The Utility of Calming Technologies in Integrative Productivity
Co-led by Roy Pea and Neema Moraveji, Graduate School of Education
This research initiative led by Neema Moraveji, Roy Pea, Joel Aguero, Jakob Eg Larsen and Jeffrey Heer devised and evaluated ways to technologically augment human self-regulation to help knowledge workers maintain an optimal psychophysiological state for “sustainable productivity.”
Presentation from the mediaX 2013 Conference
ABC7 San Francisco News Story
The research team developed and used a breathing sensor and collected longitudinal respiration data, and qualitative data. The team also gathered user feedback on annotation, comprehension, and reflection of respiration patterns in work rhythms and productivity waves. These insights were used in support of a longitudinal study on stress by UCSF.