Researchers have an opportunity to develop assistive applications that empower people to change unhealthy habits through monitoring their behavior. Mobile applications can enhance self-monitoring by providing real-time feedback and employing persuasive technology. The projects presented demonstrate the potential of persuasive, assistive applications for both chronically ill and healthy individuals.
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Connelly, Kay; Faber, A M.; Rogers, Y; Siek, Katie; and Toscos, Tammy PhD, "Mobile applications that empower people to monitor their personal health" (2006). Health Services and Informatics Research. 62.