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. 

 

Interactive Affect Models - recently completed

To understand how to build personalized emotion profiles of interactive events, we are collecting electroencephalography (EEG) data during video gameplay. Do you tend to feel emotionally invested while playing video games? We'd like to measure your brain waves while you do it!

Date Range: June 1, 2018 - August 15, 2018

Compensation: $40 for a 2.5-hr session

Investigators: Anushka Agrawal, Laura Rodgers, Hailey Mah, Paul Bucci, Laura Cang, Karon MacLean (PI)

Contact: nushka93 AT cs DOT ubc DOT ca



PAST STUDIES

 

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. 

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

Compensation: $15 for a 1hr session

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

 

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)