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“His fight or flight kicked in and here we are”: Investigating the construction of a perpetrator within a dark fandom (2024)
Journal Article
Norwood, E., & Coen, S. (in press). “His fight or flight kicked in and here we are”: Investigating the construction of a perpetrator within a dark fandom. Psychology of Popular Media Culture,

Dark fandoms are online communities of individuals who express fascination for those who have perpetrated violent crimes (cfr. Broll, 2020 . Much of the previous literature on these communities has studied fans of school shootings. The present study... Read More about “His fight or flight kicked in and here we are”: Investigating the construction of a perpetrator within a dark fandom.

"Like One of Us": Examining the Authenticity, Parasocial Relationships and Influence of Stand-Up Comedian Podcast Hosts (2024)
Thesis
Maloney Yorganci, K. T. (2024). "Like One of Us": Examining the Authenticity, Parasocial Relationships and Influence of Stand-Up Comedian Podcast Hosts. (Thesis). University of Salford

Podcasting is a medium that has received insufficient academic attention despite being on the rise with recent increases in both audience numbers and advertising revenue. This thesis utilizes mixed method research to investigate the perceived authent... Read More about "Like One of Us": Examining the Authenticity, Parasocial Relationships and Influence of Stand-Up Comedian Podcast Hosts.

Parasocial Relationships and Their Impact on the Psychological and Sociocultural Adjustment of Educational Tourists: An Autoethnography (2024)
Journal Article
Maloney Yorganci, K., & Coen, S. (in press). Parasocial Relationships and Their Impact on the Psychological and Sociocultural Adjustment of Educational Tourists: An Autoethnography. Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, https://doi.org/10.1108/whatt-12-2023-0143

Purpose – The purpose of this article is to investigate whether relationships with media figures can impact the psychological and sociocultural adjustment of educational tourists. Design/methodology/approach – The article uses the qualitative met... Read More about Parasocial Relationships and Their Impact on the Psychological and Sociocultural Adjustment of Educational Tourists: An Autoethnography.

Theoretical and methodological approaches to activism during the COVID-19 pandemic — between continuity and change (2022)
Journal Article
Coen, S., Vezzoli, M., & Zogmaister, C. (2022). Theoretical and methodological approaches to activism during the COVID-19 pandemic — between continuity and change. Frontiers in Political Science, 4, https://doi.org/10.3389/fpos.2022.844591

In order to understand the way in which scholars approach the study of activism at a time of crisis, a scoping review was conducted to identify the extant empirical work on activism during the COVID-19 crisis. Our search resulted in 23 published pape... Read More about Theoretical and methodological approaches to activism during the COVID-19 pandemic — between continuity and change.

Psychology, democracy and the media : are citizens learning from the news? A self regulated learning perspective (2022)
Book Chapter
Coen, S., & Maloney Yorganci, K. (2022). Psychology, democracy and the media : are citizens learning from the news? A self regulated learning perspective. In A. Weinberg (Ed.), Psychology of democracy : of the people, by the people, for the people (377-402). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (CUP). https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108774871.021

This chapter discusses how news contributes to informed citizenship by reviewing the different approaches adopted in the literature to understanding how individuals learn from the news. After reviewing the main theoretical and empirical perspectives... Read More about Psychology, democracy and the media : are citizens learning from the news? A self regulated learning perspective.

Love, desire, and problematic behaviors : exploring young adults’ smartphone use from a uses and gratifications perspective (2021)
Journal Article
Vezzoli, M., Zogmaister, C., & Coen, S. (2021). Love, desire, and problematic behaviors : exploring young adults’ smartphone use from a uses and gratifications perspective. Psychology of Popular Media Culture, https://doi.org/10.1037/ppm0000375

In light of the pervasive adoption of smartphones, scholars have explored the consequences of problematic (i.e., excessive and uncontrolled) use of this technology. Studies have often shown that individuals who spend much time using smartphones exp... Read More about Love, desire, and problematic behaviors : exploring young adults’ smartphone use from a uses and gratifications perspective.

The construction of a hegemonic social representation : climate crisis and the role of COVID-19 in defining survival (2021)
Journal Article
Magioglou, T., & Coen, S. (2021). The construction of a hegemonic social representation : climate crisis and the role of COVID-19 in defining survival. European Psychologist, 26(3), 230-240. https://doi.org/10.1027/1016-9040/a000442

The present paper discusses how Climate Change and the COVID-19 pandemic can be read as two facets of a Hegemonic Social Representation under construction, the representation of Survival, reshaping other hegemonic, socially shared representations in... Read More about The construction of a hegemonic social representation : climate crisis and the role of COVID-19 in defining survival.

