Special Topics: Mobile Health

Course Number: 
05-499 / 05-899
Semester and Units: 
Spring 12 units
Course Description: 

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This goal of this seminar is to provide students with an overview of the emerging field of mobile health technology and current applications to psychology and behavior change.  Topics include smartphone and wearable sensors, just-in-time adaptive interventions, and gamification as applied to mood disorders, substance use, and lifestyle change.  Students will read and lead discussions of research papers and will collaborate on research projects focused on designing, implementing, and/or evaluating a mobile health product.  This course will be co-taught with Pitt's Psychology Department. Class will meet at Pitt on Tuesday and at CMU on Thursday.

Anind Dey