College of Arts, Media & Design
Bouvé College of Health Sciences
360 Huntington Ave
212A Lake Hall
Boston, MA 02115
E: a dot lu AT northeastern dot edu
+ As a communication and behavior scientist, I'm looking for collaborators who'd like to explore technology-based health promotion via video games, electronic devices, and interactive applications among various populations. Drop me a line if you're interested!
+ Are you the parent of an 8 to 12 year-old child who likes to play video games, doesn't get enough exercise, and lives in the Greater Boston area? Sign up for our new project here!
+ There are multiple part-time RA positions open.!
News & Fun UPDATES
2021/9/22: Great to be on Children and Screen's Ask the Experts panel on Healthy Habits: Fostering Physical Health in A Digital World!
2021/7/12: Our cartoon character body shape design study is out on Frontiers in Psychology!
2021/5/16: Our VR for exercise paper is on Journal of Sport and Health Science!
2021/2/26: Excited to be on Northeastern CfD Games for Health panel!
2021/2/15: Our EPOC AVG paper is on BMC Pediatrics !
2021/2/2: Our post-AVG inhibitory control paper is online!
2020/7/17: Our RCT protocol paper is online!
2020/3/31: We are the first to report narrative's mediation effect on physical activities!
2019/11/21: Our JMIR-Serious Games interview paper is out!
2019/8/9: Our Pediatric Exercise Science paper is out!
2018/9/11: Our Journal of Clinical Medicine paper is out!
2018/7/20: Our latest Scientific Reports-Nature narrative/active game/cognition paper is out in and reported here!
2018/1/2: Our games4health content analysis is online!
2017/3/31: Wrote about Julia, a Muppet with autism, on Sesame Street.
2017/1/31: Talked about my AVG project on Top of Mind.
2016/10/15: New paper on narrative + AVG is out in JMIR:)
2016/4/1: Just received my first R01 grant :D
+Older news, equally fun+