NexTech 2021 Congress
October 03, 2021 to October 07, 2021 - Barcelona, Spain

  • UBICOMM 2021, The Fifteenth International Conference on Mobile Ubiquitous Computing, Systems, Services and Technologies
  • ADVCOMP 2021, The Fifteenth International Conference on Advanced Engineering Computing and Applications in Sciences
  • SEMAPRO 2021, The Fifteenth International Conference on Advances in Semantic Processing
  • AMBIENT 2021, The Eleventh International Conference on Ambient Computing, Applications, Services and Technologies
  • EMERGING 2021, The Thirteenth International Conference on Emerging Networks and Systems Intelligence
  • DATA ANALYTICS 2021, The Tenth International Conference on Data Analytics
  • GLOBAL HEALTH 2021, The Tenth International Conference on Global Health Challenges
  • CYBER 2021, The Sixth International Conference on Cyber-Technologies and Cyber-Systems

SoftNet 2021 Congress
October 03, 2021 to October 07, 2021 - Barcelona, Spain

  • ICSEA 2021, The Sixteenth International Conference on Software Engineering Advances
  • ICSNC 2021, The Sixteenth International Conference on Systems and Networks Communications
  • CENTRIC 2021, The Fourteenth International Conference on Advances in Human-oriented and Personalized Mechanisms, Technologies, and Services
  • VALID 2021, The Thirteenth International Conference on Advances in System Testing and Validation Lifecycle
  • SIMUL 2021, The Thirteenth International Conference on Advances in System Simulation
  • SOTICS 2021, The Eleventh International Conference on Social Media Technologies, Communication, and Informatics
  • INNOV 2021, The Tenth International Conference on Communications, Computation, Networks and Technologies
  • HEALTHINFO 2021, The Sixth International Conference on Informatics and Assistive Technologies for Health-Care, Medical Support and Wellbeing

NetWare 2021 Congress
November 14, 2021 to November 18, 2021 - Athens, Greece

  • SENSORCOMM 2021, The Fifteenth International Conference on Sensor Technologies and Applications
  • SENSORDEVICES 2021, The Twelfth International Conference on Sensor Device Technologies and Applications
  • SECURWARE 2021, The Fifteenth International Conference on Emerging Security Information, Systems and Technologies
  • AFIN 2021, The Thirteenth International Conference on Advances in Future Internet
  • CENICS 2021, The Fourteenth International Conference on Advances in Circuits, Electronics and Micro-electronics
  • ICQNM 2021, The Fifteenth International Conference on Quantum, Nano/Bio, and Micro Technologies
  • FASSI 2021, The Seventh International Conference on Fundamentals and Advances in Software Systems Integration
  • GREEN 2021, The Sixth International Conference on Green Communications, Computing and Technologies

TrendNews 2021 Congress
November 14, 2021 to November 18, 2021 - Athens, Greece

  • CORETA 2021, Advances on Core Technologies and Applications
  • DIGITAL 2021, Advances on Societal Digital Transformation

 


ThinkMind // COGNITIVE 2014, The Sixth International Conference on Advanced Cognitive Technologies and Applications // View article cognitive_2014_11_10_40105


System for Evaluation of Cognitive Performance under the Emotional Stressors

Authors:
Kresimir Cosic
Sinisa Popovic
Bernard Kovac
Davor Kukolja
Dragutin Ivanec
Tanja Jovanovic

Keywords: cognitive-emotional interactions; cognitive performance; emotional distractions; cognitive-motor test; multimodal physiological, vocal, facial, and EEG responses

Abstract:
It is well known that emotional stressors may have adverse effects on cognitive-motor performance. The system for evaluation of cognitive-emotional interactions, described in this paper, is based on real-time interplay between a selected cognitive task and selected emotional stressors, and may facilitate insight into an individual’s variation of cognitive and emotional parameters and variables. To illustrate the effects of emotional distraction on cognitive-motor performance, specific cognitive-motor test has been designed and combined with aversive highly arousing emotional distractions, including pictures, sounds, acoustic startle impulses and air blasts, while measuring multimodal physiological, vocal, facial, and electroencephalography (EEG) responses. Preliminary two-phase experimental paradigm has been conducted: Phase 1 – cognitive-motor performance testing with neutral distractions, and Phase 2 – cognitive-motor performance testing under aversive highly arousing emotional distractions. Aversive emotional distractions delivered in Phase 2 transiently reduced cognitive-motor performance and produced stronger skin conductance changes in comparison to Phase 1 neutral distractions.

Pages: 239 to 245

Copyright: Copyright (c) IARIA, 2014

Publication date: May 25, 2014

Published in: conference

ISSN: 2308-4197

ISBN: 978-1-61208-340-7

Location: Venice, Italy

Dates: from May 25, 2014 to May 29, 2014

SERVICES CONTACT
2010 - 2017 © ThinkMind. All rights reserved.
Read Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.