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mw. dr. S.R. (Sindy) Sumter

Faculteit der Maatschappij- en Gedragswetenschappen
Programmagroep: Youth & Media Entertainment
Fotograaf: Bram Belloni

Bezoekadres
  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
  • Kamernummer: C8.00
Postadres
  • Postbus 15791
    1001 NG Amsterdam
Contactgegevens
  • Profile

    Research background

    Sindy Sumter is an assistant professor in the Amsterdam School of Communication Research (ASCoR). Her research focuses on broadly on the link between youth’s online experiences and social emotional development. In the last years she studied negative online experiences among children and adolescents, specifically online peer victimization. This research was conducted as part of the project "Empowering and Protecting Children and Adolescents against Cyberbullying (2010-2013)” which was funded through NWO’s new thematic programme Responsible Innovation and carried out in collaboration with Prof. Simone van der Hof (eLaw, Leiden University).

    During her PhD (2010, Developmental Psychology, Leiden University) she investigated normative development during adolescence in relation to social evaluative fears. She focused on the psychosocial and emotional correlates of social evaluative fears, and investigated age related changes in subjective as well as physiological responses to public speaking.

    CV

    Research Interests

    • Peer relations
    • Offline and online victimization
    • Social evaluative fears
    • Adolescent Development
    • Social relationships and new media
    • Online communication
  • conference presentations and papers
  • Publicaties

    2019

    • Cingel, D. P., Sumter, S. R., & van de Leur, J. (2019). The role of social context during television viewing on children’s moral judgments about social exclusion and stigmatization of others. Media Psychology, 22(1), 133-151. https://doi.org/10.1080/15213269.2017.1378111 [details]
    • Cingel, D., Sumter, S. R., Stoeten, E., & Mann, S. (2019). Can television help to decrease stigmatization among young children? The role of Theory of Mind and general and explicit inserts. Media Psychology.
    • Sumter, S. R., & Vandenbosch, L. (2019). Dating gone mobile: Demographic and personality-based correlates of using smartphone-based dating applications among emerging adults. New Media & Society, 21(3), 655-673. https://doi.org/10.1177/1461444818804773 [details]
    • van der Schuur, W. A., Baumgartner, S. E., & Sumter, S. R. (2019). Socialemediagebruik, socialemediastress en slaap: Cross-sectionele en longitudinale verbanden tijdens de adolescentie. Kind en Adolescent, 40(2), 157-177. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12453-019-00206-7 [details]
    • van der Schuur, W. A., Baumgartner, S. E., Sumter, S. R., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2019). Exploring the long-term relationship between academic-media multitasking and adolescents’ academic achievement. New Media and Society. https://doi.org/10.1177/1461444819861956

    2018

    • Sumter, S. R., Cingel, D., & Antonis, D. (2018). “To be able to change, you have to take risks #fitspo”: Exploring correlates of fitspirational social media use among young women. Telematics and Informatics, 35(5), 1166.
    • van der Schuur, W. A., Baumgartner, S. E., & Sumter, S. R. (2018). Social media use, social media stress, and sleep: Examining cross-sectional and longitudinal relationships in adolescents. Health Communication. https://doi.org/10.1080/10410236.2017.1422101
    • van der Schuur, W. A., Baumgartner, S. E., Sumter, S. R., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2018). Media multitasking and sleep problems: A longitudinal study among adolescents. Computers in Human Behavior, 81, 316-324. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2017.12.024 [details]

    2017

    2016

    • van den Bos, E., de Rooij, M., Sumter, S. R., & Westenberg, P. M. (2016). Continued development of recursive thinking in adolescence: Longitudinal analyses with a revised recursive thinking test. Cognitive Development, 37, 28-41. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cogdev.2015.11.002 [details]

    2015

    • Baumgartner, S. E., Sumter, S. R., Peter, J., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2015). Sexual self-presentation on social network sites: who does it and how is it perceived? Computers in Human Behavior, 50, 91-100. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2015.03.061 [details]
    • Sumter, S. R., Valkenburg, P. M., Baumgartner, S. E., Peter, J., & van der Hof, S. (2015). Development and validation of the multidimensional offline and online peer victimization scale. Computers in Human Behavior, 46, 114-122. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2014.12.042 [details]
    • van der Schuur, W. A., Baumgartner, S. E., Sumter, S. R., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2015). The consequences of media multitasking for youth: a review. Computers in Human Behavior, 53, 204-215. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2015.06.035 [details]

