Prof. Dr. Britta Renner

Professor

Psychological Assessment and Health Psychology
Department of Psychology
University of Konstanz
P.O. Box 47
D-78457 Konstanz

Office: G524
Office hours: upon arrangement
Tel.: +49 (0) 7531 88 4679
Fax: +49 (0) 7531 88 5226
Email: britta.renner [at] uni-konstanz.de

Research interests

see Research

Professional experience

2007 - present Professor of Psychological Assessment & Health Psychology (W3)
Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz
2004 - 2007 Professor of Psychology
Jacobs Center for Lifelong Learning & Institutional Development, Jacobs University Bremen
2000 - 2004 Assistant Professor (C1), Personality Psychology & Psychological Assessment
Department of Psychology, University of Greifswald
1999 - 2000 Research Scientist & Lecturer, Personality Psychology & Psychological Assessment
Department of Psychology, University of Greifswald
1997 - 1999 Research Scientist & Lecturer, Department of Educational Psychology & Health Psychology
Department of Psychology, Free University of Berlin
1993 - 1996 Doctoral Student, Department of Educational Psychology & Health Psychology
Department of Psychology, Free University of Berlin

Education

2004 Habilitation in Psychology
University of Greifswald
2000 Ph.D. in psychology (Dr. phil.)
Free University of Berlin
1993 Diploma in psychology (Dipl.-Psych.)
Free University of Berlin

Editorial and Peer-Reviewing Activities

Member of the editorial board of Zeitschrift für Gesundheitspsychologie (executive editor 2012-2014)

Member of the editorial board of Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine: an Open Access Journal

Member of the editorial board of Health Psychology Review; Journal of Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being

Ad hoc reviewer for Anxiety, Stress, and Coping; Basic and Applied Social Psychology; British Journal of Health Psychology; British Journal of Nutrition; Cognition & Emotion; Diagnostica; Enviroment & Behavior; European Journal of Personality; European Journal of Psychological Assessment; European Journal of Social Psychology; Experimental Psychology; Familial Cancer; Health Education Research; Health Psychology; Health Psychology Review; Health, Risk & Society; International Journal of Behavioural Medicine; Journal of Applied Psychology; Journal of Applied Social Psychology; Journal of Individual Differences; Journal of Positive Psychology; Journal of Public Health; Memory; Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin; Positive Psychology; Public Health Nutrition; Psychologische Rundschau; Psychology & Health; Psychology, Health & Medicine; Risk Analysis; Social Cognition; Social & Preventive Medicine; Social Science & Medicine; Vaccine; Zeitschrift für Gesundheitspsychologie; Zeitschrift für Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie; Zeitschrift für Pädagogische Psychologie; Zeitschrift für Psychologie

Grant reviewer for DAAD, DFG, Humboldt Foundation, EU, Economic and Social Research Council (UK), The Leverhulme Trust (UK), Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst, Baden-Württemberg, Netherlands Organisation of Health, Research and Development (ZonMw), Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes, Schweizer Nationalfonds (Switzerland)

Membership in Professional Organizations

Current Teaching Activities

SS 2017  
SS 2017  
SS 2017  

Past Teaching Activities

WS 2016/17 Grundlagen psychologischer Diagnostik
WS 2016/17 Überblick über psychologische Anwendungsfächer
WS 2016/17 Krisen- und Risikokommunikation

Publications

in press
Paper

Debbeler, L. J. Gamp, M., Blumenschein, M., Keim, D. A., & Renner, B. (in press). Polarized but illusory beliefs about tap and bottled water: A product- and consumer-oriented survey and blind tasting experiment. Science of the Total Environment.

in press
Paper

Klusmann, V., Sproesser, G., Wolff, J., & Renner, B. (in press). Positive self-perceptions of aging promote healthy eating behavior across the lifespan via social-cognitive processes. The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbx139

in press
Paper

Stok, F. M., Junghans, A., de Ridder, D. T. D., Renner, B., & Evers, C. (in press). Highlights in the Dark: How Highlighted Utensils Influence Consumption in a Dark Setting. Psychology & Health.

2018
Paper

Gamp, M., Schupp, H. T., & Renner, B. (2018). Risk perceptions after receiving multiple risk feedback. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 1-14.

