Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Young Children Social Cognition and Behaviour in a Technological World
Jordy Kaufman is Associate Professor & (co-) Research Director of the Department of Psychological Sciences and Director of the Swinburne Babylab.
In this talk Dr Kaufman will present recent findings from multiple lines of research involving young children's social behaviour and thinking in the presence of technology. These include studies on children’s helpfulness towards a humanoid robot, children’s interactions with parents while playing with a touchscreen tablet, and on the parasocial feedback given to children playing touchscreen apps.