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Toet, A. (author), van Erp, J.B.F. (author)
We evaluated the convergent validity of the new language-independent EmojiGrid rating tool for the affective appraisal of perceived touch events. The EmojiGrid is a rectangular response grid, labeled with facial icons (emoji) that express different degrees of valence and arousal. We previously showed that participants can intuitively and...
conference paper 2020
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Willemse, C.J.A.M. (author), Gijsman, G. (author), Jung, M.M. (author), van Erp, J.B.F. (author), Heylen, D.K.J. (author)
In order to advance the understanding of affective touch perceptions, and in particular to inform the design of physical human-robot interactions, an online video study was conducted in which observed stroking touches were assessed on perceived pleasantness. Touches were applied at different velocities and either with a human hand, a robot hand,...
conference paper 2016
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van Erp, J.B.F. (author), Heylen, D.K.J. (author)
Gentle stroking touches are rated most pleasant when applied at a velocity of between 1–10 cm/s. Such touches are considered highly relevant in social interactions. Here, we investigate whether stroking sensations generated by a vibrotactile array can produce similar pleasantness responses, with the ultimate goal of using this type of haptic...
conference paper 2016
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van Erp, J.B.F. (author), Toet, A. (author)
Touch is our primary non-verbal communication channel for conveying intimate emotions and as such essential for our physical and emotional wellbeing. In our digital age, human social interaction is often mediated. However, even though there is increasing evidence that mediated touch affords affective communication, current communication systems ...
article 2015
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