Health and Racial Discrimination in Daily Life

   Collaborator: Dr. Laurel M. Peterson

Overview: This study examines the impacts of       everyday experiences of unfair treatment on         blood pressure, sleep, and health behaviors             using ecological momentary assessment (EMA),     ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM),     and actigraphy.

NEWS: HRDDL PHASE 3 is now fully funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH)!



Health Outcomes of Mommy Exchanges on Social Media


Collaborators: Dr. Lauren Amaro, Dr. Theresa de los Santos

Overview:  This study examines the impacts of social comparison, social support, and emotion on social networking sites for mothers (SNSM) on cortisol, sleep, and physical activity using saliva sampling and actigraphy.

                                                                                   App Designed for H.O.M.E.S. Data Collection


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Exercise and Cognition Project, Collaborator: Dr. Janet Trammell – This study examines mediators and moderators of the beneficial impact of exercise on cognitive processes.

Student Health Project: This study examines the impact of unfair treatment due to socioeconomic status on health behaviors and other health outcomes.

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