Mental Breadcrumbs — Developing biometric methods to understand how emotions and sensory cues affect wayfinding
SIGRADI RESEARCH INNOVATION AWARD 2022
The Research Innovation Award aims to recognize the research shortlisted for the highest score in the peer review process of SIGraDi.
Authors: Isa He*, Humbi Song*, Zach Seibold, Ibrahim Ibrahim, Allen Sayegh (*co-first authors)
Keywords: Interdisciplinary Design, Biometric, Wayfinding, Sensory Cues, Mental Load
Conference: SIGraDi 2022 | Critical Appropriations. November 7th-11th, 2022
XXVI International Conference of the Ibero-American Society of Digital Graphics (SIGraDi)
Research Questions: How do one’s emotions, mental state, and the spatial environment interact? Why are some built environments easier to navigate than others? What spatial cues do people use in wayfinding, and how is it impacted by one’s cognitive load?