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Take a look at CHIBE’s publications, which are helping advance the science of using behavioral economics to improve health and leading to discoveries around how our minds work.

Effects of a Mobile Health Nutrition Intervention on Dietary Intake in Children Who Have Autism Spectrum Disorder

Frontiers in Pediatrics
February 15, 2023
Tanja V. E. Kral, Lauren O'Malley, Kelsey Johnson, Teresa Benvenuti, Jesse Chittams, Ryan J. Quinn, J. Graham Thomas, Jennifer A. Pinto-Martin, Susan E. Levy, Emily S. Kuschner

Predicting Intentions to Meet Fruit & Vegetable Recommendations Among Black Emerging Adult Women

Journal of American College Health
July 16, 2020
Terri-Ann Kelly, Tanja V E Kral, Anne M Teitelman, Janet A Deatrick, Lisa M Lewis

Caloric Compensation and Appetite Control in Children of Different Weight Status and Predisposition to Obesity

April 11, 2020
Tanja V.E. Kral, Reneé H. Moore, Jesse Chittams, Lauren O'Malley, Elizabeth Jones, Ryan J. Quinn, Jennifer O. Fisher

Effect of a Multi-Component, School-Based Intervention on Health Behaviors of Elementary School Students

Current Developments in Nutrition
June 14, 2019
Abigail Gilman, PhD, RN, LDN; Michael Bruneau, Jr, PhD; Tanja Kral, PhD; Brandy-Joe Milliron, PhD; Patricia Shewokis, PhD; Stella Volpe, PhD, RD, LDN, FACSM

Relationship Of Weight Outcomes, Co-Occurring Conditions, And Severity Of Autism Spectrum Disorder In The Study To Explore Early Development

The Journal of Pediatrics
October 9, 2018
Susan E. Levy MD, MPH; Jesse Chittams MS; Tanja V.E. Kral PhD

Early life influences on child weight outcomes in the Study to Explore Early Development

August 13, 2018
Tanja Kral, PhD; Jesse Chittams, MS; Chyrise B. Bradley MA et al.

Identifying behavioral phenotypes for childhood obesity

May 31, 2018
Tanja V. Kral, BS, MS, PhD; Reneé H.Moore, BS, PhD; Jesse Chittams, MS; Elizabeth Jones; Lauren O'Malley, BS; Jennifer O. Fisher, BA, AM, PhD

Eating In The Absence Of Hunger Is Related To Loss-Of-Control Eating, Hedonic Hunger, And Short-Term Weight Gain In Normal-Weight Women

April 1, 2018
Emily H. Feig PhD; Amani D. Piers BS; Tanja V.E. Kral PhD; Michael R. Lowe PhD

Relationship between food insecurity, child weight status, and parent-reported child eating and snacking behaviors

Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing
March 21, 2017
Tanja V.E. Kral, PhD; Jesse Chittams, MS; Renee H. Moore, PhD.

Effects of Financial Incentives for the Purchase of Healthy Groceries on Dietary Intake and Weight Outcomes Among Older Adults: A Randomized Pilot Study

May 1, 2016
Tanja V. E. Kral, Ph.D.; Annika L. Bannon, B.S.; Rene‚ H. Moore, Ph.D.