Health Behavior and Technology Lab

Our lab conducts research on topics at the intersection of addiction, obesity, and eating disorders. Specifically, our work is focused the impact of reward-seeking behaviors, such as heavy episodic drinking and binge eating, on health outcomes. Our research is focused on adolescence and young adulthood, which are developmentally sensitive periods that are high-risk for substance use, obesity, and eating disorders. In addition, we are developing mobile photography-based methods for assessing alcohol use and eating experiences in real-time.




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