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

WS 2019/2020 Grundlagen psychologischer Diagnostik
   
   

Past Teaching Activities

SS 2019 Einführung in die Gesundheitspsychologie
   
   

Publications

2016
Paper

Gamp, M., & Renner, B. (2016). Pre-feedback risk expectancies and reception of low-risk health feedback: Absolute and comparative lack of reassurance. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being. doi: 10.1111/aphw.12076

2016
Book chapter

Gamp, M., Debbeler, L.-J., & Renner, B. (2016). Risikokommunikation im Internet. In F. Fischer & A. Krämer (Hrsg.), eHealth in Deutschland: Anforderungen und Potenziale innovativer Versorgungsstrukturen. Berlin: Springer.

2016
Paper

Klusmann, V., Musculus, L., Sproesser, G. & Renner, B. (2016). Fulfilled emotional outcome expectancies enable successful adoption and maintenance of physical activity. Frontiers in Psychology. 6:1990. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01990

2016
Paper

König, L. M., Giese, H., Schupp, H., & Renner, B. (2016). The Environment Makes a Difference: The Impact of Explicit and Implicit Attitudes as Precursors in Different Food Choice Tasks. Frontiers in Psychology, 7(1301). doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01301

2016
Paper

Renner, B., Sproesser, G., Stok, F.M., & Schupp, H. (2016). Eating in the dark: A dissociation between perceived and actual food consumption. Food Quality and Preference. 50, 145–151. doi:10.1016/j.foodqual.2016.02.010

2016
Paper

Schupp, H.T., Kirmse, U., Schmälzle, R., Flaisch, T., & Renner, B. (2016). Newly-formed emotional memories guide selective attention processes: Evidence from event-related potentials. Scientific Reports. 6:28091. doi:10.1038/srep28091

2015
Paper

Barth, A., Schmälzle, R., Hartung, F.-M., Renner, B., & Schupp, H.T. (2015). How target and perceiver gender affect impressions of HIV risk. Frontiers in Public Health, 3:223. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2015.00223

2015
Paper

Becker, C.A., Schmälzle, R., Flaisch, T., Renner, B., & Schupp, H.T. (2015). Thirst and the state-dependent representation of incentive stimulus value in human motive circuitry. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. doi: 10.1093/scan/nsv063

2015
Paper

Gamp, M., & Renner, B. (2015). Experienced-Based Health Risk Feedback and Lack of Reassurance. Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine, 3(1), 410-423. doi: 10.1080/21642850.2015.1108197

2015
Paper

Giese, H., König, L. M., Tăut, D., Ollila, H., Baban, A., Absetz, P., Schupp, H. & Renner, B. (2015). Exploring the Association between Television Advertising of Healthy and Unhealthy Foods, Self-Control, and Food Intake in Three European Countries. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-being, 7(1), 41-62. doi: 10.1111/aphw.12036

2015
Paper

Giese, H., Tăut, D., Ollila, H., Baban, A.S., Absetz, P., Schupp, H.T. & Renner, B. (2015). Children's and adolescents' snacking: interplay between the individual and the school class. Frontiers in Psychology, 6:1308. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01308

2015
Paper

Hartung, F.-M., Sproesser, G., & Renner, B. (2015). Being and feeling liked by others: How social inclusion impacts health. Psychology & Health. 30, 1103-1115. doi: 10.1080/08870446.2015.1031134

2015
Paper

Jekauc, D., Völkle, M., Wagner, M. O., Mess, F., Reiner, M., & Renner, B. (2015). Prediction of attendance at fitness center: a comparison between the theory of planned behavior, the social cognitive theory, and the physical activity maintenance theory. Frontiers in Psychology, 6:121. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00121

2015
Paper

Kinnunen, M., Hankonen, N., Haukkala, A., Renner, B., Jallinoja, P., Bingham, C., & Absetz, P. (2015) Healthy eaters beat unhealthy eaters in prototype evaluation among men, but abstinence may pose a risk for social standing. Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine. 3:1, 323-336, doi: 10.1080/21642850.2015.1095097

2015
Paper

Niermann, C., Kremers, S., Renner, B., Woll, A. (2015). Family health climate and adolescents’ physical activity and healthy eating: A cross-sectional study with mother-father-adolescent triads. PLoS ONE, 10(11): e0143599. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0143599

2015
Review

Renner, B. (2015). Ernährungsverhalten 2.0. Veränderungen durch explizite und implizite Interventionen. Ernährungsumschau. 01/15, 178-180.

2015
Book chapter

Renner, B., Gamp, M., Schmälzle, R. & Schupp H.T. (2015). Health risk perception. In J. D. Wright (Ed.), International encyclopedia of the social and behavioral sciences (pp. 702-709). Oxford, England: Elsevier.

2015
Book chapter

Renner, B., Klusmann, V. & Sproesser, G. (2015). Assessment of health behaviors. In: J. D. Wright (Ed.), The international encyclopedia of the social and behavioral sciences (2nd Ed., pp. 588-593). Oxford, England: Elsevier.

2015
Paper

Sproesser, G., Klusmann, V., Schupp, H. & Renner, B. (2015). Comparative optimism about healthy eating. Appetite, 90, 212-218. doi:10.1016/j.appet.2015.03.008

2015
Paper

Sproesser, G., Kohlbrenner, V., Schupp, H., & Renner, B. (2015). I eat healthier than you: Differences in healthy and unhealthy food choices for oneself and for others. Nutrients, 7, 4638-4660. doi:10.3390/nu7064638

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