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Journal Publications


  • Turel, O., and Qahri-Saremi, H. (forthcoming) The Role of “Likes” and “Dislikes” in Influencing User Behaviors on Social Media. Journal of Management Information Systems, (Accepted Feb. 2024)

  • Qahri-Saremi, H., Vaghefi, I., and Turel, O. (forthcoming) Not All IT Addictions Are Handled Equally: Guilt- vs. Shame-Driven Coping with IT Addiction, Internet Research, (Accepted Feb. 2024)

  • Turel, O., and Bechara, A. (forthcoming) Time to Talk About It: Neurodiversity of Information Systems Users in Leisure Settings, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, DOI:10.17705/1jais.00877 (Accepted Jan. 2024)

  • Abubakar, M.A., Türkmen, A. Mikalef, P., and Turel, O. (forthcoming) Exploring the complementarities of business analytics capabilities and π-shaped skills on innovation outcomes, European Journal of Information Systems, (Accepted Jan. 2024) 

  • Hutton, J.S., Piotrowski, J.T., Bagot, K., Blumberg, F., Canli, T., Chein, J., Christakis, D.A., Grafman, J., Griffin, J.A., Hummer, T., Kuss, D., Lerner, M.D., Marcovitch, S., Paulus, M.P., Perlman, G., Romeo, R., Thomason, M.E., Turel, O., Weinstein, A., West, G., Hurst-Della Pietra, P., and Potenza, M.N. (in press). Digital Media and Developing Brains: Concerns and Opportunities. Current Addiction Reports (Accepted Jan. 2024)

  • Lv, C., Turel, O. and He. Q. (forthcoming) The impact of individual short‑term memory capacity on choice overload effect: Is there stimulus specificity? Decision, pp. 1-12, (Accepted Nov. 2023) 

  • Turel, O. (forthcoming) Polarized Sharing of Fake News on Social Media: The Complex Roles of Partisan Identification and Gender, Behaviour & Information Technology, pp. 1-18, (Accepted Aug. 2023) 


  • Turel, O. (2024) Can hedonic technology use drive sexism in youth? Reconsidering the cultivation and objectification perspectives, Behaviour & Information Technology, 43 (2), pp. 231-24,

  • Hasani, J., Chasmi, S.J.E, Firoozabadi, M.A., Noory, L., Turel, O. and Montag, C. (2024) Cognitive emotion regulation strategies mediate the relationship between personality traits and Internet Use Disorder tendencies, Computers in Human Behavior, 152, 


  • Whelan, E., and Turel, O. (2023) Personal use of smartphones in the workplace and work-life conflict: A natural quasi-experiment, Internet Research, 34 (7), pp. 24-54,

  • Turel, O. and Kalhan, S. (2023) Prejudiced against the machine? Implicit associations and the transience of algorithm aversion, MIS Quarterly, 47 (4), pp. 1369-1394,

  • Nasery, M., Turel, O. and Yuan, Y. (2023) Combating Fake News on Social Media: A Framework, Review, and Future Opportunities, Communications of the Association for Information Systems, pp. 833-876,

  • Lv, C., Xiao, Z., Sun, Y., Zhang, R., Feng, T., Turel, O., and He, Q. (2023) Gender-specific Resting-state rDMPFC-centric Functional Connectivity Underpinnings of Intertemporal Choice, Cerebral Cortex, 33 (18), pp. 10066-10075,

  • Ghasemaghaei, M. and Turel, O. (2023) The Duality of Big Data in Explaining Decision-Making Quality, Journal of Computer Information Systems, 63 (5), pp. 1093-1111,

  • Liu, X., Turel, O., Xiao, Z., Lv, C. and He, Q. (2023) Neural differences of Food-Specific inhibitory control in people with healthy vs. higher BMI, Appetite, 188 (Article 106759), pp. 1- 9,  

  • Qahri-Saremi, H. and Turel, O. (2023) Situational Contingencies in Susceptibility of Social Media to Phishing: A Temptation and Restraint Model. Journal of Management Information Systems, 40 (2), pp. 503-540,

  • Neves, J., Turel, O., and Oliveira, T. (2023) SNS use reduction: A two-facet privacy concern perspective, Internet Research, 33 (3), pp. 974-993,

  • Hu, X., Turel, O., Chen, W., Shi, J. and He, Q. (2023) The effect of trait-state anxiety on choice overload: the mediating role of choice difficulty, Decision, pp. 1-10, 

  • Li, W., Chen, S., Xiao, Z., Li, D., Lv, C., Zhang, S., Turel, O., and He, Q. (2023) Risk Aversion in Risk-Taking Tasks: Combined Effects of Feedback Attributes and Cognitive Reflection Ability, Brain and Behavior, pp. 1-13, 

