Psychology & Psychiatry

Smartphone app to change your personality

How quickly can personality traits be modified? An international research team led by the University of Zurich has shown that daily use of a smartphone app can lead to desired personality changes within three months. And ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Virtual reality helping to treat fear of heights

Researchers from the University of Basel have developed a virtual reality app for smartphones to reduce fear of heights. Now, they have conducted a clinical trial to study its efficacy. Trial participants who spent a total ...

Pediatrics

How to choose educational apps for preschool children

Lockdowns and school closures have pushed more aspects of our lives online. This has encouraged parents and children to engage with apps and other forms of digital media more frequently than before the pandemic. For parents ...

Health informatics

Biomedical engineers develop 'smart' sensor bandages

In a time of COVID-19 restrictions and minimal travel, many people are turning to virtual doctor appointments and consultations as a safer alternative to in-person doctor visits. Researchers at Missouri S&T are working to ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Recommendations to improve apps for neglected tropical diseases

A study performed by the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) provided eight recommendations for improving the online technology to help with the treatment and diagnosis of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). The analysis, ...

page 1 from 40