SEA Lab Publications: 

  1. Price, C. A., Medici, V., Nunez, M.V., Lee, V., Sigala, D.M., Benyam, Y., Keim, N.L., Mason, A.E., Chen, S.-Y., Parenti, M., Slupsky, C., Epel, E.S., Havel, P. J., & Stanhope, K. L. (2021). A Pilot Study Comparing the Effects of Consuming 100% Orange Juice or Sucrose-Sweetened Beverage on Risk Factors for Cardiometabolic Disease in Women. Nutrients, 13(3), 760. 

  2. Mason, A.E., Schmidt, L., Ishkanian, L., Jacobs, L., Leung, C., Jensen, L., Cohn, M., †Schleicher, S.G., †Hartman, A., Wojcicki, J.M., Lustig, R.H., & Epel, E.S. (In Press). A brief intervention reduces sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) consumption in high risk people during an SSN worksite sales ban. Annals of Behavioral Medicine.  
    DOI: Forthcoming 

  3. Smarr, B., Aschbacher, K., Fisher, S.M., Chowdhary, A., Dilchert, S., Puldon, K., Rao, A., Hecht, F.M., & Mason, A.E. (2020). Feasibility of continuous fever monitoring using wearable devices. Scientific Reports, 10, 21640.  
    DOI: 0.1038/s41598-020-78355-6 

  4. Saslow, L.R., Moskowitz, J.T., Mason, A.E., Daubenmier, J., Liestenfeltz, B., Missel, A.L., Bayandorian, H., Aikens, J.E., Kim, S., & Hecht, F.M. (2020). Intervention enhancement strategies among adults with Type 2 Diabetes in a very low-carbohydrate web-based program: Evaluating the impact with a randomized trial. JMIR Diabetes. 5(3):e15835. 
    DOI: 10.2196/15835 

  5. Carmen, M., Safer, D.L., Saslow, L.R., Kalayjian, T., Mason, A.E., Westman, E.C., & Dalai, S.S. (2020). Feasibility of Treating Binge Eating Disorder and Food Addiction with Low-Carbohydrate Ketogenic Diets: A Case Series. Journal of Eating Disorders 8(2). 
    DOI: 10.1186/s40337-020-0278 

  6. Schneider, C., Huddleson, H., Masharani, U., Mason, A.E., & Frassetto, L. (2019). Stringency in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) criteria and application in clinical study. Journal of Infertility and Reproductive Biology, 7(2), 17-22.  

  7. Epel, E.S., †Hartman, A., Jacobs, L., Leung, C., Cohn, M.A., Jensen, L., Ishkanian, L., Wojcicki, J., Mason, A.E., Lustig, R.H., Stanhope, K.L., & Schmidt, L.A. (2019). Association of a workplace sales ban on sugar-sweetened beverages with employee consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages and health. JAMA Internal Medicine, 180, 1-18.  
    DOI: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.4434 

  8. †Radin, R. M., Epel, E., Daubenmeier, J., Moran, P., †Schleicher, S., Hecht, F., & Mason, A.E. (2020). Do stress eating or compulsive eating influence metabolic health in a mindfulness-based weight loss intervention? Health Psychology, 39(2),147-158. 
    DOI: 10.1037/hea0000807 

  9. Daubenmier, J., Epel, E., Moran, P.J., Thompson, J., Mason, A.E., Acree, M., Goldman, C., Kristeller, J., Hecht, F.M., & Mendes, W.B. (2019). Rising to the challenge: A randomized controlled trial of a mindfulness-based weight loss intervention on cardiovascular reactivity to social-evaluative threat among adults with obesity. Mindfulness.  
    DOI: 10.1007/s12671-019-01232-5 

