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Relying on a "What-are-you-doing-right-now?" call from an automated voice system that collects real time data via cell phone, R. Lorraine Collins, Ph.D., a health behavior researcher at the University of Buffalo, will research how exercise affects marijuana use, and how young people use malt liquor.
The two projects are funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) in a $1.39 milion three-year grant, and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) in a two-year $783,474 grant. Both utilize interactive voice response (IVR) technology to investigate situational behaviors surrounding marijuana and malt liquor use by young people.
For the NIDA …