Manipulating the body, measuring the body, and tinkering in the name of Psychology

What researchers need are measurement tools. I encourage experimental psychologists to start tinkering with open source hardware, and connect to the maker movement. It is a lot of fun. And I hope the makers and hackers out there who are interested in psychology will welcome them with open arms.

Embodiment research started with a fascinating idea. Its theoretical development has now somewhat stalled. Sometimes, technology does not just follow theoretical developments and needs, but drives it. Maybe this is one of those times.


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