Horizon PhD in HCI and Health Psychology, Faculty of Science
Technology: embedded sensing and computing, screen-based and screen-less interaction design
Applications: health and wellbeing, behaviour change
Methods: statistical modeling, semi-structured interview, Experience Sampling (diary) Method, Participatory Design, ethnography, systematic review
Theory: Persuasive Technology, habit & automaticity, Behaviour Change Wheel
Yitong is doing an interdisciplinary PhD in Human-Computer-Interactions and Health Psychology, with a particular focus on Internet of Things for the formation of healthier office work habits.… read more
Yitong is doing an interdisciplinary PhD in Human-Computer-Interactions and Health Psychology, with a particular focus on Internet of Things for the formation of healthier office work habits. Unilever UK Ltd.is the industry funder/partner for her PhD.
Yitong is part of the Mixed Reality Lab and the Horizon Centre for Doctoral Training, and is co-supervised by Steve Benford and Holly Blake.
Yitong started her research on persuasive technologies for healthy behaviour change during her Master's at UCL. For details, see her presentation at the Festival of Digital Health, 2014.
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