Towards tactile expressions of emotion through mediated touch

Gijs Huisman, Aduén Darriba Frederiks

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In this paper we investigate the expression of emotions through mediated touch. Participants used the Tactile Sleeve for Social Touch (TaSST), a wearable sleeve that consists of a pressure sensitive input layer, and a vibration motor output layer, to record a number of expressions of discrete emotions. The aim was to investigate if participants could make meaningful distinctions in the tactile expression of the emotions.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationComputer Human Interaction (CHI) 2013
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery
Publication statusPublished - 2013


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