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Introduction An increasing focus on personal electronic health records (PHRs) offers healthcare benefits for patients, particularly those in undeserved and marginalised populations, who are at risk of receiving less effective healthcare, and may have worse health...

["Health Policy","Public Health","Human-Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.3268
73 downloads
860 views

Background Intervention programs to promote physical activity in older adults, either in group or home settings, have shown equivalent health outcomes but different results when considering adherence. Group-based interventions seem to achieve higher participation...

["Geriatrics","Kinesiology","Public Health","Human-Computer Interaction","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.3150
63 downloads
367 views

The literature indicates the best vibration positions and frequencies on the human body where tactile information is transmitted. However, there is a lack of knowledge about how to combine tactile stimuli for navigation. The aim of this study is to compare different...

["Kinesiology","Psychiatry and Psychology","Human-Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.3082
51 downloads
316 views

Background Electronic Health Record (EHR)-based sepsis alert systems have failed to demonstrate improvements in clinically meaningful endpoints. However, the effect of implementation barriers on the success of new sepsis alert systems is rarely explored. Objective...

["Bioinformatics","Emergency and Critical Care","Human-Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.3083
219 downloads
1,448 views

Background Illusions that alter perception of the body provide novel opportunities to target brain-based contributions to problems such as persistent pain. One example of this, mirror therapy, uses vision to augment perceived movement of a painful limb to treat...

["Neuroscience","Anaesthesiology and Pain Management","Drugs and Devices","Human-Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.3023
1 citation
110 downloads
633 views

The successful navigation of social interactions depends on a range of cognitive faculties—including the ability to achieve joint attention with others to share information and experiences. We investigated the influence that intention monitoring processes have...

["Neuroscience","Cognitive Disorders","Human-Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2899
1 citation
163 downloads
519 views

Introduction The computing capabilities of state-of-the-art television sets and media centres may facilitate the introduction of computer-assisted evaluation at home. This approach would help to overcome the drawbacks of traditional pen-and-paper evaluations administered...

["Cognitive Disorders","Human-Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2845
1 citation
171 downloads
2,535 views

A growing research literature suggests that regular electronic game play and game-based training programs may confer practically significant benefits to cognitive functioning. Most evidence supporting this idea, the gaming-enhancement hypothesis, has been collected...

["Psychiatry and Psychology","Human-Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2710
229 downloads
1,519 views

There has been steady improvement in methods for capturing bioimages. However analysing these images still remains a challenge. The Python programming language provides a powerful and flexible environment for scientific computation. It has a wide range of supporting...

["Bioinformatics","Cell Biology","Computational Biology","Human-Computer Interaction","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2674
78 downloads
614 views

Background Highlighted text in the Internet (i.e., hypertext) is predominantly blue and underlined. The perceptibility of these hypertext characteristics was heavily questioned by applied research and empirical tests resulted in inconclusive results. The ability...

["Psychiatry and Psychology","Human-Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2467
1 citation
158 downloads
988 views

The most recent update to the American Psychiatric Association’s (APA) Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) included Internet Gaming Disorder as a new potential psychiatric condition that merited further scientific study. The present research...

["Psychiatry and Psychology","Human-Computer Interaction","Coupled Natural and Human Systems"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2401
190 downloads
782 views

Introduction: The educational technology of massive open online courses (MOOCs) has been successfully applied in a wide variety of disciplines and are an intense focus of educational research at this time. Educators are now looking to MOOC technology as a means...

["Science and Medical Education","Human-Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2343
1 citation
161 downloads
1,249 views

In conservation science, assessments of trends and priorities for actions often focus on species as the management unit. Studies on species coverage in online media are commonly conducted by using species vernacular names. However, the use of species vernacular...

["Biodiversity","Conservation Biology","Environmental Sciences","Human\u2013Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2202
104 downloads
518 views

Background. Taking into account the high prevalence of mental disorders and the multiple barriers to the use of mental health services, new forms of fostering patient information, involvement, and self-management are needed to complement existing mental health...

["Cognitive Disorders","Psychiatry and Psychology","Public Health","Science and Medical Education","Human\u2013Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2093
2 citations
545 downloads
1,926 views

Introduction: Early detection of social anxiety and loneliness might be useful to prevent substantial impairment in personal relationships. Understanding the way people use smartphones can be beneficial for implementing an early detection of social anxiety and...

["Public Health","Human-Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2197

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