Identity motives : influences of multiple motives on cognitive and behavioural dimensions of Facebook identity construction (2021)
Thesis
Szeto, S. Identity motives : influences of multiple motives on cognitive and behavioural dimensions of Facebook identity construction. (Thesis). University of Salford

According to Boyd and Ellison’s (2008) definition of social media, Profiles and social connections are two major features that define these online platforms. On Facebook, Profile allows users to build a personal profile that consists of user-supplied... Read More about Identity motives : influences of multiple motives on cognitive and behavioural dimensions of Facebook identity construction.

Talk like an expert : the construction of expertise in news comments concerning Climate Change (2020)
Journal Article
Coen, S., Meredith, J., Woods, R., & Fernandez, A. (2021). Talk like an expert : the construction of expertise in news comments concerning Climate Change. Public Understanding of Science, 30(4), 400-416. https://doi.org/10.1177/0963662520981729

This paper explores how readers of UK newspapers construct expertise around climate change (CC). It draws on 300 on-line readers’ comments on news items in The Guardian, Daily Mail and The Telegraph, concerning the release of the IPCC report calling... Read More about Talk like an expert : the construction of expertise in news comments concerning Climate Change.

The right place for me: a moderated mediation model to explain involvement of employees aged over 50 years (2020)
Journal Article
Manzi, C., Coen, S., Capolicchio, E., Medina, L., & Paderi, F. (2021). The right place for me: a moderated mediation model to explain involvement of employees aged over 50 years. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 51(1), 42-52. https://doi.org/10.1111/jasp.12714

Over the past decades, employment rates of older workers in most Western countries have rapidly increased. Hence, there is a growing interest in identifying the organizational dimensions that might impact the psychosocial adjustment of workers aged o... Read More about The right place for me: a moderated mediation model to explain involvement of employees aged over 50 years.

The relationship between self-report and indirect measures of values : is social desirability a significant moderator? (2020)
Journal Article
Danioni, F., Coen, S., Rosnati, R., & Barni, D. (2020). The relationship between self-report and indirect measures of values : is social desirability a significant moderator?. European Review of Applied Psychology / Revue Européenne de Psychologie Appliquée, 70(3), 100524. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.erap.2020.100524

Introduction. The measurement of personal values is still a great challenge in social psychology due to the complex nature of this concept. Objective. Based on Schwartz’s theory of human values, this study aimed at analysing the relationship between... Read More about The relationship between self-report and indirect measures of values : is social desirability a significant moderator?.

Promoting pro-environmental behaviour through augmented reality and persuasive informational power: a pilot study (2019)
Journal Article
Coen, S., Fantinelli, S., & Drumm, I. (2019). Promoting pro-environmental behaviour through augmented reality and persuasive informational power: a pilot study. Human Affairs, 29(3), 339-351. https://doi.org/10.1515/humaff-2019-0028

This pilot study examined the idea that use of a mobile technology can have positive consequences for both individual users and, indirectly, for society. The augmented reality (AR) application used is defined as persuasive technology, because it is i... Read More about Promoting pro-environmental behaviour through augmented reality and persuasive informational power: a pilot study.

News as brands : branding television news channels in the Arab World : a case study of Aljazeera, AlArabiya, AlEkhbaria and Nile television news channels (2019)
Thesis
Alabdalkarim, S. (in press). News as brands : branding television news channels in the Arab World : a case study of Aljazeera, AlArabiya, AlEkhbaria and Nile television news channels. (Thesis). University of Salford

This research is an attempt to examine the use of news programmes as a means of branding television news channels in the Arab World. The researcher used a quantitative content analysis of the news programmes as well as semi-structured interviews with... Read More about News as brands : branding television news channels in the Arab World : a case study of Aljazeera, AlArabiya, AlEkhbaria and Nile television news channels.

Many Labs 2 : Investigating Variation in Replicability Across Sample and Setting (2018)
Journal Article
Klein, R., & et al. (2018). Many Labs 2 : Investigating Variation in Replicability Across Sample and Setting. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/9654g

We conducted preregistered replications of 28 classic and contemporary published findings with protocols that were peer reviewed in advance to examine variation in effect magnitudes across sample and setting. Each protocol was administered to approxi... Read More about Many Labs 2 : Investigating Variation in Replicability Across Sample and Setting.

The effect of values and secularism on attitude towards pre-implantation genetic diagnosis of embryos (2018)
Journal Article
Di Marco, G., Hichy, Z., Coen, S., & Rodriguez-Espartal, N. (2018). The effect of values and secularism on attitude towards pre-implantation genetic diagnosis of embryos. Social Sciences, 7(11), 216. https://doi.org/10.3390/socsci7110216

In this study we tested the associations of four high-order values (openness to change, self-transcendence, conservation, and self-enhancement, devised according to Schwartz’s model) and secularism of state with individuals’ attitude towards pre-impl... Read More about The effect of values and secularism on attitude towards pre-implantation genetic diagnosis of embryos.