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By Stats-of-1

Five minute chats with experts from all corners of science about statistics that can be applied to a single person. All scientists and non-scientists are welcomed! This podcast is hosted by Stats-of-1 (, a blog on a mission to improve personalized health through digital individualized statistical designs or methods.
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Stories from an N-of-1 trials and SCED pioneer

N-of-5 MinutesFeb 25, 2023

Exercise, energy and fatigue: what works for you?

Exercise, energy and fatigue: what works for you?

Ali Boolani is a multidisciplinary scientist whose work is focused on identifying feelings of mental and physical energy and fatigue and prescribing inter and intra individual interventions. His work is trying to identify intra individual differences in interventions to modify fatigue led to his interest in learning more about stats of one. He's currently the PI of the Mental Performance Lab at the Gatorade Sports Science Institute, and is interested in using these methods to improve his work.

May 24, 202323:08
Adaptive Computing for Diabetes

Adaptive Computing for Diabetes

How can we create personalized support for people with Diabetes using mobile devices?

In this episode, Dr Simon Harper talks about his work creating computer algorithms that monitor and adapt to people's behavior to provide them with personalized support to manage their Type I Diabetes. Dr Harper is a Professor in Computer Science at the University of Manchester. His work is centered on understanding, predicting and influencing a user's behavior in the real-world and through interfaces and information, while taking into account cognitive, behavioral, perceptual and technological factors. His contributions lie in the development of adaptive user models of extreme users and/or extreme environments.

May 14, 202312:54
Optimizing Therapy for Individuals 

Optimizing Therapy for Individuals 

How can we help people get the most out of therapy?

In this episode, Dr Julianne Wilner Tirpak talks about her work exploring personalized therapy approaches for adolescents that engage in high risk behavior. Dr Wilner Tirpak is a clinical psychologist at McLean Hospital in Boston where she researches treatments for adolescents with Borderline Personality Disorder, self-harm behaviors, and anxiety.

Mar 17, 202306:22
Stories from an N-of-1 trials and SCED pioneer
Feb 25, 202312:16
Tailored to Our Emotions

Tailored to Our Emotions

How can we find personalized treatments to help people manager their emotions?

In this episode we talk to Dr. Clair Robbins. Dr. Robbins is a Clinical Psychologist and Stats-of-1 2023 Lead Editor. She currently works as a clinical psychologist as Triangle Area  Psychology Clinic in Durham, NC. She is licensed clinical psychologist  who specializes in providing evidence-based treatments to patients who  find that strong emotions are interfering in their daily lives. She co-authored the second edition of the Unified Protocol for Transdiagnostic Treatment of Emotional Disorders (UP), which is a  treatment for common mental health problems such as depression and  anxiety. 

Jan 15, 202305:58
A Quick Intro to N-of-1 Studies Part 2
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A Quick Intro to N-of-1 Studies
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A population of you!
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