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Health Impacts of Being a Youth Mentor or Mentee

Project
Behavioral Science Collaborations

What we’re doing

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 (university undergraduates) and mentees (at-risk youth).

Why it matters

The insights gained from this project will inform whether and how to include “peer mentoring” in technology products to improve youth health.


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