Science Soup: The emotions of passersby, facial temperature, heart rateare measured in Vilnius
For two years, Vilnius and city guests have been taking part in the experiment. Scientists’ devices measure the facial temperature,respiratory rate, heartbeat, and emotions of passersby.
“Normally, to find out what my people are doing in some kind of poll.” Wedon’t need a survey because we have a neuropoll, when the language ofthe human body itself fills out all questionnaires about whether you arewell or bad at it,” the head of THE ROCK program, Prof. habil. Dr. ArtūrasKaklauskas, told “Science Soup.”
According to the scientist, the main goal of the study is the goodwellbeing of those visiting the Old Town and cultural spaces.
Prof. habil. Dr. Artūras Kaklauskas of Vilnius Gediminas Technical University told during a pop-sci TV show “Science Soup” promoting science about the Rock project in Vilnius.
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