AQ™ is a new metric to measure human attention. We’re creating the world’s first standard for global psychology.
For the first time, we can quantify human attention and see its impact on health, work and play. Attention training is an essential aspect of mindfulness, which enhances mental health, improves executive functioning, concentration and memory, reduces burnout and improves physical health.
AQ™ will help you strengthen your attention, like a muscle, through personalized mindfulness trainings.
OUR 4-MINUTE ATTENTION TEST
REVOLUTIONARY IN ITS SIMPLICITY AND EASE-OF-USE
Simple, using your iPhone camera lens or Apple Watch.
PLACE YOUR FINGER
Place your finger on your iPhone camera lens. We read your heart activity using the PPG optical technology.
Focus for two minutes with your eyes open, and two minutes with your eyes closed.
We analyze your heart activity during the test to measure your attention.
More details on Apple’s photoplethysmography (PPG) technology here.
The app measures attention through a combination of heart rate readings and their individual variations:
1. Alpha state (when our eyes are closed)
2. Beta state (when our eyes are open)
3. Differences between the two states
4. And cognitive awareness of our somatic state
MORE IN-DEPTH EXPLANATION OF THE SCIENCE BEHIND THE AQ™ TEST IS HERE.
Finalist after being selected by TechCrunch from a global pool of startups to present at their Early Stage Pitch Off competition in April 2021
Honored with the Top 50 Healthcare Companies award by IFAH (International Forum on Advancements in Healthcare) in June 2021
“WHAT’S YOUR AQ? APP OFFERS NEW METRIC TO MEASURE ATTENTION”. Founding story by Dr. Shaun Nanavati, Co-Founder of Mindwell Labs.
“Types of alternative mental health treatments – Many people have also found that using a meditation app (AQ™) helps them be more consistent in their practices.”
Upvote us on Product Hunt – a place for product-loving enthusiasts to share and geek out about the latest mobile apps, websites, etc.
Similar to IQ, AQ™ is a measure of a person’s own skill level in comparison to others.
AQ™ is a global metric that updates in real-time, with users from over 50 countries, and growing.
Your AQ™ score takes into account five mental factors:
The 5 Qs of AQ™ are its five component states that provide you a measure of specific states of overall wellness. Every AQ™ test gives you an overall AQ™ and its 5 Qs.
Q1 is a measure of your capacity to efficiently perform your activities during everyday waking states.
Q2 is a measure of the quality of your waking rest, which reflects your sleep quality and your waking state when you are alert and ready for action.
Q3 is a measure of your ability to go inward, allowing you to self-reflect and be self-aware.
Q4 is a measure of your ability to maintain inner balance amidst external pressure. It is a more precise and detailed calm measure than our Wellness Monitor.
Q5 is a measure of your awareness of your internal bodily state, which allows you to survey your internal self.
The AQ™ Personalization Engine uses your test scores to curate your personalized mindfulness training.
No more browsing through reams of content and guessing what’s right for you.
Mental fitness requires more than just meditation. Our trainings offer you guided lessons, meditations and exercises for a comprehensive approach to mindfulness – a complete system for lasting psychological transformation.
OUR MINDFULNESS TRAININGS:
More on our mindfulness advisors and teachers is here.
The AQ™ app includes a Wellness Monitor for Apple Watch users. It is the first real-time monitor for your mental wellness.
The Wellness Monitor informs and intervenes in real-time, 24/7, when you are anxious or calm.
We take your heart rate data through your Apple Watch and use our proprietary technology and a standard clinical protocol to determine your wellness state.
During this state, you are in a productive state of mind. The AQ™ app will encourage you to tap into your creativity by sending you a scientifically designed creative boost like a short nature or music soundscape.
During this state, you experience worry, unease, or nervousness. The AQ™ app will encourage you to take a rest recess by sending you a relaxing nature/music soundscape or a breathing exercise scientifically designed to restore your balance.
The neutral state is your baseline. It is not necessarily an unproductive or undesired state.
MORE IN-DEPTH EXPLANATION OF THE WELLNESS MONITOR HERE.