Measuring and Improving
Emotional Health and Well-being

Scheduled Maintenance March 2019

There will be some maintenance performed on our London servers overnight on 26th March 2019. We suggest you take the evening off and don’t use Motional from 8pm to 4am UK time.

Adding New Participants

Follow the easy steps below to add a new Participant. Don’t forget… If you are adding every child in your Team you can take advantage of our free setup service and we’ll add them all for you, as well as setting up your Team’s Members (if you haven’t already done this)! Step 1 From the … Continued

Importing Participants to Motional

As well as you being able to add Participants one by one in Motional we offer a bulk upload service. What we need We can take a file in CSV or XLS format which we’ll then convert and securely upload into your Team account for you. Right now, the details that need to be included … Continued

How to Create a New Group

There are a couple of different ways to create a Group. One way starts from the Participants screen – use the select boxes to choose which Participants will make up this group, then click on the “Create Group” button. The other way is to start from the Groups screen and click New Group. (this button … Continued

Back to school guide

We know that the start of term can be a bit overwhelming and that warm summer evenings sipping G&Ts next to the BBQ can feel like a distant memory! So to help in the back to school chaos, we’ve mapped out the various things you’ll want to think about to prepare yourself for the new … Continued

What is Motional and how does it work?

Motional measures different emotional systems in the brain (CARE, SEEKING, PLAY, FEAR, RAGE, PANIC/GRIEF based on prof Jaak Panksepp’s work) and several key executive function skills (handling stress, thinking & concentration, confidence & self-esteem, interpersonal skills, and emotional literacy – written by Dr Margot Sunderland) to give a whole brain picture of a child’s emotional … Continued

Snapshots – add new vs edit existing

When should you use the “Edit Snapshot” button, and when should you start a new one. We often get asked whether you should start a new Snapshot or edit an old one. The answer is simple – the edit Snapshot button (shown in orange above) should only be used in one of two circumstances: You … Continued