Thought Lab

Measuring subjective emotional experiences

This week Dr Charles Nduka is joined by Professor Karen Quigley – Professor of Psychology at Northeastern University in Boston. In this episode of the Emotion Lab, Charles and Karen discuss the peripheral physiological measurements of emotions, individual differences between emotional experience, as well as the application of emotions research in real-life scenarios. 

January 11, 2021

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Quantification of Behaviour and the Future of Learning

In this episode of Emotion Lab, Graeme is joined by Olivia Lory Kay, the Head of Partnerships at Capita Learning, an organisation that supports in the development of workplace learning strategies. Olivia and Graeme discuss the value of quantifying emotions and behaviour to improve the education industry and explore the impact it may have on individuals and workplace efficiency. 

 

December 28, 2020

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Social Robotics

This week Dr Charles Nduka is joined by Dr Hatice Gunes – an Associate Professor in Affective Intelligence and Robotics at the University of Cambridge’s Department of Computer Science and Technology.  In this episode of the Emotion Lab, Charles and Hatice discuss social robotics, affective computing and the intersection of the two.

 

December 14, 2020

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Automated VR Therapy – VR and Mental Health

In this episode of Emotion Lab, Graeme is joined by William Hamilton, the Founder and CTO of Mimerse – a Stockholm based VR company which builds evidence-based treatments for mental health conditions. During the podcast, William and Graeme discuss how VR is already being used to treat people suffering from mental health conditions and  explore the potential for automated virtual reality exposure therapies (VRETs), which are a new clinically validated approach for treating phobias.

November 30, 2020

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VR Training for Front Line Journalists

This week Graeme is joined by Aela Callan – a documentary filmmaker, journalist and co-founder of Head Set . Aela and co-founder Kate Parkinson are no strangers to hostile environments, with more than 30 years of experience as foreign correspondents. Now Head Set is using the power of immersive technologies to create VR scenarios that help prepare journalists to work on the frontline. Listen in to hear the story of how and why Head Set was founded and the role of VR in training journalists and many other professions for work-related scenarios.

 

November 16, 2020

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White Paper: Improving Emotional And Psychological Well-Being in Distributed Digital Times

This white paper is the latest in a series, providing insight for academic, clinical and market researchers, content and training specialists and all those who have an interest in the potential for Virtual Reality and emotion analytics. Written by the team at emteq labs, the white paper offers valuable insights into the capabilities and potential for the use of biometric feedback gathered within virtual reality, for both healthcare therapies and training.

November 12, 2020

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What are ‘digi-ceuticals’? Treating anxiety with Virtual Reality.

This week Charles is joined by Sarah Hill, CEO of Healium – a virtual and augmented reality tool for the self-management of stress, powered by the user’s own brainwaves and heart rate. In this episode of the Emotion Lab Charles and Sarah discuss neurofeedback and how VR and wearables can help us train our minds. Listen in to hear about how VR can be used as “digi-ceutical’ now, and developed even further to support stress management and anxiety in future.

November 2, 2020

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VR Gaming in Healthcare

This week Charles is joined by John Muñoz – a research scientist and game designer. In this episode Charles and John discuss exergaming, the future of games and their applications in medicine. Listen in to hear about “tech-emotional intelligence”, how John is using VR exergaming to engage seniors in physical activities and much more!

October 19, 2020

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White Paper: Measuring what Matters in Immersive Environments

This emteq labs white paper is the first in a series, providing insight for academic, clinical and market researchers, content and training specialists and all those who have an interest in emotion analytics. Written by the team at emteq labs, including content from our founders, Graeme Cox and Dr Charles Nduka, this white paper offers valuable insights into the capabilities and potential for the use of biometric feedback gathered within virtual reality, for both healthcare therapies and training.

October 9, 2020

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    United Kingdom