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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
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.