stress

Welltory packs a lot of science into its app to measure your stress levels

Shine boosts teenage confidence via SMS and Facebook bot

Being a teenager is a rough ride at the best of times, and even the most confident of youngsters could do with a bit of a confidence bump. This is the market Shine has in its crosshairs, with an SMS a

Heavy Internet use leads to school burnout in teens

As if you didn’t need more proof that your darn kids need to get off the computer and into the back yard, researchers at the University of Helsinki and Department of Psychology have found that e

How To Unplug For New Year’s Weekend

New Year’s is a time where we turn off work for a little while. We meet friends and family, reflect on the prior year, and begin to imagine possibilities for the coming year. For many of us involved

The Startup, The Burnout

Burnout is as real as it gets. Burnout is a period of life when your thinking has become relentlessly intrusive, and quieting such thinking only makes it worse, similar to that of anxiety, depression

A New App Called Offtime Helps You Unplug Without Missing Out

Apparently, navel-gazing about how much time you’re spending on your phone is a thing now. We’ve already seen iOS apps like Moment and Check appear to shame you into self-restraint by ale

Meditation Resource Calm Raises Another $500K+ For An App That Helps You Focus, De-stress And Sleep

Calm.com, a company that began as an online relaxation resource that gives information-overloaded computer users a healthy mental break in their days before making the move to mobile early last year,

PIP Is A Bluetooth Biosensor That Aims To Use Your Phone To Gamify Beating Stress

Irish startup Galvanic has just launched a Kickstarter to crowdsource funding a wireless stress biosensor it's calling PIP. PIP is a Bluetooth biosensor that monitors its user's stress levels by measu

Cálmate: Put Down Your Smartphone To Feel Better

A study by the British Psychological Society found a link between stress levels and the number of times a person picks up their smartphone to check messages and mails. As an addict, I can completely a

Ford and MIT studying driver stress levels

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/2010_lincoln_mks_ecoboost_red_new.jpg">Your next Ford might have flowers, pastel colors, or calming scents coming from the interior. All

Stress ball gets the USB treatment

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/usbstressball-3-640.jpg">If there’s anything missing from the standard stress ball, it’s a USB connection and a weird phallic shape.

Strange music CD induces (not relieves) stress to help you relax

You may remember the weird “Just looking” Dvd from Japan, which was supposed to make shy men more confident by looking at different girls who did nothing but stare into the camera for 60 s

Pilots of remote-controlled Predators suffering PTSD

http://www.liveleak.com/e/7bb_1210698031 Interesting article over on Military.com about how some Predator pilots are beginning to show signs of psychological stress even though they’re not technical

Mario Enters Anger Management

As a child, nothing frustrated me more than trying to find the negative worlds in the original Super Mario Brothers game for the NES. I just couldn’t get the technique with the blocks and the du

Stress-o-Meter

I’m not really sure why anyone would need this product. It seems to me that people would be well enough aware that they’re stressed out. Nevertheless, if you feel that the quantity of your