MentalTech I Use: doppel Vibration Wristband for Energy, Focus & Calm

Lately, I have been using what is probably the most analog of digital health wearables I use. The doppel is a wrist-worn wearable that creates a silent vibration on the inside of your wrist, mimicking a heartbeat, they call it a “lub-dub”, and eliciting focused and calming effects in the body and mind. It does […]

AnxietyTech Conference “MentalTech Wearables Talk”

So aside from the great value of attending AnxietyTech, back in August 2019, I had the further honor of being able to deliver a talk on MentalTech Wearables, a mental tech area near and dear to my “gadgeteer’s heart. This was the 3rd time I have delivered this talk and the first time in about […]

MentalTech I Use: Spire Stone: Breath Tracker & Trainer

My last post about how I use Mental Health Chatbots got me thinking about other mentaltech I have used with good success. This post I want to talk about my use of the Spire Breath Tracker. This wearable comes in the form of a stone shaped sensor which fits in the waistband of my pants. The […]

RecycleHealth: Wearables Recycling Positively Impact Access and User Insights

Last week while visiting Boston for the Digital Therapeutics Alliance Meeting, I got the opportunity to visit my good colleague, Lisa Gualtieri, PhD, ScM, assistant professor at Tufts University School of Medicine in the Department of Public Health and Community Medicine. It was a great reunion talking about the Digital Mental Health Project, and her non-profit, RecycleHealth. Lisa does really cool research exploring […]