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NeuroLynQ Provides the Biometric sensors for Market Research Consortium in 2020 Presidential Debate

Joe Biden critiques President Trump’s handling of COVID-19, screen shot taken from the first presidential debate, September 29th, 2020

CAMBRIDGE, MA – Oct. 06, 2020 – Shimmer Research, a global leader in wearable technology for research applications was invited to be part of a market research consortium, hosted by The Schlesinger Group, Iselin, NJ to gauge voter neuro-reactions to the upcoming Presidential debates. As President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden faced off on stage for the first time on Tuesday the 29th September 2020, Shimmers NeuroLynQ Platform provide the biometric research sensors eliciting the viewers non-conscious response to the candidate’s statements and arguments.

Other members of this consortium included HCD Research, IVP Research Labs, and The Schlesinger Group, all of whom have been involved in applied neuroscience for over 15 years. Technology company IVP Research Labs managed the data collection, Shimmer provided the biometric research equipment and HCD Research, Inc. interpreted and reported results.

Top level findings from the neuroscience analysis of the debate activities noted the strong reactivity across Trump, Biden, and undecided voter groups from the very beginning, and Neuro-reactivity was highest especially during the acrimonious portions of the debate.

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