Joshua Smyth

Distinguished Professor of Biobehavioral Health and Medicine

Joshua Smyth

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Obesity Health Exercise Therapeutics Randomized Controlled Trials Depression Ecological Momentary Assessment Weights And Measures Primary Health Care Mindfulness Anger Artificial Intelligence Learning Public Health Emotions Inflammation Technology Cognition Neoplasms Smartphone Reproducibility Of Results Saliva Cardiovascular Diseases Cancer Survivors Aptitude

Most Recent Papers

Understanding mechanisms of integrated behavioral therapy for co-occurring obesity and depression in primary care

Lisa G. Rosas, Lan Xiao, Nan Lv, Phillip W. Lavori, Elizabeth M. Venditti, Mark B. Snowden, Joshua M. Smyth, Megan A. Lewis, Leanne M. Williams, Trisha Suppes, Andrea N. Goldstein-Piekarski, Jun Ma, 2021, Translational Behavioral Medicine on p. 382-392

Comparative effectiveness of an adult social physical play versus traditional group exercise program for adherence and fitness

Matthew A. Ladwig, Christopher N. Sciamanna, Liza S. Rovniak, David E. Conroy, Jinger S. Gottschall, Matthew L. Silvis, Joshua M. Smyth, Ming Wang, Brandon J. Auer, 2021, Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications

The factor structure of depressive symptoms in patients with obesity enrolled in the RAINBOW clinical trial

Marzieh Majd, Joshua M. Smyth, Nan Lv, Lan Xiao, Mark B. Snowden, Elizabeth M. Venditti, Leanne M. Williams, Olusola A. Ajilore, Trisha Suppes, Jun Ma, 2021, Journal of Affective Disorders on p. 367-375

Cognitive plausibility in voice-based AI health counselors

Thomas Kannampallil, Joshua M. Smyth, Steve Jones, Philip R.O. Payne, Jun Ma, 2020, npj Digital Medicine

Learning to BREATHE “Plus”

Rachel G. Lucas-Thompson, Stephanie Rayburn, Natasha S. Seiter, Patricia C. Broderick, Joshua M. Smyth, J. Douglas Coatsworth, Kimberly L. Henry, 2020, Frontiers in Public Health

A multimethod approach examining the relative contributions of optimism and pessimism to cardiovascular disease risk markers

John M. Felt, Michael A. Russell, John M. Ruiz, Jillian A. Johnson, Bert N. Uchino, Matthew Allison, Timothy W. Smith, Daniel J. Taylor, Chul Ahn, Joshua Smyth, 2020, Journal of Behavioral Medicine on p. 839-849

Rationale and design of the women’s health and daily experiences project

Danielle Arigo, Megan M. Brown, Kristen Pasko, Matthew Cole Ainsworth, Laura Travers, Adarsh Gupta, Danielle Symons Downs, Joshua M. Smyth, 2020, JMIR Research Protocols

Stress and Physical Activity in Rural Cancer Survivors

Scherezade K. Mama, Nishat Bhuiyan, Joshua M. Smyth, Kathryn H. Schmitz, 2020, Journal of Rural Health on p. 543-548


Nan Lv, Lan Xiao, Marzieh Majd, Philip W. Lavori, Joshua M. Smyth, Lisa G. Rosas, Elizabeth M. Venditti, Mark B. Snowden, Megan A. Lewis, Elizabeth Ward, Lenard I. Lesser, Leanne M. Williams, Kristen M.J. Azar, Jun Ma, 2020, PLoS One

The ENGAGE-2 study

Nan Lv, Olusola A. Ajilore, Corina R. Ronneberg, Elizabeth M. Venditti, Mark B. Snowden, Philip W. Lavori, Lan Xiao, Andrea N. Goldstein-Piekarski, Joseph Wielgosz, Nancy E. Wittels, Amruta Barve, Aashutos S. Patel, Tessa L. Eckley, Patrick Stetz, Ben S. Gerber, Joshua M. Smyth, Janine M. Simmons, Lisa G. Rosas, Leanne M. Williams, Jun Ma, 2020, Contemporary Clinical Trials

Most-Cited Papers

Anger Toward God

Julie J. Exline, Crystal L. Park, Joshua M. Smyth, Michael P. Carey, 2011, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology on p. 129-148

Salivary markers of inflammation in response to acute stress

Danica C. Slavish, Jennifer E. Graham-Engeland, Joshua M. Smyth, Christopher G. Engeland, 2015, Brain, Behavior, and Immunity on p. 253-269

Designing Serious Game Interventions for Individuals with Autism

Elisabeth M. Whyte, Joshua M. Smyth, K. Suzanne Scherf, 2015, Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders on p. 3820-3831

Primum Non Nocere

Lenny R. Vartanian, Joshua Morrison Smyth, 2013, Journal of Bioethical Inquiry on p. 49-57

The amygdala

K. Suzanne Scherf, Joshua M. Smyth, Mauricio R. Delgado, 2013, Hormones and Behavior on p. 298-313

Acceptance lowers stress reactivity

Emily K. Lindsay, Shinzen Young, Joshua M. Smyth, Kirk Warren Brown, J. David Creswell, 2018, Psychoneuroendocrinology on p. 63-73

The Effects of Stress on Cognitive Aging, Physiology and Emotion (ESCAPE) Project

Stacey B. Scott, Jennifer Elis Graham-Engeland, Christopher Gerald Engeland, Joshua Morrison Smyth, David Almeida, Mindy J. Katz, Richard B. Lipton, Jacqueline Ann Mogle, Elizabeth Munoz, Nilam Ram, Martin John Sliwinski, 2015, BMC Psychiatry on p. 146-160

Using Mobile-Technology-Based Ecological Momentary Assessment (EMA) Methods with Youth

Kristin E. Heron, Robin S. Everhart, Susan M. McHale, Joshua M. Smyth, 2017, Journal of Pediatric Psychology on p. 1087-1107

Natural sound facilitates mood recovery

Jacob A. Benfield, B. Derrick Taff, Peter Newman, Joshua Smyth, 2014, Ecopsychology on p. 183-188

Reliability and Validity of Ambulatory Cognitive Assessments

Martin John Sliwinski, Jacqueline Ann Mogle, Jinshil Hyun, Elizabeth Munoz, Joshua Morrison Smyth, Richard B. Lipton, 2018, Assessment on p. 14-30