Monographs

  • Schäfer, S. (2022). Mediennutzung und metakognitive Urteile: die Rolle digitaler Nachrichten für die Wahrnehmung von Wissen. Digital Communication Research. doi.org/10.17174/dcr.v11.0

Peer reviewed Journals

  • Denner, N., Schäfer, S., Schemer, C. (2022). Passionate hiking fan or loving
    parent? How personalized self-presentation in the media affects the
    perception of female and male politicians. International Journal of Communication, 16, 1778-1803. 
  • Schäfer, S., Müller, P., & Ziegele, M. (2022). The double-edged sword of online deliberation: How evidence-based user comments both decrease and increase discussion participation intentions on social media. New Media & Society. doi.org/10.1177/14614448211073059
  • Schäfer, S., Betakova, D., Aaldering, L., & Lecheler, S. (2022). Opting out of News:
    News avoidance during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Austria. MedienJournal, 45(3), 31-44. 10.24989/medienjournal.v45i3.2039
  • Schäfer, S., Sülflow, M., & Reiners, L. (2021). Hate Speech as an Indicator for the State of the Society: Effects of Hateful User Comments on Perceived Social Dynamics. Journal of Media Psychology, 1-12 doi.org/10.1027/1864-1105/a000294
  • Schemer, C., Masur, P., Geiß, S., Müller, P. & Schäfer, S. (2020) The impact of electronic media use on well-being: A longitudinal analysis of adolescents across nine years. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication.https://doi.org/10.1093/jcmc/zmaa014 
  • Nagel, M.-T., Schäfer, S., Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia O., Schemer, C., Maurer, M., Molerov, D., Schmidt, S., Brückner, B. (2020). How Do University Students’ Web Search Behavior, Website Characteristics, and the Interaction of Both Influence Students’ Critical Online Reasoning? Frontiers in Education. DOI: 10.3389/feduc.2020.565062
  • Schäfer, S. (2020). Illusion of knowledge through Facebook news? Effects of snack news in a news feed on perceived knowledge, attitude strength, and willingness for discussions. Computers in Human Behavior. 103, S.1-12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2019.08.031
  • Sülflow, M., Schäfer, S., & Winter, S. (2019). Selective Attention in the news feed: An eye- tracking study on the perception and selection of political news posts on Facebook. New Media & Society. 21(1), S.168-190. doi.org/10.1177/1461444818791520
  • Meier, A., & Schäfer, S. (2018). The positive side of social comparison on SNS: How envy can drive inspiration on Instagram. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 21(7), 411-417. doi.org/10.1089/cyber.2017.0708
  • Schäfer, S., Sülflow, M., & Müller, P. (2017). The special taste of snack news: An application of niche theory to understand the appeal of Facebook as a source for political news. First Monday, 22. doi: doi.org/10.5210/fm.v22i4.7431
  • Geiß, S., & Schäfer, S. (2017). Any publicity or good publicity? A competitive test of visibility- and tonality-based media effects on voting behavior. Political Communication, 34(3), S.444-467. doi.org/10.1080/10584609.2016.1271068
  • Müller, P., Schneiders, P., & Schäfer, S. (2016). Appetizer or main dish? Explaining the use of Facebook news posts as a substitute for other news sources. Computers in Human Behavior, 65, 431-441. doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2016.09.003

Handbook Chapters & Encyclopedia Entries

  • Schemer, C., & Schäfer, S. (2019). Psychophysiologische Messungen. In T. Faas, O. Gabriel & J. Maier (Hrsg.)., Einstellungs- und Verhaltensforschung. Handbuch für Wissenschaft und Studium (S.681-698). Baden Baden: Nomos. doi.org/10.5771/9783845264899-681
  • Schemer, C., & Schäfer, S. (2019). Die Bedeutung der sozial-kognitiven Theorie für die Gesundheitskommunikation. In C. Rossmann & M. Hastall (Hrsg.), Handbuch Gesundheitskommunikation (S.321-333). Wiesbaden: Springer VS.https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-10727-7_26
  • Müller, P., & Schäfer, S. (2017). Latent Mean (Comparison). In J. Matthes, R. Potter, & C. S. Davis (Hrsg.), The International Encyclopedia of Communication Research Methods. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley. doi.org/10.1002/9781118901731.iecrm0132

Contributions to Edited Volumes

  • Schäfer. S., Pittner, N., Magin, M. & Stark, B. (2015). Alles nur Marke? Eine experimentelle Untersuchung zur Qualitätsbewertung von Suchmaschinen-Trefferlisten aus der Nutzerperspektive. In S. Pagel (Hrsg.), Schnittstellen der Medienökonomie (S. 339- 357). Baden-Baden: Nomos. doi.org/10.5771/9783845264868-240