Jessica Despard

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BACKGROUND Voluntary motor deficits are a common feature in Huntington's disease (HD), characterised by movement slowing and performance inaccuracies. This deficit may be exacerbated when visual cues are restricted. OBJECTIVE To characterize the upper limb motor profile in HD with various levels of difficulty, with and without visual targets. METHODS(More)
In our research group, we are currently carrying out several empirical research studies to inform the design of future personal informatics (PI) systems. These studies include projects investigating the use of gamification elements to encourage engagement based on a user's personality type, varying levels of feedback during day-to-day PI use, and(More)
Nearly 40 million workers in the USA, a third of the working population, are low-wage, meaning they make less than $11.65 per hour. These workers face the pervasive and detrimental challenge of wage violations, also known as wage theft, which is any illegal activity by an employer that denies benefits or wages to employees. We interviewed 24 low-wage(More)
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