  • Li, H., Turel, O. & He, Q. (2023) Neural Basis of Altered Impulsivity in Individuals With Internet Gaming Disorder: State-of-the-art Review. Current Addiction Reports, pp. 1-15, 

  • Zhao, H, Ge, M, Turel, O, Bechara, A, He, Q. (2023) Brain modular connectivity interactions can predict proactive inhibition in smokers when facing smoking cues, Addiction Biology, 28 (6), pp. 1-11, paper e13284, doi:10.1111/adb.13284 

  • He, Y., Liu, Q., Turel, O., He, Q., & Zhang, S. (2023) Prosocial behavior predicts meaning in life during the COVID-19 pandemic: the longitudinal mediating role of perceived social support. Frontiers in Public Health, 11 (paper 1115780), pp. 1-12. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2023.1115780 

  • Chen, Q., Turel, O., and Yuan, Y. (2023) Conflicting social influences regarding controversial information systems: The case of online dating, Information Technology & People, 36 (2), pp. 834-866 

  • Stoyanov D, Telles Correia D, Bechara A, Turel O and Noel X (2023) Editorial: Insights in: Psychopathology research, Frontiers in Psychology, 14 (paper 1169631), pp. 1-3, doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2023.1169631 

  • Zhao, H., Turel, O., Bechara, A., and He, Q. (2023) How distinct functional insular subdivisions mediate interacting neurocognitive systems, Cerebral Cortex, 33 (5), pp. 1739-1751, 

  • He, X., Hu, J., Qi, Y., Turel, O., Bechara, A., and He, Q. (2023) Sex modulates the effect of HD-tDCS over the prefrontal cortex on the Iowa Gambling Task, Brain Stimulation, 16 (2), pp. 415-417, 

  • Turel, O., and Qahri-Saremi, H. (2023) Responses to Ambivalence toward Social Networking Sites: A Typological Perspective, Information Systems Journal, 33 (2), pp. 385-416, 

  • Xu, K., Ou, Q., Luo, D., Shi, X., Li, K., Xue, H., Huang, Y., Turel, O., Zhang, S., and He, Q. (2023) Moral decision-making in pettism: The influence of animal type, pet ownership status and social distance, PsyCh, 12 (1), pp. 54-72, 

  • Zhang, Y., Chen, J., Gao, W., Chen, W., Xiao, Z., Qi, Y., Turel, O. and He, Q. (2023) From fears of evaluation to social anxiety: The longitudinal relationships and neural basis in healthy young adults, International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology, 23(2), paper 100345, pp. 1-9, 


  • Xiao, Z., Chen, Z., Chen, W., Gao, W., He, L., Wang, Q., Lei, X., Qiu, J., Feng, T., Chen, H., Turel, O., Bechara, A., and He, Q. (2022) Maladaptive changes in delay discounting in males during the COVID-19 pandemic: The predictive role of functional connectome, Cerebral Cortex, 32 (20), pp. 4605-4618,

  • Zhang, S., Fu,Y.N., Liu, Q., Turel, O., and He. Q. (2022) Psychological capital mediates the influence of meaning in life on prosocial behavior of university students: A longitudinal study, Children and Youth Services Review, 140 (article 106600), pp. 1-8,  

  • Serenko, A. and Turel, O. (2022) Directing Technology Addiction Research in Information Systems: Part II. Understanding Technology Addiction, The Data Base for Advances in Information Systems, 53 (3), pp. 71-90 

  • Cocosila, M., and Turel, O. (2022) Consumer Risk Perceptions in Mobile Health Services Adoption: Do They Matter? E-Health Telecommunication Systems and Networks, 11 (2), pp. 67-84.

  • Zhang, S., Feng, R., Fu, Y.N., Liu, Q., He, Y., Turel, O., and He, Q. (2022) The bidirectional relationship between basic psychological needs and meaning in life: A longitudinal study, Personality and Individual Differences, 197 (article 111784), pp. 1-6,

  • Fu,Y.N., Feng, R., Liu, Q., He, Y., Turel, O., Zhang, S., He, Q. (2022) Awe and prosocial behavior: The mediating role of presence of meaning in life and the moderating role of perceived social support, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19 (11), pp. 1-13, article 6466; doi:10.3390/ijerph19116466

  • Ghasemaghaei, M., and Turel, O. (2022) Why Do Data Analysts Take IT-Mediated Shortcuts? An Ego-Depletion Perspective, Journal of Management Information Systems 39 (2), pp. 483-512, DOI: 10.1080/07421222.2022.2063558

