Trust Your Heart: Assessing Cooperation and Trust with Biosignals in Computer-Mediated Interactions

@inproceedings{Merrill2017TrustYH,
  title={Trust Your Heart: Assessing Cooperation and Trust with Biosignals in Computer-Mediated Interactions},
  author={Nick Merrill and Coye Cheshire},
  booktitle={CSCW},
  year={2017}
}
This study examines heartrate sharing in the context of a trust-building game. Through quantitative and qualitative analyses, we find that "elevated" (versus "normal") heartrate of an exchange partner is associated with negative mood attributions and reduced cooperation in a social dilemma game. To investigate how specific our findings are to heartrate (as opposed to some other "elevated" signal collected from the body), we replicate our initial experiment with an unfamiliar biosignal, "skin… CONTINUE READING

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