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  • Paper: Don’t rely on mixed messages to change health behaviors

    Photo of U. of I. psychology professor Dolores Albarracin.

    Self-improvement messages to lose weight, quit smoking or eat more fruits and vegetables can fall on deaf ears if the intervention message is mixed, says new research from U. of I. psychology professor Dolores Albarracin.

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  • Editor’s notes: To contact Dolores Albarracin, call 217-244-7019; email dalbarra@illinois.edu.

    The paper “Combining action and inaction health recommendations” is available online.