Who ran the study?

The study, which published in the Journal for Medical Internet Research mhealth and uhealth, was conducted by researchers at Posit Science in collaboration with researchers at the University of California San Francisco and the University of California Berkeley.

What does the new study on depression and anxiety show?

It shows that an experimental mobile app can monitor a patient’s mood with greater frequency and as great or greater reliability than traditional methods, opening new possibilities for earlier intervention. You can read the study here. Mental health professionals currently tend to rely on having patients respond to standard questionnaires with multiple questions asking patients to…

What research should be done next?

Key next research questions include: Dosing: ACTIVE showed that booster training drives a larger effect. How big could the effect be if people did boosters every year, instead of just twice? How about if the boosters were 10 hours of training? Or twenty? How about if the boosters involved different forms of speed training? Combinations: Would combining…

Is this speed training available to the public?

Yes. The speed training exercise used in the ACTIVE study has been updated, and is now available as an exercise called Double Decision. Double Decision is one of the exercises in BrainHQ, an online cognitive training program from Posit Science. The exercise is patented, and is not available on any other website or program. To…