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Scholarly Publications

Frontostriatal white matter integrity mediates adult age differences in probabilistic reward learning

December 2012

Relationship of persistent manic symptoms to the diagnosis of pediatric bipolar spectrum disorders

December 2011

Abstract OBJECTIVE: The diagnosis of bipolar spectrum disorders (BPSDs [bipolar I and II disorders, cyclothymic disorder, and bipolar disorder not otherwise specified]) in youth remains...

A Simulation Model Investigating the Impact of Tumor Volume Doubling Time and Mammographic Tumor Detectability on Screening Outcomes in Women Aged 40-49 Years

August 2010

Background: Compared with women aged 50-69 years, the lower sensitivity of mammographic screening in women aged 40-49 years is largely attributed to the lower mammographic tumor detectability and...

Events

Research in Progress: User-Generated Ratings in Healthcare-Evidence from Yelp with Yiwei Chen

August 28, 2018

User-Generated Ratings in Healthcare-Evidence from YelpYiwei ChenAdvisor: Kate BundorfAbstract: It is controversial whether user-generated physician ratings from online sources improve healthcare...

Projects

Age, Affect Valuation, and Health-Related Decision-Making

What accounts for differences in "ideal affect," or the affective states that people value and ideally want to feel?
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Increasing Physical Activity Among the Elderly: A Meta-Analysis of the Effectiveness of Pedometers

This study was the first to synthesize quantitatively the literature on the effectiveness of pedometers to change physical activity and health outcomes among the elderly.  Preliminary results were...
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Piya C. Sorcar Adjunct Affiliate, CHP/PCOR
Francesca Apalis Administrative Associate, CHP/PCOR