Treating addiction: Limbix VR

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Treating height phobia: Limbix VR

A Limbix product tested and reviewed by VICE.

Meditation apps

InsightTimer

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The meditation app I've been using for a couple of years now. Get daily new guided meditations. Build up your community.

H E A D S P A C E

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Andy's (Puddicombe) wonderful voice leads you through various meditation sessions. THE 'classic' among the many meditation apps. 

Mindfulness Bell

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The sound of a bell - reminding you of this particular moment. Adjustable to your preferences.

Reducing anxiety: Celeste

One way to can treat/reduce your feelings of anxiety could MAYBE be playing CELESTE - an online video game which claims/intends just that! 

(Thanks William for this game link and info - and the  review there).


Depressed and Anxious? "Sea of Solitude"

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This video game wants to help: "In the coming adventure video game Sea of Solitude, the main character — a young woman named Kay — navigates a partly submerged city as she faces a multitude of red-eyed scaly creatures.

None are as terrifying as her own personal demons. As the game progresses, 

Kay realizes the creatures she is encountering are humans who turned into monsters when they became too lonely. To save herself, she fights to overcome her own loneliness.

[...]

Sea of Solitude, which Electronic Arts will publish this year, is among a growing number of video games that are tackling mental health issues."



Hello BIAS!

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The first time I heard of "biases" was in 2004/2005 - the time when I started  studying psychology. Since then (and due to reading/studying neurocognitive research findings) it is relatively "clear" to me,  that there is no objective "reality" out there and that we are constantly constructing reality ourselves (mainly subconsciously). 

So: "The interent" found around 175 biases (check it out).


On this page here you can read more about 24 of them - click on the little symbols and be surprised.




Gamification in health care

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"Here, I collected some of the most widely known game-based digital technologies in healthcare. [...]

1) Physical fitness

2) Medication and chronic condition management

3) Gamification for kids

4) Physical therapy and rehabilitation"


--> Link




Personality Test "16 Personalities"

16 Personalities

The Myers-Briggs test, which is the basis of this online personality test here , has been scientifically "rejected" (see one critical article here, e.g.). 


YET NEVERTHELESS: It is an entertaining, cost-free way to self reflect and thus learn more about yourself. 


So: Please don't take the result(s) TOO serious. 

And have fun discovering online more about yourself.  




Check how biased you are: "Stereotypes"

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Take an IAT-test online and see/check how biased you are with regard to subconscious associations and stereotypes: https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/takeatest.html


"The implicit-association test (IAT) is a measure within social psychology designed to detect the strength of a person's subconscious association between mental representations of objects (concepts) in memory. It is commonly applied to assess implicit stereotypes held by test subjects, such as unconsciously associating stereotypically black names with words consistent with black stereotypes.

The test's format is highly versatile, and has been used to investigate biases in racial groups, gender, sexuality, age, and religion, as well as assessing self-esteem." (Wikipedia)




Bring nature into your office: "Nature Pod"

"NaturePod™ is a revolutionary new way to deliver nature to the workplace. Its proprietary technology uses Natural Resonance Imaging (NRI) to recreate the diverse restorative and physical health gains of spending time in nature through scientifically curated imagery."
see more https://www.treehugger.com/sustainable-product-design/get-your-hit-nature-inside-your-home-or-office-naturepod.html