Source: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/big-data/3/steps/169923 Excerpt: What will you learn? We increasingly rely on networked computer systems and smart cards to support our everyday activities, and everything we do generates data – whether buying bread at the supermarket, taking a ride on public transport, or calling a friend for a chat. This data is opening up a new … Continue reading Courses – Big Data: Measuring and Predicting Human Behaviour, by The University of Warwick
Howes - The Expanding Field of Sensory Studies - summary 15.5.2017
Current Reading Ellard, Colin. Places of the Heart - The Psychogeography of Everyday Life. Bellevue Literary Press, 2015.
Why Cities Should Embrace “Psychogeography” BY KINDER INSTITUTE · DECEMBER 28, 2015 Ryan Holeywell | @RyanHoleywell | December 28, 2015 Colin Ellard is a Toronto-based neuroscientist who studies how our bodies and minds respond to different environments. The biggest tool at his disposal: his Urban Realities Laboratory, which lets him use virtual reality to create places and track … Continue reading Articles – Psychogeography
Streets with no game Boring cityscapes increase sadness, addiction and disease-related stress. Is urban design a matter of public health? Source: https://aeon.co/essays/why-boring-streets-make-pedestrians-stressed-and-unhappy Accessed: 13.5.2017
Welcome to Urban Realities Laboratory Join us at the Urbanspace Gallery in Toronto for "Psychology on the Street: Psycho-geographic exploration of urban life". A fantastic opportunity to explore how the urban environment influences our psychology. In our laboratory, we study the impact of urban design on human psychology. We employ a wide variety of methods ranging from … Continue reading Theory – Urban Realities Laboratory, University of Waterloo
Nottingham Sensory Studies Network The Nottingham Sensory Studies Network (NSSN) brings together academics working in the interdisciplinary field of sensory research, both within and beyond the University. The (NSSN) was established in 2013 following a successful conference: Sensing Change , which in turn grew out of a series of talks addressing sensory themes hosted by the Centre … Continue reading Research Groups – Nottingham Sensory Studies Network, University of Nottingham