The ubiquity of mobile devices and their deep diffusion into most aspects of our daily lives have created great potentials for collecting real-world behavioral data directly and non-reactively. This talk consists of two parts. In the first part, I provide empirical evidence for why it is important for the field to make psychological science (more) mobile. I will review selected findings from my own research using the Electronically Activated Recorder (EAR), a naturalistic observation method and precursor to modern mobile sensing methods, to illustrate how certain phenomena are difficult to impossible to study with traditional methods. In part two, I will discuss potentials that mobile sensing offers in the contexts of unique challenges that the first generation of mobile sensing research has faced. I will conclude on measurement considerations and recommendations for future mobile sensing research.
19.10.2018 | 14:15 - 15:45
Freie Universität Berlin, Silberlaube, Raum JK 26/122a