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In a study published in Nature Medicine, alum Matt Groh, Prof. Rosalind Picard, and colleagues found assistance from an AI model can help.
Dr. Alaa Algargoosh received the award for her research on how acoustic experiences can affect wellbeing.
Rosalind Picard’s unique technology is revolutionizing digital health.
The Media Lab is honored to have had its research and researchers highlighted in two 2023 end-of-year lists prepared by MIT News.
Advancing human wellbeing by developing new ways to communicate, understand, and respond to emotion
A paper led by Ehsan Hoque, alum of the Affective Computing group, receives UbiComp's 10-Years Impact Award.
Media Lab alums, Rob Morris (Affective Computing) and J. Nathan Matias (Civic Media), are among 25 honorees for Mozilla's Rise 25 awards.
On the Technically Optimistic podcast, Prof. Rosalind Picard and others discuss the challenges of accountability and responsibility in AI.
Five Media Lab students–Ila Kumar, Kimaya Lecamwasam, Cecilé Sadler, Aastha Shah, and Raechel Walker–win MIT Presidential Fellowship awards.
Former Labber Rana El Kaliouby has been named to the 2023 USA Eisenhower Fellows and hopes to explore AI investment while on fellowship.
On BBC’s The Forum, host Iszi Lawrence tries a tool developed by Media Lab researchers that tests users' ability to detect deepfakes.
Rosalind Picard and Media Lab alum, Mary Lou Jepsen, make the 2022 Forbes 50 Over 50: Entrepreneurs list.
David Nuñez, an alum of the Media Lab’s Personal Robots research group, takes MIT Technology Review on a tour of the re-imagined Museum.
MIT Media Lab postdoc Ziv Epstein discusses issues arising from the use of generative AI to make art and other media.
We're so proud of everything you've accomplished here, and can't wait to see what you do next.
Award recipients are selected based on their academic achievements and dedication to their graduate research works.
Discussion on fact-checking and deepfake detection at the Election Misinformation Symposium 2022.
Affective Computing alum Ehsan Hoque honored for work at intersection of AI and human-centered computing.
Craig Ferguson discusses Paradise Island, Affective Computing's new game for mental health.
New prize program recognizes MIT researchers who make data openly accessible and reusable.
The following winners and honorable mentions include members of the Media Lab community, and were selected from more than 70 nominees.
Awarded by the Italian region of Lombardy, this prize recognizes work in computer science for safety, wellness, and sustainable growth.
We're thrilled to welcome our friends at the Museum to Kendall Square!
MIT uses affective computing in efforts to improve human mental health.
On KCRW's Life Examined, Rosalind Picard talks about the potential for technology to help people understand emotions and improve wellbeing.
Affective Computing PhD student Matt Groh and other experts offer a few recommendations to help people recognize falsehoods online.
Get in-game rewards for improving your mental health! We're launching Paradise Island, the sequel to our hit mental health mobile game!
As a graduate student at MIT, Rob Morris struggled with mental health. Today, he wants to make it easier for others to find help online.
Matt Groh offers a "less dystopian view" on deepfakes.
The Misties recognize leaders who have made profound impacts in the field of intelligent and connected devices.
New research shows that detecting digital fakes generated by machine learning might be a job best done with humans still in the loop.
Noah Jones has been named a finalist for the 2022 Meta PhD Research Fellowship in the Computational Social Science category.
MIT scientist Rosalind Picard collaborates with clinicians to develop tools for mental health care delivery.
Fellowship program honors ACM members whose specific accomplishments drive innovation and make broader advances possible.
The project won first place and the Audience Choice Award in the SEPTA for All: Augmenting Transit with Augmented Reality competition.
PhD student Matt Groh speaks with Input Magazine’s Annie Rauwerda about his team's recent research on deepfake detection.
Member company Dentsu and the Affective Computing research group have been collaborating on a research project to use smartphone and d…
Affective Computing alum Seth Raphael talks to Slice of MIT about his career, and how he uses and creates tech-based magic to inspire people
The NAI Fellows Program highlights academic inventors who have demonstrated a spirit of innovation.
An evolving list of IAP activities hosted by members of the Media Lab community in collaboration with other departments.
Rosalind Picard presents some principles that engineers and computer scientists can use to create meaningful, authentic human relationships.
The special issue serves an introduction of the "classics" as to modalities in the recognition of (human) affective states.
Natasha Jaques, an alum of the Affective Computing group, has won this year's award for her thesis: "Social and Affective Machine Learning"
We're very excited to receive these honors, and we highly recommend reading the article they wrote about the project!
The competition, now in its tenth year, has featured a cross section of blue-chip companies, scruffy startups, and hungry young talents.
Read more about this news regarding Media Lab spinoff Affectiva, founded by former Labber Rana El Kaliouby.
John Ellis talks to Affective Computing head Rosalind Picard about making AI and computers more emotionally intelligent.
Media Lab students, faculty, researchers, and affiliates pitching panels at SXSW 2022
The physicist, neuroscientist, and PhD candidate creates augmentative technology for children with neurodevelopmental differences.
The people in the 16th annual celebration of young innovators are disrupters and dreamers.
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The Media Lab Focus series for March 2021 will present research on the theme of Mobility.
Affective Computing head Rosalind Picard and alum Fernanda Viégas are elected to the SIGCHI Academy as part of the 2021 SIGCHI Awards.
Former Labber Rana el Kaliouby, current CEO and co-founder of Affectiva, talks with Reid Hoffman during an episode of Masters of Scale.
Hyundai Motor Company recently unveiled a miniature electronic vehicle that uses Emotion Adaptive Vehicle Control (EAVC) technology.
Kristy Johnson was selected as the winner of the slam.
Meet the Labbers, which ran from 2016–2018, was an ongoing audio series that took listeners inside the Media Lab.
Congratulations to the Hugh Hampton Young Fellows, including Affective Computing researcher Kristy Johnson!
Rosalind W. Picard pioneered the field of Affective Computing at the Media Lab.