dr. Floor Kroese
F.M.Kroese@uu.nl
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Profile

Floor Kroese received her PhD in 2012 (dissertation: Tricky Treats: How and when temptations boost self-control, supervisor: prof. dr. Denise de Ridder). Next to her work on (food) temptations, she has investigated self-management behavior in diabetes patients and procrastination - particularly bedtime procrastination.

 

Currently she works as an assistant professor at the self-regulation lab within the department of Social, Health and Organizational Psychology.

 

Research interests include (food) temptations, goals, self-regulation, self-control, procrastination, health behavior, nudging. 

Involved in the following study programme(s)
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Key publications

Kroese, Floor, Evers, Catharine, Adriaanse, Marieke & de Ridder, Denise (2016). Bedtime procrastination: a self-regulation perspective on sleep insufficiency in the general population. Journal of Health Psychology, 21 (5), (pp. 853-862).

Kroese, Floor M, Marchiori, David R & de Ridder, Denise T D (2016). Nudging healthy food choices - a field experiment at the train station. Journal of Public Health, 38, (pp. e133-e137).

Kroese, Floor M & de Ridder, Denise T D (2016). Health behavior procrastination - a novel reasoned route toward self-regulatory failure. Health Psychology Review, 10 (3), (pp. 313-325) (12 p.).

Kroese, F.M., Adriaanse, M.A., Evers, C. & De Ridder, D.T.D. (2011). 'Instant success': Turning temptations into cues for goal-directed behavior. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 37, (pp. 1389-1397) (9 p.).

