Can Scientists Diagnose Depression With The Sound Of Your Voice?
Research shows that reduced frequency range in vowel production is a speech characteristic of people with psychological and neurological disorders. The system is programmed to specifically identify reductions in vowel expression — a characteristic associated with depression — that human interviewers may not recognize. In a 2009 study, doctors misdiagnosed depression half the time. SimSensei is looking to vastly reduce that percentage. Watch the videos below for more information on depression.
The Science Of Depression
This is how the disease actually affects your body.
from Life Noggin
How can you tell?
from Khan Academy
This Test Detects Parkinson's By Analyzing Your Voice
Your voice can alert doctors of psychological and neurological disorders.