Michael Sobolev is a behavioral scientist, behavioral designer, health technologist, and a data scientist.
Current research interests include design of behavioral technology, behavior change and digital nudging, digital and mobile health, and behavioral data science.
Postdoctoral Fellow at Cornell Tech and Northwell Health in New York City. PhD in Behavioral Science from the Technion - Israeli Institute of Technology. MSc in Business and Organizational Behavior from Tel Aviv University.
The secret to happiness is low expectations and a good cup of coffee.
Accepted workshop on Future of Digital Biomarkers (DigiBiom), collocated with the The 19th ACM International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services. Submit your paper by May 15.
Teaching Behavioral Economics for Tech 2021 (BEtech21) for the forth time at Cornell Tech.
Presented at the Behavioral Insights Global (BIG) Seminar on digital nudges and screen time.
mPulse paper on mobile sensing for impulsive behavior was published in JMIR Mental Health.
Digital Marhsmallow Test (DMT) paper was published in JMIR mHealth
Digital nudges for screen time reduction paper is available as a preprint on PsyArXiv
Two research talks on the Digital Marshmallow Test (DMT) and Headspace MRT were accepted to the Society of Behavioral Medicine's 2021 Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions, which will be held virtually April 12- April 16, 2021.
Presented at the 2020 Association for Consumer Research conference on digital nudging for screen time reduction.
Research on digital nudging featured in OneZero's article "Will the Apple Watch’s Hand-Washing Reminders Actually Work?"
Presented in the MakeHealth course on digital health and behavioral science for Weill Cornell Medicine.
Presented on "Designing for Mental Health" in the Health Experience Design (HXD) conference
Presented on "Behavioral Science in the Digital Economy" in the Digital Life Initiative (DLI) seminar series