  • Magariño, D.E., Turel, O., and He. Q. (2022) Bilateral intraparietal activation for number tasks in studies using an Adaptation Paradigm: A meta-analysis, Neuroscience, 490 (May), pp. 296-308,

  • Li, D.; Turel, O.; Zhang, S.; He, Q. (2022) Self-serving dishonesty partially substitutes fairness in motivating cooperation when people are treated fairly, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19 (article 6326), pp. 1-14, ijerph19106326

  • Mäntymäki , M., Islam, A.K.M.N., Turel, O. and Dhir, A. (2022) Coping with Pandemics Using Social Network Sites: A Psychological Detachment Perspective to COVID-19 Stressors, Technological Forecasting & Social Change, 179 (article 121660), pp. 1-13,

  • Farivar, S., Wang, F., and Turel, O. (2022) Followers' problematic engagement with influencers on social media: An attachment theory perspective, Computers in Human Behavior, 133 (article 107288), pp. 1-11,

  • Chen, H., Turel, O., and Yuan, Y. (2022) E-waste information security protection motivation: The role of optimism bias, Information Technology & People, 35 (2), pp. 600-620,

  • Qi, Y., Liu, Y., Yan, Z., Hu, S., Zhang, X., Zhao, J., Turel, O., and He, Q. (2022) Slow-wave EEG activity revealed impaired inhibitory control in Internet addiction disorders, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19 (article 2686), pp/ 1-14,

  • Liu, X., Turel, O., Xiao, Z., He, J., and He, Q. (2022) Impulsivity and neural mechanisms that mediate preference for immediate food rewards in people with vs without excess weight, Appetite, 169 (article 105798), pp. 1-9,

  • Soror, A., Steelman, Z., and Turel, O. (2022) Exhaustion and dependency: A habituation-sensitization perspective on the duality of habit in social media use, Information Technology & People, 35 (1), pp. 67-95,

  • Islam, A.K.M.N., ​ Mäntymäki , M., Laato, S. and Turel, O. (2022) Adverse consequences of emotional support seeking through social network sites in coping with stress from a global pandemic, International Journal of Information Management, 62 (paper 102431), pp.1-12

  • ​Osatuyi B., Passerini K. and Turel O. (2022) Diminishing returns of information quality: Untangling the determinants of best answer selection, Computers in Human Behavior, 126 (Paper 107009), pp. 1-12, doi:








  • Khanin, D.  and Turel, O.  (2015) Conflicts and regrets in the venture capitalist-entrepreneur relationship. Journal of Small Business Management, 53 (4), pp. 949-969

  • Turel, O. (2015) Quitting the use of a habituated hedonic information system: A theoretical model and empirical examination of Facebook users. European Journal of Information Systems, 24 (4), pp. 431-446

  • Tarafdar, M., D’Arcy J., Turel, O., and Gupta, A., (2015) The Dark Side of IT:  Is overuse of information technology sapping your employees’ productivity, innovation, and well-being? MIT Sloan Management Review, 56 (2), pp. 61-70, Winter

  • Tarafdar, M., Gupta, A., and Turel, O. (2015) Editorial: Special Issue on “dark side of information technology use”: An Introduction and a framework for research. Information Systems Journal, 25 (3), pp. 161-170

  • Tarafdar, M., Gupta, A., and Turel, O. (2015) Editorial: Introduction to the special issue on ‘dark side of information technology use’ – part two. Information Systems Journal, 25 (4), pp. 315-317

  • Serenko, A. and Turel, O. (2015) Integrating technology addiction and use: An empirical investigation of Facebook users. AIS Transactions on Replication Research,1(1), pp. 1-18 (paper 2, June)

  • Tu, Z., Turel, O., Yuan, Y., and Archer, N.P. (2015) Learning to cope with information security risks regarding mobile device loss or theft: An empirical examination, Information & Management, 52(4), pp. 506-517

  • Turel, O., Mouttapa, M., and Donato E. (2015) Preventing problematic Internet use through video-based interventions: A theoretical model and empirical test. Behaviour & Information Technology, 34 (4), pp. 349-362

  • Gil-Or, O., Levi-Belz, Y., and Turel, O. (2015) The “Facebook-self”: characteristics and psychological predictors of false self-presentation on Facebook. Frontiers in Psychology (Psychopathology), 6 (99), pp. 1-10

  • Turel, O. (2015) An empirical examination of the “vicious cycle” of Facebook addiction. Journal of Computer Information Systems, 55 (3), pp. 83-91

  • Wang, Y., Yuan, Y., Turel, O., and Tu, Z. (2015) Understanding the development and diffusion of mobile commerce technologies in China: A biographical study with An Actor-Network Theory perspective, International Journal of e-Commerce, 19 (4), pp. 47-76


