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“Positive Me”

Creators: Kelly, Makayla
Middle School Students from Mouse Design League (DIIT) @ Redwood Middle School
Type of Project:
  • Game Design,
  • VR/AR
Themes of Project:
  • Mental Health
Positive Me

About this Project:

Positive me is an app where the user talks an AI robot in a form of an avatar about how they feel about themself or past experiences and how it affects them now.

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Community Feedback:

Great Design
Makes Me Think

Feedback from the Judges:

👏 Director, Technical Account Management at Salesforce — Emoti-Con Judge
Your pitch for Positive Me is intriguing and has the potential to address the important topic of mental health. Creating an app that allows users to engage with an AI robot avatar and express their thoughts and emotions is a step towards providing a platform for support and self-reflection.

Acknowledging the significance of mental health is crucial, and developing an app that encourages users to talk about their feelings and past experiences is a positive initiative. It's essential to create spaces where individuals can express themselves without judgment and find solace in sharing their thoughts. By utilizing AI technology, Positive Me has the potential to offer a non-judgmental and accessible outlet for users to engage in self-reflection.

However, it's important to recognize that mental health is a complex and multifaceted issue. While an app like Positive Me can serve as a starting point, it's vital to approach mental health with careful consideration and ensure that appropriate resources and professional support are readily available to users who may require additional assistance.

It would be beneficial to include features in the app that promote self-care and well-being. For example, incorporating guided meditations, mood tracking, or helpful resources such as hotlines or access to mental health professionals can enhance the app's overall impact and provide users with a more comprehensive support system.

Additionally, privacy and data security should be paramount when designing an app that deals with sensitive personal information. Ensuring that user data is protected and that the app follows best practices in terms of privacy regulations will help foster trust and encourage users to feel comfortable sharing their experiences.

Overall, Positive Me has the potential to contribute positively to the mental health space by providing an outlet for users to express their thoughts and emotions. However, it's crucial to approach the development and implementation of such an app with the understanding that mental health is a complex issue that requires careful consideration and a comprehensive support system.

👏 Contributing Writer at Uloop — Emoti-Con Judge
This app is a great start to addressing mental health concerns. Mental health is a widespread issue that has only increased over the past few years. The main concern I have with the app is that users may replace seeking professional help with talking to this AI avatar. The avatar can give generic advice, but in reality, users who are truly struggling need personalized advice that AI won't be able to address. It'd be cool if the avatar could gather data about where the person lives, etc. (while securing their data) and help point them in the direction of resources near where they live. I do really like that the app allows users to think about how they view themselves- this is a huge first step in determining how good their mental health is overall.

👏 President & COO at Modern Fanatic LLC — Emoti-Con Judge
Great idea to try and get in there and help folks with mental health issues as we so clearly need that right now. I would love to hear more info on how you would see mass adoption of this app in society.

Feedback from the Community:

Navesh 👏 a Middle School Student from Lead-X
Great job guys!
Ms.Barton 👏 a Teacher and/or Educator from Lead-X
Great work girls!!! I am super proud of your hard work!!!😁
Kayonie 👏 a Middle School Student from a Middle School Student from Lead-X
Great job guys. Excellent Work!
Annabella V 👏 a Middle School Student from Jamaica, NY

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