Welcome to adaptlab @ Duke. We are interested in how the communities that children grow up in and their experiences early in life place them at risk for future health problems. Our team uses a variety of methods to isolate the social and environmental triggers of health-risk behaviors, including mobile technologies, ecological momentary assessments and virtual systematic social observations using Google Earth and Street View.

We are housed in the Center for Child and Family Policy at Duke University, where we work to apply our scientific findings in the service of society and promote positive development among children and adolescents.