Tag: emotions


How To Measure Mood Using Quantified Self Tools

January 17, 2013

Here is a brief roundup of some of the things we’ve either collected or written about tracking mood since we first started paying attention to mood tracking back in 2008. Get Your Mood On Alex Carmichael and Robin Barooah have recently completed work on an excellent book detailing their experiences and knowledge gained from years of…


Quantifying Emotions and Body Sensations

November 26, 2011

Georgios Papastefanou gave us an overview of the emotions and sensations that can be measured through a device. Tiredness is measured as a decrease in sympathetic nervous system activation. Fear also has very distinct physical markers. Happiness is more difficult to quantify. There’s also a difference between the self-reported emotions of young men vs what…