Our research group is involved in different projects, ranging from projects with external parties like the Living Lab to institute projects that involves a multidisciplinary approach like Future Food. See the projects below and in the menu to discover more about some of the research projects currently being carried out by the Self-Regulation Lab.
Emotional justification: a new perspective on emotional eating
To what extent do people use their emotions as a license to eat?
How do habits develop over time, and how does habit formation relates to both trait and state self-control?
Long term effectiveness of nudges in real life in terms of health behaviors and health outcomes.
Ten Years Up
How do 16 year-olds view their future? What kind of personal goals do they consider important and feasible?
Our lab is involved in multiple corona projects.
In this project we examine public support for COVID-19 behavioral measures in the general public.
Ways to engage individuals with the protein transition with a focus on collective responsibility and system thinking.
The Self-Regulation Lab is involved in several research projects on nudging, a novel approach to behaviour change in health and consumer settings.
Projects that will impact the food environment in such a way that it will support and tempt people to make more healthy and sustainable food choices.
Self-Monitoring and Self-Licensing
To what extent do people need to acknowledge a discrepancy between their current state and their future state to get into action?
Procrastination and Task Aversion
By studying procrastination and its precursors we gain more insight into the processes that can impact people’s goal pursuit.
About promoting healthy food choices, insight into how nudges work and ethical acceptability and impact of nudges on changing eating behaviour.
Nudges and the role of social context, social awareness, real life contexts and more.
Food in motion
Can offering more healthy and tasty snacks affect our food choices, so that the healthy choice becomes easier?
How may a public health approach and an individual-educational approach complement each other to encourage young people to adopt a healthy lifestyle?
The merits of nudging as a promising and innovative approach to public health and welfare.