Psychology researchon a smartphone:Some experimentsDr. Caspar AddymanBirkbeck, University of LondonUniversity of Warwick,C...
BoozerlyzerTRACXuMotif
Alien RabbleAddyman, 2009
Laboratory Real world
7 year olds 11 year olds Adults• Participants do learn! p<0.001• Learn different categories differently, p<0.003• Differen...
7 year olds 11 year olds Adults• “Can I get this on my computer?”• “I know this game! I’ve got it at home.”• “Are we doing...
Boozerlyzer
Motivations How much am I drinking? How is this affecting mecognitively & emotionally? Tracking can changebehaviour Tr...
Motivations 2 Alcohol is a drug. The most widely usedand abused drug The most harmful toindividuals The most harmful t...
http://boozerlyzer.net https://github.com/yourbrain
Open Science / Open Databoozerlyzer.netPrivatePublic
Boozerlyzer resultsAddyman (in prep)Self Reported Happiness
Boozerlyzer resultsAddyman (in prep)Self Reported Energy
Boozerlyzer resultsAddyman (in prep)Self Reported Drunkeness
Boozerlyzer resultsAddyman (in prep)Coordination game Number Stroop game
Boozerlyzer Summary• Users• Costs• Data• Effects• Results
TRACX(French, Addyman & Mareschal, Psych Rev, 2011)
Truncated Recursive AutoassocativeChunk Extractor(French, Addyman & Mareschal, Psych Rev, 2011)
http://leadserv.u-bourgogne.fr/~tracx/
http://github.com/YourBrain/TRACX-Web
Computational modeling manifesto(Addyman & French, ToPICS, 2012)1.Let EVERYONE run your simulations(easily)2.Let motivated...
uMotifwww.umotif.com
Amsterdam, November 2011
Parkinson’s Disease• Neurodegenerative condition due to death ofdopamine producing cells in brain.• Motor / movement relat...
Strategic BusinessResearch Initiative(SBRI)1 2
SBRI• Phase 1 funding £75,000 from NHS HealthEnterprise East• 6 month development and pilot testing• Lambert 4 commercial ...
SleepTremorDyskinesiaSupplenessBradykinesiaWaterExerciseMoodEnergyMedication
Finger Tapping
Numerical Stroop Test
Randomized Control Trial• 40 participants in two groups• PARTIAL - Self report only• FULL - Self report + objective measur...
Trial: 41 recruited,26 used application,16 completed de-briefing70%Av. daily use during 2month trial period“Excellent in c...
Pre & post test questionnaires (n=16)74767880828486889092START ENDPDQ-39ScorePDQ-39 ScoresFULL APPLIMITEDAPP02468101214161...
In – App data - Parkinson’s symptoms11.522.533.544.55START ENDAverageSelfRatingSuppleness scoresFULL APPLIMITEDAPP11.522.5...
In – App data - Mood, Energy & Sleep11.522.533.544.55START ENDAverageSelfRatingMood scoresFULL APPLIMITEDAPP11.522.533.544...
In – App data - Health Behaviours**** p<.05, *** p<.00511.522.533.544.55START ENDAverageSelfRatingWater scoresFULL APPLIMI...
Phase 2 - FUNDED300 patient multi-centre test lasting 6 monthsSuvankar Pal,Rowling Centre and ForthValleyMoAlbazzaz, Barns...
IoN
Parkinson’s Tracker• Users• Costs• Data• Effects• Results
Thank you!c.addyman@bbk.ac.uk@BrainStraininghttp://boozerlyzer.nethttp://umotif.com
Boozerlyzer
• 57 new recreationaldrugs in EU in 2012(EMCDDA)• Most casual drug usersare poly drug users• Self experimentationrequires ...
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Some pretty pictures of smartphone research projects. Email me if you'd like to know more. C.addyman@bbk.ac.uk

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Psychology research on a smartphone

