|1||Wed 9/3 |
|1. Introduction. |
2. Assignment 1 posted.
Pattie Maes (Slides)
|MIT Media Lab||Fri 9/5||1. Student presentation and discussion.
2. Assignment 2 posted. ( Kevin Slides)
3. Archive highlights from last semester (Slides)
4. Project Criteria (Slides)
|2||Wed 9/10||Manufacturing Taste||Kevin Slavin||MIT Media Lab||Fri 9/12||1. Student presentations and discussion on motivating health behavior change.
2. Assignment 3 posted.
|1. How to measure stress, engagement, and positive affect.|
2. Assignment 4 posted.
|Rosalind Picard||MIT Media Lab||Fri 9/19||Institute Student Holiday (no classes)|
|4||Wed 9/24||What influences mortality? How do we measure it better and help you live longer and healthier?||TBD||Statefarm Insurance||Fri 9/26||1. Student presentations and Discussion on Stress.
2. Initial Project Ideas & Team Matching
3. Assignment 5 posted.
|Diet and Health: An Update||Walter Willett||Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Public Health||Fri 10/3||1. Student presentations & discussion on diet and well-being.
2. Assignment 6 posted.
|Emotion regulation and hands-on CBT exercises||Rob Morris||MIT Media Lab||Fri 10/10|
|1. Crowdsourced online cognitive behavior therapy.
2. Project proposals due
2. Assignment 7 posted.
|Panel on practical tips on overcoming depression and building resilience||Ethan Zuckerman, Karthik Dinakar,|
|MIT Media Lab||Fri 10/17||1. Student presentations
2. Assignment 8 posted.
|8||Wed 10/22||Media Lab Members Week - No classes||Fri 10/24||Project proposal feedback in E15-359|
|8||Thurs 10/23||Resilience & Positive Psychology CANCELLED||Martin Seligman||University of Pennsylvania Positive Psychology Center|
|Sleep and Well-Being||Chuck Czeisler||Harvard Medical School||Fri 10/31||1. Student presentations & discussion on sleep and well-being.
2. Assignment 9 posted.
|Games for Health||Ben Sawyer||Digital Mill||Fri 11/7||1. Student presentation and discussion on games for health.
2. Assignment 10 posted.
|Recent Advances in the Understanding and Prediction of Suicidal Behavior||Matthew Nock||Harvard University, Department of Psychology||Fri 11/14||1. Project progress presentations .
2. Assignment 11 posted.
|Science of Workplace Fitness||Dinesh John||Northeastern University||Fri 11/21||1. Student presentations & discussion on workplace fitness .
2. Assignment 12 posted.
|Preventing cognitive decline, Alzheimer's disease and dementia||Lisa Mosconi||New York University Langone Medical Center||Fri 11/28||Thanksgiving Holiday - No classes|
|14||Wed 12/3||Final Project Presentations - Group 1||Fri 12/5||1. Student presentations|
|15||Wed 12/10||Final Project Presentations Group 2|
Final project papers due from all by 9pm.