Can cellphone use predict manic episodes in bipolar disorder?

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BiAffect, an app developed by College of Engineering professor and dean Pete Nelson and College of Medicine professor Alex Leow, has been chosen as one of two final entries in Appleā€™s ResearchKit contest. The app measures typing speed and spell-check overrides, and may be able to predict manic and depressive moods in people diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Read more.