Search results for author:"Punya Mishra"
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Children's Understanding of and Interactions with Anthropomorphic Toys
Andrea Francis; Punya Mishra
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 411–416
Interactive toys for children are becoming more popular for both play and educational purposes, yet very little work has explored the social and cognitive implications of such interactions. Robotic animals exhibit both "living" and "pretend"...
Topics: Children, Social Studies, Interaction, Cognition, Behavior
Affective Feedback from Computers and its Effect on Perceived Ability and Affect: A Test of the Computers as Social Actor Hypothesis
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 15, No. 1 (January 2006) pp. 107–131
We report an experimental study that looked at two questions: (a) The effect of affective feedback from computers on participants' motivation and self-perception of ability; and (b) whether people respond similarly to computer feedback as they do to ...
Topics: Cognition, research, Usability, Educational Technology, psychology, Human Computer Interaction, Research Methods, Social Sciences