Hopelab Insights

As a research-driven organization, our project work and the products we create are grounded in meaningful data. As a social innovation lab, we are motivated to inspire action from the insights derived from the data we collect. We hope that these insights inspire you to support other young people in their pursuit of health, happiness, and well-being. 

 

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Understanding How Using Nod Impacts College Students’ Loneliness and Well-being
Research

Researchers at Hopelab and the University of Oregon carried out a pilot randomized controlled trial to understand how using Nod impacts college students’ loneliness and well-being. These are the results.

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Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial on Nod
Research

Read the results of the pilot randomized controlled trial on the nod smartphone app created to address loneliness among college students.

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Hopelab Digital Readiness Survey Results
Research

In May 2020, the Hopelab strategy team sent a digital survey through national and regional networks of national service providers to assess the digital readiness of organizations and their stakeholders.

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Extremely Queer, Extremely Online
LGBTQ+

Even today, research shows that overall, online spaces continue to be safer for LGBTQ+ youth than offline ones.

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Four Science-backed Strategies for More Satisfying Social Connections During the Pandemic
Mental Health

We need a better way to support teens and young adults in their efforts to socialize safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Young, Wild, and Quarantined
Mental Health

While technology has often been criticized for provoking our separation and loneliness, it may be a critical part of the solution

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Making a Mental Health Startup? How a Professional Can Help
Mental Health

Hopelab joined HackMentalHealth, Vinaj Ventures, and Second Muse to host a mentoring event for early-stage startups in the digital mental health space.

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Lessons From Writing for a Mental Health Chatbot
Cancer

A case study on the user experience design of Vivibot, a chatbot designed for young adult cancer survivors.

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JMIR Randomized Controlled Feasibility Trial on Vivibot
Chatbots

This pilot randomized controlled trial examined the feasibility of delivering positive psychology skills via the Vivibot chatbot and its effects on key psychosocial well-being outcomes in young adults treated for cancer.

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Reverse Engineering Health
Behavior Change

From video games to apps to chatbots, Hopelab has created a broad range of science-based interactive technologies by reverse engineering health. We’re moving the needle on health behavior and moving the needle on outcomes.

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The Fusing of Science and Design
The Future of Healthcare

VP of Strategy & Design, Chris McCarthy reflects, “the essential elements of innovation are never fused, but instead are in a perpetual state of fusing…”

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