Using virtual robot-mediated play activities to assess cognitive skills.

@article{Encarnao2014UsingVR,
  title={Using virtual robot-mediated play activities to assess cognitive skills.},
  author={Pedro Encarnaç{\~a}o and Liliana Alvarez and Adriana Ribeiro Santos Rios and Catarina Maya and Kim Adams and Al Cook},
  journal={Disability and rehabilitation. Assistive technology},
  year={2014},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={231-41}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the feasibility of using virtual robot-mediated play activities to assess cognitive skills. METHOD Children with and without disabilities utilized both a physical robot and a matching virtual robot to perform the same play activities. The activities were designed such that successfully performing them is an indication of understanding of the underlying cognitive skills. RESULTS Participants' performance with both robots was similar when evaluated by the success rates in… CONTINUE READING

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