Depressions are one of the most widely suffered – and often undiagnosed – conditions. Last week’s Axios newsletter shed light on MIT researchers who trained an AI system using recorded conversations to assess whether a person is depressed and, if so, how severely. The researchers explained to Axios that someone who is depressed may lack the motivation to see a professional. Without a weighty medical conversation, an AI system might detect depression that may otherwise be missed.
Read more about MIT’s research as well as concerns about the use of AI on Axios