Ellen Fitzsimmons-Craft, PhD

“Developing and piloting a virtual reality experience to address childhood obesity”

The purpose of this study is to utilize user-centered design to create a prototype VR experience designed to address childhood obesity, based on a key tenet of FBT, in order to foster commitment to behavior changes and evaluate the efficacy of the VR experience vs. video in terms of (2a) acceptability, (2b) motivation for behavior change, (2c) behavioral beliefs and intentions, and (2d) behavior.

Ellen Fitzsimmons-Craft, PhDAssistant Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, WUSTL School of Medicine