Nutrition and Health Research Laboratory.

What We Do


We study factors that impact human ingestive behavior; we explore why we eat what we eat.

Participate in a Study

Nutrition assessment.

If you or your child would like to participate in a research study, please complete the eligibility screening survey for the specific study.

Student Research

Faculty and student researchers.

Our lab offers many hands-on opportunities for students. Research assistants are involved in all aspects of recruitment, data collection, data entry and manuscript preparation.

Research in Action

Jennifer Temple, PhD

Our lab director discusses research exploring the relationship between caffeine and physiological and psychological responses in adolescents.