What factors influence overeating in overweight or obese individuals? In this study, researchers from the University of Tasmania used mobile based ecological momentary assessment (EMA) to examine what external and internal cues promote food intake.
Within-person data won’t always match data from large groups. That’s why you should use experience sampling.
Synopsis of Ellen Hamaker’s chapter “Why Researchers Should Think ‘Within-Person’: A paradigmatic rationale” in Handbook of Research Methods for Studying Daily Life For many years, psychological research analyzed large samples of people in order to
Do you think watching the presidential debates stresses you out? Good Morning America conducted a “stress test” using the LifeData system, and heart rate monitors, to observe the stress levels of a focus group while
Can smartphones help individuals apply Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) in their daily lives? Researchers from Maastricht University in the Netherlands set out to see if this is possible, using experience sampling methodology. However, what
Here is a list of the recent experience sampling/ecological momentary assessment from September. It’s organized in the following categories: Adolescent Studies Alcohol & Drugs Diet & Nutrition General Psychological Topics HIV Neuropsychology Organizational/Workplace Psychology Psychopathology
We are excited for Doug Weibe et al. for just publishing their study that used the LifeData system to track recovery tactics (cognitive and physical rest) and concussion symptoms in pediatric concussion patients in JAMA
Do you find your mind wandering more often than not? According to researchers at the University of Illinois, this may actually increase physical activity. It has been known for some time that task-independent thought (otherwise
Rumination is a well-known factor for depression. However, in-the-moment effects of rumination on momentary mood, or how rumination effects depression over time are not as well-known. A study from the University of Leuven in Belgium
Do your daydreams contribute to social adjustment? A study examined daydreams associated with social interactions in freshmen starting college, using experience sampling, to find out. Any incoming freshmen with a smartphone at a university in