Karine Lacroix

Karine Lacroix

University of Victoria

Karine completed a PhD in the Environmental Psychology Lab at the University of Victoria. She received a Graduate Student Research Award from the Society for Environmental, Population, and Conservation Psychology (Div. 34) of the American Psychological Association for her work on developing a tool to measure psychological barriers to pro-environmental behavior. Her research focuses on applying behavioral science to tailor interventions to group-specific barriers and motivators. Her main interest lies in combining her experience working in government and academia to find effective solutions to behavioral challenges.

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Hand washing to increase hygiene
Health Society

Evidence-Based Strategies For Washing Your Hands


Beyond social distancing measures, health officials have recommended frequent hand washing to help limit the spread of COVID-19. But how can we effectively communicate these recommendations to those around us? As it turns out, behavioral science can offer evidence-based strategies to improve hand hygiene.