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School of Behavioural, Social and Legal Sciences

The Psychophys, Brain & Virtual Reality Lab

A person is provided with headphones and is placed in front of the computer screen.

Are you interested in the lab, do not hesitate to contact Catherine Tuvblad,


Equipment in the Psychophys, Brain & Virtual Reality Lab at Biopsychosocial Criminology

  • Electroencephalogram [EEG – measuring brain waves]
  • Electromyography [facial muscle: orbicularis oculi – eye blink, corrugator muscle – frown, zygomaticus muscle – smile]
  • fNIR [measuring oxygen level and blood volume in dorsolateral prefrontal cortex]
  • Autonomic [heart rate and respiratory sinus arrhythmia]
  • Electrodermal [skin conductance]
  • Blood pressure [used during stress induced tasks]
  • Eye tracking
  • Face reader
  • Virtual Reality [used in both experiments and interventions]