A Biofeedback Game for Training Arousal Regulation during a Stressful Task: The Space Investor

  • Olle Hilborn
  • Henrik Cederholm
  • Jeanette Eriksson
  • Craig Lindley
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8008)


Emotion regulation is a topic that has considerable impact in our everyday lives, among others emotional biases that affect our decision making. A serious game that was built in order to be able to train emotion regulation is presented and evaluated here. The evaluation consisted of a usability testing and then an experiment that targeted the difficulty of the game. The results suggested adequate usability and a difficulty that requires the player to engage in managing their emotion in order to have a winning strategy.


Emotion Regulation Winning Strategy Arousal Level Space Unit Stressful Task 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Olle Hilborn
    • 1
  • Henrik Cederholm
    • 1
  • Jeanette Eriksson
    • 2
  • Craig Lindley
    • 1
  1. 1.Blekinge Institute of TechnologyKarlskronaSweden
  2. 2.Malmö UniversityMalmöSweden

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