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Research and Development

Category: Developmental Psychology

The Modeling of Exercises and Activities

  1. Introduction
  2. Repositories of Exercises and Activities
  3. Automatic Generation of Exercises and Activities
  4. Learning Objects and Digital Textbooks

Planning and Generating Sequences of Exercises for the Assessment and Development of Cognition

  1. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Educational Neuroscience and Cognitive Modeling
  2. Automatic Exercise Generation and Sequencing
  3. Exercise Variety and Student Engagement
  4. Affect and Student Engagement
  5. Cognitive Load
  6. Multitasking and Task Switching
  7. Transfer of Learning
  8. Preparing Conceptual and Procedural Knowledge and Proficiency in Advance

Planning and Generating Sequences of Exercises for the Assessment and Development of Reading and Narrative Comprehension

  1. Psychology
  2. Reading Comprehension
  3. Narrative Comprehension
  4. Narrative Generation
  5. Natural Language Generation
  6. Readability
  7. Poetics and Aesthetics
  8. Assessment

Mixed-initiative Dialogue Systems, Narration, Mental Imagery, Mental Simulation and Imagination

  1. Narration
  2. Artistic Expression
  3. Aesthetics
  4. Stylistics
  5. Intertextuality, Allusion, Appropriation and Recontextualization
  6. Semiotics
  7. Interpretation
  8. Characterization
  9. Motivation
  10. Affect
  11. Personality
  12. Morality
  13. Psychology and Sociology of Entertainment
  14. Audience Modeling
  15. Comprehension
  16. Mental Models
  17. Story Logic
  18. Narrative Coherence
  19. Story Visualization
  20. Story Transcription and Summarization
  21. Computer-aided Storytelling
  22. Computer-automated Storytelling

Mixed-initiative Dialogue Systems, Explanation, Mechanistic Reasoning, Mental Simulation and Imagination

  1. Explanation
  2. Education
  3. Generating Explanations
  4. Understanding Explanations
  5. Questions and Answers
  6. Diagrams
  7. Conceptual Models
  8. Mechanistic Reasoning
  9. Identity
  10. Mereology
  11. Teleology
  12. Spatial Reasoning
  13. Events
  14. Signals
  15. Causation
  16. Prediction
  17. Parallelism
  18. Temporal Reasoning
  19. Complex Adaptive Systems
  20. Abstraction
  21. Idealization
  22. Ontology
  23. Mathematics
  24. Science
  25. Engineering
  26. Computer-aided Engineering and Simulation

Interactive Narrative and Motivation

  1. Motivation
  2. Instinct and Motivation
  3. Evolutionary Computing, Computational Ethology, Computational Ecology
  4. The Evolution of Communication, Language and Cognitive Pragmatics
  5. Digital Characters
  6. Evolutionary Sociology and Multi-agent Systems

The Psychology of Friendships and Peer Relationships

  1. The Development of Friendships and Peer Relationships

Experiential Learning and Group Dynamics

  1. Team Building and Experiential Learning

Play, Role-playing Games, Improvisational Theatre and Interactive Digital Entertainment

  1. Play and Collaborative Play
  2. Interactive Narrative Play
  3. Role-playing Games
  4. Narrative, Interactivity, Improvisation and Emergent Narrative
  5. Presence, Social Presence and Dramatic Presence
  6. Improvisational Digital Characters
  7. Group Dynamics and Improvisational Theatre

Play and Education

  1. Evolution and Development
  2. Symbolic Reasoning
  3. Socialization and Language
  4. Developmental Pragmatics
  5. Mimesis and Narrative
  6. Education