Sanne Nauts

I am a postdoctoral researcher at Utrecht University's Self-regulation lab. My research interests include social cognition, gender, and sleep.


Kamphorst, B.A., Nauts, S., & Blouin-Houdon, E.M. (2016). A continuous measure of future self-continuity. Social Science Computer Review.

Kroese, F.M., Nauts, S., Kamphorst, B.A., Anderson, J.H., & de Ridder, D.T.D. (in press). Bedtime procrastination: A behavioral perspective on sleep insufficiency. in T. Pychyl & F. Sirois (eds), Perspectives on Procrastination, Health, and Well-Being.

Nauts, S., & Kroese, F.M. Self-control in Sleep Behavior. (in press). In D.T.D. de Ridder, M.A. Adriaanse & K. Fujita (eds), Handbook of self-control in health and well-being.

Nauts, S., Kamphorst, B.A., Poortvliet, R., Sutu, A., & Anderson, J.H. (2016). Aversive bedtime routines as a precursor to bedtime procrastination. European Health Psychologist, 18, 80-85.

Nauts, S., & Wigboldus, D.H.J. Backlash en het glazen plafond. In-Mind NL.


Nauts, S., Huijsmans, I., Langner, O., Vonk, R., & Wigboldus, D.H.J. (2014). Forming impressions of personality: A replication and review of Asch's (1946) evidence for a primacy-of-warmth-effect in impression formation. Social Psychology, 45, 153-163.

Rudman, L.A., Phelan, J.E., Moss-Racusin, C.A., & Nauts, S. (2012). Status incongruity and backlash effects: Defending the gender hierarchy motivates prejudice against female leaders. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48, 165-179.

Nauts, S., Metzmacher, M., Rommeswinkel, V., Verwijmeren, T., & Karremans, J.C. (2012). The mere anticipation of an interaction with a woman can impair men’s cognitive performance. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 41, 1051-1056.


Nauts, S., Metzmacher, M., Rommeswinkel, V., Verwijmeren, T., & Karremans, J.C. (2012). On what is terminological discipline, and what is not: Reply to Nadin. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 41, 755-756.