Sophie Maria Mayen, B.A. MSc

Researcher (Predoc)

Währinger Straße 29 (R. 3.26), 1090 Wien

T: +43-1-4277-483 10
M: sophie.mayen@univie.ac.at

Project: "Time allocation, media selection, and displacement effects", funded by
the Austrian Science Fund (PI: Claudia Wilhelm)

Consultation: Based upon prior agreement

➥  Media usage in every day life
➥  Media use and effects among children and adolescents
➥  Health communication, especially on women's health
➥  Framing effects


Sophie Mayen is a research associate (predoc) at the Department of Communication at the University of Vienna, supervised by Ass.- Prof. Dr. Claudia Wilhelm, M.A. and co-supervised by Dr. Anne Reinhardt. Her broad interests include media use and effects (particularly among children and adolescents), health communication with a focus on women's health, media psychology, and framing-effects.

Sophie obtained her Master of Science degree (with distinction) in Communication Science from the University of Vienna in November 2020 with a thesis entitled "Framing effects of cardiovascular disease messages on women's behavior intentions: a moderated mediation model". Sophie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Media and Communication Sciences from Hamburg University and plays field field hockey at a competitive level in the first national league in Austria.