Brad Appelhans

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OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to describe adults who use Twitter during a weight loss attempt and to compare the positive and negative social influences they experience from their offline friends, online friends, and family members. MATERIALS AND METHODS Participants (N=100, 80% female, mean age=37.65, SD=8.42) were recruited from Twitter. They(More)
OBJECTIVE Attention control (AC) conditions are used to balance nonspecific attention in randomized trials of behavioral interventions. Very little guidance about which behavioral interventions and outcomes merit AC is available in the literature. The primary aim of the present study is to demonstrate a scenario in which use of AC in a behavioral randomized(More)
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