Authors: Emily Campbell, Cheyenne Ismailciuc, Brenda Penn, Natra Zeryihun

Project Details

Team
Emily Campbell, Cheyenne Ismailciuc, Brenda Penn, Natra Zeryihun

Area of Focus
Mobile Apps

Topic
Migraine Support

Duration
1 month

Project Overview

As a part of our Usability and User Research class at UW in the MHCI+D program, our team was tasked to select a smartphone application addressing an aspect of personal life that creates a poor user experience. To start, we looked at existing apps. One app we reviewed was a migraine tracking application that records a user’s migraines over a period of time. From our conversation, we found the app to be beneficial as it monitors inputted data, provides insights of potential causes, and allows for the information to be shared directly with the user’s doctor or physician. Although, in these benefits, we found usability and accessibility flaws, which prevents users from maximizing their potential benefit from the application. From this activity, the life aspect we decided to focus on was health support. …

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let’s create and inspire | uw mhcid grad candidate

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