Woebot offers useful CBT coaching. But its chatbot interface is more distracting than helpful at this point, reflecting AI's current inability to understand natural language.
The Turing Test requires an AI to successfully imitate a human in conversation without restriction on the subject matter, while Google's Assistant imitated a human in a very constrained domain, setting up a haircut appointment.
Why do women smile more than men? And are they always more emotionally expressive than men?
Part 1 of a series on psychotherapeutic chatbots that include AI capabilities. How effective is one-on-one psychotherapy?
Will AI-based chatbots do any better than earlier incarnations of electronic psychotherapy?