Phoster

Research and Development

Category: Play

Artificial Mental Simulation

  1. Cognitive Architectures
  2. Computer Simulation
  3. Mental Models
  4. Situation Models
  5. Mental Simulation
  6. Attention
  7. Intention
  8. Awareness
  9. Perspective
  10. Interpretation
  11. Abstraction
  12. Categories
  13. Coherence
  14. Causality
  15. Deduction
  16. Qualitative Spatiotemporal Reasoning
  17. Dynamic Modeling
  18. Transcription and Summarization
  19. Inference and Elaboration
  20. Explanation

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 and Sociocognitive Pragmatics

  1. Cognitive Neuroscience
  2. Attention, Communication and the Evolution of Language
  3. Computational Approaches to Theory of Mind
  4. Modeling and Inferring Beliefs and Intentions
  5. Metarepresentation
  6. Common Ground and Computational Approaches
  7. Intersubjectivity
  8. Cognitive Semantics
  9. Lexical Pragmatics
  10. Lexical Pragmatics and Metaphor
  11. Shared Mental Models
  12. Ambiguity in Natural Language
  13. Detecting and Correcting Misunderstandings
  14. Metacommunication
  15. Lexical Alignment and Entrainment

Interactive Narrative and Interpretation

  1. Narrative and Interpretation
  2. Cognitive Narratology
  3. Narrative and Theatre
  4. Emergent Narrative
  5. Interactive Narrative as Communication
  6. Abductive Reasoning and Interpretation
  7. Symbolism, Semiotics and Perceptual Symbols
  8. Event Perception and Memory
  9. Mental Models and Narrative
  10. Shared Mental Models and Improvisational Theatre
  11. Possible Worlds
  12. Figurative Language, Metaphor, Tropes, Motifs and Interpretation
  13. Allegory and Allegoresis
  14. Intention and Interpretation
  15. Validity of Interpretations
  16. Significance, Texture and Aesthetics
  17. Modeling Readers and Players

Education and the Cognitive Science of Writing

  1. Teaching Writing and Narrative
  2. The Psychology of Writing
  3. The Development of Writing, Creative and Group Creative Processes

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

Linguistics

  1. Cognitive Neuroscience
  2. Evolution
  3. Development
  4. Play
  5. Metacommunication
  6. Vocabulary Learning
  7. Alignment, Entrainment, Convergence and Divergence
  8. Sociolinguistics
  9. Cognition of Temporal Sequences of Stimuli
  10. Grammar
  11. Recursion
  12. Prediction
  13. Priming
  14. Association
  15. Connotation
  16. Denotation
  17. Semantics
  18. Pragmatics
  19. Mental Models
  20. Cohesion and Coherence
  21. Causality
  22. Entailment, Implication and Inference
  23. Deixis
  24. Referring Expressions
  25. Attention and Focus
  26. Topic
  27. Relevance
  28. Salience
  29. Interest
  30. Prior Knowledge
  31. Motivation
  32. Self-efficacy
  33. Cognitive Load
  34. Enjoyment
  35. Reading Speed, Comprehension and Retention
  36. Language Production
  37. Lexicalization
  38. Stylistics
  39. Prosody
  40. Affect
  41. Sentiment
  42. Opinion
  43. Ideology
  44. Framing
  45. Persuasion
  46. Argumentation
  47. Explanation
  48. Description
  49. Figurative Language
  50. Metaphor
  51. Poetics
  52. Speech
  53. Discourse
  54. Metadiscourse
  55. Narrative
  56. Hypermedia