  • Turel, O., He, Q., Xue, G., Xiao, L., and Bechara, A. (2014) Examination of neural systems sub-serving Facebook “Addiction”, Psychological Reports (Disability & Trauma), 115 (3), pp. 675-695

  • D’Arcy, J., Gupta, A., Tarafdar, M., and Turel, O. (2014) Reflecting on the “Dark Side” of information technology use. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 35 (1), pp. 109-118, Article 5

  • Turel, O., and Bart, C. (2014) Board-level IT governance and organizational performance, European Journal of Information Systems, 23 (2), pp. 223-239


  • Tarafdar, M., Gupta, A., and Turel, O. (2013) The dark side of information technology use (CFP). Information Systems Journal, 23 (3), pp. 269-275

  • Connelly, C.E., Ford, D.P., Turel, O., Gallupe, B., and Zweig, D. (2013) "I'm busy (and competitive)!"Antecedent of knowledge sharing under pressure.  Journal of Knowledge Management Research & Practice, 12 (1), pp. 74-85

  • Turel, O., Connelly, C.E., and Fisk, G.M. (2013) Service with an e-smile: Employee authenticity and customer use of web-based support services. Information & Management, 50 (2-3), pp. 98-104

  • Turel, O. and Connelly C.E. (2013) Too busy to help: Antecedents and outcomes of interactional justice. International Journal of Information Management, 33 (4), pp. 674-683

  • Khanin, D. and Turel, O. (2013)  Conflicts between venture capitalists and CEOs of their portfolio companies. Journal of Small Business Strategy, 23 (1), pp. 31-54

  • Turel, O., Gefen, D. (2013) The dual role of trust in system use. Journal of Computer Information Systems. 54 (1), pp. 2-10


  • Turel, O., and Serenko, A. (2012) The benefits and dangers of enjoyment with social networking websites. European Journal of Information Systems, 21 (5), pp. 512–528

  • Xu, Z., Turel, O., and Yuan, Y. (2012) Online game addiction among adolescents: Motivation and prevention factors. European Journal of Information Systems, 21 (3), pp.321-340

  • Soper, D., and Turel, O. (2012) An n-Gram analysis of Communications 2000–2010. Communications of the ACM, 55 (5), pp. 81-87

  • Khanin, D., Turel, O. and Mahto, R.V. (2012) How to Increase Job Satisfaction and Reduce Turnover Intentions in the Family Firm: The Family-Business Embeddedness Perspective. Family Business Review, 25 (4), pp. 391-408

  • Khanin, D., and Turel, O. (2012) Short-termism, long-termism, and regulatory focus in venture capitalists’ investment decisions. Venture Capital, 14 (1), pp. 61-76

  • Khanin, D., and Turel, O. (Forthcoming) VC-CEO conflicts and counterfactual thinking. Journal of Private Equity, (Accepted Feb.8, 2012)

  • Turel, O., Connelly, C. (2012) Team spirit: The influence of psychological collectivism on the usage of e-collaboration tools. Group Decision and Negotiation, 21 (5), pp. 703-725



  • Turel, O. and Serenko, A. (2010) Is mobile email addiction overlooked? Communications of the ACM ,53 (5), pp 41-43, May

  • Drezner, Z., Turel, O., and Zerom, D. (2010) A modified Kolmogorov-Smirnov test for normality. Communications in Statistics - Simulation and Computation, 39 (4), pp. 693-704, Apr.

  • Turel, O. (2010) Interdependence issues in analyzing negotiation data. Group Decision and Negotiation. 19 (2), pp. 111–125, Mar.

  • Turel, O. and Zhang, Y. (2010) Does virtual team composition matter? Trait and problem-solving configurations effects on team performance. Behaviour & Information Technology, 29 (4), pp. 363-375, July-August

  • Bart, C.K., and Turel, O. (2010) IT and the Board of Directors: An Empirical Investigation into the ‘Governance Questions’ Canadian Directors Ask about IT. Journal of Information Systems, 24 (2), pp. 147-172, Fall

  • Turel, O., Serenko, A. and Bontis, N. (2010) User acceptance of hedonic digital artifacts: A theory of consumption values perspective. Information & Management, 47 (1), pp. 53-59, Jan.

  • Serenko, A. and Turel, O. (2010) Rigor and Relevance: The Application of the Critical Incident Technique to Investigate Email Usage. Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce, 20 (2), pp. 182.-207, Apr.

