HOW CAN MY BIOMETRIC DATA BE USED?

Pupil dilation is a surprisingly powerful predictor of your interior world. Image: Joss Fong in Scientific American

Your inner thoughts are no longer private

Eyes used in the Reading the Mind in the Eyes test, originally developed to study autism by Simon Baron-Cohen

Pupil dilation is just ONE biometric feed - let’s add in SEVEN more

  • Eye tracking — what has visual salience to you? what path does your gaze take?
  • Facial tracking is able to predict your feelings. These seven emotions are highly correlated with certain muscles in the face: anger, surprise, fear, joy, sadness, contempt, disgust.
  • Galvanic Skin Response — How intensely do you feel an emotion?
  • EEG (Electroencephalography)-How aversive or repetitive is a particular task? How challenging is a particular cognitive task? How attentive or distracted is a person?
  • EMG (Electromyography) — how tense are your muscles? It can detect micro-expressions so it would be hard for people to fake reactions.
  • ECG (Electrocardiography)-does your pulse increase in response to a stimulus?

Do you want your boss to know when you’re faking?

Most of your decisions occur outside of your conscious awareness

Photo by Pablo Hermoso on Unsplash

What are you going to do to protect your own data?

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