Advancing youth mental health care via innovative technologies

Research shows young people express preference for using mental health technologies. But how can we enhance and improve mental health technology solutions to help young people? Infographic by Dionne Bowie, AffecTech researcher and PhD student: WHO Mental Health Day...

AffecTech Supporting World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day – 10 October 2018   AffecTech is proud to support the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) World Mental Health Day 2018, which this year is highlighting the important issue of young people and mental health in a changing world. A major...

Want to have your say?

Take part in a public survey of mobile mental health technologies By Dionne Bowie By now, you have hopefully heard a little about AffecTech. We are a multidisciplinary Innovative Training Network (ITN) made up of early stage researchers, practitioners, developers, and...

AffecTech featured in Horizon research and innovation magazine

AffecTech has been featured in the EC online magazine Horizon, in an article exploring mobile apps and wearable tech for mental health: The mobile apps and wearable tech tapping into users’ emotions to tackle depression and anxiety. Professor Corina Sas, of...

The Best Wearable Device for Research on Emotion and Affect?

Research into Emotion Regulation Within the AffecTech project, we aim to better understand and regulate emotions with the use of embodied sensors and personal technologies. As a team of researchers operating in the fields of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Digital...