Employing Kinect for Cognitive-Motor Assessment: A Feasibility Study
Uzi Levi, Roni Laslo-Roth and Eyal Rosenstreich
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: November 21, 2018
This study examined the feasibility of the Microsoft Kinect sensor for assessing mediolateral trunk sway and its associations with cognitive abilities. To this end, young adults and elderlies were sampled and performed various gait and balance tasks under single- and dual-task paradigms. Although reliable, Kinect's ability to assess cognition through movement was not conclusive. Specifically, the Kinect distinguished between young- and old-adults gait, but not between young-adults with and witho...
Smartphone Addiction, Sleep Quality and Mechanism
Mehrnaz Moattari, Farahnaz Moattari2, Gholamreza Kaka, Homa Mohseni Kouchesfahani, Seyed Homayoon Sadraie and Majid Naghdi
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: October 12, 2018
Addiction refers to "loss of control" and "despite adverse consequences". Substance-free addiction (or behavioral addiction) covers pathological gambling, food addiction, internet addiction, and mobile phone addiction. Nowadays, much has been said about new Medias and technologies addiction that connect us and make us lonely at the same time, consequently, leads to adverse mental health disadvantageous. Smartphones are increased rapidly as an indispensable member of our everyday life for most pe...