    2014

    • Baumgartner, S. E., Sumter, S. R., Peter, J., Valkenburg, P. M., & Livingstone, S. (2014). Does country context matter? Investigating the predictors of teen sexting across Europe. Computers in Human Behavior, 34, 157-164. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2014.01.041 [details]

    2013

    • Sumter, S. R., Valkenburg, P. M., & Peter, J. (2013). Perceptions of love across the lifespan: differences in passion, intimacy, and commitment. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 37(5), 417-427. https://doi.org/10.1177/0165025413492486 [details]

    2012

    • Baumgartner, S. E., Sumter, S. R., Peter, J., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2012). Identifying teens at risk: developmental pathways of online and offline sexual risk behavior. Pediatrics, 130(6), e1489-e1496. https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2012-0842 [details]
    • Sumter, S. R., Baumgartner, S. E., Valkenburg, P. M., & Peter, J. (2012). Developmental trajectories of peer victimization: off-line and online experiences during adolescence. Journal of Adolescent Health, 50(6), 607-613. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2011.10.251 [details]

    2011

    • Miers, A. C., Blöte, A. W., Sumter, S. R., Kallen, V. L., & Westenberg, P. M. (2011). Subjective and objective arousal correspondence and the role of self-monitoring processes in high and low socially anxious youth. Journal of Experimental Psychopathology, 2(4), 531-550. https://doi.org/10.5127/jep.019411 [details]
    • Valkenburg, P. M., Sumter, S. R., & Peter, J. (2011). Gender differences in online and offline self-disclosure in pre-adolescence and adolescence. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 29(2), 253-269. https://doi.org/10.1348/2044-835X.002001 [details]

    2010

    • Bokhorst, C. L., Sumter, S. R., & Westenberg, P. M. (2010). Social support from parents, friends, classmates, and teachers in children and adolescents aged 9 to 18 years: who is perceived as most supportive? Social Development, 19(2), 417-426. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9507.2009.00540.x [details]
    • Sumter, S. R., Bokhorst, C. L., Miers, A. C., van Pelt, J., & Westerberg, P. M. (2010). Age and puberty differences in stress responses during a public speaking task: do adolescents grow more sensitive to social evaluation. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 35(10), 1510-1516. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2010.05.004 [details]

    2016

    2013

    • Baumgartner, S., Sumter, S., Peter, J., & Livingstone, S. (2013). Does country context matter? Investigating the predictors of teen sexting across Europe. Conference papers: International Communication Association: annual meeting, 2013. [details]
    • Sumter, S. R., Baumgartner, S. E., Valkenburg, P. M., Peter, J., & van der Hof, S. (2013). The role of interpretation biases in online and offline peer victimization. In Abstract book 16th European Conference on Developmental Psychology

    2012

    • Baumgartner, S., Sumter, S., Valkenburg, P., & Peter, J. (2012). The development of adolescents’ online sexual risk behavior and its relationship to negative online experiences. Conference papers: International Communication Association: annual meeting, 2012. [details]
    • Sumter, S., Baumgartner, S., Valkenburg, P., Peter, J., & van der Hof, S. (2012). Developmental trajectories of peer victimization: offline and online experiences during adolescence. Conference papers: International Communication Association: annual meeting, 2012. [details]

    2011

    2018

    • Cingel, D., Sumter, S. R., & Wilson, J. A. (2018). The effect of Instagram filter level and social context on young women’s body image. Paper presented at ICA, Prague, Czech Republic.
    • Lemmens, J. S., & Sumter, S. R. (2018). Fear and loathing in VR: The effects of immersive gaming on fear, aggravation and enjoyment. Paper presented at ICA, Prague, Czech Republic.
    • Schreurs, L., & Sumter, S. R. (2018). Emerging adults’ use of online dating apps and their willingness to sext with strangers. Paper presented at ICA, Prague, Czech Republic.
    • Sumter, S. R. (2018). Dating gone mobile. Paper presented at ICA, Prague, Czech Republic.

