Dr. Tanya Berry is a Tier II Canada Research Chair in Physical Activity Promotion.
PhD, School of Physical Education, University of Victoria 2003
MA, School of Physical Education, University of Victoria 1997
BSc, Psychology, University of Victoria 1991
My research examines automatic reactions to health-promotion messages and reactions when the time is taken to think about the messages. I also study how these reactions influence decisions to be physically active or not. I try to find better ways to promote health in an increasingly busy media environment where so many different messages compete for attention.
KRLS 541 - Health Promoting Behaviours
Dr. Berry currently supervises 6 graduate students and is not accepting students in the upcoming year.
An individual-based analysis of health-related behavior and behavior change. Emphasis will be placed upon social psychological approaches to understanding and changing such health-related behaviors as physical activity involvement, dietary practices, smoking, alcohol and drug abuse within a social context.Winter Term 2021