Gamification

Dear Lumosity

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Dear Lumosity, I want to break up with you. After all, you’re a cheat and a liar. But I’m not…

The Ultimate Empathy Machine

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I just watched Chris Milk’s recent TED talk about virtual reality. He calls virtual reality the ultimate empathy machine. I…

Can Digital Mental Health Tools Save Psychology?

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After decades of research on mental health treatments for conditions ranging from schizophrenia to depression, from anxiety to autism, our track record remains poor

Reducing Anxiety with a Smartphone App

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Some great coverage on our hot-off-the-presses study on reducing anxiety with a smartphone app. You can find the scientific paper…

Mental Health on the Go

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My forthcoming research paper reporting on a mobile app that gamifies an emerging treatment for anxiety and stress  – a…