Shayla Holub, Ph.D. School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Dr. Holub ’s research focuses on the attitudes and self-perceptions of young children, particularly pertaining to childhood obesity.
She explores the development of attitudes, cognitions and behaviors related to food and weight in young children, and the negative attitudes preschool-age children hold toward obesity. She also explores ecological influences on the development of young children's attitudes, self-perceptions and behavior, such as the feeding relationship between parent and child.
Dr. Holub earned her Ph.D. from Bowling Green State University. She has co-authored articles for the International Journal of Eating Disorders, the Journal of Pediatric Psychology, and the Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology.
Updated: December 11, 2009