Mindstrong Health, led by Paul Dagum and Tom Insel, has completed a study suggesting that passive measures from smartphone use could be a continuous ecological surrogate for laboratory-based neuropsychological assessment.
Smartphone use of 27 subjects who had received a gold standard neuropsychological assessment was analyzed for 7 days.
Digital biomarkers with high correlations (p < 10−4) for working memory, memory, executive function, language, and intelligence were identified.
Click to view Tom Insel discussing digital biomarkers at ApplySci’s Wearable Tech + Digital Health + Neurotech conference at the MIT Media Lab in September, 2017
Announcing ApplySci’s 9th Wearable Tech + Digital Health + Neurotech Boston conference. September 25, 2018 at the MIT Media Lab.