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Tag: Research Translation
E-cigarettes are often portrayed as a healthy alternative or even a way to quit smoking. But how does e-cig use actually differ from tobacco cigarettes? Spit for Science researchers at VCU set off to find out more.
When it comes to problems with alcohol use, genes play an increasingly important role as you get older. But scientists still struggle to pinpoint exactly which genes are most to blame.
How do people make new friends when they go to college? And how does this impact their behavior and success in college?
This blog is a conversation between COBE researcher Dr. Jessica Salvatore and COBE Administrative Director Tom Bannard. They discuss Dr. Salvatore’s recent article, “The Role of Romantic Relationship Status in Pathways of Risk for Emerging Adult Alcohol Use,” which we wrote about in our first Research Review. Tom: So we are going to chat about alcohol, deviance,… Read more »
COBE researchers led by Assistant Professor of Psychology Jessica Salvatore explore the ways that parental drinking, hooking up and risky drinking are all connected.
COBE collaborated with undergraduate arts student Julia Moore to create an infographic on alcohol use based on data from the Spit for Science project.
Many people assume that trauma causes people to drink more, but until now that has actually not been clearly demonstrated in the research literature.
Does it ever seem like everyone else has all of the fun? Has that kind of thinking ever influenced your decisions around alcohol, substance use or sex?