chatbots

Chatbots are computer programs or smart algorithms conducting conversation via auditory or textual methods. We report their application for mental health monitoring and psychotherapy, in cancer care, medication management or for dispensing medical advice.

Chatbots could train our mental condition

Chatbots could train our mental condition

Technology will play an increasingly social and even emotional role in our lives. Virtual conversations lead to more self-compassion.

Can chatbots help fill the empathy gap?

Can chatbots help fill the empathy gap?

Stressed out? Need to talk? Turning to a chatbot for emotional support might help, research from Michigan State University shows.

Chatbot explains apps and how they access data

Chatbot explains apps and how they access data

Hey GUI helps you find information on apps and their user interfaces with a simple conversation rather than complex tools or code.

Dementia: Chatbots for patients and caregivers need more work

Dementia: Chatbots for patients and caregivers need more work

Chatbots hold promise for dementia patient or caregiver support, but are still in their infancy, new research finds. None of the interactive digital apps tested performed well on all testing criteria.

Can an app change your personality?

Can an app change your personality?

Research has shown that daily use of a smartphone app can lead to desired personality changes within three months.

Chatbot may detect early dementia in time for intervention

Chatbot may detect early dementia in time for intervention

If Alzheimer's dementia is identified early, the decline in neural functioning can be stabilized or even curtailed in some cases.

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