Advancing wellbeing using new ways to communicate, understand, and respond to emotion

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Location Patterns from Phone Sensors May Help Predict Depressive Symptoms: A Longitudinal Pilot Study

Howe, E., Ghandeharioun, A., Pedrelli, P., Mischoulon, D., Picard, R., Fedor, S. "Location Patterns from Phone Sensors May Help Predict Depressive Symptoms: A Longitudinal Pilot Study," Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Annual Convention – Tech SIG, San Diego, CA, November 2017.

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Multimodal Autoencoder: A Deep Learning Approach to Filling In Missing Sensor Data and Enabling Better Mood Prediction

Jaques, N., Taylor, S., Sano, A., and Picard, R. International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII), San Antonio, Texas, October 2017

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Integrating EMA, clinical assessment and wearable sensors to examine the association between MDD and alcohol use

Pedrelli, P., Howe, E., Mischoulon, D., Picard, R., Ghandeharioun, A., Fedor, S."Integrating EMA, clinical assessment and wearable sensors to examine the association between MDD and alcohol use," Connected Health Conference, Boston, MA, October 2017.

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Objective assessment of depressive symptoms with machine learning and wearable sensors data

Ghandeharioun, A., Fedor, S., Sangermano, L., Ionescu, D., Alpert, J., Dale, C., Sontag, D., Picard, R. "Objective assessment of depressive symptoms with machine learning and wearable sensors data," International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII), San Antonio, Texas, October 2017.

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Multicenter clinical assessment of improved wearable multimodal convulsive seizure detectors

Francesco Onorati, Giulia Regalia, Chiara Caborni, Matteo Migliorini, Daniel Bender, Ming-Zher Poh, Cherise Frazier, Eliana Kovitch Thropp, Elizabeth D. Mynatt, Jonathan Bidwell, Roberto Mai, W. Curt LaFrance Jr, Andrew S. Blum, Daniel Friedman, Tobias Loddenkemper, Fatemeh Mohammadpour-Touserkani, Claus Reinsberger, Simone Tognetti, Rosalind W. Picard. DOI: 10.1111/epi.13899

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Stress Measurement from Tongue Color Imaging

Hernandez J., Ferguson C., Sano A., Chen W., Weihui L., Yeung A. and Picard R. "Stress Measurement from Tongue Color Imaging," International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII), San Antonio, Texas, October 2017.

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Predicting Tomorrow's Mood, Health, and Stress Level using Personalized Multitask Learning and Domain Adaptation

Jaques, N., Rudovic, O., Taylor, S., Sano, A., and Picard, R. Proceedings of Machine Learning Research, 48, 17-33. August 2017.

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Sequence Tutor: Conservative Fine-Tuning of Sequence Generation Models with KL-Control

Jaques, N., Gu, S., Bahdanau, D., Hernandez-Lobato, J., Turner, R., and Eck, D. International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), Sydney, Australia, August 2017.

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Wrist sensor reveals sympathetic hyperactivity and hypoventilation before probable SUDEP

Rosalind W. Picard, ScD, Matteo Migliorini, PhD, Chiara Caborni, MSc, Francesco Onorati, PhD, Giulia Regalia, PhD, Daniel Friedman, MD, Orrin Devinsky, MD Neurology; published ahead of print July 12, 2017, doi:10.1212/WNL.0000000000004208: 1526-632X

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SPRING: Customizable, Motivation-Driven Technology for Children with Autism or Neurodevelopmental Differences

Johnson, K.T. and Picard, R.W. Proceedings of Interaction Design and Children (IDC'17), ACM Press, Stanford, CA, June 2017.

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Location Variability from Commodity Phone Sensors Is Negatively Associated with Self-Reported Depression Score: A Pilot Study

Ghandeharioun, A., Fedor, S., Sangermano, L., Alpert, J., Dale, C., Ionescu, D., Picard, R. "Location Variability from Commodity Phone Sensors Is Negatively Associated with Self-Reported Depression Score: A Pilot Study," Association for Psychological Science (APS) annual convention, Boston, May 2017.

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BrightBeat: Effortlessly Influencing Breathing for Cultivating Calmness and Focus

Ghandeharioun, A., Picard, R."BrightBeat: Effortlessly Influencing Breathing for Cultivating Calmness and Focus," Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems. ACM, Denver, May 2017.

