Elisabeth Holl joined the Institute for Health and Behavior within the research unit INSIDE as a PhD student under the supervision of Dr. André Melzer.
She works in the research group Health Promotion and Aggression Prevention led by Prof. Georges Steffgen.
She completed her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at the University of Cologne and her Master’s degree in Media and Instructional Psychology at the University of Technology in Chemnitz.
Her Master’s thesis dealt with the psychophysiological measuring of reactions in the real and virtual world of video games.
In her doctoral project, she investigates moral decision-making in video games focusing on moral processing during game play.
Among other fields, her research interests are the effects of and within video games and virtual reality (e.g., stereotypes, aggression, [anti]social behavior, pain perception), as well as immersion and (breaks in) presence.