  10. Mason, A.E., Saslow, L., Moran, P., Hartogensis, W., †Abousleiman, H., †Hartman, A., Goldman, V., †Richler, R., †Schleicher, S., Wali, P., Kim, S., Leung, C., & Hecht, F. M. (2019). Lipid findings from the Diabetes Education to Lower Insulin, Sugars, and Hunger (DELISH) Study. BMC Nutrition & Metabolism, 16(1), 58. 
    DOI: 10.1186/s12986-019-0383-2 

  11. Mason, A.E., †Jhaveri, K., †Hartman, A., †Wackerly, A., †Almeida, C., †Schleicher, S., Alba, D., Koliwad, S., Epel, E.S., & Aschbacher, K. (2019) Sweet cognition: Glucose consumption facilitates attention to food cues in individuals with obesity. Brain, Behavior, & Immunity, 206, 264-273. 
    DOI: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2019.04.014 

  12. Mason, A.E. (2019). The burden of being poor: Stress at the belly of the matter. (2019). Brain, Behavior, & Immunity, 79, 14-15.  
    DOI: 10.1016/j.bbi.2019.03.014 

  13. Radin, R.M. †, Mason., A.E., Laudenslager, M.L., & Epel, E.S. (2019) Maternal caregivers have confluence of altered cortisol, high reward-driven eating, and worsening metabolic health over time. PLoS One, 14(5): e0216541. 
    DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0216541 

  14. Vainik, U., Han, C., Epel, E.S., Tomiyama, A.J., Dagher, A., & Mason, A.E. (2019). Rapidly assessing reward-related eating: The RED-X5. Obesity, 27(2), 325-331. 
    DOI: 10.1002/oby.22374 

  15. Mason, A.E., Hecht, F.M., Daubenmier, J.J., Sbarra, D.A., Lin, J., Moran, P.J., †Schleicher, S.G., Acree, M., Prather, A.A., & Epel, E.S. (2018). Weight loss, weight-loss maintenance, and cellular aging in the supporting health through nutrition and exercise (SHINE) study. Psychosomatic Medicine, 80(7), 609-619.  
    DOI: 10.1097/PSY.0000000000000616 

  16. Saslow, L., Mason, A.E., Kim, S., Goldman, V., Ploutz-Snyder, R., Bayandorian, H., Daubenmier, J., Hecht, F.M., & Moskowitz, J.T. (2018). Authors’ reply: Comment on “an online intervention comparing a very low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet and lifestyle recommendations versus a plate method diet in overweight individuals with type 2 diabetes: a randomized controlled trial.” Journal of Medical Internet Research, 20(5).  
    DOI: 10.2196/jmir.8776 

  17. Mason, A.E., Adler, J.M, Puterman, E., Lakmazaheri, A., Brucker, M., Aschbacher, K., & Epel, E.S. (2018). Stress resilience: Narrative identify may buffer the longitudinal effects of chronic caregiving stress on mental health and telomere shortening. Brain, Behavior, & Immunity, 77, 101-109. 
    DOI: 10.1016/j.bbi.2018.12.010 

  18. Stanhope, K…(), Mason, A.E.… (2018). Pathways and mechanisms linking dietary components to cardiometabolic disease: Thinking beyond calories. Obesity Reviews, 19, 1205-1235.  
    DOI: 10.1111/obr.12699 

  19. Saslow, L.R., Daubenmier, J., Moskowitz, J., Kim, A., Murphy, E., Phinney, S., Ploutz-Snyder, R., Goldman, V., Cox, R, Mason, A.E., Moran, P., & Hecht, F.M. (2017). Twelve-Month outcomes of a randomized trial of a moderate-carbohydrate versus very-low carbohydrate diet in overweight adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus or prediabetes. Nutrition and Diabetes, 7(12), 304. 
    DOI: 10.1038/s41387-017-0006-9 

  20. Mason, A.E., Saslow, L.R., Moran, P.J., Kim, S., †Abousleiman, H., †Hartman, A., †Richler, R., †Schleicher, S.G., Hartogensis, W., Epel, E.S., & Hecht, F.M. (2018). Examining a carbohydrate-restricted diet with or without mindful eating training in type 2 diabetes: The DELISH study protocol. JMIR Research Protocols, 8(2).  
    DOI: 10.2196/11002 

