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 2020  
Vorlesung Einführung in die Gesundheitspsychologie
Seminar Risikowahrnehmung und Risikokommunikation
Seminar Mobile Interventionen

Past Teaching Activities

WS 19/20  
Vorlesung Grundlagen psychologischer Diagnostik
Seminar Risikowahrnehmung und Risikokommunikation
Seminar Fragebogenkonstruktion
Seminar Überblick über psychologische Anwendungsfächer
   
SS 2019  
Vorlesung Einführung in die Gesundheitspsychologie
Seminar Risikowahrnehmung und Risikokommunikation
Seminar Mobile Interventionen

Publications

2012
Paper

Renner, B., Schmälzle, R., & Schupp, H.T. (2012). First impressions of HIV risk: It takes only milliseconds to scan a stranger. PLoS ONE7(1): e30460. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0030460

2012
Paper

Renner, B., Sproesser, G., Klusmann, V., & Schupp, H. (2012). Die Konstanzer Life-Studie. Adipositas, 6, 123-124.

2012
Paper

Renner, B., Sproesser, G., Strohbach, S., & Schupp, H. (2012). Why we eat what we eat: The Eating Motivation Survey (TEMS). Appetite, 59, 117-128. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2012.04.004

2012
Paper

Taut, D., Renner, B., &  Baban, A. (2012). Reappraise the situation but express your emotions: Impact of emotion regulation strategies on ad libitum food intake. Frontiers in Psychology, 3:359. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2012.00359

2011
Paper

Flaisch, T., Häcker, F., Renner, B., & Schupp, H. (2011). Emotion and the processing of symbolic gestures: An event-related brain potential study. Social, Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 6, 109-118. doi: 10.1093/scan/nsq022

2011
Paper

Hartung, F.-M. & Renner, B. (2011). Social curiosity and interpersonal perception: A judge x trait interaction. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 37, 796-814. doi 10.1177/0146167211400618

2011
Book chapter

Renner, B. & Schupp, H. (2011). Food deprivation: A neuroscientific perspective. In V. Preedy (Hrsg.). Handbook of Behavior, Food and Nutrition. (Part 24), New York: Springer-Press.

2011
Book chapter

Renner, B., & Schupp, H. (2011). The perception of health risks. In H. S. Friedman (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Health Psychology. New York: Oxford University Press.

2011
Paper

Reuter, T. & Renner, B. (2011). Who takes precautionary action in the face of the new H1N1 influenza? Prediction of who collects a free hand sanitizer using a health behavior model. PLoS ONE 6(7): e22130. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0022130

2011
Paper

Schmälzle, R., Renner, B. & Schupp, H. (2011). Neural correlates of perceived risk: The case of HIV. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. doi:10.1093/scan/nsr039.

2011
Paper

Schmälzle, R., Schupp, H. T., Barth, A., & Renner, B. (2011). Implicit and explicit processes in risk perception: Neural antecedents of perceived HIV risk. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 5:43, doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2011.00043.

2011
Paper

Schupp, H. T. & Renner, B. (2011). The implicit nature of the anti-fat bias. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 5:23. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2011.00023

2011
Paper

Sproesser, G., Strohbach, S., Schupp, H., & Renner, B. (2011). Candy or apple? How self-control resources and motives impact dietary healthiness in women. Appetite, 56, 784-787. DOI: 10.1016/j.appet.2011.01.028

2011
Paper

Vollmann, M., Antoniw, K., Hartung, F.-M., & Renner, B. (2011). Social support as mediator of the stress buffering effect of optimism: The importance of differentiating the recipients' and providers' perspective. European Journal of Personality, 25, 146-154. doi: 10.1002/per.803

2010
Paper

Hankonen, N., Absetz, P., Renner, B., Ghisletta, P., & Uutela, A. (2010). Gender differences in social cognitive determinants of exercise adoption. Psychology & Health, 25(1), 55 - 69. doi: 10.1080/08870440902736972

2010
Paper

Hankonen, N., Vollmann, M., Absetz, P., & Renner, B. (2010). What is setting the stage for abdominal obesity reduction? A comparison between personality and health-related social cognitions. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 33, 415-422. doi: 10.1007/s10865-010-9271-y

2010
Paper

Vollmann, M. & Renner, B. (2010). Better liked but not more supported: Optimism and social support from a provider's perspective. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being, 2, 362-373. doi: 10.1111/j.1758-0854.2010.01039.x

2010
Paper

Vollmann, M., Scharloo, M., Salewski, C., Dienst, A., Schonauer, K., & Renner, B. (2010). Illness representations of depression and perceptions of the helpfulness of social support: Comparing depressed and never-depressed persons. Journal of Affective Disorders, 125, 213-220. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2010.01.075

2009
Paper

Flaisch, T., Schupp, H. T., Renner, B., & Junghöfer, M. (2009). Neural systems of visual attention responding to emotional gestures. NeuroImage, 45, 1339-1346. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2008.12.073

2009
Paper

Gutiérrez-Doña, B., Lippke, S., Renner, B., Kwon, S., & Schwarzer, R. (2009). Self-efficacy and planning predict dietary behaviors in Costa Rican and South Korean women: Two moderated mediation analyses. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being, 1, 91-104.

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