  1. 1. Psychology researchon a smartphone:Some experimentsDr. Caspar AddymanBirkbeck, University of LondonUniversity of Warwick,CoventryThursday, 9th May 2013
  2. 2. BoozerlyzerTRACXuMotif
  3. 3. Alien RabbleAddyman, 2009
  4. 4. Laboratory Real world
  5. 5. 7 year olds 11 year olds Adults• Participants do learn! p<0.001• Learn different categories differently, p<0.003• Difference between age groups, p<0.002
  6. 6. 7 year olds 11 year olds Adults• “Can I get this on my computer?”• “I know this game! I’ve got it at home.”• “Are we doing this every Tuesday?”
  7. 7. Boozerlyzer
  8. 8. Motivations How much am I drinking? How is this affecting mecognitively & emotionally? Tracking can changebehaviour Tracking data is rich data
  9. 9. Motivations 2 Alcohol is a drug. The most widely usedand abused drug The most harmful toindividuals The most harmful tosociety(ISCD 2010)
  10. 10. http://boozerlyzer.net https://github.com/yourbrain
  11. 11. Open Science / Open Databoozerlyzer.netPrivatePublic
  12. 12. Boozerlyzer resultsAddyman (in prep)Self Reported Happiness
  13. 13. Boozerlyzer resultsAddyman (in prep)Self Reported Energy
  14. 14. Boozerlyzer resultsAddyman (in prep)Self Reported Drunkeness
  15. 15. Boozerlyzer resultsAddyman (in prep)Coordination game Number Stroop game
  16. 16. Boozerlyzer Summary• Users• Costs• Data• Effects• Results
  17. 17. TRACX(French, Addyman & Mareschal, Psych Rev, 2011)
  18. 18. Truncated Recursive AutoassocativeChunk Extractor(French, Addyman & Mareschal, Psych Rev, 2011)
  19. 19. http://leadserv.u-bourgogne.fr/~tracx/
  20. 20. http://github.com/YourBrain/TRACX-Web
  21. 21. Computational modeling manifesto(Addyman & French, ToPICS, 2012)1.Let EVERYONE run your simulations(easily)2.Let motivated users adjust parameters/run their own simulations3.Let other modelers use your code4. Write good documentation5. Clear mapping between model and empirical data6. Show internal structure7. Allow import/export to Excel, etc
  22. 22. uMotifwww.umotif.com
  23. 23. Amsterdam, November 2011
  24. 24. Parkinson’s Disease• Neurodegenerative condition due to death ofdopamine producing cells in brain.• Motor / movement related symptoms• Later cognitive problems & effects ofmedication• Levodopa (L-DOPA), a dopamine precursor• Affects 1.1 million people in Europe (127,000 inUK)• Cost of care/medication €10.7billion per year (€7,000 per patient per year.)• Symptoms can be highly sensitive to dose andtiming of medication.
  25. 25. Strategic BusinessResearch Initiative(SBRI)1 2
  26. 26. SBRI• Phase 1 funding £75,000 from NHS HealthEnterprise East• 6 month development and pilot testing• Lambert 4 commercial agreement betweenBirkbeck & uMotif• Research costs• 5% royalty on sales• Cure Parkinson’s Trust – access to people withParkinson’s
  27. 27. SleepTremorDyskinesiaSupplenessBradykinesiaWaterExerciseMoodEnergyMedication
  28. 28. Finger Tapping
  29. 29. Numerical Stroop Test
  30. 30. Randomized Control Trial• 40 participants in two groups• PARTIAL - Self report only• FULL - Self report + objective measures• Use tracker for 2 months• Questionnaires before & after:• Medicine compliance• Parkinson’s symptoms• Oxford Happiness Index• Multidimensional Personality assessment• Quality of Life Scale for people withchronic illness
  31. 31. Trial: 41 recruited,26 used application,16 completed de-briefing70%Av. daily use during 2month trial period“Excellent in conceptionand ease of use”“I find it very attractive &extremely easy to use”Patient Feedback:
  32. 32. Pre & post test questionnaires (n=16)74767880828486889092START ENDPDQ-39ScorePDQ-39 ScoresFULL APPLIMITEDAPP024681012141618START ENDNMSScoreNon-Motor SymptomsFULL APPLIMITEDAPP024681012141618START ENDQOLSScoreQuality of Life Score (QOLS)FULL APPLIMITEDAPP11.522.533.5START ENDMedicinesScoreMoritsky Medicines compliance(Higher is worse)FULL APPLIMITED APP
  33. 33. In – App data - Parkinson’s symptoms11.522.533.544.55START ENDAverageSelfRatingSuppleness scoresFULL APPLIMITEDAPP11.522.533.544.55START ENDAverageSelfRatingTremor scoresFULL APPLIMITEDAPP11.522.533.544.55START ENDAverageSelfRatingDyskinesia scoresFULL APPLIMITEDAPP11.522.533.544.55START ENDAverageSelfRatingBradykinesia scoresFULL APPLIMITEDAPP
  34. 34. In – App data - Mood, Energy & Sleep11.522.533.544.55START ENDAverageSelfRatingMood scoresFULL APPLIMITEDAPP11.522.533.544.55START ENDAverageSelfRatingEnergy scoresFULL APPLIMITEDAPP**† p<.1, ** p<.0111.522.533.544.55START ENDAverageSelfRatingSleep scoresFULL APPLIMITEDAPP†
  35. 35. In – App data - Health Behaviours**** p<.05, *** p<.00511.522.533.544.55START ENDAverageSelfRatingWater scoresFULL APPLIMITEDAPP11.522.533.544.55START ENDAverageSelfRatingExercise scoresFULL APPLIMITEDAPP*11.522.533.544.55START ENDAverageSelfRatingMedication scoresFULL APPLIMITEDAPP
  36. 36. Phase 2 - FUNDED300 patient multi-centre test lasting 6 monthsSuvankar Pal,Rowling Centre and ForthValleyMoAlbazzaz, Barnsley HospitalBen Chico,RotherhamRayChaudhuri, KingsCollegeJulian Fearnley,Barts and The RoyalLondonBeverly Castleton,St Peter’sHospital, SurreyAndrewFowlie, NHSGrampianMax Little,Aston University
  37. 37. IoN
  38. 38. Parkinson’s Tracker• Users• Costs• Data• Effects• Results
  39. 39. Thank you!c.addyman@bbk.ac.uk@BrainStraininghttp://boozerlyzer.nethttp://umotif.com
  40. 40. Boozerlyzer
  41. 41. • 57 new recreationaldrugs in EU in 2012(EMCDDA)• Most casual drug usersare poly drug users• Self experimentationrequires better data• Big data = better datahttp://www.flickr.com/photos/genista/249525571/The next step.. other drugs?
  42. 42. BoozerlyzerBufo alvarius Epipedobates tricolor

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