Pubsense @ NordiCHI


After a silly amount of Time, Petr Slovak and I have finally published our Pubsense study at NordiCHI this year. In this work we explored how empathetic people were when talking with their friends in pubs, by looking at skin conductance synchronisation. We were able to conclude that there was at least reactivity even if we couldn’t be sure it was empathy – though the context may suggest it. If you’d like to read the paper, it’s available here. It’s nice to see vicarious being used for something other than measuring thrill, and any research that can be done in a pub certainly scores points in my book. Shout out to The Johnson Arms for hosting us.



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s