Extreme mediation: observing mental and physical health in everyday life

  title={Extreme mediation: observing mental and physical health in everyday life},
  author={Anthony Faiola and Preethi Srinivas},
  journal={Proceedings of the 2014 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing: Adjunct Publication},
  • A. Faiola, Preethi Srinivas
  • Published 13 September 2014
  • Psychology
  • Proceedings of the 2014 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing: Adjunct Publication
The excessive use of smartphones resulting in extreme mediation has been identified to result in psychological problems including anxiety, depression, and an overall neural change that is impacting people of all ages on many levels. An exploratory study using Experience Sampling Method (ESM) concluded a significant increase in positive mood, conscious awareness of the surrounding environment, and an increased number of participants self-reporting physical activity lasting 15 minutes on days… 

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