  • Schejter, A.M., Serenko, A., Turel, O., and Zahaf, M. (2010) Policy implications of market segmentation as a determinant of fixed-mobile service substitution: What it means for carriers and policymakers. Telematics and Informatics. 27 (1), pp. 90-102, Jan


  • Khanin, D., Baum, J.R., Turel O., and Mahto, R.V. (2009) Are some venture capitalists more likely than others to replace the founder-CEO? Journal of Private Equity, 12 (2), pp. 19-29, Spring

  • Bart, C.K., and Turel, O. (2009) The role of the board in IT governance: Current and desired oversight practices. International Journal of Business Governance and Ethics, 4 (4), pp. 316-329

  • Turel, O. Yuan, Y. and Connelly, C. (2008) In justice we trust: Predicting user acceptance of e-Customer Services. Journal of Management Information Systems, 24 (4), pp. 123-151, Spring.

  • Turel, O. and Yuan, Y. (2008) You can’t shake hands with clenched fists: Potential effects of trust assessments on the adoption of e-negotiation service.  Group Decision and Negotiation, 17 (2), pp. 141-155, March.

  • Yuan, Y. and Turel, O. (2008) E-negotiations: bridging the practical divide—introduction to the special issue.  Group Decision and Negotiation. 17 (2), pp. 107-109, March (Invited article)

  • Serenko, A., Cocosila, M. and Turel. O. (2008). The state and evolution of Information Systems research in Canada: A scientometric analysis. Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences. 25 (4), pp. 279-294,  Dec.

  • Serenko, A. and Turel, O. (2007) Are MIS research instruments stable? An exploratory reconsideration of the computer playfulness scale. Information & Management, 44 (8), pp. 657-665.

  • Turel, O. and Yuan, Y. (2007) Online Dispute Resolution services for electronic markets: A user centric research agenda. International Journal of e-Business, 5 (6), pp. 590-603, Dec.

  • Cocosila, M., Turel, O. Archer, N., and Yuan, Y. (2007). Perceived health risks of 3G cell-phones: Do users care? Communications of the ACM, 50 (6), pp. 89-93.

  • Turel, O. Yuan, Y. and Rose, J. (2007) Antecedents of attitude towards online mediation. Group Decision and Negotiation, 16 (6), pp. 539-552 

  • Turel, O., Serenko, A. and Bontis, N. (2007) User acceptance of wireless Short Messaging Services: Deconstructing perceived value​. Information & Management, 44 (1), pp 63-73, January.

  • Turel, O. and Yuan, Y. (2007) User acceptance of web based negotiation support systems: The role of  perceived intention of the negotiating partner to negotiate online. Group Decision and Negotiation, 16 (5), pp. 451-468, Sep.

  • Turel, O. and Serenko, A. (2006). Satisfaction with mobile services in Canada: An empirical investigation. Telecommunications Policy, 30 (5-6), pp. 314-331, June-July.

  • Turel, O. (2006). Contextual effects on the usability dimensions of mobile Value Added Services: A conceptual framework. International Journal of Mobile Communications, 4 (3), pp. 309-332.

  • Turel, O. Serenko, A. Detlor, B. Collan, M. Nam, I. and Puhakainen, J. (2006) Investigating  the determinants of satisfaction and usage of mobile IT services in four countries. Journal of Global Information Technology Management, 9 (4), pp. 6-27

  • Dow, K. Serenko, A. Turel, O. and Wong, J. (2006). Antecedents and consequences of user satisfaction with email systems. International Journal of E-Collaboration, 2 (2), pp. 46-64, April-June.

  • Serenko, A., Turel, O. and Yol, S. (2006). Moderating Roles of User Demographics in the American Customer Satisfaction Model within the Context of Mobile Services. Journal of Information Technology Management 17(4), pp. 20-32, December.

  • Turel, O. and Yuan, Y. (2006). Investigating the dynamics of the m-commerce value system: A comparative viewpoint. International Journal of Mobile Communications, 4 (5), pp. 532-557.

  • Turel, O. and Yuan, Y. (2006). Trajectories for driving the diffusion of e-negotiation service providers in supply chains: An action research approach. Journal of Internet Commerce, 5 (4), pp. 125-149, December.

  • Detlor, B., Ruhi, U., Turel, O., Bergeron, P., Choo, C.W., Heaton, L., Paquette, S. (2006).  The Effect of Knowledge Management Context on Knowledge Management Practices: An Empirical Investigation. Electronic Journal of Knowledge Management, 4 (2), pp. 131-142, March

  • Ruhi, U. and Turel, O. (2005). Driving visibility, velocity and versatility: The role of mobile technologies in supply chain management. Journal of Internet Commerce, 4 (3), pp. 97-119, December.

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