Britta Renner

Summary

Affiliation: University of Konstanz
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Why we eat what we eat. The Eating Motivation Survey (TEMS)
    Britta Renner
    University of Konstanz, Psychological Assessment and Health Psychology, Box 47, D 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Appetite 59:117-28. 2012
  2. pmc First impressions of HIV risk: it takes only milliseconds to scan a stranger
    Britta Renner
    Department of Psychology, Psychological Assessment and Health Psychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e30460. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Predicting vaccination using numerical and affective risk perceptions: the case of A/H1N1 influenza
    Britta Renner
    University of Konstanz, Germany
    Vaccine 30:7019-26. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Dynamic psychological and behavioral changes in the adoption and maintenance of exercise
    Britta Renner
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Germany
    Health Psychol 31:306-15. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Social-cognitive predictors of dietary behaviors in South Korean men and women
    Britta Renner
    University of Constance, Department of Psychology, Personality Assessment and Health Psychology, Konstanz, Germany
    Int J Behav Med 15:4-13. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Preventive health behavior and adaptive accuracy of risk perceptions
    Britta Renner
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    Risk Anal 28:741-8. 2008
  7. pmc Neural correlates of perceived risk: the case of HIV
    Ralf Schmälzle
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, PO Box 36, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 7:667-76. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Candy or apple? How self-control resources and motives impact dietary healthiness in women
    Gudrun Sproesser
    Psychological Assessment and Health Psychology, University of Konstanz, Box 47, D 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Appetite 56:784-7. 2011
  9. pmc Emotion and the processing of symbolic gestures: an event-related brain potential study
    Tobias Flaisch
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 6:109-18. 2011
  10. pmc Neural correlates of risk perception during real-life risk communication
    Ralf Schmälzle
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    J Neurosci 33:10340-7. 2013

