Depression, Speech, and Mobile Health

December 27, 2014

An exciting area of research is vocal monitoring for neuropsychological disorders.  While many of these ideas started out in university research labs, increasingly larger studies are proving the capability of smart phones for acquiring vocal samples from individuals to identify and track diseases as wide ranging as Parkinson's, traumatic brain injury, and depression.

For more information, check out:

https://www.ted.com/talks/max_little_a_test_for_parkinson_s_with_a_phone...

http://web.eecs.umich.edu/~emilykmp/Research.php

http://www.nature.com/news/2010/100719/full/news.2010.361.html