State of the Art on the Use of Portable Digital Devices to Assess Stress in Humans

  • Alberto BellidoEmail author
  • Pablo Ruisoto
  • Ana Beltran-Velasco
  • Vicente Javier Clemente-Suárez
Education & Training
Part of the following topical collections:
  1. Emergent Visualization Systems in Biomedical Sciences (TEEM 2017)


The aim of this study is to review the current tools for the assessment of stress response in humans, ranging from the use of psychological questionnaires to the latest tools involving portable digital devices. Practical implications in educational context are further discussed.


Stress Measurement Digital Portable Psychophysiology Clinical psychology training 


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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alberto Bellido
    • 1
    Email author
  • Pablo Ruisoto
    • 2
  • Ana Beltran-Velasco
    • 1
  • Vicente Javier Clemente-Suárez
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyEuropean University of MadridMadridSpain
  2. 2.Department of Basic Psychology, Psychobiology and Methodology of Behavioral SciencesUniversity ofSalamancaSalamancaSpain
  3. 3.Applied Psychology Research GroupEuropean University of MadridMadridSpain

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