Dr. Deborah Wahl

Post Doc

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

Office: G520
Office hours: upon arrangement
Tel.: +49 (0) 7531 88 3977
Fax: +49 (0) 7531 88 5226
Email: Deborah.Wahl [at] uni-konstanz.de

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Curriculum Vitae

Professional experience

Since 2019 Post Doc, Psychological Assessment and Health Psychology, Department of Psychology, University Konstanz
2015 - 2019 Research scientist and PHD student, Psychological Assessment and Health Psychology, Department of Psychology, University Konstanz
06/2018 Research visit, STARESO field station for Submarine and Oceanographic Research, supervised by Dr. Alex Jordan (collective behaviour)
2014 Student assistant, Developmental Psychology (Dr. Bondue)
2012 - 2013 Student assistant, Social Psychology (Prof. Dr. Gollwitzer)
2009 - 2011 Intern, research project "Führungskräfteentwicklung", University of Education Weingarten (Dr. Bernhart)

Education

09/2016 M.Sc. Psychology, University of Konstanz (with honors)
07/2015
B.Sc. Psychology, University of Konstanz (with honors; minor subject: sports psychology)
09/2011 Voluntary Social Year (sports), TV Konstanz
07/2010 A-Levels, Gymnasium Studienkolleg St. Johann Blönried

Awards

2017 Poster award at the 31st EHPS conference
2017
DGSMP (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sozialmedizin und Prävention) award for the master´s thesis "The behavioral signature of snacking: a visual analysis of when, what and where people snack"
2016

Award for the best BSc Psychology graduate, awarded by the Alumni Association of the University of Konstanz (VEUK e.V.)

Membership in Professional Organizations

since 2017

since 2019

European Health Psychology Society (EHPS)

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie (DGPS)

Peer-Reviewing Activities

Journals: Motivation and Emotion; Journal of Medical Internet Research; Food Quality & Preference

Research

Research interests

  • Health psychology
  • Health behavior change interventions
  • Mobile interventions & m-Health
  • Ecological momentary assessments (EMA) and interventions (EMI)
  • Health communication
  • The psychology of eating

Projects

Current projects:

SMARTACT: Individual and context-based real-time interventions promoting normal eating and physical activity through mobile technology
(funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, BMBF)
DIE KONSTANZER LIFE-STUDIE: A longitudinal study to assess how healthy the citizens of Konstanz are.

Teaching

Current Teaching Activities

SS 19
Ambulatory Assessment in der Gesundheitspsycholigie: Theoretische Prinzipien und aktueller Forschungsstand
Tue, 10:00 - 11:30
SS 19
Ambulatory Assessment in der Gesundheitspsycholigie: Praktische Umsetzung einer eigenen Forschungsidee
Tue, 11:45 - 13:15
SS 19
Von der Theorie zur Praxis: Interventionen in der Gesundheitspsychologie
Thu, 11:45 - 13:15

Past Teaching Activities

WS 18/19
Ambulatory Assessement – Datenerhebung in „real-life“ und „real-time“
Teaching evaluation: 1.00
WS 18/19
Aktuelle Themen und Entwicklungen in der Gesundheitspsychologie“
Teaching evaluation: 1.25
SS 18
Gesundheit fördern, aber wie? Gesundheitsverhaltensmodelle und deren praktische Implikation
Teaching evaluation: 1.45
SS 18
Ambulatory Assessement – Datenerhebung in „real-life“ und „real-time"
Teaching evaluation: 1.85
WS 17/18
Von der Theorie in die Praxis: Interventionen in der Gesundheitspsychologie
Teaching evaluation: 1.4
SS 17
Verhaltensbeobachtung
Teaching evaluation: 1.8
WS 16/17
Warum gute Vorsätze nicht ausreichen: Modelle des Gesundheitsverhaltens und Interventionen
Teaching evaluation: 1.37

Supervision (together with Prof. Dr. Britta Renner)

Kaufmann, Robin (2019). Eating and Smoking. Do Smokers and Non-Smokers Differ in their Eating Motivation?

Engel, Kai (2019). Nudging und Zuckerkonsum: Ergebnisse eines Feldexperiments

Leven, Anika (2019). Wahrgenommene und tatsächliche Effektivität von Nudging am Beispiels des Zuckerkonsums in einem öffentlichen Café

Boos, Valentina (2017). Correlates and predictors of differential re-attendance in a longitudinal community health screening (unpublished master thesis). University of Konstanz.

Scharndke, Simona (2017). The Taste of Eating Enjoyment - Exploring food preferences related to stress-induced eating behavior (unpublished bachelor thesis). University of Konstanz.

Publications

in press
Paper

Wahl, D. R., Villinger, K., Blumenschein, M., König, L. M., Ziesemer, K., Sproesser, G., Schupp, H. T., & Renner, B. (in press). Why we eat what we eat: Dispositional and in-the-moment eating motives. JMIR mHealth & uHealth.

