Apple's ResearchKit has turned the iPhone and Apple Watch into powerful tools for mental health testing

Our mobile devices collect endless amounts of data, including everything from where we go to whom we chat with to the number of steps we take each day. Now researchers and developers are using this data to study psychological well-being thanks to ResearchKit, Apple's open source framework for collecting and researching health data.

Alex Leow

Alex Leow MD PhD

Joining the University in 2009, Dr. Leow received clinical training in Psychiatry and research training in biomedical imaging, both at UCLA. Having co-authored more than 70 articles, Dr. Leow's current research interests focus on developing novel probabilistic reconstruction, tractography, and ne ...