I'm aware that there are dozens of personal "activity trackers"/ pedometers like fitbit that are aimed for mass consumer and can log activity over extended periods of time. Are there equivalent devices or programs that automatically keep track of the users cognitive performance or motivation over extended periods of time?

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    $\begingroup$ Believe it or not, I had actually build the first version of this tool and had it on the web for almost a year. It did not seem to catch on or I did not know how to market it. Anyway, it had basic functions for recording and graphing things like well being, awareness, energy level, happiness, etc - with fancy MS chart controls, gauges and Facebook sharing, I still have the code on my PC. wrote it with asp.net in C# and the Big3. $\endgroup$ – Greg McNulty Jun 6 '13 at 22:56
  • $\begingroup$ I've learned that the field is called "quantified self", and your email outbox (messages you have sent) might be a reasonably automatic indicator of your activity and motivation $\endgroup$ – Alex Stone Jul 11 '13 at 22:12
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    $\begingroup$ I'm voting to close this question as off-topic it's a Productivity question. $\endgroup$ – Christian Hummeluhr Mar 26 '15 at 22:05