Ever suspect you do more housework than your spouse? Or that certain tasks at work raise your blood pressure? Maybe you wonder why you are sneezing more lately, or if carbs are really what is making you tired after lunch?
Turns out, there’s an app or gadget to test all of that. Advancements in wearable body sensors, mobile applications and other gadgets mean nearly everything we do can be captured, logged and analysed. And everyday consumers are jumping at the chance to conduct their own experiments – tracking sleep, caffeine intake, kids’ studying habits, household chores, even whether a baby is nursing more frequently on mum’s left breast versus her right.