Towards the Evaluation of Emotional Interfaces

  • Damien LocknerEmail author
  • Nathalie Bonnardel
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9169)


The emotional design approach has become increasingly preponderant for the design teams. However, we observed that most of the efforts of the designers to elicit positive emotions are based on empirical and subjective approaches. This paper shares the state of our current research towards the proposal of heuristics for emotional and empathic interfaces. We focus on the actual design practices, and discuss methodologies to assess the emotions elicited by these design strategies.


User experience design Emotional design Empathic design Ergonomics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Research Center in the Psychology of Cognition, Language and Emotion, (PsyCLE, E.A.3273)Aix Marseille UniversitéAix-En-ProvenceFrance
  2. 2.Spicy LifeToulonFrance

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