chatbots

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.

Opening the ‘black box’ of AI

Opening the ‘black box’ of AI

AI is growing ever more powerful and entering people’s daily lives, yet often we don’t know what goes on inside these systems.

Motivation for using chatbots for mental health

Motivation for using chatbots for mental health

Researchers assessed what would motivate people to use chatbots for mental health services in the wake of a mass shooting.

Chatbots help decrease opioid use after surgery

Chatbots help decrease opioid use after surgery

A study showed that patients receiving messages from a chatbot used fewer opioids after fracture surgery, and their overall pain level fell, too.

COVID-19: can chatbot ease medical providers' burden?

COVID-19: can chatbot ease medical providers' burden?

Research found that chatbots working for reputable organizations can ease the burden on medical providers and offer trusted guidance to those with symptoms.

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