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Acts of Kindness Among Youth
Behavioral Science Collaborations

In collaboration with Dr. Andrew Fuligni from The University of California, Los Angeles, we are expanding the research showing health-protective benefits from “acts of kindness” interventions.

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Digital Crowdsourcing to Boost Adolescent and Young Adult Health
Behavioral Science Collaborations

In collaboration with Dr. Tamara Taggart from George Washington University,  we’re examining the use of online crowdsourcing contests to directly engage youth in the development of behavioral health interventions.

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Face-To-Face Vs. Tech-Mediated Prosocial Interaction
Behavioral Science Collaborations

In collaboration with Dr. Sonya Lyubomirsky from The University of California, Riverside, we are expanding prosocial research that might benefit young adult health.

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Health Impacts of Being a Youth Mentor or Mentee
Behavioral Science Collaborations

In collaboration with Dr. Edith Chen from Northwestern University, we are investigating whether and in what ways a year-long mentoring program might impact the metabolic and cardiovascular health of mentors.

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Loneliness in Digital Life
Behavioral Science Collaborations

In collaboration with Dr. Glen Coppersmith and Dr. Alex Fine of Qntfy, we’re investigating whether specific social media behaviors are related to mental health and well-being in youth.

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Real World Social Networks, The Brain, and Health
Behavioral Science Collaborations

In collaboration with Dr. Emily Falk from the University of Pennsylvania, we’re investigating whether youth’s real-world social networks influence the way their brains respond to information and how that shapes behavior choices.

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Social Support and Stress Reduction during Adolescence
Behavioral Science Collaborations

In collaboration with UCLA researchers, we aim to identify how providing social support affects adolescents’ emotional resilience to stress.

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