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Objective vs. Subjective Reports of Sleep Quality in Major Depressive Disorder: A Pilot Study

Ghandeharioun, A., Sangermano, L., Picard, R., Alpert, J., Dale, C., Ionescu, D., Fedor, S. "Objective vs. Subjective Reports of Sleep Quality in Major Depressive Disorder: A Pilot Study," Anxiety and Depression Conference (ADAA), San Fransisco, April 2017.

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Incoming Cell Phone Data as a Potential Predictor of Depression Severity: A Pilot Study

Sangermano, L., Ghandeharioun, A., Picard, R., Alpert, J., Dale, C., Fedor, S., Ionescu, D. "Incoming Cell Phone Data as a Potential Predictor of Depression Severity: A Pilot Study," Anxiety and Depression Conference (ADAA), San Fransisco, April 2017.

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Tuning Recurrent Neural Networks with Reinforcement Learning

Jaquesn, N., Gu, S., Turner, R., and Eck, D. International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR) workshop, Toulon, France, April 2017

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Multi-task Learning for Predicting Health, Stress, and Happiness

Jaques, N., Taylor, S., Nosakhare, E., Sano, A., Picard, R. In Proc. NIPS Workshop on ML in Health, Barcelona, Spain, December 2016.

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Understanding and Predicting Bonding in Conversations Using Thin Slices of Facial Expressions and Body Language

Jaques, N., McDuff, D., Kim, Y. K., and Picard, R. W. "Understanding and Predicting Bonding in Conversations Using Thin Slices of Facial Expressions and Body Language," In Proceedings of Intelligent Virtual Agents, California, USA, September 2016.

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Personality, Attitudes, and Bonding in Conversations

Jaques, N., Kim, Y. L., and Picard, R. W. "Personality, Attitudes, and Bonding in Conversations," In Proceedings of Intelligent Virtual Agents, California, USA, September 2016.

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Wearable ESM: Comparing the Wearable Experience Sampling Method across Wearable Devices

Hernandez, J., McDuff, D., Infante, C., Maes, P., Quigley, K., and Picard, R. W. "Wearable ESM: Comparing the Wearable Experience Sampling Method across Wearable Devices," In Proceedings of Mobile Human Computer Interaction, Florence, Italy, September 2016.

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BITxBIT: Encouraging Behavior Change with N=2 Experiments

Natasha Jaques, Travis Rich, Karthik Dinakar, Niaja Farve, Weixuan 'Vincent' Chen, Pattie Maes, Rosalind W. Picard, Kevin Slavin

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BrightBeat: Effortlessly Influencing Breathing for Cultivating Calmness and Focus

Ghandeharioun, A. "BrightBeat: Effortlessly Influencing Breathing for Cultivating Calmness and Focus", MIT Master's Thesis, September 2016.

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Kind and grateful: A context-sensitive smartphone app utilizing inspirational content to promote gratitude

Asma Ghandeharioun, Asaph Azaria, Sara Taylor, Rosalind W. Picard

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Influence of Sleep Regularity on Self-Reported Mental Health and Wellbeing

Akane Sano, Andrew J. Phillips, Sara Taylor, Andrew W. McHill, Conor O'Brien, Justin Buie, Cesar A. Hidalgo, Laura Barger, Charles A. Czeisler, Elizabeth B. Klerman, Rosalind W. Picard

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A wristband assessment of accelerometry and autonomic activity of epileptic patients

C. Caborni, F. Onorati, G. Regalia, M. Migliorini, Rosalind W. Picard

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Machine Learning of Sleep and Wake Behaviors to Classify Self-Reported Evening Mood

Sara Taylor, Natasha Jaques, Akane Sano, Asaph Azaria, Asma Ghandeharioun, Rosalind W. Picard

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Neurotics Can't Focus: An in situ Study of Online Multitasking in the Workplace

Gloria Mark, Shamsi T. Iqbal, Mary Czerwinski, Paul Johns, Akane Sano

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Email Duration Batching and Self-interruption: Patterns of Email Use on Productivity and Stress

Gloria Mark, Shamsi T. Iqbal, Mary Czerwinski, Paul Johns, Akane Sano

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Wearable Technologies for Multiple Sclerosis: The Future Role of Wearable Stress Measurement in Improving Quality of Life

D. Lopez Martinez, Rosalind W. Picard

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COGCAM: Contact-free Measurement of Cognitive Stress During Computer Tasks with a Digital Camera

McDuff, D., Hernandez, J., Gontarek, S., and Picard, R. "COGCAM: Contact-free Measurement of Cognitive Stress During Computer Tasks with a Digital Camera," In Proceedings for the Computer and Human Interaction Conference (CHI), San Jose, California, May 2016.

