Evaluating food induced emotions with facial expression analysis
Is there a relationship between food choice and a person’s mood? Bartkiene et al. examined the factors that influence our food choice, using facial expression analysis.
FaceReader analyses the results of the SUKIPANI smile
The SUKIPANI smile is an exercise to train the muscles you use while smiling. Dr. Sugahara explains the effect of the movements of the muscles and uses FaceReader to analyze the smiles.
Setup FaceReader experiment for RPPG measurement
Nowadays, measuring heart rate and heart rate variability can be done remotely, without all kinds of devices being attached to the test participant, using remote photoplethysmography (RPPG). What is RPPG and how does it work?
Mother reacts to infant crying
Hearing an infant cry can cause negative emotions, which can impact the way we respond. Researchers Riem and Karreman instructed parents to apply specific emotion regulation strategies in response to infant crying.
Measuring emotions
Measuring or assessing emotions is not always straightforward and easy. How do we view the nature of emotions in the first place?
How emotions are made
Emotions are created in the brain: Neuroscience research in the past decades has shown that our brain gives meaning to our experiences and sensations, through concepts such as emotions.
Which emotions do negative campaigns evoke?
Do people display different emotions when they watch a commercial with or without negative campaigns? Sabine Dennert shares her findings in this guest blog post.
How botulinum toxin affects facial expression
For the past twenty years, the demand for cosmetic procedures to the face has increased drastically. New technologies have become available that make it possible to look ‘better and younger’.
What is biometric research?
Biometric research is the study of subconscious processes related to attention, cognition, emotion, and physiological arousal.
How to build a usability lab?
Usability testing is an essential part of user centered design processes. It is necessary to evaluate prototypes. So how do you build a usability lab? This how to will help you out!
There are two types of smiles: real and false ones
Of all human expressions, a smile is the most universal. But can you tell which smile is real and which is false?