Dr. Karoline Villinger

Postdoc

 

 

Email: Karoline.villinger [at] uni-konstanz.de

 

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Curriculum Vitae

Professional experience

2019 - 2021 Post Doc, Psychological Assessment and Health Psychology, Department of Psychology, University Konstanz
2015 - 2019 Research Scientist, Psychological Assessment and Health Psychology
Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz
10/2012 - 03/2013 Student tutor, Statistics I, Psychological Methods
Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz
02/2012 - 07/2013 Student assistant, Empirical Educational Research
Department of Sociology, University of Konstanz

Education

09/2016 PhD in Psychology, University of Konstanz
Title: "Human Behavior and Experiences in Real-Life: The Potential of In-the-Moment Assessment" (summa cum laude)
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Britta Renner, Prof. Dr. Harald Schupp
09/2016 M.Sc. in Psychology (with honors)
University of Konstanz
07/2015 B.Sc. in Psychology (with honors)
University of Konstanz
07/2010 A-Levels, Internationale Gesamtschule Heidelberg

Awards

2017

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

2017

Poster award at the 31st EHPS conference for the poster Wahl, D.R., Villinger, K., Sproesser, G., Schupp, H.T., & Renner, B. (2017). The behavioral signature of snacking - a visual analysis

2017

DGSMP (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sozialmedizin und Prävention) award for the master´s thesis

Peer-Reviewing Activities

Journals: Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being, Bundesgesundheitsblatt, European Journal of Health Psychology

Research

Research interests

  • Ecological momentary assessments (EMA) and interventions (EMI)
  • Mobile applications to track and modify health behavior (mHealth)
  • Health behavior change
  • Environmental and social influences on eating behavior

Projects

Current projects:

EUCLID - Project: Risk perceptions & behavior in the context of the current coronavirus outbreak. Please visit euclid.dbvis.de/home for more information.
(funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF),  the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the EXC Collective Behavior)
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.

 

Publications

2021
Paper

Koller, J. E., Lages, N. C., Villinger, K., Schupp, H. T., König, L. M. & Renner, B. (2021). COVID-19: Schlimmer als gedacht? Wie und warum sich das wahrgenommene Risiko von Infektionskrankheiten im Laufe der Zeit verändert. Das In-Mind Magazin, 2. Retrieved from https://de.in-mind.org/article/covid-19-schlimmer-als-gedacht-wie-und-wa...

2021
Paper
Koller, J. E., Villinger, K., Lages, N. C., Brünecke, I., Debbeler, J. M., Engel, K. D., Grieble, S., Homann, P. C., Kaufmann, R., Koppe, K. M., Oppenheimer, H., Radtke, V. C., Rogula, S., Stähler, J., Renner, B., & Schupp, H. T. (2021). Stigmatization of Chinese and Asian-looking people during the COVID-19 pandemic in Germany. BMC Public Health, 21. Article 1296. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-021-11270-1
2021
Paper

König, L. M., Koller, J. E., Villinger, K., Wahl, D. R., Ziesemer, K., Schupp, H. T., & Renner, B. (2021). Investigating the Relationship between Perceived Meal Colour Variety and Food Intake across Meal Types in a Smartphone-Based Ecological Momentary Assessment. Nutrients, 13(3), 755. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu13030755

2021
Paper

Lages*, N. C., Villinger*, K., Koller, J. E., Brünecke, I., Debbeler, J. M., Engel, K. D., ... & Renner, B. (2021). The relation of threat level and age with protective behavior intentions during Covid-19 in Germany. Health Education & Behavior. https://doi.org/10.1177/1090198121989960. *authors contributed equally

2021
Paper

Villinger, K., Wahl, D. R., Schupp, H. T., Renner, B. (2021) Memorable meals: The memory-experience gap in day-to-day experiences. PLoS ONE 16(3). e0249190. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0249190

2021
Paper

Villinger, K., Wahl, D., Engel, K., Renner, B. (2021). Nudging sugar portions: a real-world experiment. BMC Nutr 7, 65. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40795-021-00473-9

2020
Book chapter
Debbeler, L. J., Wahl, D. R., Villinger, K. & Renner, B. (2020). Die Bedeutung der Gesundheitskommunikation in der Prävention und Gesundheitsförderung. In: M. Tiemann & M. Mohokum (Hrsg.), Prävention und Gesundheitsförderung (S. 1-11). Berlin, Deutschland: Springer. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-55793-8_13-1
2020
Paper

Villinger, K., Wahl, D. R., König, L. M., Ziesemer, K., Butscher, S., Müller, J., Reiterer, H., Schupp, H., & Renner, B. (2020). Do we know what we enjoy? Accuracy of forecasted eating happiness. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 1187. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.01187

2020
Paper

Wahl, D. R., Villinger, K., Blumenschein, M., König, L. M., Ziesemer, K., Sproesser, G., Schupp, H. T., & Renner, B. (2020). Why we eat what we eat: Assessing dispositional and in-the-moment eating motives by using Ecological Momentary Assessment. JMIR mHealth & uHealth, 8(1), 1-14. doi: 10.2196/13191

2020
Paper

Ziesemer, K., König, L. M., Boushey, C. J., Villinger, K., Wahl, D. R., Butscher, S., Müller, J., Reiterer, H., Schupp, H. T., & Renner, B. (2020). Occurrence of and reasons for „missing events“ in mobile dietary assessments: Results from three event-based EMA studies. JMIR mHealth & uHealth, 8(10), e15430. doi: 10.2196/15430 

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, 20 (10), 1465-1484. 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. doi: 10.13140/RG.2.2.16570.90567

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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