Aarhus University Seal

Jens Kjeldgaard-Christiansen

  1. 2023
  2. Accepted/In press

    Horror as Entertainment. / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens.

    DeGruyter Handbook of Media Entertainment. De Gruyter, 2023.

    Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  3. 2022
  4. Published

    Audiovisual media (fall 2021). / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens.

    In: Evolutionary Studies in Imaginative Culture, Vol. 6, No. 2, 12.2022, p. 135-136.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperReviewCommunication

  5. Accepted/In press

    What Science Can't Know : On Scientific Objectivity and the Human Subject. / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens.

    In: Poetics Today, 26.11.2022.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  6. Accepted/In press

    Creepiness and the Uncanny. / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens; Clasen, Mathias.

    In: Evolutionary Studies in Imaginative Culture, 12.10.2022.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  7. Published

    DOOM (1993). / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens.

    50 key video games. ed. / Bernard Perron; Kelly Boudreau; Mark Wolf; Dominic Arsenault. New York : Routledge, 2022. p. 69-74.

    Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/proceedingBook chapterCommunication

  8. Accepted/In press

    Evil Voices in Popular Fictions : The Case of The Exorcist. / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens; Hejná, Míša; Clasen, Mathias et al.

    In: Journal of Popular Culture, 11.02.2022.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  9. Published

    Audiovisual Media (spring 2021). / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens.

    In: Evolutionary Studies in Imaginative Culture, Vol. 5, No. 2, 2021, 01.2022, p. 135-137.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperReviewCommunication

  10. E-pub ahead of print

    The Voices of Game Worlds : A Sociolinguistic Analysis of Disco Elysium. / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens; Hejná, Míša.

    In: Games and Culture: A Journal of Interactive Media, 2022.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  11. 2021
  12. Published

    Relatable Motives and Righteous Causes; or, Why the Sympathetic Antihero is Not a Moral Psychological Mystery. / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens.

    In: Projections: The Journal for Movies and Mind, Vol. 15, No. 3, 02.12.2021, p. 47-67.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  13. Published

    Audiovisual Media (fall 2020). / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens.

    In: Evolutionary Studies in Imaginative Culture, Vol. 5, No. 1, 15.06.2021, p. 111-112.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperReviewCommunication

  14. Published

    Do Dark Personalities Prefer Dark Characters? A Personality Psychological Approach to Positive Engagement with Fictional Villainy. / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens; Fiskaali, Anne; Høgh-Olesen, Henrik et al.

    In: Poetics, Vol. 85, 101511, 04.2021.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  15. Published

    On the Psychology of Self-Directed Fear at the Movies; or, Can You Fear Your Own Fear? / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens.

    Horror Homeroom. 2021.

    Research output: Other contributionNet publication - Internet publicationResearch

  16. Published

    "We Are Legion" : Possession Myth as a Lens for Understanding Cultural and Psychological Evolution. / Boutwell, Brian; Clasen, Mathias; Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens.

    In: Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences, Vol. 15, No. 1, 01.2021, p. 1-9.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  17. Published

    Pandemic practice : Horror fans and morbidly curious individuals are more psychologically resilient during the COVID-19 pandemic. / Scrivner, Coltan; Johnson, John A.; Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens et al.

    In: Personality and Individual Differences, Vol. 168, 110397, 01.2021.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  18. 2020
  19. Published
    Gys og gru i hjernepodcasten : Hvorfor hygger vi os med voldelige film? Clasen, Mathias (Producer); Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens (Producer). 2020. Videnskab.dk.

    Research output: Non-textual formPictures, Video and sound recordings (digital)Communication

  20. Published

    Horror, Personality, and Threat Simulation : A Survey on the Psychology of Scary Media. / Clasen, Mathias; Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens; Johnson, John A.

    In: Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences, Vol. 14, No. 3, 07.2020, p. 213-230.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  21. Published

    An evolutionary approach to horror media. / Clasen, Mathias; Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens.

    Cambridge handbook of evolutionary perspectives on human behavior. ed. / Lance Workman; Will Reader; Jerome H. Barkow. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2020. p. 538-547 (Cambridge Handbooks in Psychology).

    Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  22. Published

    Splintering the Gamer’s Dilemma : Moral Intuitions, Motivational Assumptions, and Action Prototypes. / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens.

