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Educational Program Responds To Student Emotions
2012-03-05 13:17:16

American researchers say they´ve developed educational software capable of sensing and responding to the emotional state of its pupils. The project was spearheaded by Sidney D´Mello, Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Notre Dame, who assembled a team of fellow researchers from the University of Memphis and MIT. The group says that their pedagogical software, which they´ve dubbed AutoTutor and Affective AutoTutor, is able to assess not only what its...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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