Category health

Automated Hovering and Nudging: Game Changers?

by Jesse Dallery, Ph.D. & Hypatia Bolivar, M.S. University of Florida Behavioral Health and Technology (BHaT) Research Clinic Advances in technology could be a game changer for behavior analysis.  Consider the rise of mobile health apps, electronic medication dispensers, accelerometers to detect physical activity, and emerging technologies to detect substance use (Meredith et al., 2014).  Some researchers […]

Behavior Science, Technology, and Health – How Pokémon Go Caught ’em All

by Triton Ong & Nick Green Avoid added salt and sugar. Easy on the alcohol. Get better sleep. Wear sunscreen. Exercise. We see the headlines and study findings. We hear the advice of medical experts. We have constant opportunities to engage in health-promoting behavior. Yet, so many of us continue with less-than-ideal habits. Although the […]