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7th EAI International Conference on Pervasive Computing Paradigms for Mental Health

January 9–10, 2018 | Boston, United States

MINDCARE 2018 – 9-10 JANUARY 2018 





Welcome Desk & Registration


Symposium Welcome and Introduction



Giuseppe Riva, "Unlocking the Virtual Body: Multisensory Simulation/Stimulation for the Assessment and Treatment of Obesity and Eating Disorders”(Keynote speaker)


Workshop on BodyPass EU Project

Elisa Pedroli, Rossella Digilio, Cosimo Tuena, Juan V. Durá-Gil, Franco Cernigliaro, Giuseppe Riva and Pietro Cipresso, “The use of 3D body scanner in medicine and psychology: a review”

Daniele Di Lernia and Giuseppe Riva, “iStim. A new portable device for interoceptive stimulation”


  Coffee Break


Workshop on Ageing part 1

Elisa Pedroli, Pietro Cipresso, Silvia Serino, Desirèe Colombo, Michelle Semonella, Andrea Gaggioli and Giuseppe Riva, “A “first look” on frailty: A scientometric analysis”

Olivia Realdon, Federica Rossetto, Marco Nalin, Ilaria Baroni, Maria Romano, Felice Catania, David Frontini, Sergio Mancastroppa, Margherita Alberoni, Valentino Zurloni, Raffaello Nemni, Fabrizia Mantovani and Francesca Baglio,  “The technology-enhanced Ability continuum-of-care home program for people with cognitive disorders: research challenges and concept design”

Andrea Gaggioli, Chiara Settimi, Pietro Cipresso, Elisa Pedroli, Marco Stramba-Badiale, Giuseppe Riva “Using an Aging Simulator Suit for Modeling Visuo-Motor, Limitations of Elderly Users Interacting with a Mobile Application: Feasibility Study”


Poster presentation







Workshop on Ageing part 2 (Positive Technology & Healthy Ageing)

Francesco Vailati Riboni, Benedetta Comazzi, Gianluca Castelnuovo, Enrico Molinari and Francesco Pagnini, “Mindful Age and technology: promoting quality of life in older adults with a tablet/smartphone App”

Stefano Triberti, Sarah Bigi, Maria Grazia Rossi, Amelia Caretto, Andrea Laurenzi, Nicoletta Dozio, Marina Scavini, Enrico Pergolizzi, Alessandro Ozzello, Silvia Serino and Giuseppe Riva, “The ActiveAgeing Mobile App for Diabetes Self-Management: first adherence data and analysis of patients’ in-app notes”

Eleonora Brivio, Fabiana Gatti and Carlo Galimberti, “Learning to Use Tablets after 65: Auto-regulative Effects of a Training Program”

Daniela Villani, Chiara Cognetta, Davide Toniolo, Francesco Scanzi and Giuseppe Riva, “Engaging elderly breast cancer patients through an e- health intervention: a case series study”

Silvia Serino, Francesca Morganti, Desirèe Colombo and Giuseppe Riva, “The contribution of allocentric impairments to cognitive decline of Alzheimer’s Disease”

Serena Barello and Guendalina Graffigna, “Tools and technologies for patients and caregivers engagement: a qualitative analysis of health professionals’ attitudes and day-to-day practice”


Coffee Break



Round Table Technology-Supported Ageing


Closing remarks






Welcome Desk & Registration


Symposium Welcome and Introduction



Justin T. Baker, Sensing Psychosis: Toward Robust Computational Phenotypes in Severe Mental Illness  (Keynote speaker)



Workshop on New Ideas in Technology for Psychology


Claudia Repetto, Serena Germagnoli, Stefano Triberti and Giuseppe Riva, “Learning into the wild: a protocol for the use of 360° video for foreign language learning”

Brian Vaughan, Carolina De Pasquale, Lorna Wilson, Charlie Cullen and Brian Lawlor, “Investigating Prosodic Accommodation in Clinical Interviews with Depressed Patients”

Angelica Ortiz de Gortari, “First insights into applying the Game Transfer Phenomena framework for positive means”


Coffee Break


Workshop on Technology, Cognition & Emotion

Javier Fernández-Álvarez, Pietro Cipresso, Desirée Colombo, Cristina Botella and Giuseppe Riva, “Reading between the lines: A computational bibliometric analysis on emotion regulation”

David Yaden, Johannes Eichstaedt and John Medaglia, “Emerging Technology in Positive Psychology”

Pietro Cipresso, Miriam Fanciullo, Giuseppe Riva, Emanuela Saita “Extraversion affects attentive processes of personal images”

Michelle Semonella, Alice Chirico, Elisa Pedroli, Andrea Gaggioli and Giuseppe Riva, “The Italian Validation of Interpersonal Communication Competences Questionnaire”

Alice Chirico, Pietro Cipresso and Andrea Gaggioli, “Psychophysiological Specificity of Four Basic Emotions through Autobiographical Recall and Videos”


Closing remarks