Speaker's Corner: Human behaviour between technology and synchronisation
Institutional Communication Service
28 December 2020
The importance of synchronisation in human relationships. Shkurta Gashi, a PhD student at USI Faculty of Informatics, investigates how this element affects human behaviour. The degree of synchronisation between individuals in specific contexts, such as a classroom, was measured with smartwatches' help. It was observed that greater synchronisation leads to more positive emotions in this context.
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The Speakers' Corner project, whose first experimental edition was held on 5 October 2020 at Palazzo dei Congressi in Lugano during the Swiss Digital Days, launches a series of short video contributions in which students tell about the projects developed for the event. Speakers' Corner is a project promoted by the City of Lugano and the Lugano Living Lab, in which USI, together with other universities in Southern Switzerland, also participated: an initiative that stems from the desire to promote concrete projects to raise awareness on digital issues by enhancing skills in the area.