How the new technologies might lead to a paradigm shift in psychological and neuropsychological research

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Recently, we started to apply old psychological and neuropsychological standard tests and therapeutic exercises into a different domain of technology. Therefore, while maintaining the whole conceptual and logical structure of the traditional approach - i.e. tests mostly made by hand on paper or with the mouse and computers' screens - intact, we moved them onto the physical interactive and playful technology, Moto Tiles. Such a translation of input/output, likewise involving dissimilar perceptions and different parts of our motor system (i.e. legs, feet and balance system), might imply a change in subjects' mental and behavioural strategies, variations in efficacy and efficiency, as well as a redefinition of reaction times. In short, this shift, besides providing a significant extra tool to older practices, might work as a crucial test for all of the existing theoretical background, too. We describe our new method and report few of the first empirical applications.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2018 International Conference on Artificial Life and Robotics
PublisherALife Robotics Co, Ltd.
Publication date2018
ISBN (Print)9784990835033
Publication statusPublished - 2018
Event2018 International Conference on Artificial Life and Robotics - B-Con Plaza, Beppu, Oita, Japan
Duration: 1 Feb 20184 Feb 2018


Conference2018 International Conference on Artificial Life and Robotics
LocationB-Con Plaza
CityBeppu, Oita

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