Foreign Live Biofeedback: Using Others’ Neurophysiological Data

  • Florian HawlitschekEmail author
  • Timm Teubner
  • Ewa Lux
  • Marc T. P. Adam
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Information Systems and Organisation book series (LNISO, volume 10)


Advances in sensor technology and real-time analysis of neurophysiological data have enabled the use of live biofeedback in information systems and the development of neuro-adaptive information systems. In this article, we transfer this notion to the use of foreign neurophysiological data. We sketch out an experimental approach and research model for investigating the impact of such foreign data in a trust scenario. We argue that foreign live biofeedback may be a powerful means to establish social presence and thus trust among the parties. Moreover, we discuss controversies such technology is likely to raise and sketch out potential strategies for IS service providers in this regard.


NeuroIS Live biofeedback Decision support Trust game 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Florian Hawlitschek
    • 1
    Email author
  • Timm Teubner
    • 1
  • Ewa Lux
    • 1
  • Marc T. P. Adam
    • 2
  1. 1.Karlsruhe Institute of TechnologyKarlsruheGermany
  2. 2.The University of NewcastleNewcastleAustralia

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