Mission Statement



The SHARPP lab aims to…

…conduct pioneering experimental and applied theory-based research on health-related and preventive behavior;

…lead and collaborate on community, national, and international research projects using psychological techniques to promote and change health behavior;

…disseminate research findings broadly to academic, practitioner groups, and community members;

….engage practitioners and stakeholders to translate research evidence into effective behavioral interventions for health promotion and prevention of illness;

…develop the next generation of researchers in social and health psychology, behavior change, and related disciplines in the social sciences by providing world-class instruction and research experience;

…contribute to intellectual debate on priority issues in applied social and health psychology and behavior change.