DREAM Dynamic Real-time Ecological
Ambulatory Methodologies

What is DREAM?

Dynamic Real-Time Ecological Ambulatory Methodologies

The DREAM program (Dynamic Real-Time Ecological Ambulatory Methodologies) at the Survey Research Center provides researchers at Penn State and other academic institutions with innovative data collection methods to assess ongoing behavior, experiences, physiology, and environmental factors in people’s natural settings.

DREAM supports researchers in the use of innovative methods and emerging mobile technologies for intensive, “in-vivo” data collection

DREAM allows for repeated behavioral assessment in people’s natural settings

DREAM develops customized survey applications to collect EMA data on Android smartphones and tablets

DREAM can utilize real-time data to develop customized applications for behavioral interventions (EMI)

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