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Mark Hall fitted with biosensors. Below, the ECUTE team Eva Krumhuber, Aleksandra Swiderska, Lara Vujovic, Marc Hall, John Hodgson and Arvid Kappas.

Mark Hall fitted with biosensors. Below, the ECUTE team Eva Krumhuber, Aleksandra Swiderska, Lara Vujovic, Marc Hall, John Hodgson and Arvid Kappas.

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TECHNOLOGY to measure emotional states of mind has been tested out by a team of Wearside scientists.

Researchers from the University of Sunderland travelled to Jacobs University in Bremen, Germany, to use the institute’s innovative technology, as part of a global project to better understand society’s cultural differences.

The eCUTE team, L-R: Eva Krumhuber, Aleksandra Swiderska, Lara Vujovic, Marc Hall, John Hodgson and Arvid Kappas.

The eCUTE team, L-R: Eva Krumhuber, Aleksandra Swiderska, Lara Vujovic, Marc Hall, John Hodgson and Arvid Kappas.

The technology uses biosensors, in order to understand someone’s state of mind as they respond to different activities.

 

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