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About us

The Social, Health, and Risk Perception (SHRP) Psychology Lab is in the Department of Psychological Sciences at Kent State University and is a social and health psychology laboratory run by Dr. Jennifer Taber. Much of our research is focused on understanding and promoting health behaviors. We seek to understand how people think about and respond to disease risk information and health information with inherent uncertainty. Research studies are conducted using experimental and survey methodology in a laboratory setting, in field settings, online using platforms, and through secondary data analysis of national data. Check out the "Research" page for more specific information.

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