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Video: Laura Germine Introduces TIPS 2020

Laura Germine, PhD , McLean Hospital, introduces the 2020 Technology in Psychiatry Summit, an event sponsored by the McLean Institute for Technology in Psychiatry , held virtually October 28-30, 2020.

A Unique Research Career Inspired by a Medical Diagnosis

Laura Germine, PhD , thought that a chronic disease wouldn’t just affect her personal life. She also feared it would derail her career as a neuroscientist and researcher. Instead, her Type 1 diabetes diagnosis opened a new opportunity in which she would combine her skills as a software developer...

Video: Lecture – Trauma and the Brain – From Molecules to Mobile Phones

Presented by Laura Germine, PhD , and Stephanie A. Maddox, PhD, McLean Hospital – Crossroads in Psychiatry lecture Memories are central to our lives. They allow us to respond to new situations and demonstrate knowledge. They also protect us from future dangerous situations. Unfortunately, memories...

Podcast: The Road To Research

On today’s episode, Trevor discusses the importance of being mindful and breathing. He’s then joined by Laura Germine, PhD , technical director of the McLean Institute for Technology in Psychiatry , who talks about her non-traditional career path. A type 1 diabetes diagnosis in graduate school led...

Study Examines How Sensitivity to Emotions Changes Across the Life Span

Why do we become more positive as we grow older? Why are adolescents so sensitive to negative social cues? These are a few of the questions addressed in “Emotion Sensitivity Across the Lifespan: Mapping Clinical Risk Periods to Sensitivity to Facial Emotion Intensity,” a new paper published in the...

Study Finds Deep Biases in Standard Measures of Social Cognition

According to a recent paper published in Psychological Medicine , one of the most widely used tests for measuring social cognition is biased toward well-educated Caucasians. Laura Germine, PhD , technical director of the McLean Institute for Technology in Psychiatry and director of the Laboratory...

New Research Looks at the Promise of ‘Digital Neuropsychology’

In a new paper published in The Clinical Neuropsychologist , McLean Hospital’s Laura Germine, PhD , and her colleagues describe the many ways in which cognitive tests conducted with computers and smartphones might improve upon traditional “pencil-and-paper” tests. The researchers also present a...

Video: Panel Discussion on the Future of Behavioral Forecasting (TIPS 2018)

This panel was part of the 2018 Technology in Psychiatry Summit, an event sponsored by the McLean Institute for Technology in Psychiatry, which occurred November 1-2, 2018 at Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. From planetary science to meteorology to economics, forecasting future events...

Summit Envisions Future of Technology in Psychiatry

Technology is ubiquitous. Children have smartphones, octogenarians are savvy iPad users, and nearly everyone tracks steps and calories with wearables. It is no surprise that the field of psychiatry is forging a path toward using technology to revolutionize the way mental illnesses are diagnosed and...

Video: Laura Germine Shares the Mission and Scope of TIPS (TIPS 2017)

Laura Germine, PhD , is the co-director of the McLean Institute for Technology in Psychiatry and an instructor in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. She is also director of the Laboratory for Brain and Cognitive Health Technology and creator of TestMyBrain.org, a citizen science research...

Video: Laura Germine Kicks Off Day 2 of TIPS 2017

This talk was part of the 2017 Technology in Psychiatry Summit, sponsored by the McLean Institute for Technology in Psychiatry on November 6-7, 2017, at the JB Martin Conference Center, Harvard Medical School. Please visit mclean.org/itp to learn more about the McLean Institute for Technology in...