Social networks as health feedback displays

  title={Social networks as health feedback displays},
  author={Margaret E. Morris},
  journal={IEEE Internet Computing},
Social networks have thus far served primarily as analytic tools for social scientists. By leveraging pervasive computing, this new research transforms social-network models into behavioral feedback displays. These ambient displays, which reflect data on remote and face-to-face interaction gathered by wireless sensor networks, were intended to raise awareness of social connectedness as a dynamic and controllable aspect of well being. An interdisciplinary health technology research group at… CONTINUE READING
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