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

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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 20/21  
Vorlesung Grundlagen psychologischer Diagnostik
Seminar Nachhaltigere Ernährung
Seminar Risikowahrnehmung und Risikokommunikation
Seminar Überblick über psychologische Anwendungsfächer

Past Teaching Activities

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

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(3), 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. doi: 10.1111/j.1758-0854.2008.01001.x

2009
Paper

Panzer, M., & Renner. B. (2009). Spontaneous reactions to health risk feedback: A network perspective. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 32, 317-327. doi: 10.1007/s10865-009-9206-7

2009
Book chapter

Renner, B., Schmälzle, R. & Schupp, H. (2009). Risikowahrnehmung und Risikokommunikation. In J. Bengel & M. Jerusalem (Eds.), Handbuch für Gesundheitspsychologie und Medizinische Psychologie (S.113-121). Göttingen: Hogrefe.

2009
Book chapter

Salewski, C. & Renner, B. (2009). Einführung in die Differentielle Psychologie. München: Ernst Reinhard Verlag.

2009
Paper

Stockburger, J., Renner, B., Weike, A., Hamm, A. O., & Schupp, H. T. (2009). Vegetarianism and food perception: Selective visual attention to meat pictures. Appetite, 52, 513-516. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2008.10.001

2008
Paper

Panzer, M., & Renner, B. (2008). To be or not to be at risk: Spontaneous reactions to risk information. Psychology & Health, 23, 617-627. doi: 10.1080/08870440701606889

2008
Book chapter

Renner, B. & Staudinger, U. M. (2008). Gesundheitsverhalten alter Menschen. In A. Kuhlmey & D. Schaeffer (Eds.), Handbuch Alter, Gesundheit und Krankheit (pp. 193-206). Bern: Huber Verlag.

2008
Paper

Renner, B., Kwon. S., Yang, B.-H., Paik, K.-C., Kim, S. H., Roh, S., Song, J., & Schwarzer, R. (2008). Social-cognitive predictors of dietary behaviors in South Korean men and women. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 15, 4-13. doi: 10.1007/BF03003068

2008
Paper

Renner, B., Schupp, H., Vollmann, M., Hartung, F.-M., Schmälzle, R., Panzer, M. (2008). Risk perception, risk communication and health behavior change. Health Psychology at the University of Konstanz. Zeitschrift für Gesundheitspsychologie, 16(3), 151-153. doi: 10.1026/0943-8149.16.3.150

2008
Paper

Renner, B., Schüz, B., & Sniehotta, F. (2008). Preventive health behaviour and adaptive accuracy of risk perceptions. Risk Analysis, 28(3), 741-748. doi:10.1111/j.1539-6924.2008.01047.x

2008
Other
Schüz, B., & Renner, B. (2008). Plurality and innovation: Health Psychology in the German Psychological Society (DGPs). Zeitschrift für Gesundheitspsychologie, 16(3), 101-103. doi: 10.1026/0943-8149.16.3.101
2007
Other
Renner, B. (2007). Presidential Address. Health Psychology Review, 1(1),1-2, doi:10.1080/17437190701507929
2007
Book chapter

Renner, B., Panzer, M., & Oeberst, A. (2007). Gesundheitsbezogene Risikokommunikation. In B. Six, U. Gleich & W. Gimmler (Eds.), Kommunikationspsychologie und Medienpsychologie (pp. 251-270). Weinheim: Beltz.

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