Seminar (Voigt-Antons ; 2
SWS/3 LP, jeweils im WiSe)
VL-Nummer: 0434 L 912
Language: English Time: Thursdays, 14.00-16.00, starts 24.10. Room: Auditorium 2, TEL 20th floor
Exceptions: 24.10. and 12.12. room will be TEL209
Topics The main topic of this seminar is the deployment of affective and physiological processes in the context of human-computer-interaction (HCI). Overview structure and function of the human nervous system and neuronal information processing; basic assumption of evolution theory and evolutionary psychology; theories on emotion; current findings of emotion research with an emphasis on positive emotions; methods to induce emotions; measurement of feeling / subjective measurements; overview of related terms/buzzwords like user experience, joy of use etc. Recording and analysis of biosignals like facial muscle activity, heartbeat and eye movements; existing sensors and research to measure these signals during human-computer-interaction; attempts to manipulate user affect in HCI.