Karoline Villinger, M.Sc.

PhD student

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

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


Curriculum Vitae

Professional experience

since 10/2015 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 M.Sc. in Psychology
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


Research

Research interests

  • Environmental and social influences on eating behaviour
  • Mobile applications to track and modify health behavior (mHealth)

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

WS 2017/18
Von der Theorie in die Praxis: Interventionen in der Gesundheitspsychologie
Thu, 10:00 - 11:30

Past Teaching Activities

SS 17

Verhaltensbeobachtung (German)

WS 16/17 Warum gute Vorsätze nicht ausreichen - Gesundheitsverhaltensmodelle und Interventionen (German)

Supervision (together with Prof. Dr. Britta Renner)

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 Correlates and predictors of differential re-attendance in a longitudinal community health screening (unpublished master thesis).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

2017
Paper

Wahl, D. R.*, Villinger, K.*, König, L. M., Ziesemer, K., Schupp, H. T., & Renner, B. (in press). 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

2017
Talk

Villinger, K., Wahl, D. R., Sproesser, G., Schupp, H. T., & Renner, B. (2017). Visuelle Analyse der Verhaltenssignatur unserer Ernährung: Beispiel Frühstück. In A. Schorr (Ed.), Health Psychology 2017: Kurzfassungen, 76-77. Lengerich: Pabst Science.

2017
Talk

Villinger, K., Wahl, R. D., Sproesser, G., Schupp, H. T., & Renner, B. (2017). A visual analysis of the bahvioral signature of eating: The case of breakfast. Presentation at the 31st Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, Padova, Italy.

2017
Poster

Wahl, D.R., Villinger, K., Sproesser, G., Schupp, H.T., & Renner, B. (2017). The behavioral signature of snacking - a visual analysis. Poster at the 31st Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, Padova, Italy. 

2017
Talk

Wahl, D.R., Villinger, K., Sproesser, G., Schupp, H.T., & Renner, B. (2017). Visuelle Analyse der Verhaltens-signatur unserer Ernährung: Beispiel Snacking (The behavioral signature of snacking - a visual analysis). In A. Schorr (Ed.), /Health Psychology 2017: Kurzfassungen/, 74-75. Lengerich: Pabst Science.

2017
Poster

Ziesemer, K., König, L. M., Villinger, K., Wahl, D. R., Schupp, H., & Renner, B. (2017). 'Missing events' in a mobile event-based dietary assessment. Poster presented at the 31st conference of the European Health Psychology Society, Padova, Italy.

2017
Citable abstract

Ziesemer, K., König, L. M., Villinger, K., Wahl, D. R., Schupp, H., & Renner, B. (2017). 'Missing events' in a mobile event-based dietary assessment. In A. Schorr (Ed.), Health Psychology 2017: Kurzfassungen, 73-74. Lengerich: Pabst Science.

2017
Talk

Ziesemer, K., König, L., Villinger, K., Wahl, D., Schupp, H. T., & Renner, B. (2017). „Missing Events“ in einer mobilen event-basierten Ernährungserfassung. Presentation at the 54th Congress of the German Nutrition Society (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Ernährung), Kiel, Germany.