  • Stiglbauer, B., Gnambs, T. & Gamsjäger, M.  (2011). The interactive effects of motivations and trust in anonymity on adolescents’ enduring participation in web-based social science research: A longitudinal behavioral analysis. International Journal of Internet Science, 6, 29-43. [link]


  • Appel, M. & Richter, T. (2010). Transportation and need for affect in narrative persuasion: A mediated moderation model. Media Psychology, 13, 101-135. [pdf]
  • Bartsch, A., Appel, M. & Storch, D. (2010). Predicting emotions and meta-emotions at the movies. The role of the need for affect in audiences‘ experience of horror and drama. Communication Research, 37, 167-190. [pdf]
  • Batinic, B., Selenko, E., Stiglbauer, B. & Paul, K. I. (2010). Are workers in high-status jobs healthier than others? Assessing Jahoda’s latent benefits of employment in two working populations. work & stress, 24, 73-84. [link]
  • Gnambs, T., Appel, M. & Batinic, B. (2010). Color red in web-based knowledge testing. Computers in Human Behavior, 26, 1625-1631. [link]
  • Paul, K. I. & Batinic, B. (2010). The need for work: Jahoda’s latent functions of employment in a representative sample of the German population. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 31, 45-64. [link]
  • van Oudenhoven, J. P., Selenko, E. & Otten, S. (2010). Effects of country size and language similarity on international attitudes: A six-nation study. International Journal of Psychology, 45, 48-55.


  • Batinic, B. & Appel, M. (2009). Online-Bewerbungen aus Sicht von Bewerbern und Unternehmen. Zeitschrift für Personalpsychologie, 8, 14-23.
  • Batinic, B. & Göritz, A. (2009). How does social psychology deal with new media? Social Psychology, 40, 3-5.
  • Jadin, T., Gruber, A. & Batinic, B. (2009). Learning with e-lectures. The meaning of learning strategies and design principles. Journal of Educational Technology & Society, 12, 282-288. [pdf]


  • Appel, M. (2008). Fictional narratives cultivate just world beliefs. Journal of Communication, 58, 62-83. [pdf]
  • Appel, M. (2008). Manche mögen´s heiß. Ergebnisse der deutschsprachigen Version eines Instruments zur Erfassung des Emotionsmotivs (need for emotion / need for affect). Diagnostica, 54, 2-15. [pdf]
  • Batinic, B., Wolff, H.-G. & Haupt. C. (2008). Construction and factorial structure of a short version of the trendsetting Questionnaire (TDS-K): A cross validation using multiple confirmatiory factor analyses. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 24, 88-94.
  • Hertel, G., Schroer, J., Batinic, B. & Naumann, S. (2008). Do shy persons prefer to send e-mail? Personality effects on communication media preferences in threatening and non-threatening situations. Social Psychology, 39, 231-243.


  • Appel, M. & Richter, T. (2007). Persuasive effects of fictional narratives increase over time. Media Psychology, 10, 113-134.
  • Schröder, M., Rudolph, A., Wiesner, A., & Schütz, A. (2007). Self-esteem discrepancies and defensive reations to social feedback. International Journal of Psychology, 42, 1-10.


  • Batinic, B., Haupt, C. & Wieselhuber, J. (2006). Konstruktvalidierung und Normierung des Fragebogens zur Erfassung von Trendsetting (TDS). Diagnostica, 2, 60-72.


  • Batinic, B. (2005). Information strategies of fine art collectors, gallerists and trendsetters. Empirical Studies of the Arts, 23, 135-152.
  • Batinic, B. & Moser, K. (2005). Determinanten der Rücklaufquoten in Online-Panels. Zeitschrift für Medienpsychologie, 17, 64-74.


  • Batinic, B. (2003). Internetbasierte Befragungsverfahren. Österreichische Zeitschrift für Soziologie, 4, 6-18.


  • Batinic, B. & Moser, K. (2001). Neue Methoden für Medienpsychologie: Online Panels. Zeitschrift für Medienpsychologie, 13, 45-49.


  • Rybowiak, V., Garst, H., Frese, M. & Batinic, B. (1999). Error orientation questionnaire (EOQ): reliability, validity, and different language equivalence. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 4, 527-547. [pdf]


  • Wallbott, H. G. & Batinic, B. (1994). „Erinnerungen an die achtziger Jahre“ – Subjektive Zeitlokationen von Ereignissen, die durch die Medien gingen. Zeitschrift für experimentelle und angewandte Psychologie, 4, 631-648.
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