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Asymmetry of Electrodermal Activity on the Right and Left Palm as Indicator of Depression for People Treated with Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

Szymon Fedor, Peggy Chau, Nicolina Bruno, Rosalind W. Picard, Joan Camprodon

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SNAPSHOT Expose: Stage Based and Social Theory Based Applications to Reduce Stress and Improve Wellbeing

M. Zisook, Sara Taylor, Akane Sano, Rosalind W. Picard

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Associations between mental health and academic performance sleep behaviors trait and daily behaviors in college students

Akane Sano, Sara Taylor, Rosalind W. Picard

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Efficacy of a Web-Based Peer-To-Peer Cognitive Reappraisal Platform: a Randomized Controlled Trial

Robert R Morris, Stephen M Schueller, Rosalind W. Picard

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Affect-aware tutors: recognising and responding to student affect

Beverly Woolf, Winslow Burleson, Ivon Arroyo, Toby Dragon, David Cooper, Rosalind Picard

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Promoting kindness and gratitude with a smartphone and triggers

Asma Ghandeharioun, Asaf Azaria, Sara Taylor, Pattie Maes, Rosalind Picard

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Improvement of a convulsive seizure detector relying on accelerometer and electrodermal activity collected continuously by a wristband

F Onorati, G Regalia, C Caborni, Rosalind W. Picard

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An improved wrist-worn convulsive seizure detector based on accelerometry and electrodermal activity sensors

Regalia G, et al.

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A simple hierarchical infinite HMM with efficient inference

Ardavan Saeedi, Asma Ghandeharioun, Matt Hoffman

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Multi-task Multi-Kernel Learning for Estimating Individual Wellbeing

Natasha Jaques, Sara Taylor, Akane Sano, Rosalind Picard. In Proc. NIPS Workshop on Multimodal Machine Learning, Montreal, Quebec, December 2015.

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Active Learning for Electrodermal Activity Classification

Victoria Xia, Natasha Jaques, Sara Taylor, Szymon Fedor, Rosalind Picard

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Improving Sleep-Wake Schedule Using Sleep Behavior Visualization and a Bedtime Alarm

Weixuan 'Vincent' Chen, Misha Sra, Rosalind W. Picard

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Intelligent Mobile Wearable and Ambient Technologies for Behavioral Health Care

Luxton, D.D., June D. J., Akane Sano, Timothy Bickmore

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Autonomic Changes Following Generalized Tonic Clonic Seizures: An Analysis of Adult and Pediatric Patients with Epilepsy

Sarkis R., Thome-Souza S., Poh M-Z., Llewellyn N., Klehm J., Madsen J.R., Picard R, Pennell P., Dworetzky B.A., T. Loddenkemper, Reinsberger C.

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HealthAware: An Advice System for Stress Sleep Diet and Exercise

Akane Sano, P. Johns, Mary Czerwinski

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Stress Is In the Eye of the Beholder

Yuliya Lutchyn, Gloria Mark, Akane Sano, Paul Johns, Mary Czerwinski, Shamsi Iqbal,

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Predicting students' happiness from physiology phone mobility and behavioral data

Natasha Jaques, Sara Taylor, Asaf Azaria, Asma Ghandeharioun, Akane Sano, Rosalind W. Picard

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Towards Wearable Stress Measurement

Hernandez, J. "Towards Wearable Stress Measurement", MIT PhD Thesis, September 2015

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SmileTracker: Automatically and unobtrusively recording smiles and their context

Natasha Jaques*, Weixuan 'Vincent' Chen*, Rosalind W. Picard

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Prediction of Happy-Sad Mood from Daily Behaviors and Previous Sleep History

