Past Research Spotlights

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A framework for predicting and quantifying stereotypes

Happy childhood memories related to better health in later years

Telephone support helps maintain reduced sugary beverage intake

Behavioral risk markers for ADHD appear early in child development

Brain anatomy and psychological traits may predict who responds to placebos

The health of those in your social networks impacts your own health

Lonely people prefer to stand farther away from those they love

Childhood stress leads to overeating in low-income children

Expanding implementation of stress-reducing treatments for cancer patients improves health

Informing doctors of patient’s overdose death reduces opioid prescribing

Mom’s cell phone use is related to infant social and emotional functioning

Individual cognitive-behavioral therapy improves anxiety in children

mHealth intervention increases HIV medication adherence and reduces HIV transmission risk

Quality sleep during childhood predicts resilience in young adults

Aversive reactions to photo warnings on cigarette packs increase quit attempts

Socioeconomic status is related to adult brain anatomy and organization

Opioids and non-opioid analgesics affect different types of stress

Sensory impairments predict future health in aging adults

Weight loss success predicted by brain networks

Identifying geographic hot spots of intentional injury may serve prevention efforts

Failing to report adverse events is not just about losing compensation

Holding on to stress-related emotions negatively effects health a decade later

Genetic risk for low educational attainment predicts criminal behavior

Individuals are willing to pay more for unhealthy food they are craving

The Great Recession raised Americans’ blood pressure and glucose levels

How you smile can induce physiological stress in others

Predicting chronic opioid use with electronic health record data

Parent’s technology obsession contributes to behavioral problems in kids

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders higher than previously thought

Depressive symptoms before head and neck cancer treatment increases mortality risk