Innovative Solutions: Resilience
Resilience, the ability to bounce back from adversity, is an innate human trait. Scientific research has helped identify several major modifiable sources of resilience that affect both psychological and biological health:
- A sense of purpose in life
- A sense of healthy connection to others
- A sense of controlover one’s destiny
HopeLab is working to catalyze the development of mobile apps and other technologies to enhance these experiences in people’s everyday lives as a way to cultivate human resilience.
Research & Development
Our work focuses on establishing measurement tools for both biological and psychological resilience, using genomics technology and Big Data analytics. We are also sourcing collaborative development opportunities to explore how technology can support resilience and, in a more targeted application, help address the problem of bullying, both online and offline.
Learn more about HopeLab’s Resilience Initiative.
HopeLab has set up ResilienceTech.org to connect people and organizations with resilience-promoting ideas and products. Whether you are a designer, developer, researcher, educator or healthcare professional, we invite you to lend your expertise and explore the work others in the network are doing.