Project Description:

There are always a few research projects underway in the Healthy Development Lab. Some recent and ongoing projects include a focus on media (e.g., social media) influences on body image, attitudes about weight loss drugs, and links between romantic relationship and health.

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Undergraduate research assistants are asked to enroll in independent study courses (either in psychology of health sciences) and to attend a weekly lab meeting for one hour. Most other work can be done independently.

Keywords/Areas of Study: eating, body image, health, psychology, diet, weight

Hourly Time Commitment (per week): no fewer than 6 and up to 9

Length of Commitment: at least one semester but prefer a year

Modality: Face-to-face (specify days or times per week)

Type of Opportunity: Credit- or course-based (e.g., independent study, capstone project)

Contact Faculty Lead:
Charlotte Markey
Department of Psychology:
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