Blair Johnson

Title:

Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor in Psychology

Biography:

Blair teaches courses related to health psychology, attitude change, and meta-analysis in UConn’s Department of Psychological Sciences. His scholarly writing has focused primarily on social influence and behavioral health, especially HIV/AIDS, exercise and blood pressure, placebo responding in antidepressants, and most recently, strategies to improve mental and physical health to promote healthy lifestyle choices. As a journal editor, Dr. Johnson has the opportunity to influence numerous scholars’ writing and often engages UConn undergraduate and graduate students in these pursuits. More information is available on his departmental webpage.