2019
Review

Villinger, K.*, Wahl, D. R.*, Boeing, H., Schupp, H. T., & Renner, B. (2019). The effectiveness of app-based mobile interventions on nutrition behaviours and nutrition-related health outcomes: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Obesity Reviews, 1-20. doi:10.1111/obr.12903 *both authors contributed equally

2018
Conference Paper
Blumenschein, M., Behrisch, M., Schmid, S., Butscher, S., Wahl, D. R., Villinger, K., Renner, B.R., Reiterer, H., & Keim, D. A. (2018). SMARTexplore: Simplifying High-Dimensional Data Analysis through a Table-Based Visual Analytics Approach. IEEE Conference on Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST)
2017
Paper

Wahl, D. R.*, Villinger, K.*, König, L. M., Ziesemer, K., Schupp, H. T., & Renner, B. (2017). Healthy food choices are happy food choices: Evidence from a real life sample using smartphone based assessments. Scientific Reports, 7, 17069. doi:  10.1038/s41598-017-17262-9 *both authors contributed equally

2017
Paper

Wahl, D. R., Villinger, K., Sproesser, G., Schupp, H. T., & Renner, B. (2017). The behavioral signature of snacking – a visual analysis. European Health Psychologist, 19(5), 355-356.

2016
Conference Paper

Butscher, S., Wang, Y., Mueller, J., Ziesemer, K., Villinger, K., Wahl, D., König, L., Sproesser, G., Renner, B., Schupp, H. T., & Reiterer, H. (2016). Lightweight Visual Data Analysis on Mobile Devices - Providing Self-Monitoring Feedback. Paper presented at VVH 2016 - 1st International Workshop on "Valuable visualization of healthcare information": from the quantified self data to conversations (in conjunction with AVI '16), Bari, Italien.

Citable Abstracts & Talks

2019
Talk

Villinger, K., Wahl, D. R., König, L. M., Ziesemer, K., Butscher, S., Müller, J., Reiterer, H., Schupp, H. T., & Renner, B. (2019). Do we know what we enjoy? Accuracy of forecasted eating happiness. Vortrag, 33. Konferenz der European Health Psychology Society, Dubrovnik, Kroatien.

2019
Talk

Wahl, D. R., Villinger, K., Blumenschein, M., König, L. M., Ziesemer, K., Sproesser, G., Schupp, H. T., & Renner, B. (2019). Hunger, health or pleasure? Comparison of dispositional and in-the-moment assessed eating motives. Vortrag, 33. Konferenz der European Health Psychology Society, Dubrovnik, Kroatien.

2019
Citable abstract

Wahl, D. R., Villinger, K., König, L. M., Ziesemer, K. Schupp, H. T., & Renner, B. (2019). Gesund = glücklich? Ergebnisse einer Smartphone-basierten Ecological Momentary Assessment Studie. In Deutsche Gesellschaft für Ernährung e.V. (DGE) (Ed.), Proceedings of the German Nutrition Society: Abstractband zum 56. Wissenschaftlichen Kongress, 45. Bonn: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Ernährung e.V. (DGE).

2018
Citable abstract

Renner, B., Villinger, K., Wahl, D. R., König, L. M., Ziesemer, K., Sproesser, G., Butscher, S., Müller, J., Reiterer, H., & Schupp, H. (2018). Happy eater: A mobile intervention for boosting experienced eating. In Hartig, J. & Horz, H. (Eds), 51. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie, 707. Lengerich: Pabst Science.

2018
Citable abstract

Renner, B., Villinger, K., Wahl, D. R., König, L. M., Ziesemer, K., Sproesser, G., Butscher, S., Müller, J., Reiterer, H., & Schupp, H. (2018). Happy eater: A mobile intervention for boosting experienced eating. Presentation at the 32nd Conference of the European Health Psychology Society in Galway, Ireland.

2018
Citable abstract

Villinger, K., Wahl, D. R., Sprioesser, G., Schupp, H. T., & Renner, B. (2018). Visuelle Analyse der Verhaltenssignatur  des Frühstücksverhaltens: Häufigkeit, Zeitpunkt und Dauer. In Deutsche Gesellschaft für Ernährung e.V. (DGE) (Ed.), Proceedings of the German Nutrition Society: Abstractband zum 55. Wissenschaftlichen Kongress, 30. Bonn: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Ernährung e.V. (DGE).

2018
Poster

Villinger, K., Wahl, D.R., König, L.M., Ziesemer, K., Schupp H.T., & Renner B. (2018). Healthy food choices are happy food choices: Ergebnisse eines Smartphone basierten Ecological Momentary Assessments. In Hartig, J. & Horz, H. (Eds), 51. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie, 471. Lengerich: Pabst Science

2018
Citable abstract

Villinger, K., Wahl, D.R., Schupp, H.T., & Renner, B. (2018). The impact of mobile interventions on diet- and health-related outcomes: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Presentation at the 32nd Conference of the European Health Psychology Society in Galway, Ireland.

2018
Citable abstract

Wahl, D. R.. Villinger, K., Sproesser, G., Schupp, H. T., & Renner, B. (2018). Visuelle Analyse der Verhaltenssignatur von Snacking. In Deutsche Gesellschaft für Ernährung e.V. (DGE) (Ed.), Proceedings of the German Nutrition Society: Abstractband zum 55. Wissenschaftlichen Kongress, 32. Bonn: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Ernährung e.V. (DGE).

2018
Citable abstract

Wahl, D.R., Villinger, K., Blumenschein, M., König, L.M., Ziesemer, K., Schupp H.T., & Renner B. (2018). Aus Hunger, Gewohnheit oder Genuss? Vergleich von Ernährungsmotiven mittels „Trait“ und „State“ Erfassung. In Hartig, J. & Horz, H. (Eds), 51. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie, 707. Lengerich: Pabst Science

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