Dr. Tillmann Neben

Contact

Universität Mannheim

L15, 1-6, 5th floor
68161 Mannheim,
Germany

Phone: +49 (0)621 181 1695
E-mail: 

Office hours by appointment.

Research Interest

Online behavior, information quality and characteristics, and NeuroIS


In particular:

  • Experiments in Human Information Behavior
  • Information avoidance and use
  • Information biases
  • Heuristics in information processing
  • Emotions such as envy, regret, excitement, enjoyment

Methodological approach

  • Laboratory experiments, in particular:

    • eye-tracking
    • pupillometry and eye blink analysis 
    • psychophysiology, facial electromyography (EMG) and electrodermal activity (EDA)

Scholarships & Awards

Research Projects

  • Research grant "Information Avoidance in Computer-Mediated Work", funded by the German Research Council (DFG) for two years
  • Center for Doctoral Studies in Business (Öffnet einen externen Link in einem neuen FensterDFG Grant)

Education

  • Masters' degree in Business Informatics (Wirtschaftsinformatik) from the University of Mannheim
  • Bachelors' degree in Computer Science from the University of Bochum

Visiting Fellowships

  • National University of Singapore, School of Computing, Department of Information Systems, with Prof. Zhenhui (Jack) Jiang, January-March 2014.
  • Hong Kong Baptist University, Department of Finance and Decision Sciences, School of Business, with Prof. Christy M.K. Cheung, September-October 2013.

Scientific Community

Track Chair / Committee

  • Member of the Program Committee of the Gmunden Retreat on NeuroIS 2016
  • Member of the Program Committee of the Gmunden Retreat on NeuroIS 2015
  • Mini Track at AMCIS 2014 on "The Dark Side of Social Networking", together with Christy M.K. Cheung and Bo Sophia Xiao

Associate Editor

Reviewing for Journals

  • Reviewer for Information Systems Journal (ISJ)
  • Reviewer for DATA BASE

Reviewing for Conferences

  • Regular reviewer for ICIS, ECIS, PACIS, AMCIS, and HICSS

Publications

Working Papers

  • The Dual Pathway to Information Avoidance in Information Systems Use
    (Neben, T., Heinzl, A., Trenck, A.)

Proceedings

  • Bhandari U., Chua W.Y., Chang K., Neben T. (2016) "Extrovert or Introvert: How Personality Type Affects the Impact of Visual Aesthetics on App Attractiveness in Mobile Application" In: European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), Istanbul, Turkey.

  • Neben, T. (2015) "A Model of Defensive Information Avoidance in Information Systems Use" In: International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Fort Worth, TX, USA.

  • Neben, T. and Schneider, C. (2015) "Ad Intrusiveness, Loss of Control, and Stress: A Psychophysiological Study" In: International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Fort Worth, TX, USA.

  • Neben, T., Seeger, A.M., Kramer, T., and White, A.J. (2015) "Regaining Joy of Life: Theory-Driven Development of Mobile Psychotherapy Support Systems" In: International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Fort Worth, TX, USA.

  • Bhandari, U., Chua, W. Y., Chang, K., & Neben, T. (2015) " Follow Your Heart or Mind? Measuring Neurophysiological Responses and Subjective Judgments for Visual Aesthetics" In: Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Puerto Rico.

  • Chan, T. K., Cheung, C. M., & Neben, T. (2015) "Transition from Urge to Excessive Use of Social Networking Sites: The Moderating Role of Self-Control and Accessibility" In: Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS), Singapore.

  • Neben, T., Xiao, B. S., Lim, E., Tan, C. W., & Heinzl, A. (2015) "Measuring Appeal in Human Computer Interaction: A Cognitive Neuroscience-Based Approach" In: Information Systems and Neuroscience (pp. 151-159). Springer International Publishing.

  • Bhandari, U., Neben, T., & Chang, K. (2015) "Understanding Visual Appeal and Quality Perceptions of Mobile Apps: An Emotional Perspective" In: Information Systems and Neuroscience (pp. 451-459). Springer International Publishing.

  • Chan, T.K.H.; Cheung, C.M.K; Lee, Z.W.Y, and Neben, T. (2015)"Why do I Keep Checking my Facebook? The Role of Urge in the Excessive Use of Social Networking Sites" In: 48. Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Kauai, HI, USA.

  • Trenck, A., Emamjome, F., Neben, T., and Heinzl, A. (2015)"What’s in it for me? Conceptualizing the perceived value of knowledge sharing" In: 48. Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Kauai, HI, USA.

  • Schneider, C., and Neben, T. (2014) "Too Happy to Care? Measuring the Effect of Positive Emotions on Attention and Information Processing" In: Proceedings of Gmunden Retreat on NeuroIS, Gmunden, Austria

  • Seeger, A., Neben, T, and Heinzl, A. (2014) "Positive Emotions in IS" In: Proceedings of Gmunden Retreat on NeuroIS, Gmunden, Austria

  • Chan, T.K.H.; Cheung, C.M.K; Lee, Z.W.Y, and Neben, T. (2014) ""The Urge to Check Social Networking Sites: Antecedents and Consequences" In: Proceedings of the Pacific-Asia Conference of Information Systems (PACIS 2014), China.

  • Neben, T., and Lips, D. (2013) "Breaking the Norm - On the Determinants of Informational Nonconformity in Online Social Networks" In: Proceedings of the Americas Conference of Information Systems (AMCIS 2013), Chicago, Illinois, USA.

  • Neben, T., Hemmer, E., and Heinzl A. (2013) "Overcoming Information Avoidance" In: Proceedings of Gmunden Retreat on NeuroIS, Gmunden, Austria

  • White, J.A., Neben, T., v.d. Trenck, A., Heinzl, A., and Alpers, G.W. (2013) "Personalized Tracking of Goals and Gains after Psychotherapy Using Behavioral Data" CHI 2013 Workshop "Personal Informatics in the Wild: Hacking Habits for Health & Happiness", Paris, France.

  • Hemmer, E., and Heinzl, A., and Neben, Tillmann (2012) "Information Seeking Stopping Behavior: Preliminary Results from two Laboratory Experiment Studies" In: Proceedings of Gmunden Retreat on NeuroIS, Gmunden, Austria

  • Tillmann Neben on Google Scholar

  • Tillmann Neben on Academia.edu

Patents

  • Beringer, J. and Neben, T. (2009)
    "Audience Selection and System Anchoring of Collaboration Threads"  
    In: Google Patents

Professional

  • SAP Labs in Palo Alto (USA)
  • SAP Labs UX in Walldorf
  • Microsoft Deutschland GmbH
  • Comline AG