Publikationen - Cornelia Sindermann


Sindermann, C., Cooper, A. J., & Montag, C. (2019). Empathy, autistic tendencies and systemizing tendencies – relationships between standard self-report measures. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 10, 307.

Sindermann, C., Cooper, A., & Montag, C. (2020). A short review on susceptibility to falling for fake political news. Current Opinion in Psychology, 36, 44–48.

Sindermann, C., Duke, É., & Montag, C. (2020). Personality associations with Facebook use and tendencies towards Facebook use disorder. Addictive Behaviors Reports, 100264.

Sindermann, C., Elhai, J. D., & Montag, C. (2020). Predicting tendencies towards the disordered use of Facebook’s social media platforms: On the role of personality, impulsivity, and social anxiety. Psychiatry Research, 112793.

Sindermann, C., Elhai, J. D., Moshagen, M., & Montag, C. (2020). Age, gender, personality, ideological attitudes and individual differences in a person’s news spectrum: How many and who might be prone to “filter bubbles” and “echo chambers” online? Heliyon, 6(1).

Sindermann, C., Kendrick, K. M., Becker, B., Li, M., Li, S., & Montag, C. (2017). Does growing up in urban compared to rural areas shape primary emotional traits? Behavioral Sciences, 7(3), 60.

Sindermann, C., Kuss, D. J., Throuvala, M. A., Griffiths, M. D., & Montag, C. (2020). Should we pay for our social media/messenger applications? Preliminary data on the acceptance of an alternative to the current prevailing data business model. Frontiers in Psychology, 11.

Sindermann, C., Li, M., Sariyska, R., Lachmann, B., Duke, É., Cooper, A., Warneck, L., & Montag, C. (2016). The 2D:4D-ratio and neuroticism revisited: Empirical evidence from Germany and China. Frontiers in Psychology, 7, 811.

Sindermann, C., Luo, R., Becker, B., Kendrick, K. M., & Montag, C. (2020). The role of oxytocin on self-serving lying. Brain and Behavior, 10(2), e01518.

Sindermann, C., Luo, R., Zhang, Y., Kendrick, K. M., Becker, B., & Montag, C. (2018). The COMT Val158Met polymorphism and reaction to a transgression: Findings of genetic associations in both Chinese and German samples. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 12, 148.

Sindermann, C., Luo, R., Zhao, Z., Li, Q., Li, M., Kendrick, K. M., Panksepp, J., & Montag, C. (2018). High ANGER and low agreeableness predict vengefulness in German and Chinese participants. Personality and Individual Differences, 121, 184–192.

Sindermann, C., Markett, S., Jung, S., & Montag, C. (2018). Genetic variation of COMT impacts mindfulness and self-reported everyday cognitive failures but not self-rated attentional control. Mindfulness, 9(5), 1479–1485.

Sindermann, C., Riedl, R., Elhai, J. D., & Montag, C. (accepted). Linking the technology acceptance model to smartphone use and smartphone use disorder tendencies: Results from a survey study. Digital Psychology.

Sindermann, C., Riedl, R., & Montag, C. (2020). Investigating the relationship between personality and technology acceptance with a focus on the smartphone from a gender perspective: Results of an exploratory survey study. Future Internet, 12(7), 110.

Sindermann, C., Saliger, J., Nielsen, J., Karbe, H., Markett, S., Stavrou, M., & Montag, C. (2017). Personality and primary emotional traits: Disentangling multiple sclerosis related fatigue and depression. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 33(5), 552–561.

Sindermann, C., Sariyska, R., Lachmann, B., Brand, M., & Montag, C. (2018). Associations between the dark triad of personality and unspecified/specific forms of Internet-use disorder. Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 7(4), 985–992.

Sindermann, C., Sha, P., Min, Z., Wernicke, J., Schmitt, H. S., Li, M., Sariyska, R., Stavrou, M., Becker, B., & Montag, C. (2020). Assessing the attitude towards artificial intelligence: Introduction of a short measure in German, Chinese, and English language. KI - Künstliche Intelligenz.


Jung, S., Sindermann, C., Lachmann, B., & Montag, C. (2019). Rs2572431 polymorphism on chromosome 8 is associated with individual differences in anxiety related coping modes. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, 1451.

Jung, S., Sindermann, C., Li, M., Wernicke, J., Quan, L., Ko, H.-C., & Montag, C. (2019). Anxiety related coping styles, social support and Internet use disorder. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 10, 640.

Lachmann, B., Doebler, A., Sindermann, C., Sariyska, R., Cooper, A., Haas, H., & Montag, C. (2020). The molecular genetics of life satisfaction: Extending findings from a recent genome-wide association study and examining the role of the serotonin transporter. Journal of Happiness Studies.

Lachmann, B., Sindermann, C., Sariyska, R. Y., Luo, R., Melchers, M. C., Becker, B., Cooper, A. J., & Montag, C. (2018). The role of empathy and life satisfaction in Internet and Smartphone use disorder. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 398.

Marengo, D., Sindermann, C., Elhai, J. D., & Montag, C. (2020). One social media company to rule them all: Associations between use of Facebook-owned social media platforms, sociodemographic characteristics, and the Big Five personality traits. Frontiers in Psychology, 11.

