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Jolanda Veldhuis is an Assistant Professor in the field of Health and Risk Communication as well as Media Psychology at the Department of Communication Science of the Faculty of Social Sciences (VU University Amsterdam). She graduated in Biomedical Sciences (Master of Science, with a specialization in Communication and Education) and obtained a master degree in Teaching Biology (Lerarenopleiding Biologie, also visiting scholar of the University of Namibia). In more recent years, she was a visiting scholar at the Ohio State University and the University of Cape Town. Her research interests include communication strategies to negotiate the effects of media exposure, individual processing of media, and health communication applications (using social media).

Research

  • Negotiating media effects: The impact of contextualizing idealized media imagery on body perceptions of adolescents
  • Research-based body image interventions to restore adolescents’ perceptions of ideal and ‘normal’ bodies (based on serious gaming and tailoring health information)

Teaching

  • Health Education (MA)
  • Individual Processing of Media (BA)
  • Communication Campaigns and Research (MA (Health Sciences))
  • Risk and Health Communication (BA)
  • Individual MA-theses (MA)

Ancillary activities

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Research Output 2006 2018

Me, my selfie, and I: the relations between selfie behaviors, body image, self-objectification, and self-esteem in young women

Veldhuis, J., Alleva, J. M., Bij de Vaate, A. J. D., Keijer, M. G. & Konijn, E. A., 20 Aug 2018, In : Psychology of Popular Media Culture. p. 1-17

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Social Networking
objectification
body image
Body Image
Self Concept

Show your best self(ie): An exploratory study on selfie-related motivations and behavior in emerging adulthood

Bij de Vaate, A. J. D., Veldhuis, J., Alleva, J. M., Konijn, E. A. & van Hugten, C. H. M., Aug 2018, In : Telematics and Informatics. 35, 5, p. 1392-1407

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

self-presentation
adulthood
Social aspects
Stadiums
facebook

The effect of Instagram “likes” on women's social comparison and body dissatisfaction

Tiggemann, M., Hayden, S., Brown, Z. & Veldhuis, J., Sep 2018, In : Body Image. 26, September, p. 90-97 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Body Image
Social Networking
Social Media
Students

A recipe for failure, or success? Assessing the link between food television and BMI

Johnson, B. K. & Veldhuis, J., Feb 2017.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaperOther research output

Boost your body: Self-improvement magazine headlines increase body satisfaction in young adults

Veldhuis, J., Konijn, E. A. & Knobloch-Westerwick, S., 2017, In : Health Communication. 32, 2, p. 200-210

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Activities 2005 2015

  • 2 Lecture / Presentation

Het effect van het schoonheidsideaal in de media op het lichaamsbeeld van adolescenten

J. Veldhuis (Speaker)
15 Jan 2015

Activity: Lecture / PresentationProfessional

Broadcasting good health: entertainment media, interpersonal communication and eating disorders

E.A. Konijn (Speaker), J. Veldhuis (Speaker), J.T.J.M. Willems (Speaker)
24 Nov 2005

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Prizes

Brain Activation upon Ideal-Body Media Exposure and Peer Feedback in Young Females

J. Veldhuis (Recipient), M van der Meulen (Recipient), B.R. Braams (Recipient), S. Peters (Recipient), E.A. Konijn (Recipient) & E.A. Crone (Recipient), May 2017

PrizeAcademic

Public Opinion
Brain

Press / Media

Bedankt, mam … Van je genen moet je het hebben

J. Veldhuis

1/01/16

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Other

JIJ slank, IK slank

J. Veldhuis

1/01/15

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Other