Published 30 April 2021 •  vol 2  •  no 1  • 



Baljit Kaur, University of Kent, UK
Chee Siang Ang, University of Kent, UK
Malcolm Phillips, East Kent Hospitals University NHS Trust
Farzin Deravi, University of Kent, UK
Mohammed Sakel, East Kent Hospitals University NHS Trust



In recent years, there has been an emergence of low cost wireless Brain Computer Interface (BCI) systems. This led to an increasing interest among clinicians to exploit BCI technology for various purposes such as communications and control of the environment for patients with severe motor disabilities, as well as emotional assessment. In this study, we reported the results of evaluation of a low cost wireless BCI system, known as Emotiv EPOC in emotional assessment. 5 male and 5 female participants were exposed to a set of audio-visual stimuli, and having their EEG (electroencephalography) signals captured by the BCI system. It was found that the emotional responses of the participants were, albeit weakly, linked to the EEG reading of the low cost BCI system. It was also noted that female and male participants seemed to exhibit different patterns of EEG signals.



Brain Computer Interface (BCI), EEG (electroencephalography), Emotiv EPOC



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Kaur, B., Ang, C. S., Phillips, M., Deravi, F., & Sakel, M. (2021). Towards the Detection of Emotional States Using Low Cost Wireless Brain Computer Interfaces. Journal of Community Healthcare and Development (JCHD), ISSN: 2652-6026, NADIA, 2(1), 9-22. doi: 10.33832/jchd.2021.2.1.02.

Kaur, Baljit, et al. “Towards the Detection of Emotional States Using Low Cost Wireless Brain Computer Interfaces.” Journal of Community Healthcare and Development, ISSN: 2652-6025, NADIA, vol. 2, no. 1, 2021, pp. 9-22. JCHD,

[1] B. Kaur, C. S. Ang, M. Phillips, F. Deravi, and M. Sakel, "Towards the Detection of Emotional States Using Low Cost Wireless Brain Computer Interfaces." Journal of Community Healthcare and Development (JCHD), ISSN: 2652-6025, NADIA, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 9-22, April 2021.