    In: Ethics and Information Technology, Vol. 22, No. 1, 03.2020, p. 93-102.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  23. Published

    Why has it become so difficult to spot who’s the villain in Disney films? / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens.

    Evolutionary Studies in Imaginative Culture (ESIC). 2020Blog post .

    Research output: Other contributionNet publication - Internet publicationCommunication

  24. Published

    "Unbreakable, incorruptible, unyielding" : Doom as an agency simulator. / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens.

    Evolutionary perspectives on imaginative culture. ed. / Joseph Carroll; Mathias Clasen; Emelie Jonsson. Cham : Springer, 2020. p. 235-253.

    Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  25. Published

    Gregory Currie: Imagining and Knowing: The Shape of Fiction. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2020. / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens.

    In: MedieKultur, Vol. 36, No. 68, 2020, p. 147-149.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperLiterature reviewCommunication

  26. Published

    Narrative Video Game Aesthetics and Egocentric Ethics : A Deweyan Perspective. / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens.

    In: MedieKultur, Vol. 36, No. 68, 2020, p. 88-106.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  27. 2019
  28. Published

    Breuer, Johannes, Daniel Pietschmann, Benny Liebold, and Benjamin P. Lange, eds. 2018. Evolutionary Psychology and Digital Games: Digital Hunter-Gatherers. / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens.

    In: Evolutionary Studies in Imaginative Culture, Vol. 3, No. 2, 12.2019, p. 97-100.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperLiterature reviewResearch

  29. Published

    Disney’s Shifting Visions of Villainy from the 1990s to the 2010s : A Biocultural Analysis. / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens; Schmidt Rasmussen, Sarah Helene.

    In: Evolutionary Studies in Imaginative Culture, Vol. 3, No. 2, 12.2019, p. 1-16.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  30. Published
    The Leviathan Podcast. Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens (Producer). 2019.

    Research output: Non-textual formPictures, Video and sound recordings (digital)Communication

  31. Published

    Threat Simulation in Virtual Limbo : An Evolutionary Approach to Horror Video Games. / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens; Clasen, Mathias.

    In: Journal of Gaming & Virtual Worlds, Vol. 11, No. 2, 09.2019, p. 119-138.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  32. Published

    Who Roots for the Villain: A Survey on the Psychology of Positive Engagement with Villainous Characters. / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens; Fiskaali, Anne; Johnson, John A. et al.

    2019. Paper presented at SCSMI 2019, Hamburg, Germany.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperResearchpeer-review

  33. Published

    Disneys helte og skurke mellem natur og kultur. / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens.

    Menneske, kultur, evolution : et biokulturelt perspektiv. ed. / Trine Kellberg Nielsen; Alexandra Kratschmer; Casper Andersen; Mathias Clasen. Aarhus : Aarhus Universitetsforlag, 2019. p. 187-200.

    Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  34. Published

    Skurken har ændret udseende. / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens.

    In: Avisen Danmark, Vol. Sektion 1, e71082b9, 01.02.2019, p. 16.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperContribution to newspaper - Feature article

  35. Published

    De fleste skurke er bare selviske slyngler : Superskurken er en sadistisk psykopat. / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens.

    In: Jyllands-Posten, 06.01.2019, p. 2021.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleCommunication

  36. Published

    Science Unlimited? The Challenges of Scientism by Boudry, Maarten, Massimo Pigliucci. / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens.

    In: Evolutionary Studies in Imaginative Culture, Vol. 2, No. 2, 03.01.2019, p. 111-114.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperLiterature reviewResearch

  37. Published

    A Conceptual Critique of the Use of Moral Disengagement Theory in Research on Violent Video Games. / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens.

    In: Eludamos, Vol. 10, No. 1, 2019, p. 233-250.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  38. Published

    A Structure of Antipathy : Constructing the Villain in Narrative Film. / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens.

    In: Projections: The Journal for Movies and Mind, Vol. 13, No. 1, 2019, p. 67-90.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  39. Published

    En god skurk ser ond ud. / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens.

    Videnskab.dk. 2019.

    Research output: Other contributionNet publication - Internet publicationCommunication

  40. Published

    Interdisciplinary: To Be or Not to Be? Working Across Disciplinary Boundaries in the Humanities (and Beyond). / Hejná, Míša; Borkfelt, Sune; Eaton, Mark et al.

    In: Leviathan: Interdisciplinary Journal in English, No. 5, 2019.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearch

  41. Published

    Skurke. / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens.

