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Actions Speak Louder Than Words: An exploration of game play behavior and results from traditional assessments of individual differences

@inproceedings{Levy2015ActionsSL,
  title={Actions Speak Louder Than Words: An exploration of game play behavior and results from traditional assessments of individual differences},
  author={Laura M. Levy and Rob Solomon and Joann Moore and Jason D. Way and Ruitao Liu and Maribeth Gandy Coleman},
  booktitle={FDG},
  year={2015}
}
In this paper, we describe the results of an exploratory pilot study examining the use of a video game as an assessment tool. This is part of a larger project aimed at identifying the components and mechanics of accurate and engaging assessment games. A critical step towards this goal is to understand what player behaviors might naturally be associated with traditionally measured human variables (e.g. cognitive and non-cognitive individual differences). We use the custom game, Food for Thought… 

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