AOM PDW: Analysis of Heart Rate Responses for Management Research (biosensors and wearables)
Listen to their Heart! So you are an organizational researcher who wants to design and analyze your first Heart-Rate (HR) experiment?
Research over many decades has convincingly demonstrated that heart-rate responses are associated not only with health outcomes and well-being but, as well, variables of interest that are important for organizational research. Some examples include cognition, mental fatigue, attention, emotions, and social interactions.
Yet, more recent developments in wearables, biosensors, and advanced machine learning methods have updated the interest in these responses. Now, and even more in the future, we have the ability to monitor the status of individuals 24/7 with high temporal resolution. Heart rate responses are at the epicenter of such metrics.
This PDW offers a basic introduction to the psycho-physiology of heart rate, discusses actual and possible applications in organizational research, and, most importantly, engages participants with practical demonstrations that focus on data analysis and interpretation. As such, it is appropriate for organizational researchers that are genuinely interested to understand the possibilities of this method and its limitations.
For whom this course is:
This is for Management / Marketing / Organizational Behaviour researchers, professors, or students who consider using Heart-Rate (or physiology generally) responses in their research, but are unsure where to start.
For whom the course is NOT:
If you have any experience with HR, this is probably somehow basic for you. We will not cover advanced methods and issues, as they will distract the students.
For whom this course is: This is for Management / Organizational Behaviour researchers, professors or students who consider using heart arte (and physiology) in their research, but are unsure where to start. We are quite open to any levels, but it is important that you have a genuine intention to engage with this method. Understanding basic experimental principles would be useful.
For whom the course is NOT: If you have experience with Heart Rate or physiology, this is probably somehow basic for you. We will not cover advanced methods and issues, as this will distract the students.
The short outline can be found below:
We will introduce the basic physiology of heart rate, and its association with the human neural systems. Then, we will move to discuss previous studies associating HR responses with variables that are relevant to management and organizational research. We will explain some basic principles of experimental design to optimize lab-based HR collection, as well as practical considerations, including wearable methods. The next session will focus on data analysis and interpretation. Finally, if time allows, we will invite participants to discuss their own designs, questions, and research projects in groups. If interested, please fill in this form:
When and where: 16745 - Scheduled: Saturday, Aug 5 2023 11:00AM - 2:00PM ET (UTC-4) at Boston Park Plaza in Franklin Room
If you have questions, please direct them to the organizer Associate Professor Georgios Christopoulos at firstname.lastname@example.org . Please put "AOM 2023 PDW HRV" on the subject line for quicker replies.
The instructors are experienced in the employment of bio-physiological methods and HRV in particular. Georgios Christopoulos (Ph.D. University of Cambridge), Associate Professor, NBS, NTU, Singapore; Sebastiano Massaro, (Ph.D. UCL) Senior Lecturer (University of Surrey) and Associate Professor (Hons., Warwick University); Alvin Lee (Ph.D. University of Western Australia) Research Assistant Professor NBS, NTU& University of Hong-Kong.
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