Teens are expending much of their time and mind attention in social platforms

[ 95% Youtube, 67% TikTok ] What is the social platform that most teenagers use in 2022? YouTube tops usage by 95% of teens, while TikTok is next used by 67%. Instagram and Snapchat follow, used by about six-in-ten teens. TikTok’s rise is an astounding shift causing a sharply undergoing Facebook’s fall. Whether we like … Continue reading Teens are expending much of their time and mind attention in social platforms

2 hours 24 minutes on social media each day

2 hours 24 minutes The average global user spends 2 hours 24 minutes on social media each day, It means the world spends more than 10 billion hours using social media every day. The typical user actively uses or visits an average of 6.6 different social media platforms each month, so the people spend roughly … Continue reading 2 hours 24 minutes on social media each day

Positive technology for your mental health

Please help me! I’m  sad. Have you heard or said that during the last days? Very probably yes. Trying to stay positive minded is not an easy task, either because we need to deal with everyday dreadful duties or because we are in a mid of a difficult situation. We have been struggling with the … Continue reading Positive technology for your mental health

99% exhibited some degree of Nomophobia

[ 99% ] A national survey in Australia of more than 2800 smartphone users found 99% exhibited some degree of Nomophobia. While 37% had only mild symptoms, nearly half or 50% experienced the phobia in the moderate range and 13% had a severe case. Source: Fitzsimmons, C. (2021, January 3). ‘I feel naked without it’: … Continue reading 99% exhibited some degree of Nomophobia

People spend around 3 hours and 15 minutes a day on phone.

[ 3 hours and 15 minutes a day ] A study of 11,000 RescueTime app users found that people spend around 3 hours and 15 minutes a day on phones. Most people check their phones 58 times a day. Source: Screen Time Statistics 2021: Your Smartphone Is Hurting YouBy:ROCHI ZALANI Last updated: JUNE 2, 2021 … Continue reading People spend around 3 hours and 15 minutes a day on phone.

Making friends and close relationships with chatbots

What is a chatbot?  It is an artificial intelligence (AI) program that can simulate a conversation with a person using natural language. With the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, the demand for chatbots increased to provide the users a friendly companion as well as automated customer service to get supplies during the crisis, driving an … Continue reading Making friends and close relationships with chatbots

Living and marriage with a “Character”

[ 3700 ] More than 3,700 marriage certificates have already been issued by Gatebox. Singh, Monica & Lehmann, Mariam. (2019). GATEBOX - An analysis on assistive technology companion. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nkcKaNqfykg Photo and Video by Gatebox

Social Robots in Rehabilitation and Assistance

[ 65 million ] The Social robots market forcasts reveals that consumer robots sales worldwide that by the end of 2025, will be over 65 million robots sold every year. Social Robots Market—Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021–2026). Available online: https://www.mordorintelligence.com/industry-reports/social-robots-market (accessed on 22 February 2021) ElliQ, the friendly sidekick for happier aging https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQtusi61qlsContinue reading Social Robots in Rehabilitation and Assistance

Digital tools for mental health

[ 10,000 ] In recent years there has been an explosion of new digital tools for mental health assessment, support, prevention and treatment. There are now more than 10,000 mental health apps available, and almost 100 new digital mental health start-ups every year. Tal A, Torous J. The digital mental health revolution: Opportunities and risks. … Continue reading Digital tools for mental health

AI technologies in the behavioral and mental health care

The pace of development of new artificial intelligence applications and ideas related to behavioral and mental health care is growing steadily. Every day appear new articles, blogs, papers that announce a new application, use case or development of a diverse and creative AI applications revolutionizing health care. The emergence of the AI technologies in the … Continue reading AI technologies in the behavioral and mental health care