It would be touch to find a research subject more relevant to college students' social lives than the one William and Margaret Montgoris Assistant Professor in Psychology Allecia Reid is tackling.

"I'm focusing on alcohol use," she said. "How their peers affect their drinking seems to be really meaningful for them."

That project is just one of several in which Reid is looking at how factors like where we live and with whom we associate affect our behavior and our health.


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