(Crystal) CR Smit

(Crystal) CR Smit
Academic Researcher Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam
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Crystal Smit is a post-doc researcher and lab manager in the Erasmus Movez Lab, a research team with a shared interest in young people, digital media and well-being. In her research, Smit focuses on the power of peer influence to optimally motivate healthy dietary behaviors in young people. For example, she studies the behavioral and social determinants of dietary behaviors and how these can be integrated into (online) social network interventions to promote a healthy lifestyle.


Smit holds a bachelor’s degree in Pedagogical Sciences and a research master in Behavioural Science (with merit) from the Radboud University in Nijmegen. Subsequently she started working on her PhD project embedded in the MyMovez project, led by Prof. Moniek Buijzen. Smit is expected to complete her dissertation titled "Share H2O:The processes and effects of a social network intervention motivating healthy drinking behaviors”, at Radboud University’s Behavioural Science Institute in 2020.


Visiting address

Burg. Oudlaan 50 3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738 3000 DR Rotterdam