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A New Frontier: Integrating Behavioral and Digital Technology to Promote Health Behavior

Overview of attention for article published in The Behavior Analyst, August 2014
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A New Frontier: Integrating Behavioral and Digital Technology to Promote Health Behavior
Published in
The Behavior Analyst, August 2014
DOI 10.1007/s40614-014-0017-y
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Jesse Dallery, Allison Kurti, Philip Erb


Modifiable behavioral risk factors such as cigarette smoking, physical inactivity, and obesity contribute to over 40 % of premature deaths in the USA. Advances in digital and information technology are creating unprecedented opportunities for behavior analysts to assess and modify these risk factors. Technological advances include mobile devices, wearable sensors, biomarker detectors, and real-time access to therapeutic support via information technology. Integrating these advances with behavioral technology in the form of conceptually systematic principles and procedures could usher in a new generation of effective and scalable behavioral interventions targeting health behavior. In this selective review of the literature, we discuss how technological tools can assess and modify a range of antecedents and consequences of healthy and unhealthy behavior. We also describe practical, methodological, and conceptual advantages for behavior analysts that stem from the use of technology to assess and treat health behavior.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Spain 2 2%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Unknown 116 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 29 24%
Student > Ph. D. Student 20 17%
Researcher 18 15%
Unspecified 11 9%
Student > Bachelor 9 8%
Other 31 26%
Unknown 1 <1%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 37 31%
Unspecified 16 13%
Medicine and Dentistry 14 12%
Computer Science 13 11%
Nursing and Health Professions 9 8%
Other 29 24%
Unknown 1 <1%

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