Human Emotions and Physiological Signals: A Classroom Experiment

Bruno Patrão, Samuel Pedro, Paulo Menezes


In this paper we present a Virtual Reality based laboratory experience that can be used to demonstrate the effect that emotions may play in our bodies. For attaining this purpose, a Virtual Reality-based system is presented where three different virtual environments aim at inducing specific sensations and emotions on the students participating in a classroom experiment. The objective is that the students be able to analyze their own physiological data and understand the correlation between data patterns and experienced situation.


Student Experiments, Biomedical Engineering Education, Virtual Reality, Emotion Induction

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International Journal of Online and Biomedical Engineering (iJOE) – eISSN: 2626-8493
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