Affective Learning — A Manifesto

  title={Affective Learning — A Manifesto},
  author={Rosalind W. Picard and Seymour Papert and Walter Bender and Bruce Blumberg and Cynthia Breazeal and David Cavallo and Tod Machover and Mitchel Resnick and Deb Roy and Carol Strohecker},
  journal={BT Technology Journal},
The use of the computer as a model, metaphor, and modelling tool has tended to privilege the 'cognitive' over the 'affective' by engendering theories in which thinking and learning are viewed as information processing and affect is ignored or marginalised. In the last decade there has been an accelerated flow of findings in multiple disciplines supporting a view of affect as complexly intertwined with cognition in guiding rational behaviour, memory retrieval, decision-making, creativity, and… 
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