All publications
  Articles - Scholarly publications
de Ridder, Denise, Kroese, Floor, Evers, Catharine, Adriaanse, Marieke & Gillebaart, Marleen (03.08.2017). Healthy diet - Health impact, prevalence, correlates, and interventions. Psychology and Health, 32 (8), (pp. 907-941) (35 p.).
Venema, A.G., Kroese, F.M. & de Ridder, D.T.D. (18.10.2017). I'm still standing - A longitudinal study on the effect of a default nudge. Psychology & Health, 32, (pp. 1-13).
van Gestel, L.C., Kroese, F.M. & de Ridder, D.T.D. (2017). Nudging at the checkout counter - A longitudinal study of the effect of a food repositioning nudge on healthy food choice. Psychology & Health (10 p.).
Kroese, Floor, Evers, Catharine, Adriaanse, Marieke & de Ridder, Denise (2016). Bedtime procrastination: a self-regulation perspective on sleep insufficiency in the general population. Journal of Health Psychology, 21 (5), (pp. 853-862).
Kroese, Floor M & de Ridder, Denise T D (2016). Health behavior procrastination - a novel reasoned route toward self-regulatory failure. Health Psychology Review, 10 (3), (pp. 313-325) (12 p.).
Kroese, Floor M, Marchiori, David R & de Ridder, Denise T D (2016). Nudging healthy food choices - a field experiment at the train station. Journal of Public Health, 38, (pp. e133-e137).
de Ridder, D.T.D., Kroese, F.M. & de Vet, E. (2016). Nudging: Next questions. Bestuurskunde, 25 (3), (pp. 46-52) (8 p.).
Cheung, Tracy, Gillebaart, Marleen, Kroese, Floor & de Ridder, Denise (2016). Self-Control Success Revealed - Greater Approach Motivation Towards Healthy versus Unhealthy Food. Applied Cognitive Psychology
van der Laan, Laura N., Charbonnier, Lisette, Griffioen-Roose, Sanne, Kroese, Floor M., van Rijn, Inge & Smeets, Paul A M (01.05.2016). Supersize my brain - A cross-sectional voxel-based morphometry study on the association between self-reported dietary restraint and regional grey matter volumes. Biological Psychology, 117, (pp. 108-116) (9 p.).
Karsdorp, P.A., Geenen, R., Kroese, F.M. & Vlaeyen, J.W.S. (2016). Turning pain into cues for goal-directed behavior - Implementation intentions reduce escape-avoidance behavior on a painful task. Journal of Pain, 17 (4), (pp. 499-507) (9 p.).
Vinkers, Charlotte D W, Adriaanse, Marieke A., Kroese, Floor M. & de Ridder, Denise T D (29.01.2015). Better sorry than safe - Making a Plan B reduces effectiveness of implementation intentions in healthy eating goals. Psychology and Health, 30 (7), (pp. 821-838) (18 p.).
Cheung, T T L, Junghans, A F, Dijksterhuis, G B, Kroese, F, Johansson, P, Hall, L & De Ridder, D T D (25.09.2015). Consumers' choice-blindness to ingredient information. Appetite Copyright © 2015. Published by Elsevier Ltd..
Cheung, T.T.L., Kroese, F.M., Fennis, Bob & de Ridder, D.T.D. (2015). Put a limit on it: The protective effects of scarcity heuristics when self-control is low. Health Psychology Open, 2 (2) (11 p.).
De Ridder, Denise, Kroese, Floor, Adriaanse, Marieke & Evers, Catharine (23.10.2014). Always gamble on an empty stomach - Hunger is associated with advantageous decision making. PLoS One, 9 (10) (8 p.).
Kroese, Floor M., De Ridder, Denise T D, Evers, Catharine & Adriaanse, Marieke A. (2014). Bedtime procrastination - Introducing a new area of procrastination. Frontiers in Psychology, 5 (8 p.).
Vinkers, Charlotte D. W., Adriaanse, Marieke A., Kroese, Floor M. & de Ridder, Denise T. D. (2014). Efficacy of a self-management intervention for weight control in overweight and obese adults - a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 37 (4), (pp. 781-792) (12 p.).
Adriaanse, Marieke A., Kroese, Floor M., Gillebaart, Marleen & De Ridder, Denise T D (16.05.2014). Effortless inhibition: Habit mediates the relation between self-control and unhealthy snack consumption. Frontiers in Psychology, 5 (6 p.).
Kroese, Floor M., Adriaanse, Marieke A., Vinkers, Charlotte D W, van de Schoot, Rens & de Ridder, Denise T D (01.01.2014). The effectiveness of a proactive coping intervention targeting self-management in diabetes patients. Psychology and Health, 29 (1), (pp. 110-125) (16 p.).
Vinkers, Charlotte D. W., Adriaanse, Marieke A., Kroese, Floor M. & de Ridder, Denise T. D. (2014). The role of pre-treatment proactive coping skills in successful weight management. Eating Behaviors, 15 (4), (pp. 515-518) (4 p.).
Cheung, Tracy T L, Gillebaart, Marleen, Kroese, Floor & De Ridder, Denise (01.01.2014). Why are people with high self-control happier? The effect of trait self-control on happiness as mediated by regulatory focus. Frontiers in Psychology, 5 (JUL).
Smeets, P.A.M., Kroese, F.M., Evers, C. & De Ridder, D.T.D. (2013). Allured or alarmed: Counteractive control responses to food temptations in the brain. Behavioural Brain Research, 248, (pp. 41-45) (5 p.).
Kroese, F.M., Adriaanse, M.A. & De Ridder, D.T.D. (2013). Are self-management interventions suitable for all? Comparing obese vs. non-obese type 2 diabetes patients. Health Education and Behavior, 40, (pp. 552-558) (7 p.).
Kroese, F.M., Evers, C. & De Ridder, D.T.D. (2013). If it's good it must be bad: The indirect effect of temptation strength on self-control through perceived unhealthiness. Eating Behaviors, 14, (pp. 522-524) (3 p.).
Kroese, F.M., Adriaanse, M.A. & De Ridder, D.T.D. (2012). Boosters, anyone? Exploring the added value of booster sessions in a self-management intervention. Health Education Research, 27, (pp. 825-833) (9 p.).
Adriaanse, M.A., Gollwitzer, P.M, De Ridder, D.T.D., De Wit, J.B.F. & Kroese, F.M. (2011). Breaking habits with implementation intentions - A test of underlying processes. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 37, (pp. 502-513) (12 p.).
Kroese, F.M., Adriaanse, M.A., Evers, C. & De Ridder, D.T.D. (2011). 'Instant success': Turning temptations into cues for goal-directed behavior. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 37, (pp. 1389-1397) (9 p.).
Kroese, F.M., Evers, C. & De Ridder, D.T.D. (2011). Tricky treats: Paradoxical effects of temptation strength on self-regulation processes. European Journal of Social Psychology, 41, (pp. 281-288) (8 p.).
Kroese, F.M., Evers, C. & De Ridder, D.T.D. (2009). How chocolate keeps you slim: The effect of food temptation on weight watching goal importance, intentions, and eating behavior. Appetite, 53, (pp. 430-433) (4 p.).
  Articles - Professional publications
de Vet, Emely, Kroese, F.M., Schillemans, T. & de Ridder, Denise (2015). Nudging - een opinieverkenning onder gezondheidsprofessionals. Tijdschrift voor Gezondheidswetenschappen
  Articles - Popularising publications
Kroese, Floor (2015). Verraderlijke verleidingen. In-Mind Nederland, 2015 (1).
  Book parts / chapters - Scholarly publications
Kroese, F.M., Nauts, S., Kamphorst, B.A., Anderson, J.H. & de Ridder, D.T.D. (2016). Bedtime Procrastination - A Behavioral Perspective on Sleep Insufficiency. In Tim Pychyl & Fuschia Sirois (Eds.), Procrastination, Health, and Well-Being (pp. 93-119). Elsevier.
Kroese, F.M., Evers, C. & De Ridder, D.T.D. (2009). Verraderlijke verleidingen: Waarom zwakke verleidingen gevaarlijker zijn dan sterke. In R. Custers, B. Beersma, H. van den Berg, F. Harinck & M. van Zomeren (Eds.), Jaarboek Sociale Psychologie 2008 (pp. 203-211) (9 p.). Groningen: ASPO Pers.
  Articles in volumes / proceedings - Scholarly publications
Junghans, A.F., Cheung, T.T.L., Kroese, F.M., de Ridder, D.T.D., Hall, Lars, Dijksterhuis, G. B. & Johannson, Petter (2015). - C(l)ue Me In - Enhancing Consumers’ Attention to Ingredient List Information. Consumer Behavior in a Changing World
Junghans, A.F., Cheung, T.T.L., Kroese, F.M., de Ridder, D.T.D., Dijksterhuis, G. B., Hall, P. & Johannson, Petter (2015). Do Consumers Look At Ingredient Information on Food Packaging? Using the Choice-Blindness-Paradigm to Assess Attention. EHPS
Cheung, Tracy, Kroese, Floor, Gillebaart, Marleen & de Ridder, Denise (2014). Why More Self-control Makes you Happier. Examining the Relationship Between Self-control, Regulatory Focus, and Happiness. The European Health Psychologist
  Television or radio appearances - Other output
F.M. Kroese (13.06.2014) Radio-interview over bedtime procrastination
  Lectures - Other output
F.M. Kroese (09.04.2015) Workshop voor professionals op Nederlands Congres Volksgezondheid
F.M. Kroese () Invited talk at research seminar at the department of Marketing and Consumer Science
F.M. Kroese () Invited talk at the department of Marketing and Consumer Science
F.M. Kroese () Kroese, F.M. & Dewitte, S. (2013, January). Pre-exposure to temptation to enhance self-regulation of eating. Workshop presented at the Tempest preconference: Utrecht, The Netherlands.
F.M. Kroese () Organized workshop
  Invited talk - Scholarly publications
Kroese, F.M. (08.05.2017) Invited speaker Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Guest lecture on Nudging
Kroese, F.M. (25.09.2017) Invited speaker University of Amsterdam Guest lecture on Self-regulation of eating behavior
Kroese, F.M. (08.05.2017) Invited speaker ArboNed Nudging: gezond gedrag gemakkelijker maken
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I obtained my PhD at Utrecht University in April 2012, under supervision of prof. dr. Denise de Ridder and dr. Catharine Evers. My dissertation entitled “Tricky treats: How and when temptations boost self-control” evolved around counteractive control theory and explored under what conditions food temptations may or may not activate the conflicting weight watching goal. We found that temptation strength was an important moderator for counteractive control processes: self-control behavior was activated upon confrontation with strong but not weak temptations. In addition, we found that facilitative temptation-goal associations could be created in unsuccessful dieters by using implementation intentions, and that this cognitive outcome translated into behavior by yielding less indulgence during one-week follow-up.

