I research, design and educate on compassionate technologies in mental healthcare (i.e. technology that is sensitive to the suffering of human beings). I have particular expertise in (ambulant) physiological measures related to cognitive and emotional states.
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Below you will find the current projects I'm involved in which concern the question how technology can play a beneficial role in mental healthcare. Can compassion be expressed or supported with technology? I have a particular focus on wearable technology which sense phsyiological changes in the human body. Can we use this technology to enhance therapy by making people more aware of their body and changes in the body in everyday life? Do we find evidence for sustained physiological changes because of psychological therapy?