PAM: a photographic affect meter for frequent, in situ measurement of affect

  title={PAM: a photographic affect meter for frequent, in situ measurement of affect},
  author={John P. Pollak and Phil Adams and Geri Gay},
The assessment of emotion, or affect, is critical for anyone trying to understand human behavior. But there is a problem: affect as a state is frequently changing and difficult to recall and express, yet in research, we typically only assess it via a single questionnaire at the end of a study. This work presents PAM, the Photographic Affect Meter, a novel tool for measuring affect in which users select from a wide variety of photos the one which best suits their current mood. Our findings… CONTINUE READING
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