Akane Sano, Amy Yu, Andrew W. McHill, Andrew J. K. Phillips, Sara Taylor, Natasha Jaques, Elizabeth B. Klerman, Rosalind W. Picard

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Automatic Identification of Artifacts in Electrodermal Activity Data

Sara Taylor, Natasha Jaques, Weixuan 'Vincent' Chen, Szymon Fedor, Akane Sano, Rosalind W. Picard

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Wavelet-Based Motion Artifact Removal for Electrodermal Activity

Weixuan 'Vincent' Chen, Natasha Jaques, Sara Taylor, Akane Sano, Szymon Fedor, Rosalind W. Picard

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Separation of Ambulatory Skin Conductance in Day and Sleep Activities based on Activity Magnitude and Sleep-Wake Scoring

Akane Sano, Szymon Fedor, Rosalind W. Picard

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BioPhone: Physiology Monitoring from Peripheral Smartphone Motions

Hernandez, J., McDuff, D., and Picard, R. "BioPhone: Physiology Monitoring from Peripheral Smartphone Motions" In Proc. International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Milan, Italy, August 2015.

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Commonsense Reasoning for Detection Prevention and Mitigation of Cyberbullying

Karthik Dinakar, Rosalind W. Picard, Henry Lieberman

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Predicting Ad Liking and Purchase Intent: Large-scale Analysis of Facial Responses to Ads

Daniel McDuff, Rana Kaliouby, J. Cohn, Rosalind W. Picard

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An EEG and Motion Capture Based Expressive Music Interface for Affective Neurofeedback

Grace Leslie, Rosalind Picard, Simon Lui

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BioInsights: Extracting Personal Data from Still Wearable Motion Sensors

Hernandez, J., McDuff, D., and Picard, R. "BioInsights: Extracting Personal Data from "Still" Wearable Motion Sensors," In the proceedings of Body Sensor Networks, Cambridge, USA, June 2015

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Recognizing Academic Performance Sleep Quality Stress Level and Mental Health using Personality Traits Wearable Sensors and Mobile Phones

Akane Sano, Andrew J. Phillips, Amy Z. Yu, Andrew W. McHill, Sara Taylor, Natasha Jaques, Charles A. Czeisler, Elizabeth B. Klerman, Rosalind W. Picard,

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BioWatch: Estimation of Heart and Breathing Rates from Wrist Motions

Hernandez, J., McDuff, D., and Picard, R. "BioWatch: Estimation of Heart and Breathing Rates from Wrist Motions," In the proceedings of Pervasive Health, Istanbul, Turkey, May 2015 & EAI Endorsed Transactions on Pervasive Health and Technology 15(3): e1

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Cardiac and Respiratory Parameter Estimation Using Head-mounted Motion-sensitive Sensors

Hernandez, J., Li, Y., Rehg, J. and Picard, R. "Cardiac and Respiratory Parameter Estimation Using Head-mounted Motion-sensitive Sensors," In EAI Endorsed Transactions on Pervasive Health and Technology, Special Issue on Mobile and Wireless Technologies for Healthcare, May 2015.

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How to Cope With Digital Stress: The Recommendations Adolescents Offer Their Peers Online

Emily C. Weinstein, Robert L. Selman, Sara Thomas, Jung-Eun Kim, Allison E. White, Karthik Dinakar

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Mixed-Initiative Real-Time Topic Modeling & Visualization for Crisis Counseling

Karthik Dinakar, Jackie Chen, Henry Lieberman, Rosalind W. Picard

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Response to Commentaries on Multiple Arousal Theory and Daily-Life Electrodermal Activity Asymmetry

Rosalind W. Picard, Szymon Fedor, Yadid Ayzenberg

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Multiple Arousal Theory and Daily-Life Electrodermal Activity Asymmetry

Rosalind W. Picard, Szymon Fedor, Yadid Ayzenberg

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Crowdsourcing Techniques for Affective Computing.

Robert R. Morris, Daniel McDuff

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Electrodermal Sleep Storm Activity as A Biomarker In Epilepsy Patient

Kapur K., Thome-Souza S., Klehm J., Sarkis R., Nagarajan E., Jackson M., Rosalind W. Picard, Doshi C., Papadelis C., Dworetzky B., Reinsberger C., Loddenkemper T.