Annika P. C.
Annika Lutz joined the University of Luxembourg in 2011 on an FNR/AFR grant and completed her PhD thesis on “Body perception and evaluation in anorexia nervosa” in 2015. Currently, she is a post-doctoral researcher in clinical psychophysiology within the Institute for Health and Behaviour (Research Group Self-Regulation and Health, Prof. Dr. Claus Vögele).
She studied psychology at the University of Würzburg (Germany) with a focus on clinical psychology, psychological interventions and psychophysiology. She completed her “Diplom” (equiv. MSc) in 2011 with a thesis on “Inhibitory performance and heart rate variability in female restrained eaters”.
Her research foci include:
- Eating disorders, anorexia nervosa
- Body image
- Self-regulation of eating behaviour
- Psychophysiological research methods
- Emotional, Restrained and Bulimic Eating in Lab and Daily Life (EMO-EAT)
- Body image distortion and cardio-visual integration in anorexia nervosa (BODILLUSION)