Dr. Karoline Villinger

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
Phone: +49 (0) 7531 88 3977
Fax: +49 (0) 7531 88 5226
Email: Karoline.villinger [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, 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:

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

Past Teaching Activities

SS19
Ambulatory Assessment in der Gesundheitspsychologie: Theoretische Prinzipien und aktueller Forschungsstand
Teaching evaluation: 1.31
SS19
Ambulatory Assessment in der Gesundheitspsychologie: Praktische Umsetzung einer eigenen Forschungsidee
Teaching evaluation: 1.31
SS19
Von der Theorie zur Praxis: Interventionen in der Gesundheitspsychologie
Teaching evaluation: 1.17
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 2018
Gesundheit fördern, aber wie? Gesundheitsverhaltenmodelle und deren praktische Implikation
Teaching evaluation: 1.45
SS 2018
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 - Gesundheitsverhaltensmodelle und Interventionen 
Teaching evaluation: 1.37

Supervision (together with Prof. Dr. Britta Renner)

Grimm, Alexandra (2019). Wann wir essen, was wir essen - Beschreibung von Mustern im Essverhalten mittels Ambulatory Assessment. (unpublished master thesis). University of Konstanz.

Arway, Felix (2019). Social Health Behavior. Is "social" healthier? (unpublished master thesis). University of Konstanz.

Engel, Kai (2019). Nudging und Zuckerkonsum: Ergebnisse eines Feldexperiments. (unpublished bachelor thesis). University of Konstanz.

Leven, Anika (2019). Wahrgenommene und tatsächliche Effektivität von Nudging am Beispiels des Zuckerkonsums in einem öffentlichen Café. (unpublished bachelor thesis). University of Konstanz.

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.

Citable Abstracts & Talks

2018
Citable abstract

Wahl, D.R., Villinger, K., König, L.M., Ziesemer, K., Schupp H.T., & Renner B. (2018). The 'healthy = happy' association: Investigating in-the-moment eating happiness using an ecological momentary assessment. Presentation at the 32nd Conference of the European Health Psychology Society in Galway, Ireland.

2018
Citable abstract

Ziesemer, K., König, L. M., Villinger, K., Wahl, D. R., Schupp, H. T., & Renner, B. (2018). Mobile Ernährungserfassung und „Adherence“ im Studienverlauf: Early drop-outs and selective meal reporting. In Deutsche Gesellschaft für Ernährung e.V. (DGE) (Ed.), Proceedings of the German Nutrition Society: Abstractband zum 55. Wissenschaftlichen Kongress, 31. Bonn: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Ernährung e.V. (DGE).

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
Citable abstract

Villinger, K., Wahl, R. D., Sproesser, G., Schupp, H. T., & Renner, B. (2017). A visual analysis of the behavioral signature of eating: The case of breakfast. European Health Psychologist, 19(Supp), 689.

2017
Citable abstract

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(Supp), 1031.

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
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. European Health Psychologist, 19(Supp), 1030.

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.

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