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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...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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