We often reconstruct memories and experiences based on bias and social norms. These misinterpretations from respondents can have a serious impact on our ability as researchers to extract accurate and objective data, especially in qualitative settings. It made for a great topic of discussion during our recent roadshow in Melbourne and Sydney.
Are you curious about what really goes on behind closed doors in people’s own home environments. Do you want a tool to measure your observations with, unobtrusively? Recently at Objective Experience in Sydney, a Ground-Breaking project brought us inside the home, with first person video recordings plus simultaneous 50Hz gaze tracking. We recorded over 100 people in an un-moderated and un-biased ethnographic study using eye tracking glasses. Here’s how: