In conversation with Hopelab, Jenn and Joanna talk about the mission of the NSCA, and dive into why anti-Black racism specifically needs to be highlighted in the understanding of adolescent development, the opportunities afforded by social tech, and how we translate knowledge to action.
The objective of the current study was to examine social functioning among AYAs within the first 2 years after a cancer diagnosis and compare their scores with population norms and identify trajectories of social functioning over time and its correlates.
Here we report the results of a measurement validation study and a preliminary proof-of-concept experiment testing the impact of Zamzee to promote MVPA.
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.
In collaboration with Dr. Sonya Lyubomirsky from The University of California, Riverside, we are expanding prosocial research that might benefit young adult health.
This pilot randomized controlled trial examined the feasibility of delivering positive psychology skills via the Vivibot chatbot and its effects on key psychosocial well-being outcomes in young adults treated for cancer.