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Manresa Research Spotlight

Introduction to Behavioral Health Seminar

Healthy Lifestyle Engagement and Well-Being in College

In her Manresa seminar, Introduction to Behavioral Health, Rachel Annunziato, PhD, led a research project with her Manresa Scholars, titled "Healthy Lifestyle Engagement and Well-Being in College." Take a look at their poster for a summary of their fascinating findings.

We asked participants to rate a variety of aspects regarding both their health practices, like what they eat, and mood, like how often they feel sad. As predicted, we established a positive correlation between nutrition and happiness. Our study tied together what the course was all about:
the Mind-Body Connection.

- Julian Franks and Emilia Klapak, Manresa Scholars