Psychologically, all people experience to a lesser or greater degree a distortion of our personal image, and we all experience cognitive distortions, which are the thoughts that cause us to perceive reality in an inappropriate way. This is not so bad, if it does not exceed certain limits...
Most of discoveries made by the human kind came through combination of insight, intuition and imagination. First we perceive the reality that comes through our senses, and build an internal representation or model of a given aspect of the reality. Then from that original model, we continue creating variations, adding more features, and then we … Continue reading The quest to model our cognitive processes: Computational Psychology
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
There could be many answers to respond why computational neuroscience is so interesting now days. A sound example of the level of interest could be the Brain Initiative from the National Institutes of health, which states as a main research goal to seek new ways to treat, cure, and even prevent brain disorders. At some time in … Continue reading The fascination of Computational Neuroscience
Nowadays, the behavioral data produced by smartphones and wearable devices, are becoming a rich mine of data to be used for health & behavior monitoring, being the large adoption of smartphones that make it possible. We must say that there is also an increasing adoption of wearable biosensors too. They are more accurate than smartphones, … Continue reading Smartphone apps for digital health
The relationship between Social Media and Mental Health is continuosly growing and supporting each other. The Social Media is undoubtely now a rich data base of unstructured information that is usefull for e-marketing , consumer insights, political and social behaviour discovery. But beyond that, social media is becoming right now a rich platform to provide … Continue reading Social Media and mental health
Recent advances in cognitive computing, machine learning, natural language processing, facial gesture analysis can be now be successfully used to detect and analyze our full body expression to detect signals of mental health affections. The possibilities for this type of technologies are endless, and encompass not only mental health but other type of applications for healthcare support. SimSensei … Continue reading It is undeniable that with time, the science of psychology is bound to be automated by machine learning