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Penn Postdoc: positive psychology/NLP
Univ. of Pennsylvania
Post-doctoral Position

Postdoc sought for an interdisciplinary research project using people's language to better understand their health behaviors and mental well-being.  Join a consortium of psychologists, computer scientists and MDs studying the language profiles of well-being, friendship, stress and depression, and behaviors such as drinking and substance use. (See

This role includes leading a project in which we are collecting cell phone sensor data, EMA, and language from SMS and social media, and building models to predict health behaviors such as alcohol consumption patterns. The position is with Prof. Lyle Ungar in the Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania.

Lyle Ungar
3600 Market St.
Philadelphia PA, 19104
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