Marengo, D., Sindermann, C., Häckel, D., Settanni, M., Elhai, J. D., & Montag, C. (accepted). The association between the Big Five personality traits and smartphone use disorder: A meta-analysis. Journal of Behavioral Addictions.

Markett, S., Reuter, M., Sindermann, C., & Montag, C. (2020). Cognitive failure susceptibility and personality: Self-directedness predicts everyday cognitive failure. Personality and Individual Differences, 159, 109916.

Montag, C., Duke, É., Sha, P., Zhou, M., Sindermann, C., & Li, M. (2016). Does acceptance of power distance influence propensities for problematic Internet use? Evidence from a cross-cultural study. Asia-Pacific Psychiatry, 8(4), 296–301.

Montag, C., Sindermann, C., & Baumeister, H. (2020). Digital phenotyping in psychological and medical sciences: A reflection about necessary prerequisites to reduce harm and increase benefits. Current Opinion in Psychology, 36, 19–24.

Montag, C.*, Sindermann, C.*, Becker, B., & Panksepp, J. (2016). An affective neuroscience framework for the molecular study of Internet addiction. Frontiers in Psychology, 7.

Montag, C., Sindermann, C., Lester, D., & Davis, K. L. (2020). Linking individual differences in satisfaction with each of Maslow’s needs to the Big Five personality traits and Panksepp’s primary emotional systems. Heliyon, 6(7), e04325.

Montag, C., Sindermann, C., Melchers, M., Jung, S., Luo, R., Becker, B., Xie, J., Xu, W., Guastella, A. J., & Kendrick, K. M. (2017). A functional polymorphism of the OXTR gene is associated with autistic traits in Caucasian and Asian populations. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics, 174(8), 808–816.

Montag, C., Zhao, Z., Sindermann, C., Xu, L., Fu, M., Li, J., Zheng, X., Li, K., Kendrick, K. M., Dai, J., & Becker, B. (2018). Internet communication disorder and the structure of the human brain: Initial insights on WeChat addiction. Scientific Reports, 8(1), 2155.

Peterka-Bonetta, J., Sindermann, C., Elhai, J. D., & Montag, C. (2019). Personality associations with smartphone and Internet use disorder: A comparison study including links to impulsivity and social anxiety. Frontiers in Public Health, 7.

Peterka-Bonetta, J., Sindermann, C., Sha, P., Zhou, M., & Montag, C. (2019). The relationship between Internet use disorder, depression and burnout among Chinese and German college students. Addictive Behaviors, 89, 188–199.

Pontes, H. M., Schivinski, B., Sindermann, C., Li, M., Becker, B., Zhou, M., & Montag, C. (2019). Measurement and conceptualization of Gaming Disorder according to the World Health Organization framework: The development of the Gaming Disorder Test. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 1–21.

Rozgonjuk, D., Sindermann, C., Elhai, J. D., Christensen, A. P., & Montag, C. (2020). Associations between symptoms of problematic smartphone, Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram use: An item-level exploratory graph analysis perspective. Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 1(aop).

Rozgonjuk, D., Sindermann, C., Elhai, J. D., & Montag, C. (2020). Fear of missing out (FoMO) and social media’s impact on daily-life and productivity at work: Do WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat use disorders mediate that association? Addictive Behaviors, 106487.

Sanwald, S., Widenhorn-Müller, K., Wernicke, J., Sindermann, C., Kiefer, M., & Montag, C. (2019). Depression is associated with the absence of sex differences in the 2D:4D ratio of the right hand. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 10, 483.

Schmitt, H. S., Sindermann, C., Li, M., Ma, Y., Kendrick, K. M., Becker, B., & Montag, C. (2020). The dark side of emotion recognition – Evidence from cross-cultural research in Germany and China. Frontiers in Psychology, 11.

Stodt, B., Brand, M., Sindermann, C., Wegmann, E., Li, M., Zhou, M., Sha, P., & Montag, C. (2018). Investigating the Effect of Personality, Internet Literacy, and Use Expectancies in Internet-Use Disorder: A Comparative Study between China and Germany. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15(4), 579.

Wernicke, J., Li, M., Sha, P., Zhou, M., Sindermann, C., Becker, B., Kendrick, K. M., & Montag, C. (2019). Individual differences in tendencies to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and emotionality: Empirical evidence in young healthy adults from Germany and China. ADHD Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorders, 11(2), 167–182.

Zhao, W., Luo, R., Sindermann, C., Li, J., Wei, Z., Zhang, Y., Liu, C., Le, J., Quintana, D. S., Montag, C., Becker, B., & Kendrick, K. M. (2020). Oxytocin modulation of self-referential processing is partly replicable and sensitive to oxytocin receptor genotype. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, 96, 109734.

Zhao, Z., Yao, S., Li, K., Sindermann, C., Zhou, F., Zhao, W., Li, J., Lührs, M., Goebel, R., Kendrick, K. M., & Becker, B. (2019). Real-time functional connectivity-informed neurofeedback of amygdala-frontal pathways reduces anxiety. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 88(1), 5–15.