Aesthetic Aspects of Technology-Mediated Self-awareness Experiences

  • Junji Watanabe
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Part of the Proceedings in Information and Communications Technology book series (PICT, volume 6)


Today’s media technologies can provide experiences where people become aware of their fundamental attributes and unconscious behaviors. In this paper, I introduce three interface technologies designed to mediate such self-awareness experiences, and interpret them from an aesthetical viewpoint.


Self-awareness experiences Interface technologies Aesthetics Saccade-based display Galvanic vestibular stimulation Heartbeat picnic 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Junji Watanabe
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  1. 1.NTT Communication Science LaboratoriesNippon Telegraph and Telephone CorporationAtsugiJapan

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