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. doi request reprint Why we eat what we eat. The Eating Motivation Survey (TEMS)
    Britta Renner
    University of Konstanz, Psychological Assessment and Health Psychology, Box 47, D 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Appetite 59:117-28. 2012
    ..On the mean level, however, significant differences in motivation for food choice associated with gender, age, and BMI emerged. Implications of the fifteen distinct motivations to choose foods in everyday life are discussed...
  2. pmc First impressions of HIV risk: it takes only milliseconds to scan a stranger
    Britta Renner
    Department of Psychology, Psychological Assessment and Health Psychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e30460. 2012
    ..Findings of neural correlates of risk impressions and their relationship to key features of the HIV risk stereotype are discussed in the context of the 'risk as feelings' theory...
  3. doi request reprint Predicting vaccination using numerical and affective risk perceptions: the case of A/H1N1 influenza
    Britta Renner
    University of Konstanz, Germany
    Vaccine 30:7019-26. 2012
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  4. doi request reprint Dynamic psychological and behavioral changes in the adoption and maintenance of exercise
    Britta Renner
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Germany
    Health Psychol 31:306-15. 2012
    ..In the present study, we examine how changes in phase-specific and generic health cognitions influence first, the adoption of exercise and later, the maintenance of the newly acquired behavior...
  5. doi request reprint Social-cognitive predictors of dietary behaviors in South Korean men and women
    Britta Renner
    University of Constance, Department of Psychology, Personality Assessment and Health Psychology, Konstanz, Germany
    Int J Behav Med 15:4-13. 2008
    ..Eating a diet that is high in vitamins and low in fat is considered to be governed by social-cognitive factors, such as intentions, planning, self-efficacy, and outcome expectancies...
  6. doi request reprint Preventive health behavior and adaptive accuracy of risk perceptions
    Britta Renner
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    Risk Anal 28:741-8. 2008
    ..Possible foundations and implications of an adaptive accuracy of risk perceptions are discussed...
  7. pmc Neural correlates of perceived risk: the case of HIV
    Ralf Schmälzle
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, PO Box 36, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 7:667-76. 2012
    ..These findings are in accordance with the 'risk as feeling' notion...
  8. doi request reprint Candy or apple? How self-control resources and motives impact dietary healthiness in women
    Gudrun Sproesser
    Psychological Assessment and Health Psychology, University of Konstanz, Box 47, D 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Appetite 56:784-7. 2011
    ..Accordingly, a healthy dietary pattern requires not only self-regulatory capacities but also a facilitating motive structure...
  9. pmc Emotion and the processing of symbolic gestures: an event-related brain potential study
    Tobias Flaisch
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 6:109-18. 2011
    ..Accordingly, negative insult gestures appear more potent than positive approval gestures in inducing a heightened state of attention during processing stages implicated in stimulus recognition and focused attention...
  10. pmc Neural correlates of risk perception during real-life risk communication
    Ralf Schmälzle
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    J Neurosci 33:10340-7. 2013
    ..These results demonstrate a novel methodology for understanding how real-life health messages are processed in the human brain, with particular emphasis on the role of emotion and differences in risk perceptions...
  11. doi request reprint Neural systems of visual attention responding to emotional gestures
    Tobias Flaisch
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, P O Box D 36, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Neuroimage 45:1339-46. 2009
    ..It is concluded that emotionally charged gestures are efficient in shaping selective attention processes already at the level of stimulus perception...
  12. pmc Who takes precautionary action in the face of the new H1N1 influenza? Prediction of who collects a free hand sanitizer using a health behavior model
    Tabea Reuter
    Psychological Assessment and Health Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Baden Wurttemberg, Germany
    PLoS ONE 6:e22130. 2011
    ..Within a longitudinal study, we examined who collected a free bottle of hand sanitizer towards the end of the first swine flu pandemic wave in December 2009...
  13. doi request reprint Illness representations of depression and perceptions of the helpfulness of social support: comparing depressed and never-depressed persons
    Manja Vollmann
    University of Konstanz, Department of Psychological Assessment and Health Psychology, P O Box 47, D 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    J Affect Disord 125:213-20. 2010
    ..These interpersonal problems could be fostered by discrepancies between depressed and never-depressed persons' illness representations of depression and/or discrepancies in the perceived helpfulness of supportive behaviors...
  14. doi request reprint Social curiosity and interpersonal perception: a judge x trait interaction
    Freda Marie Hartung
    University of Konstanz, Department of Psychology, Psychological Assessment and Health Psychology, PO Box 47, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 37:796-814. 2011
    ..The results suggest that high socially curious individuals are more accurate in judging visible traits and that this higher accuracy is grounded in a more comprehensive utilization of valid cues...
  15. pmc Implicit and Explicit Processes in Risk Perception: Neural Antecedents of Perceived HIV Risk
    Ralf Schmälzle
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz Konstanz, Germany
    Front Hum Neurosci 5:43. 2011
    ..Taken together, these observations provide evidence for theories of intuitive risk perception, which, in the case of HIV risk, seem to operate via appearance-based stereotypic inferences...
  16. ncbi request reprint Vegetarianism and food perception. Selective visual attention to meat pictures
    Jessica Stockburger
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Appetite 52:513-6. 2009
    ..These findings demonstrate the attention capture of food stimuli, deriving affective salience from ideational reasoning and symbolic meaning...
  17. ncbi request reprint The spirited, the observant, and the disheartened: social concepts of optimism, realism, and pessimism
    Hannelore Weber
    Department of Psychology, University of Greifswald, Germany
    J Pers 75:169-97. 2007
    ..The profile assigned to pessimists was characterized by cognitive, affective, motivational, and behavioral invariance, encompassing negative construals of the situation, giving up, and a focus on distress...
  18. pmc Social curiosity and gossip: related but different drives of social functioning
    Freda Marie Hartung
    Department of Psychology, Psychological Assessment and Health Psychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e69996. 2013
    ..The needs for gathering and disseminating social information might represent two interlinked but different drives of cultural learning. ..
  19. pmc The implicit nature of the anti-fat bias
    Harald T Schupp
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz Konstanz, Germany
    Front Hum Neurosci 5:23. 2011
    ..A troublesome picture is emerging in Western cultures suggesting that obese-ism may appear to be as inevitable as a reflex...
  20. ncbi request reprint Does age make a difference? Predicting physical activity of South Koreans
    Britta Renner
    Jacobs Center for Lifelong Learning and Institutional Development, Jacobs University Bremen, Campus Ring 1, 28759 Bremen, Germany
    Psychol Aging 22:482-93. 2007
    ..Conversely, the results indicated a poor model fit in the younger adult sample. The results suggest a different motivation for the involvement in physical activity as a function of age...
  21. ncbi request reprint Curiosity about people: the development of a social curiosity measure in adults
    Britta Renner
    Jacobs Center for Lifelong Learning and Institutional Development, International University Bremen, Bremen, Germany
    J Pers Assess 87:305-16. 2006
    ..Of interest, social interaction anxiety was observed to facilitate covert social curiosity while inhibiting general social curiosity...
  22. ncbi request reprint Biased reasoning: adaptive responses to health risk feedback
    Britta Renner
    Psychology, University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 30:384-96. 2004
    ..These results suggest that negative or unexpected positive feedbacks evoke greater sensitivity to feedback consistency, indicating elaborate cognitive processing. Theoretical accounts of these findings are discussed...