University of Queensland researchers are seeking volunteers to participate in a study exploring how the body responds to stress using wearable sensors.

What is the purpose of this study?

The purpose of this study is to assess stress levels by monitoring various physiological parameters such as heart rate, skin temperature, and skin conductance, which indicates changes in sweat gland activity. This monitoring is facilitated through wearable sensor technology, such as smartwatches.

What is involved:
  • Participate in a digital math task and a public speaking activity while we record your physiological signals using two wearable sensors.

  • The process will take approximately 1-1.5 hours.

  • Age 18 or older

  • No history of cardiovascular illness

  • No diagnosed psychological conditions

  • Fluent in English

  • No math phobia

Participation benefits:

As an acknowledgment of participation and thanks, you will receive a $30 gift card.
Register your interest:

For more information, please contact Shiva Kamalzadeh on

Register your interest

This study has been approved by The University of Queensland Human Research Ethics Committee [Approval No.2023/HE001796].