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Monday, June 12 • 17:30 - 18:30
Stephen Hinde & Tim Smith: Experiment session - test volunteers wanted!

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An experiment by Stephen Hinde and Tim Smith - volunteers wanted!

This is an SCSMi first - we propose to run a live psychology experiment here at the conference  for delegates who have an iPhone and 10 minutes to spare to watch a short film
and use an iPhone app. to allow us to watch how you watch the  film. The aim is to demo. how mobile apps. can be used to gather live psychological cinemetric data
and conduct psychology experiments in cinemas.

Please follow this link for more details of the adjunct experiments:

This approach and the app. and hopefully the results from this experiment  will be discussed in the session on Tuesday afternoon:
Experimental psychology in cinema using mobile technologies.
Author: Stephen J. HindeCollaborators/supervisors: Tim J. Smith, Birkbeck University, and Katrin Heimann, Interacting Minds Centre


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Dr Stephen J. Hinde

Post-doc Researcher, Bristol Vision Institute, University of Bristol
I am primarily a cognitive psychologist, with some poly-math tendencies, who is interested in the study of dynamic attention, immersion, and film. In a recently completed PhD entitled Attention With Movies, I explore how behavioural studies can help us to further our understanding... Read More →

Monday June 12, 2017 17:30 - 18:30 EEST
A-301 Room, Töölö Campus, Aalto University (3rd floor) Runeberginkatu 14-16, Helsinki