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Comment In: [Blog - 07/07/2013 - 07:30]

Pupil dilation can be used ...

Pupil dilation can be used is a measure of mental workload, however, if the new Kinect can already detect heart rate then there is another measure that could be easier to access i.e. wouldn 't require the resolution that would be needed to detect pupil dilation, wouldn 't need pupils ...

Comment In: [News - 07/04/2013 - 04:01]

This is an interesting idea ...

This is an interesting idea to charge for an add on that then becomes free in just a few days later. It is somewhat like a delayed gratification experiment do you wait to get what you want later for less cost or pay more now to get it right away ...

Comment In: [Blog - 06/01/2013 - 04:02]

The Simon Parkin interview you ...

The Simon Parkin interview you mention is this one http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2012-04-02-jenova-chen-journeyman . Personally as human factors psychologist I disagree with specifics of the Child Psychologist quoted in that article says i.e that players are becoming kids again and somehow loosing their morals but the spirit is I think on the right ...

Comment In: [Blog - 05/20/2013 - 07:00]

Good point Richard. Instanced/Individual loot ...

Good point Richard. Instanced/Individual loot drops are also similar 'engineering ' examples to what you mention. Such as in Diablo 3 or Torchlight 2 where the loot that drops off monsters is unique to each player and therefore removes loot ninja issues. r n r nSomewhat similarly when you pick ...

Comment In: [News - 11/21/2012 - 11:20]

Ah, but is the turning ...

Ah, but is the turning away if you see someone kissing passionately in public innate or social I see plenty of people passionately kissing here in the streets in the Netherlands and people don 't turn away, get outraged, or walk by with their heads down. It is just something ...

Comment In: [News - 11/22/2012 - 04:17]

At a guess I would ...

At a guess I would say the research they are referring to is related to the relationship between performance and arousal/workload shown in this figure from de Waard http://home.zonnet.nl/waard2/mwl2 2.gif . r n r nBasically there is an optimal level of performance that is characterised by not being underloaded boredom, ...

Comment In: [Feature - 05/15/2012 - 04:10]

Thank you Tora. I am ...

Thank you Tora. I am glad you enjoyed it. r n r n And here we have a wonderful specimen of the genus Ludio sapiens, or the common or garden gamer. please read in your best David Attenborough voice .

Comment In: [Feature - 04/24/2012 - 04:15]

Hi Brian. Thanks for the ...

Hi Brian. Thanks for the comment. Metrics/telemetry along with interviews, observational methods and biometrics will be covered in part 2 of this feature :

Comment In: [News - 03/09/2012 - 03:26]

Interesting, I have never seen ...

Interesting, I have never seen the Big 5 referred to as motivations before. More traditionally the Big 5 are personalities same as listed above . Also called the Five Factor Model of personalty FFM . As with all trait based personalty scales they are descriptive and not predictive , so ...

Comment In: [Blog - 11/16/2011 - 05:45]

I am glad it was ...

I am glad it was useful

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