Algorithms Identify People with Suicidal Thoughts
Publication DateNovember 2 2017
DescriptionMention strong words such as “death” or “praise” to someone who has suicidal thoughts and chances are the neurons in their brains activate in a totally different pattern than those of a non-suicidal person. That’s what researchers at University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University discovered, and trained algorithms to distinguish, using data from fMRI brain scans.
, Mental Health
, Brain Function