Elaine Hayashi

Elaine C. S. Hayashi is a post-doctoral researcher at the Institute of Computing (IC), at University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil. She holds a degree in Data Processing Technology (1996) from Mackenzie University, São Paulo and MSc (2010) and PhD (2016) degrees in Computer Science from IC, UNICAMP. Her main area of research ic Human-Computer Interaction, focusing on the affective aspects (Affectibility) of design, implementation and evaluation of technologies.



Read about Elaine Hayashi's PhD thesis at ARede magazine (in Portuguese) and at Jornal da Unicamp

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Affectibility is the subjective measure that denotes the capacity of a digital artifact to evoke users' varying degrees of emotional and affective responses. Read more about this concept and the principles and guidelines for practical use of affect in design.

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Current and past research projects include: Socio-enactive systems, e-Cidadania, XO laptop inside and outside school among, others.

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