From Emotion Sensing Dresses to Metaphorical Mood Rings
By: Marissa Liu - Published: Jan 19, 2010
Figuring out how someone is feeling can be tricky. Sometimes knowing what mood you are in can even be difficult. Technology and design have tried to tap into our moods with emotion-based innovations. Music and movie selectors play to our feelings while clothing and accessories are enhanced with chemicals and Pavlovian devices, all in an attempt to affect our mental state. Whether these emotion-based innovations help you get in touch with your feelings or someone else’s is up for debat,e but one thing is for sure: unless you’re a Borg, you are sure to be feeling something.