Apollo Neuroscience Studies: The Research Behind Our Results

Apollo has been scientifically validated to improve HRV, cognitive performance, athletic performance, calm, meditation, and more.

Apollo is the first technology proven to increase heart rate variability (HRV) under stress. The benefits of increased HRV? Focus, sleep, calm, productivity, reduced anxiety and impulsivity, deeper meditative states… the list goes on.

Apollo’s efficacy has been validated in a number of independent and university-led trials, and there are more studies in progress focused on sleep, ADHD, and PTSD. The Apollo team is excited to share these promising results in our mission to help people take control of their stress and live healthier, happier lives.

Woman and man using computers

Double-Blind Randomized Placebo-Controlled Crossover Clinical Trial

University of Pittsburgh

Result

Apollo improves cognitive performance and heart rate variability (HRV).
Amy Edgar

Pediatric & Adolescent Pilot Study for Anxiety & ADHD

Precision Neurodevelopmental Pediatrics Clinic

Result

100% of children experience symptom improvement with Apollo.
Nurse taking a woman's blood pressure

Open-Label Evaluation to Improve Employee Wellness & Quality of Care in Nursing Home Staff

Skilled Nursing Facility • Pittsburgh, PA

Result

Apollo reduces stress in nursing staff by 40%.
Woman meditating in the woods

Meditation Augmentation Study

University of Pittsburgh

Result

Both experienced and naive meditators achieve significantly deeper meditative states with Apollo.
Man with hands on his face

Open Label Trial to Improve Symptoms in Treatment-Resistant PTSD

University of Pittsburgh & The New School, NY

Result

Trial in progress. In over 70 real-world case studies with Apollo users who report a diagnosis of PTSD, all have reported reduced feelings of hypervigilance and improved attention, mood, and calm within 2-3 minutes of use.
Football team practicing

NCAA Athlete Study

University of Minnesota

Result

Apollo improved HRV in 40 out of 40 athletes.

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