Welcome to phase two of the semester-long journey where I document my team’s research and design process as part of our core classes at Georgia Tech’s MS-HCI program. Our goal for the semester is to create a solution that allows college students to manage stress-eating.

To learn more about how we identified the problem space in phase 1, please read: https://medium.com/georgia-tech-mshci/stress-eating-study-part-1-the-cortisol-induced-food-frenzy-96e4e9e2b66a

The literature reviews are done. The problem space has been identified. Next stop: the enigmatic world of data collection.

Data Collection

Having pored over existing literature about stress among college students and its effects on eating behavior, we needed to gather…


Introductions

In August 2020, I, a dewy-eyed graduate student started my Master’s at the MS-HCI program at Georgia Tech. A required part of our core classes as first-year graduate students was conducting an end-to-end research and design project to develop real-world and viable technologies. And so begins our journey;

Welcome to the first phase of the semester-long journey where I document my team’s research and design process trying to create a solution to a very real (and relatable problem) among college students: stress eating.

The Team

Aditi Bhatnagar

Graduate Student in Human Computer Interaction | Georgia Institute of Technology

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