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    Designing self-monitoring technologies for emotional self-awareness and wellbeing

    HCI 2017 - Digital make-believe

    Proceedings of the 31st International BCS Human Computer Interaction Conference (HCI 2017)

    University of Sunderland, St Peter’s campus, Sunderland, UK, 3 - 6 July 2017


    Carla Nave



    In order to sustain and improve our wellbeing we must be aware of our emotions and what triggers them. In my dissertation I propose to design and develop a self-monitoring mobile application that allows people to express and better understand their affective states, in a fun and engaging way. Through this tool I intend to explore how creative expression techniques, such as photography and painting, can be used to improve emotional self-awareness and to foster engagement.


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