    Aarhus : Aarhus Universitetsforlag, 2019. 60 p. (Tænkepause, Vol. 65).

    Research output: Book/anthology/dissertation/reportBookCommunication

  42. Published

    The Psychological Underpinnings of Horror Media : Survey Results and Theoretical Implications. / Clasen, Mathias; Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens; Johnson, John A.

    2019. Abstract from SCSMI 2019, Hamburg, Germany.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

  43. 2018
  44. Published

    Hvorfor tiltrækkes vi af antihelte som Walter White? / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens.

    1 p. Videnskab.dk. 2018, Article on the appeal of antiheroes.

    Research output: Other contributionNet publication - Internet publicationCommunication

  45. Published

    Studying English at Aarhus University : The Unknown Unknowns. / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens.

    In: Leviathan: Interdisciplinary Journal in English, No. 3, 16.09.2018, p. 1-5.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperEditorial

  46. Published

    Social Signals and Antisocial Essences : The Function of Evil Laughter in Popular Culture. / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens.

    In: Journal of Popular Culture, Vol. 51, No. 5, 10.09.2018, p. 1214-1233.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  47. Published
    The GotPop Popular Culture Podcast : Smile, and Be a Villain. Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens (Producer); Sadri, Houman (Producer); Trotta, Joseph (Producer). 2018. University of Gothenburg.

    Research output: Non-textual formPictures, Video and sound recordings (digital)Communication

  48. Published

    Ondskabens grin. / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens.

    In: Retorikmagasinet (Aastorp, 1999), 2018.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleCommunication

  49. Published

    Reviewed Work: Human Nature and the Limits of Darwinism by Kaufman, Whitley R. P. / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens.

    In: Evolutionary Studies in Imaginative Culture, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2018, p. 117-120.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperLiterature reviewResearch

  50. 2017
  51. Published

    ‘A Monster for the Ages' : Anton Chigurh and the Image of Evil. / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens.

    In: 16:9, 04.10.2017.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  52. Published

    What Makes Pennywise from It so Damn Creepy? / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens.

    MovieGeek. 2017Article.

    Research output: Other contributionNet publication - Internet publicationCommunication

  53. Published

    Why Publish, and Why Publish in Leviathan: Interdisciplinary Journal in English? / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens.

    In: Leviathan: Interdisciplinary Journal in English, No. 1, 01.09.2017, p. 1-4.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperEditorial

  54. Published

    The Bad Breaks of Walter White : An Evolutionary Approach to the Fictional Antihero. / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens.

    In: Evolutionary Studies in Imaginative Culture, Vol. 1, No. 1, 06.07.2017, p. 103-120.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  55. Published

    Can an Evolutionary Analysis Dissolve the Paradox of Horror? A Quantitative Study of Individual Variables and Horror Media Use. / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens; Clasen, Mathias; Johnson, John.

    2017. Abstract from The 29th Human Behavior and Evolution Society conference, Boise, Idaho, United States.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

  56. Published

    A Cross-Disciplinary Survey of Beliefs about Human Nature, Culture, and Science. / Carroll, Joseph; Johnson, John; Salmon, Catherine et al.

    In: Evolutionary Studies in Imaginative Culture, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2017, p. 1-32.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  57. 2016
  58. Published

    Are Horror Video Games the Ultimate Scare? / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens.

    2016artikel.

    Research output: Other contributionNet publication - Internet publicationCommunication

  59. Published

    A Consilient Approach to Horror Video Games : Challenges and Opportunities. / Clasen, Mathias; Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens.

    In: Akademisk Kvarter, Vol. 13, 14.10.2016, p. 127-142.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  60. Published

    “The good ended happily and the bad unhappily” : An Evolutionary Approach to Narrative Agonistic Structure. / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens.

    2016. Abstract from The 28th Human Evolution and Behavior Society conference, Vancouver, Canada.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

  61. Published

    Video Games in a Culture of Convergence. / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens.

    2016Blog post.

    Research output: Other contributionNet publication - Internet publicationCommunication

  62. Published

    Evil Origins : A Darwinian Genealogy of the Popcultural Villain. / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens.

    In: Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences, Vol. 10, No. 2, 2016, p. 109-122.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  63. 2014
  64. Published

    Probing the Lure of Horror: A Case for a Biocultural, Consilient Criticism of Narrative Fiction. / Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Jens.

    2014.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review