Matt Dobson on Quantifying Emotions

November 12, 2012

Matt Dobson is working on automatic affect recognition, which basically means quantifying emotions beyond self-reporting. In the video below, Matt walks through the current technologies available to passively detect emotions, helpfully explaining things like galvanic skin response, heart rate variability, and speech tone. He also gives some hints as to where the future of emotion tracking lies. Matt, if you’re reading this, we’d love to hear what you have personally learned from tracking your own emotions! (Filmed by the London QS Show&Tell meetup group.)

Quantifying Emotions from Ken Snyder on Vimeo.

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