2018
Paper

König, L. M., & Renner, B. (2018). Colourful = healthy? Exploring meal colour variety and its relation to food consumption. Food Quality and Preference 64, 66-71.

2018
Paper

König, L. M., Sproesser, G., Schupp, H. T., & Renner, B. (2018). Describing the process of adopting nutrition and fitness apps: Behavior stage model approach . JMIR mHealth & uHealth , 6(3), e55. doi: 10.2196/mhealth.8261

2018
Paper
Sproesser G., Ruby M.B., Arbit N., Rozin P., Schupp H. T., Renner B. (2018). The Eating Motivation Survey: results from the USA, India and Germany. Public Health Nutrition, 21, 515-525. doi:10.1017/S1368980017002798
2018
Paper

Sproesser, G., Imada, S., Furumitsu, I., Rozin, P., Ruby, M., Arbit, N., Fischler, C., Schupp, H.T., & Renner, B. (2018). What constitutes traditional and modern eating? The case of Japan. Nutrients, 10, 118. doi:10.3390/nu10020118

2018
Paper
Stok, F. M., Mollen, S., Verkooijen, K. T., & Renner, B. (2018). Unravelling social norm effects: How and when social norms affect eating behavior. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 738.
2018
Review

Stok, F. M., Renner, B., Clarys, P., Lien, N. Lakerveld, J. & Deliens, T. (2018). Understanding eating behavior change during the transition from adolescence to young adulthood: A literature review. Nutrients, 10(6), 667. doi: 10.3390/nu10060667

2017
Book chapter

Renner, B., Gamp, M., & Thaler, S. (2017). Kommunikation und Bildungsmaßnahmen. In Risikomanagement von neuen Schadstoffen und Krankheitserregern im Wassekreislauf: Praxishandbuch. Frankfurt a. M.: Dechema.

2017
Paper

Arbit, N., Ruby, M., Sproesser, G., Renner, B., Schupp, H., & Rozin, P. (2017). Spheres of moral concern, moral engagement, and food choice in the USA and Germany. Food Quality and Preference 62, 38-45.

2017
Paper
Becker, C. A., Flaisch, T., Renner, B., & Schupp, H. T. (2017). From thirst to satiety: The anterior mid-cingulate cortex and right posterior insula indicate dynamic changes in incentive value. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 11, 234. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2017.00234
2017
Paper

Brug, J., van der Ploeg, H. P., Loyen, A., Ahrens, W., Allais, O., Andersen, L. F., ..., Renner, B., Roos, G., van den Berg, M., Schulze, M. B., Steinacker, J. M., Stronks, K., Volkert, D., Lakenveld, J., & on behalf of the DEDIPAC consortium (2017). Determinants of diet and physical activity (DEDIPAC): a summary of findings. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 14(1), 150.

2017
Paper
Giese, H., Stok, F. M., & Renner, B. (2017). The role of friendship reciprocity in university freshmen's alcohol consumption. Applied Psychology: Health and Well‐Being 9 (2), 228–241 .
2017
Paper

Imhof, M. A., Schmälzle, R., Renner, B., & Schupp, H. T. (2017). How real-life health messages engage our brains: shared processing of effective anti-alcohol videos. Social cognitive and affective neuroscience, 2017, 1-9.

2017
Paper

König, L. M., Giese, H., Stok, F. M., & Renner, B. (2017). The social image of food: Associations between popularity and eating behavior. Appetite 114, 248-258. doi:10.1016/j.appet.2017.03.039

2017
Paper
Schmälzle, R., Renner, B., & Schupp, H. T. (2017). Health Risk Perception and Risk Communication. Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 4(2), 163-169. doi: 10.1177/2372732217720223
2017
Paper

Sproesser, G., Klusmann, V., Ruby, M. B., Arbit, N., Rozin, P., Schupp, H. T., & Renner, B. (2017). The Positive Eating Scale: Relationship with objective health parameters and validity in Germany, the USA, and India. Psychology & Health, 33, 313-339. doi: 10.1080/08870446.2017.1336239

2017
Paper

Sproesser, G., Klusmann, V., Schupp, H., & Renner, B. (2017). Self-other differences in perceiving why people eat what they eat. Frontiers in Psychology. 8:209. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00209

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