Eye Tracking in the Diagnosis of Aggressive Behaviors and Emotions: A Systematic Review of the Literature

  • Noemi Gabriela Gómez-OchoaEmail author
  • Patricia Ortega-Chasi
  • Omar Alvarado-Cando
  • Martha Cobos-Cali
  • Sonia Artega-Sarmiento
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 973)


Eye Tracking it is a sensor technology that allows - through a device – to exactly know where a person’s gaze is focused. In the field of Neuropsychology, it is important to know studies with this tool to start new research. Therefore, this study explores and synthesizes studies on the diagnosis of aggressive behaviors and emotions by using the Eye tracking technology. This systematic review of the literature was carried out under the PRISMA criteria. The studies included in the review consist of articles from empirical studies, peer-reviewed published between 2010 and 2018. The databases included in the study are: Pubmed, Scopus, PsycInfo, Scielo, DOAJ. We obtained 53 preliminary articles. 16 studies were selected according to the inclusion and exclusion criteria of the investigation.


Aggressive behaviors Gaze fixation Gaze tracking Emotions 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Noemi Gabriela Gómez-Ochoa
    • 1
    Email author
  • Patricia Ortega-Chasi
    • 1
    • 2
  • Omar Alvarado-Cando
    • 1
    • 3
  • Martha Cobos-Cali
    • 1
    • 4
  • Sonia Artega-Sarmiento
    • 1
    • 5
  1. 1.Grupo de Neurociencias, Universidad del AzuayCuencaEcuador
  2. 2.Escuela de Ciencias de la Computación, Universidad del AzuayCuencaEcuador
  3. 3.Escuela de Ingeniería Electrónica, Universidad del AzuayCuencaEcuador
  4. 4.Escuela de Psicología Clínica, Universidad del AzuayCuencaEcuador
  5. 5.Unidad de Idiomas, Universidad del AzuayCuencaEcuador

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