PrizeHonorable Mention in Application Design, Shortlist in Application Design
University/SchoolRochester Institute of Technology
ArtistZiwei Tang
Design TeamWenxi Qi
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Modiva, an application-based design to help patients suffering from Anorexia Nervosa, a life-threatening eating disorder due to distorted perception of body shape – slim is the only form of beauty. Modiva is equipped with the psychological theory of cognitive bias modification (CBM) and the latest technology advance in computer vision, and it aims to incept a healthier body recognition for patients. It has three pillars: a cognitive training game, a scientific diet guide, and an AR camera to see the user’s body differently.