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

The emergence of a Human Digital Twin

Human Digital Twin: A psychological perspective. What is a digital twin? In a nutshell, it is a “virtual” representation of a physical object or process, where its state is constantly monitored with data obtained in real time. The applications of digital twins are mainly focused on industrial-type physical devices. A hypothesis follows: Is it possible … Continue reading The emergence of a Human Digital Twin

Distorted self: How the technology is making it easy.

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...

Social Media and mental 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

It is undeniable that with time, the science of psychology is bound to be automated by machine learning

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