Mind Body Behavior Laboratory

Welcome to the Mind Body Behavior Laboratory in the Department of Behavioral Health and Nutrition, at the University of Delaware!

The goal of our lab is to look at all of the ways mind body practices can impact health behaviors and outcomes. We aim to advance the community with our research to help develop and implement effective health intervention programs.

Through our website, we hope to give insight to our various research projects and findings. In addition, we hope to provide helpful resources that will increase the communities understanding and awareness of mind body practices.

Mind Body Behavior Lab at UD


Our mission is  to advance public health and medical care models to better include health behavior science as standard to health promotion and chronic disease prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation.

Latest news and events

First Year Student Stress

First-year students face a lot of stressors such as changes in academic standards, feel challenged living away from home, and are often missing important social support they had in high school. Self-compassion may be an effective way to cope with these issues. Check...

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Self Compassion & Body Image

Self-compassion, a component of mindfulness, may be the key to increasing positive body image among girls and young women and preventing unhealthy weight control practices and eating disorders, check out this article for more information! Photo...

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