Laura Germine on the Challenges and Opportunities of a Digital Research Laboratory (TIPS 2017)

Laura Germine, PhD, is the co-director of the McLean Institute for Technology in Psychiatry and an instructor in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. She is also director of the Laboratory for Brain and Cognitive Health Technology and creator of, a citizen science research initiative.

This talk was part of the 2017 Technology in Psychiatry Summit, sponsored by the McLean Institute for Technology in Psychiatry on November 6-7, 2017, at the JB Martin Conference Center, Harvard Medical School. Part of panel on Reinventing the Psychiatric Laboratory.

Technological and social advancements are changing the way science is conducted. Methods for remote data collection, collaboration, and data sharing have led to new approaches to mental health research that transcend geographical and institutional boundaries. In this session, speakers discuss how we might conceptualize a laboratory of the future to lead us to a better understanding of mental health, the brain, and behavior.

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