Outline drawings of many types of smart phones

Persuasive Technology 2016 Workshop 3

The Challenge of Device Overload: Using the Persuasive Framework to effectively use modern technologies to encourage health-promoting behaviors.


Workshop Organizer: Sriram Iyengar


The current explosion of devices and technologies such as smart mobiles, sensors, smart watches, augmented/virtual reality comprises both opportunities and challenges.  The challenge is how to use this overload of devices and technologies to support health promoting behaviors among the sick and  among healthy individuals.  The theory of Persuasive Technology and Behavior Change Support Systems can be a solution.   This workshop will bring participants together interested parties to develop strategies and a framework for optimal use of these exciting technologies for health promotion.