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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.

Social, Clinical, and Policy Implications of Ultra-Processed Food Addiction

October 9, 2023
Ashley N. Gearhardt, Nassib B. Bueno, Alexandra G. DiFeliceantonio, Christina A. Roberto, Susana Jiménez-Murcia, Fernando Fernandez-Aranda

Advertising and stocking at small retailers: A sweetened beverage excise tax in Philadelphia

American Journal of Preventive Medicine
October 9, 2023
Matthew M. Lee, MS; Laura A. Gibson, PhD; Sophia V. Hua, PhD; Caitlin M. Lowery, MSPH; Maiki Paul, MPH; Christina A. Roberto, PhD; Hannah G. Lawman, PhD; Sara N. Bleich, PhD; Nandita Mitra, PhD; Erica L. Kenney, ScD

Food Is Medicine: A Presidential Advisory From the American Heart Association

September 28, 2023
Kevin G. Volpp, Seth A. Berkowitz, Shreela V. Sharma, Cheryl A. M. Anderson, LaPrincess C. Brewer, Mitchell S. V. Elkind, Christopher D. Gardner, Julie E. Gervis, Robert A. Harrington, Mario Herrero, Alice H. Lichtenstein, Mark McClellan, Jen Muse, Christina A. Roberto, Justin P. V. Zachariah; American Heart Association

Advertising and Stocking at Small Retailers: A Sweetened Beverage Excise Tax in Philadelphia

American Journal of Preventive Medicine
September 26, 2023
Matthew M. Lee, Laura A. Gibson, Sophia V. Hua, Caitlin M. Lowery, Maiki Paul, Christina A. Roberto, Hannah G. Lawman, Sara N. Bleich, Nandita Mitra, Erica L. Kenney

Effects of 4 Interpretive Front-of-Package Labeling Systems on Hypothetical Beverage and Snack Selections

JAMA Network Open
September 13, 2023
Anna H. Grummon, Laura A. Gibson, Aviva A. Musicus, Alisa J. Stephens-Shields, Sophia V. Hua, Christina A. Roberto

Cost Effectiveness of Calorie Labeling at Large Fast-Food Chains Across the U.S

American Journal of Preventive Medicine
August 14, 2023
Roxanne Dupuis, Jason P. Block, Jessica L. Barrett, Michael W. Long, Joshua Petimar, Zachary J. Ward, Erica L. Kenney, Aviva A. Musicus, Carolyn C. Cannuscio, David R. Williams, Sara N. Bleich, Steven L. Gortmaker

Behaviour Change in the Era of Biomedical Advances

Nature Human Behavior
July 14, 2023
Mohammed K. Ali, Nikkil Sudharsanan & Harsha Thirumurthy

Philadelphia Beverage Tax and Association With Prices, Purchasing, and Individual-Level Substitution in a National Pharmacy Chain

JAMA Network Open
July 3, 2023
Sophia V. Hua, Joshua Petimar, Nandita Mitra, Christina A. Roberto, Erica L. Kenney, Anne N. Thorndike, Eric B. Rimm, Kevin G. Volpp, Laura A. Gibson

Awareness, Use and Understanding of Nutrition Labels Among Children and Youth From Six Countries: Findings From the 2019 – 2020 International Food Policy Study

International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
May 4, 2023
David Hammond, Rachel B. Acton, Vicki L. Rynard, Christine M. White, Lana Vanderlee, Jasmin Bhawra, Marcela Reyes, Alejandra Jáuregui, Jean Adams, Christina A. Roberto, Gary Sacks, James F. Thrasher

Effect of Financial Incentives and Default Options on Food Choices of Adults With Low Income in Online Retail Settings: A Randomized Clinical Trial

JAMA Network Open
March 10, 2023
Pasquale E. Rummo, Christina A. Roberto, Lorna E. Thorpe, Andrea B. Troxel, Brian Elbel

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

Naming Matters: Prompting Smaller Portions in an Online RCT

American Journal of Preventive Medicine
February 14, 2023
Sophia V. Hua, Erica L. Kenney, Jeffrey M. Miller, Aviva A. Musicus, Christina A. Roberto, Anne N. Thorndike, Eric B. Rimm

Effects of Sugary Beverage Text and Pictorial Warnings: A Randomized Trial

American Journal of Preventive Medicine
February 9, 2023
Aviva A. Musicus, Laura A. Gibson, Scarlett L. Bellamy, Jennifer A. Orr, David Hammond, Karen Glanz, Kevin G Volpp 2, Marlene B. Schwartz, Amy Bleakley, Andrew A. Strasser, Christina A. Roberto

Behavioral Activation for Smoking Cessation and the Prevention of Smoking Cessation-Related Weight Gain: A Randomized Trial

Drug and Alcohol Dependence
February 2, 2023
Janet Audrain-McGovern, E. Paul Wileyto, Rebecca Ashare, Benjamin Albelda, Divya Manikandan, Kenneth A. Perkins

The Association of Impulsivity With Effects of the ChooseWell 365 Workplace Nudge Intervention on Diet and Weight

Translational Behavioral Medicine
December 22, 2022
Jessica L. McCurley, Joshua W. Buckholtz, Christina A. Roberto, Douglas E. Levy, Emma M. Anderson, Yuchiao Chang, Anne N. Thorndike

Cost-Effectiveness of a Motivational Interviewing Obesity Intervention Versus Usual Care in Pediatric Primary Care Offices

November 2, 2022
Susan J. Woolford, Kenneth Resnicow, Matthew M. Davis, Lauren P. Nichols, Richard C. Wasserman, Donna Harris, Achamyeleh Gebremariam, Laura Shone, Alexander G. Fiks, Tammy Chang