    2016

    • Baumgartner, S. E., & Sumter, S. R. (2016). Dealing with media distractions: An observational study on computer-based multitasking among children and adults. Paper presented at International Communication Association (ICA) 66th Annual Conference, Fukuoka, Japan.

    2015

    • van der Schuur, W. A., Baumgartner, S. E., Sumter, S. R., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2015). The consequences of media multitasking for youth: A research synthesis. Abstract from ICA 2015, .

    2014

    • Rodríguez, C. D., Sumter, S. R., Smith, E., & Anschutz, D. (2014). Did I just share or overshare? Exploring the relationships between oversharing, privacy concerns and the discontinuation of Facebook use.
    • Sumter, S. R., Baumgartner, S. E., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2014). Does online peer victimization make teen victims even more sick and unhappy?. Poster session presented at Conference Cyberbullying: A Challenge for researchers and practitioners, Götenburg, Sweden.

    2013

    • Baumgartner, S. E., Sumter, S. R., Peter, J., Valkenburg, P. M., & Livingstone, S. (2013). Investigating the predictors of teen sexting across Europe. Paper presented at Paper presented at the Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, .
    • Lemmens, J. S., Baumgartner, S. E., & Sumter, S. R. (2013). Exploring the relations between video games, emotional responses and eye tracking. Abstract from Paper presented at the Com Science_Evolution/Biology/Brain Pre-Conference to the annual meeting of the International Communication Association, London, UK, .
    • Lemmens, J. S., Sumter, S. R., & Baumgartner, S. E. (2013). Exploring the relations between video games, emotional responses and eye tracking. Abstract from Paper presented at the Digital games pre-conference to the annual meeting of the International Communication Association, London, UK, .

    2012

    • Baumgartner, S. E., Sumter, S. R., Peter, J., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2012). Online privacy in adolescence and adulthood. Abstract from Paper presented at the Amsterdam Privacy Conference, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, .
    • Sumter, S. R., Baumgartner, S. E., Valkenburg, P. M., Peter, J., & van der Hof, S. (2012). Developmental trajectories of peer victimization: How do offline and online experiences during adolescence effect psychosocial well-being?. Abstract from Paper presented at the Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap, Leuven, Belgium, .
    • Sumter, S. R., Baumgartner, S. E., van der Hof, S., Valkenburg, P. M., & Peter, J. (2012). Creating a multidimensional scale for offline and online peer victimization. Poster session presented at Poster presented at the CyberPsychology & CyberTherapy Conference (Cyber17), Brussels, Belgium, .

    2011

    • Baumgartner, S. E., Sumter, S. R., Peter, J., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2011). Adolescents’ online sexual risk behavior and its relationship to online victimization experiences.
    • Baumgartner, S. E., Sumter, S. R., Peter, J., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2011). Developmental Trajectories of Online and Offline Sexual Risk Behavior: A Group-Based Modeling Approach.
    • Baumgartner, S. E., Sumter, S. R., Peter, J., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2011). Risikoverhalten im Internet: Entwicklungsverläufe von Jugendlichen.
    • Baumgartner, S. E., Sumter, S. R., Peter, J., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2011). The developmental relationship between online and offline sexual risk behaviour.
    • Sumter, S. R., Baumgartner, S. E., Valkenburg, P. M., & Peter, J. (2011). Development and effect of offline and online peer victimization during adolescence: a group based modelling approach.
    • Sumter, S. R., Baumgartner, S. E., van der Hof, S., Peter, J., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2011). Creating a multidimensional scale for offline and online peer victimization. Abstract from Paper presented at the EU Kids Online Conference, London, UK, .
    • Westerberg, P. M., Sumter, S. R., Miers, A. C., Bokhorst, C. L., Kallen, V. L., & Blöte, A. W. (2011). Developmental changes in stress responsivity during the Leiden Public Speaking Task: A two wave longitudinal study.

    Prijs

    • Sumter, S. R. (2011). Jacobs Foundation Fellowship for excellence awarded by the Jacobs Foundation.

    2018

    2010

    • Sumter, S. R. (2010). Growing up to be fearful? Social evaluative fears during adolescence.
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