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Wearable computing: Will it make people prosocial?

Wearable computing: Will it make people prosocial?

Authors: Eleni Nasiopoulos (lead), Alan Kingstone, Evan Risko (University of Waterloo), and Tom Foulsham (University of Essex).

A Green Subconscious

A Green Subconscious

Sustainability research by Alessandra DiGiacomo (left), David Wu and Prof. Alan Kingstone is featured in Connected by Commitment, UBC’s 2013/14 Annual Report.

New BAR Lab website

Welcome to the new and improved Brain, Attention & Reality (BAR) Lab website!

Recycling Bin Redesign: collaboration between the BAR Lab and Emily Carr University

(September 4, 2014) The BAR Lab has collaborated with Emily Carr University design students on a Recycling Bin Redesign project organized by Metro Vancouver. To learn more about this exciting initiative read the article and watch the video here.

New research on eye-tracking devices sheds light on the implications of wearable technologies

New research on eye-tracking devices sheds light on the implications of wearable technologies

(August 6, 2014) Wearers of smart glasses such as Google Glass can easily forget they’re recording what they see and despite the best of intentions, can violate other people’s privacy. That’s the suggestion of new research out of the Brain and Attention Lab in the University of British Columbia’s Dept. of Psychology. For a study just […]

David, Alex and Alan’s work on sustainability a feature story in UBC’s 2013/2014 annual report

David, Alex and Alan’s work on sustainability a feature story in UBC’s 2013/2014 annual report

(July 28, 2014) To assist the UBC Campus Sustainability Sort it Out program and to underline the campus as a ‘living lab’, our researchers in the BAR Lab monitored the recycling outcomes at two popular eating areas in two very differently designed buildings on the Vancouver campus: the Student Union Building (SUB) and the Centre […]