Maximillian Friehs University of Trier / University of Saskatchewan

Maximillian A. Friehs is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Psychology, General Psychology & Methodology (Prof. Dr. Frings), at the University of Trier. His research is focused on the modulation of action control via brain stimulation and stress. Max received his B.Sc. (2015) and M.Sc. (2017) in Psychology from the University of Trier. Furthermore, Max has gathered diverse, international experiences in academic, clinical and industrial positions. For a more detailed account of his work visit his university website:


Game Dynamics that Support Snacking, not Feasting
Alexandrovsky, D., Friehs, M., Birk, M., Yates, R., Mandryk, R. (2019), CHI PLAY 2019, Barcelona, Spain. To appear.
Red or Blue Pill: Fostering Identification and Transportation through Dialogue Choices in RPGs
Bowey, J., Friehs, M., Mandryk, R. (2019), Foundations of Digital Games, San Luis Obispo, CA, USA. Article 28. 11 pages. <doi:10.1145/3337722.3337734>
Age-Based Preferences and Player Experience: A Crowdsourced Cross-sectional Study
Birk, M., Friehs, M., Mandryk, R. (2017), CHI Play 2017, Amsterdam, Netherlands. 157-170. <doi:10.1145/3116595.3116608>