  21. Mason, A.E., †Jhaveri, N., Cohn, M., & Brewer, J. (2017). Testing a mobile mindful eating intervention targeting craving-related eating: Feasibility and proof of concept. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 41(2), 160-173. 
    DOI: 10.1007/s10865-017-9884-5 

  22. Brewer, J.A., Ruf, A., Essien, G.I, van Ludderveld, R.V., & Mason, A.E. Emotional eating: Why traditional diet plans fail and how new mechanistic insights may lead to novel treatments (2018). Frontiers in Psychology, 9.  

  23. Mason, A.E., †Schleicher, S., Coccia, M., Epel, E.S., & Aschbacher, K. (2018) Chronic stress and impulsivity predict increases in visceral fat over 18 months. Obesity, 26(5), 869-876. 
    DOI: 10.1002/oby.22150 

  24. Cummings, J.M., Mason, A.E., Puterman, E., & Tomiyama, A.J. Comfort eating and all-cause mortality in the U.S. health and retirement study (2018). International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 25, 473-478. 
    DOI: 10.1007%2Fs12529-017-9706-8 

  25. *Mason, A.E., *Vainik, U., Acree, M., Tomiyama, A.J., Dagher, A., *Epel, E.S., & *Hecht F.M. (2017). Improving assessment of the spectrum of reward-related eating: The RED-13. Frontiers in Psychology, May 30;8:795.  
    DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00795 

  26. Heshmati, S., Sbarra, D.A., & Mason, A.E. (2017). The contemptuous separation: Facial expressions of emotion and breakups in young adulthood. Pers Relationship, 24: 453-469 

  27. Saslow L.R., Mason A.E., Kim S., Goldman V., Ploutz-Snyder R., Bayandorian H., Daubenmier J., Hecht F.M., Moskowitz J.T. (2017). An online intervention comparing a very low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet and lifestyle recommendations versus a plate method diet in overweight individuals with type 2 diabetes: A randomized controlled trial. J Med Internet Res, 19, e36.  
    DOI: 10.2196/jmir.5806 

  28. Adler, E. Dhruva, A., Moran, P.J., Daubenmier, J., Acree, M., Epel, E.S., Bacchetti., P., Prather, A.A., Mason, A.E., & Hecht, F.M. (2017). The impact of a mindfulness-based weight loss intervention on sleep quality among adults with obesity: Data from the shine randomized controlled trial. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 23(3), 188-195.  

  29. Mason, A.E., Epel, E.S., Aschbacher, K., Lustig, R.H., Acree, M., Kristeller, J., Cohn, M., Dallman, M., Moran, P.J., Bacchetti, P., Laraia, B., *Hecht, F.M., & *Daubenmier, J. (2016). Reduced reward-driven eating accounts for the impact of a mindfulness-based diet and exercise intervention on weight loss: Data from the SHINE randomized controlled trial. Appetite, 100, 86-93.  
    DOI: 10.1016/j.appet.2016.02.009 

  30. Mason, A.E., Epel, E.S., Kristeller, J., Moran, P., Dallman, M., Lustig, R.H., Acree, M., Bacchetti, P., Laraia, B., & *Hecht, F.M., & *Daubenmier, J. (2016). Effects of a mindfulness-based intervention on mindful eating, sweets consumption, and fasting glucose levels in obese adults: Data from the SHINE randomized controlled trial. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 39, 201-213.  
    DOI: 10.1007/s10865-015-9692-8  

  31. Mason, A.E., Laraia, B., Daubenmier, J., Hecht, F.M., Lustig, R., Puterman, E., Adler, N., Dallman, M., Kiernan, M., Gearhardt, A.N., & Epel, E.S. (2015) Putting the brakes on the "drive to eat"" Pilot effects of naltrexone and reward based eating on food cravings among obese women. Eathing Behaviors, 19, 53-56. 
    DOI: 10.1016/j.eatbeh.2015.06.008  

