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The BUMP Study: Using digital tools to gain a deeper understanding of pregnancy symptoms

Insights Back to resource centre 30 August 2022 The BUMP Study: Using digital tools to gain a deeper understanding of pregnancy symptoms Earlier this year, members of the Cambridge Cognition team were co-authors on a paper describing a protocol for the Better Understanding the Metamorphosis of Pregnancy (BUMP) study. This study, led by 4YouandMe, is aiming to use digital tools,

Measuring Health-Related Quality of Life with Multimodal Data

Insights Back to resource centre 6 October 2022 Understanding the effect of ashwagandha root extract on stress, sleep and cognition We caught up with Shefali Thanawala from Nutriventia Ltd who told us how CANTAB™ helped them to investigate the effects of Ashwagandha root extract on memory and focus in healthy, stressed adults. About Nutriventia, Ltd.Nutriventia Limited is the dietary supplements

Validation of a Smartphone-based Digit Symbol Substitution Task in Participants With Major Depression

Insights Back to resource centre 8 April 2021 Validation of a Smartphone-based Digit Symbol Substitution Task in Participants With Major Depression At the virtual ISCTM – Annual Scientific Meeting, Luke Allen presented data supporting the validity of Smartphone-based DSST for assessments in patient populations such as MDD. Read on for the key findings and the full poster: Validation and Comparability

What is the value of objectively measuring emotional bias?

Insights Back to resource centre 4 October 2018 What is the value of objectively measuring emotional bias? A negative, perceptual bias is associated with the onset and maintenance of mood disorders, and is therefore a therapeutic avenue of interest. Here we will discuss the launch of an objective assessment of emotional bias as a potential biomarker of mood. What is

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How can digital health improve the signal-to-noise ratio in your clinical trials?

Insights Back to resource centre 18 September 2018 How can digital health improve the signal-to-noise ratio in your clinical trials? The contemporary framework for designing clinical trials is to build a comprehensive cognitive profile of the patient population from thorough but infrequent assessments. However, this framework struggles to capture the daily fluctuations in mood and cognition that many individuals with

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What is the optimal approach for using digital cognitive biomarkers in clinical trials?

Insights Back to resource centre 14 August 2018 What is the optimal approach for using digital cognitive biomarkers in clinical trials? Digital cognitive biomarkers are typically active or passive: but which approach enhances clinical trial success? Here we will define how active and passive cognitive biomarkers function in clinical trials, to conclude their optimal application. In our last post, we

What are digital cognitive biomarkers and why are they useful?

Insights Back to resource centre 7 August 2018 What are digital cognitive biomarkers and why are they useful? Biomarkers are important for the detection of disease-relevant information to help recruit, stratify and monitor patients, and to evaluate the safety and efficacy of compounds. Here we’ll discuss what digital biomarkers are and how they offer an opportunity to revolutionize research and

Pen-and-paper vs. computerised testing: which method do older adults prefer?

Insights Back to resource centre 20 February 2018 Pen-and-paper vs. computerised testing: which method do older adults prefer? Exciting new research shows not only that web-based cognitive assessments are suitable for older adults but, for many, computerised assessments are actually preferable to traditional pen-and-paper tasks. The National Seniors, Flinders Business School and University of Western Australia recently published a study entitled: Better

Wearable devices: the future for near-patient testing?

Insights Back to resource centre 20 November 2017 Wearable devices: the future for near-patient testing? Cognition Kit and Takeda have collaborated to deliver high frequency assessments of mood and cognition in major depressive disorder, using the Apple Watch. Patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) frequently experience cognitive problems such as inattention and memory complaints. These are often under-recognized and can

What is test-retest reliability and why is it important?

Insights What is test-retest reliability and why is it important? 15 September 2016 Back to resource centre Digital Health & Innovation Scientist, Matthew Hobbs explores what test re-test reliability is, how you would measure it and why it is important when choosing cognitive tests. What is test re-test reliability? When you come to choose the measurement tools for your experiment,

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