Sensory Perception & Interaction Research Group

University of British Columbia

Interested in Participating in a Study?

The SPIN Lab regularly has ongoing studies that are seeking participants. 

Designing and describing affective vibrotactile stimuli*

The SPIN research group at the UBC Dept. of Computer Science is looking for participants for a study on designing and describing vibration patterns for a handheld or wristband device. You will receive a compensation of $15 for your participation in a single 1 hour session.

Date Range: July 25, 2016 - August 31, 2016

Compensation: $15 for a 1hr session

Investigators: Hasti Seifi, Matthew Chun, Salma Kashani, Karon MacLean (PI)

Contact: salma AT kashani DOT ca



PAST STUDIES

 

Social Touch Gestures on Flexible Fabric Sensors

To enable meaningful touch interactions on our affective robots, the CuddleBits and CuddleBot, we clothe each form with a fabric sensor. We are gathering social touch gesture data and we need your help!

Date Range: May 9, 2016 - May 31, 2016

Compensation: $10 for a 1hr session

Investigators: Alicia Woodside, Paul Bucci, Laura Cang, Karon MacLean (PI)

 

Affective Robot Behaviour Design

Think you can create believable robot emotional behaviour?  

Date Range: May 9, 2016 - May 31, 2016

Compensation: $10 for a 1hr session

Investigators: Lucia Tseng, Paul Bucci, Laura Cang, Karon MacLean (PI)