Sophie Maria Mayen, B.A. MSc

Researcher (Predoc)

Währinger Straße 29 (R. 3.26), 1090 Wien

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Project: Time allocation, media selection, and displacement effects (PI: Claudia Wilhelm)
Funding: Austrian Science Fund

Project II: Der Fake News Kommissar geht um – Ein interaktiver Ansatz zur Stärkung der digitalen Media Literacy an Wiener Schulen (PI: Anne Reinhardt)
Funding: Stadt Wien (City of Vienna)

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.