Emotional empathy transition patterns from human brain responses in interactive communication situations
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
AI and Society 26 (3):301-315 (2011)
The paper reports our research aiming at utilization of human interactive communication modeling principles in application to a novel interaction paradigm designed for brain–computer/machine-interfacing (BCI/BMI) technologies as well as for socially aware intelligent environments or communication support systems. Automatic procedures for human affective responses or emotional states estimation are still a hot topic of contemporary research. We propose to utilize human brain and bodily physiological responses for affective/emotional as well as communicative interactivity estimation, which potentially could be used in the future for human–machine/environment interaction design. As a test platform for such an intelligent human–machine communication application, an emotional stimuli paradigm was chosen to evaluate brain responses to various affective stimuli in an emotional empathy mode. Videos with moving faces expressing various emotional displays as well as speech stimuli with similarly emotionally articulated sentences are presented to the subjects in order to further analyze different affective responses. From information processing point of view, several challenges with multimodal signal conditioning and stimuli dynamic response extraction in time frequency domain are addressed. Emotions play an important role in human daily life and human-to-human communication. This is why involvement of affective stimuli principles to human–machine communication or machine-mediated communication with utilization of multichannel neurophysiological and periphery physiological signals monitoring techniques, allowing real-time subjective brain responses evaluation, is discussed. We present our preliminary results and discuss potential applications of brain/body affective responses estimation for future interactive/smart environments
|Keywords||Emotional stages from brain responses estimation Communication with emotional stages evaluation Socially aware intelligent environments design Brain–computer or machine interfacing paradigms|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Aaron Sloman (1992). Prolegomena to a Theory of Communication and Affect. In Andrew Ortony, Jon Slack & Oliviero Stock (eds.), Communication from an Artificial Intelligence Perspective: Theoretical and Applied Issues. Springer.
Fabian Dorsch (2011). Emotional Imagining and Our Responses to Fiction. Enrahonar: Quaderns de Filosofía 46:153-176.
Karim Jebari (2013). Brain Machine Interface and Human Enhancement – An Ethical Review. Neuroethics 6 (3):617-625.
Albert Bandura (2001). Reflexive Empathy: On Predicting More Than has Ever Been Observed. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 25 (1):24-25.
Brian P. Bailey & Joseph A. Konstan (2006). On the Need for Attention-Aware Systems: Measuring Effects of Interruption on Task Performance, Error Rate, and Affective State. Computers in Human Behavior 22 (4):685-708.
Susan Feagin (2010). Giving Emotions Their Due. British Journal of Aesthetics 50 (1):89-92.
Guglielmo Tamburrini (2009). Brain to Computer Communication: Ethical Perspectives on Interaction Models. [REVIEW] Neuroethics 2 (3):137-149.
M. Hochel, E. G. Milan, A. Gonzalez, F. Tornay, K. McKenney, R. Diaz Caviedes, J. L. Mata Martin, M. A. Rodriguez Artacho, E. Dominguez Garcia & J. Vila (2007). Experimental Study of Phantom Colours in a Colour Blind Synaesthete. Journal of Consciousness Studies 14 (4):75-95.
Jaak Panksepp (2005). Commentary on "Becoming Aware of Feelings": On the Primal Nature of Affective Consciousness: What Are the Relations Between Emotional Awareness and Affective Experience? Neuro-Psychoanalysis 7 (1):40-55.
Michael Lacewing (2005). Emotional Self-Awareness and Ethical Deliberation. Ratio 18 (1):65-81.
Klaus R. Scherer, Tanja Bänziger & Etienne Roesch (eds.) (2010). A Blueprint for Affective Computing: A Sourcebook and Manual. OUP Oxford.
Filippo Aureli & Colleen M. Schaffner (2001). Empathy as a Special Case of Emotional Mediation of Social Behavior. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 25 (1):23-24.
Lisa A. Parr (2001). Understanding Other's Emotions: From Affective Resonance to Empathic Action. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 25 (1):44-45.
Emmanuel Gilissen (2004). Aspects of Human Language: Where Motherese? Behavioral and Brain Sciences 27 (4):514-514.
Joseph P. Forgas & J. Ciarrochi (2000). Affect Infusion and Affect Control: The Interactive Role of Conscious and Unconscious Processing Strategies in Mood Management. In Yves Rossetti & Antti Revonsuo (eds.), Beyond Dissociation: Interaction Between Dissociated Implicit and Explicit Processing. John Benjamins.
Added to index2011-07-24
Total downloads11 ( #142,253 of 1,100,115 )
Recent downloads (6 months)7 ( #40,727 of 1,100,115 )
How can I increase my downloads?