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Digital Human, Series 8 Episode 4 of 6

Aleks Krotoski explores living in a digital world.

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Mon 2 Nov 2015 16:30

Isy Goldwasser

Isy Goldwasser
Isy Goldwasser is the CEO and co-founder of Thync. He talks to us about how the Thync System can stimulate or calm users, and what the potential for tech to enhance mental well being.

Jagger Gravning

Jagger Gravning
Jagger Gravning is an award winning filmmaker, writer and journalist. After a devestating cancer diagnosis he found himself unable to break free of depressed and suicidal thoughts, until he turned to games...

Viola Nicolucci

Viola Nicolucci
Viola Niccolucci is a teletherapist based just outside Turin. She talks to us about how the benefits of having technology as a barrier between patient and therapist, allowing the patients to open up more than they would face to face.

Ashleigh Ponder

Ashleigh Ponder
Ashleigh was diagnosed with Anorexia Nervosa when she was 13 years old. Despite doctors warning her to stay away from the internet, she began using Instagram to document her life, and battle back against the illness. Now in recovery, she runs the blog BalancedNotClean, to help others take control of their recovery.

Marie Strand Skånland

Marie Strand Skånland
Dr. Marie Strand Skånland is an associate professor in the areas of music and health and music psychology Norwegian Academy of Music. She shares her findings about how people can regulate moods and cope with every stresses with a technology we carry around with us every day - the Mp3 player.

Andrew Wilding-Smith

Andrew Wilding-Smith
Andy is a development officer with YouthNet, a UK charity dedicated to supporting young people dealing with mental illness. He tells us about the MadlyinLove project, and why playlists encouraged young men in particular to open up about their feelings.