experience sampling

Dense sampling approaches for psychiatry research: Adventures with scanners and smartphones

A key challenge for understanding human experience is to capture the interplay between biology, environment, and culture. Because these levels of analysis operate across temporal scales from milliseconds to years, multimodal techniques are needed to …

Psychological distance intervention reminders reduce alcohol consumption frequency in daily life

Modifying behaviors, such as alcohol consumption, is difficult. Creating psychological distance between unhealthy triggers and one’s present experience can make it easier to change. Using two multisite, randomized experiments, we examine whether …

Alcohol Cue Reactivity in the Ventral Striatum and Daily Purpose in Life Moderate the Relationship between Alcohol Craving and Consumption in College Students

**Background and Aim**. Alcohol craving is an urge to consume alcohol that commonly precedes drinking. However, craving does not lead to drinking for all people under all circumstances. The current study examined potential moderators in drinking …

Momentary associations between affect and alcohol use in the daily lives of college students

**Objective:** Alcohol is theorized to be motivated by desires to regulate negative affect and/or to enhance positive affect. We tested the association between momentary affect and alcohol use in the daily lives of college students, hypothesizing …

Associations between use of self-regulatory strategies and daily eating patterns: An experience sampling study in college-aged women

Previous theorizing suggests there are multiple means by which people regulate their emotions and impulses, but that these strategies vary in the degree to which they support goal attainment. Some have proposed that antecedent-focused strategies …