Drs. Marloes L.C. Spekman

+31 20 59 83212
3e-15, 2a-91
m.l.c.spekman@vu.nl
faculteit der sociale wetenschappen ( afdeling communicatiewetenschap ), faculteit der sociale wetenschappen ( afdeling sociologie )
PhD candidate

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Informatie in het Nederlands

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Presence

Monday to Friday

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About

After a Master’s in Communication and Information Studies (MA) and a Research Master’s in Social Research (Track Communication Science/Media Psychology, MSc), Marloes Spekman now works as a PhD candidate within the SELEMCA project. The SELEMCA project focuses on the use of technology, such as robots and virtual agents, in the health care domain. Within the project, Marloes specifically focuses on how people’s prior emotions affect their perceptions of healthcare robots.

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Specialization

  • Media psychology
  • Emotions
  • Health communication

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Current research

  • Effect of prior emotions on perceptions of healthcare robots

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Current teaching

  • Supervision BA theses
  • Supervision MA theses

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Representative publications

  • Spekman, M.L.C., Konijn, E.A., Roelofsma, P.H.M.P., & Griffiths, M. (2013). Gaming addiction, definition and measurement: A large-scale empirical study. Computers in Human Behavior, 29(6), 2150-2155. [Link to article]
    doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2013.05.015
  • Spekman, M.L.C., Roelofsma, P.H.M.P., Konijn, E.A., & Riper, H. (2012). Excessive gaming as a psychopathological disorder? Relating MMPI-2 addiction subscales to excessive gaming. International Journal of Psychology, 47(suppl. 1), 71.
  • Spekman, M.L.C., Konijn, E.A., Vedder, E.M., Veldhuis, J., Hoorn, J.F., & Riper, H. (2012). E-Health game on overweight and its effects on adolescent girls’ psychosocial responses: CityGirlZ. International Journal of Psychology, 47(suppl. 1), 437-438.
  • Spekman, M.L.C., Konijn, E.A., & Roelofsma, P.H.M.P., & Griffiths, M.D. (2012). Excessive gaming: Healthy enthusiasm or pathological personality? Paper presented at the 63th annual conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), May 2012, Phoenix, USA.
  • Spekman, M.L.C., Konijn, E.A., & Roelofsma, P.H.M.P. (2012). Excessive gaming: Enthusiast obsession or pathological personality? Paper presented at the Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap, February 2012, Leuven, Belgium.

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