  32. Asher, R., Mason, A.E., Weiner, J., & Fessler, R.G. (2015). The relationship between preoperative general mental health and postoperative quality of life in minimally invasive lumbar spine surgery. Neurosurgery. 
    DOI: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000695 

  33. Mason, A.E., Lustig, R.H., Brown, R.R., Acree, M., Bacchetti, P., Moran, P., Dallman, M., Laraia, B., Adler, N., *Hecht, F.M, *Daubenmier, J., & *Epel, E.S. (2015). Acute responses to opioidergic blockade as a biomarker of hedonic eating among obese women enrolled in a mindfulness-based weight loss intervention trial. Appetite, 91, 311-320.  

  34. Tryon, M.S., Stanhope, K.L., Epel. E.S., Mason, A.E., Brown, R., Havel, P.J., Medici, V., & Laguaro, K.D. (2015). Excessive sugar consumption may be a difficult habit to break: A view from the brain and body. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 100, 2239-2247.  
    DOI: 10.1210/jc.2014-4353 


Before there was SEA:

  1. †Krietsch, K., Mason, A.E., & Sbarra, D.A. (2014). Sleep complaints predict increases in resting blood pressure following marital separation. Health Psychology, 33, 1204 – 1213.
    DOI: 10.1037/hea0000089 

  2. Epel, E.S.*, Tomiyama, A.J.*, Mason, A.E., Laraia, B.A., Hartman, W., Ready, K., Acree, M., Adam, T.C., St. Jeor, A., & Kessler, D. (2014). The Reward-Based Eating Drive scale: A self-report index of reward-based eating. PLoS One, 9, e101350.  
    DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0101350  

  3. Mason, A.E., Boden, M. T., & Cucciare, M.A. (2014). Prospective associations among approach coping, alcohol misuse, and psychiatric Symptoms among Veterans receiving a brief alcohol intervention. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 46, 553 – 560.  
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jsat.2014.01.006 

  4. Sbarra, D.A., Boals, A., Mason, A.E., Larson, G., & Mehl, M.R. (2013). Expressive writing can impede emotional recovery following marital separation. Clinical Psychological Science, 1, 120 – 134.  
    DOI: 10.1177/2167702612469801 

  5. Mason, A.E., Sbarra, D.A., Bryan, A.E.B., & Lee, L.A. (2012). Staying connected when coming apart: The psychological correlates of contact and sex with an ex-partner. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 31, 488 - 507.  
    DOI: 10.1521/jscp.2012.31.5.488 

  6. Mason, A.E., Law, R., Bryan, A.E.B., Portley, R., & Sbarra, D.A. (2012). Facing a breakup: Electromyographic responses moderate self-concept recovery following a romantic separation. Personal Relationships, 19, 551 - 568.  
    DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-6811.2011.01378.x 

  7. Lee, L.A., Sbarra, D.A., Mason, A.E., & Law, R.W. (2011). Attachment anxiety, verbal immediacy, and blood pressure: Results from a laboratory analog study following marital separation. Personal Relationships, 18, 285 - 301.  
    DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-6811.2011.01360.x 

  8. Mason, A.E., Sbarra, D.A., & Mehl, M.R. (2010). Thin-slicing divorce: Thirty seconds of information predict changes in psychological adjustment over ninety days. Psychological Science, 21, 1420 - 1422.  
    DOI: 10.1177/0956797610381507  

  9. Sbarra, D.A., Law, R.W., Lee, L.A., & Mason, A.E. (2009). Marital dissolution and blood pressure reactivity: Evidence for the specificity of emotional intrusion-hyperarousal and task-rated emotional difficulty. Psychosomatic Medicine, 71, 532 - 540.  
    DOI: 10.1097/PSY.0b013e3181a23eee