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The neuroethical future of wearable and mobile health technology

Karola V. Kreitmair and Mildred K. Cho

in Neuroethics: Anticipating the future

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198786832
eISBN:
9780191839894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786832.003.0005
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

Wearable and mobile health technology is becoming increasingly pervasive, both in professional healthcare settings and with individual consumers. This chapter delineates the various functionalities ... More


The Next-Generation Technologies

Anindya Ghose

in Tap: Unlocking the Mobile Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036276
eISBN:
9780262340427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036276.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

This chapter discusses emerging technologies, including wearable technologies, artificial intelligence, instant messaging and apps, smart homes and connected cars, smart wallets, and virtual ... More


The Growing Intimacy between Us and Our Devices

Anindya Ghose

in Tap: Unlocking the Mobile Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036276
eISBN:
9780262340427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036276.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

This chapter predicts that several emerging technologies will soon be integrated with the mobile ecosystem and further amplify the power of the nine forces discussed in this book. All these ... More


Quantified: Biosensing Technologies in Everyday Life

Dawn Nafus (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034173
eISBN:
9780262334549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034173.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

Today anyone can purchase technology that can track, quantify, and measure the body and its environment. Wearable or portable sensors detect heart rates, glucose levels, steps taken, water quality, ... More


Technology and the formation of socially positive behaviours

Adam Joinson and Lukasz Piwek

in Beyond behaviour change: "Key issues, interdisciplinary approaches and future directions"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447317555
eISBN:
9781447317579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317555.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The rapid rise of digital technology, smart wearables and smart- phone apps provides a unique opportunity for the facilitation of health and sustainability related behaviour change interventions. In ... More


The promise of technology

Davies and

in Whose Health Is It, Anyway?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198863458
eISBN:
9780191895890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863458.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter focuses on how technology can contribute by helping the healthcare system to do more with less, empowering individuals with chronic conditions to live well for longer, and providing the ... More


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