Besides my work on food temptations, I have been involved in a project investigating a self-management intervention for type 2 diabetes patients. In this project, we investigated the added value of booster sessions to an existing intervention program and found that it was, at best, questionable. Furthermore, as a post-doc researcher (2012-2014) I worked on a project about bedtime procrastination together with a team of philosophers: interestingly, we were the first to introduce bedtime procrastination – going to bed later than intended – as a self-regulation perspective on getting insufficient sleep.

My current research interests are procrastination, temptations, and self-control, and I have a particular fascination for the mechanisms underlying self-regulatory success.

Project:
WINK: Welfare Improvement through Nudging Knowledge
01.09.2014 to 01.09.2018
General project description 

The WINK project investigates the merits of nudging as a promising and innovative approach to public health and welfare. ‘Nudging’ translates insights from behavioral research on decision-making to policy-relevant individual choices in order to gently suggest desired choices without infringing upon autonomy of individuals. It is based on the understanding that individual choices are generally driven by heuristic processes to which the presentation of alternatives can be attuned. Nudging refers to a variety of techniques with which governments and other agents (‘choice architects’) may guide individual choices in order to improve decision outcomes. Nudging is based on ‘libertarian paternalism’, which respects
individual free choice (libertarian) but suggest the most sensible choices to individuals (paternalistic). The program focuses on public health and healthy lifestyle choices. Nudging is a highly promising alternative to existing policies, as it may be more effective, less intrusive and less costly. However, systematic research is lacking that investigates the effectiveness of various nudges, their normative acceptability and practical feasibility for public policies. This research program is a systematic empirical investigation of these three issues by a multidisciplinary research team, featuring psychologists and communication, ethics and public administration scholars. We collaborate in a consortium with five of the most important policy actors in the field of public policy, public health and welfare: Netherlands School for Public Policy, Council for Health & Society, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Netherlands Scientific Council for Government Policy, and Municipal Public Health Service Utrecht.

Role Co-promotor Funding
NWO grant: TOP-subsidie
Project members UU
External project members:
  • Prof. dr. Emely de Vet (WUR)
  • Prof. dr. Marcel Verweij (WUR)
  • Anastasia Vugts (WUR)
  • Gemeente Utrecht
  • NSOB
  • RIVM
  • WRR
  • RV&S

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Involved in:

- Psychology honours program (coordinator)

- 'Topical Issues in Health Psychology' (course coordinator)

- Bachelor and master thesis supervision

- Research Master 'Social and Health Psychology'

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Additional functions and activities

Editorial board member of the European Health Psychologist

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Full name
dr. F.M. Kroese Contact details
Martinus J. Langeveldgebouw

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Phone number (direct) +31 30 253 1244
Phone number (department) +31 30 253 1470
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