The Smartphone Psychology Manifesto

  title={The Smartphone Psychology Manifesto},
  author={Geoffrey F. Miller},
  journal={Perspectives on Psychological Science},
  pages={221 - 237}
  • G. Miller
  • Published 1 May 2012
  • Psychology
  • Perspectives on Psychological Science
By 2025, when most of today’s psychology undergraduates will be in their mid-30s, more than 5 billion people on our planet will be using ultra-broadband, sensor-rich smartphones far beyond the abilities of today’s iPhones, Androids, and Blackberries. Although smartphones were not designed for psychological research, they can collect vast amounts of ecologically valid data, easily and quickly, from large global samples. If participants download the right “psych apps,” smartphones can record… 

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