MnemoCity Task: assessment of childrens spatial memory using stereoscopy and virtual environments

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dc.contributor.author Rodríguez Andrés, David
dc.contributor.author Juan, M. Carmen
dc.contributor.author Méndez López, Magdalena
dc.contributor.author Pérez Hernández, Elena
dc.contributor.author Lluch, Javier es_ES
dc.contributor.other UAM. Departamento de Psicología Evolutiva y de la Educación es_ES
dc.date.accessioned 2017-11-20T11:18:36Z
dc.date.available 2017-11-20T11:18:36Z
dc.date.issued 2016-08-31
dc.identifier.citation PLoS ONE 11.8 (2016): e0161858 es_ES
dc.identifier.issn 1932-6203 (online) es_ES
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10486/680326
dc.description.abstract This paper presents the MnemoCity task, which is a 3D application that introduces the user into a totally 3D virtual environment to evaluate spatial short-term memory. A study has been carried out to validate the MnemoCity task for the assessment of spatial short-term memory in children, by comparing the children’s performance in the developed task with current approaches. A total of 160 children participated in the study. The task incorporates two types of interaction: one based on standard interaction and another one based on natural interaction involving physical movement by the user. There were no statistically significant differences in the results of the task using the two types of interaction. Furthermore, statistically significant differences were not found in relation to gender. The correlations between scores were obtained using the MnemoCity task and a traditional procedure for assessing spatial short-term memory. Those results revealed that the type of interaction used did not affect the performance of children in the MnemoCity task en_US
dc.description.sponsorship This work was funded mainly by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (MINECO) through the CHILDMNEMOS project (TIN2012-37381-C02-01) and confinanced by the European Regional Development Fund (FEDER). Other financial support was received from the Gobierno de Aragón (Departamento de Industria e Innovación), and Fondo Social Europeo for Aragón en_US
dc.format.extent 28 pag. es_ES
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso eng en
dc.publisher Public Library of Science en_US
dc.relation.ispartof PLoS ONE en_US
dc.rights © 2016 Rodríguez-Andrés et al. es_ES
dc.subject.other Navigation en_US
dc.subject.other Orientation en_US
dc.subject.other Search-behavior en_US
dc.subject.other Gender-differences en_US
dc.subject.other Working memory en_US
dc.subject.other Augmented reality system en_US
dc.title MnemoCity Task: assessment of childrens spatial memory using stereoscopy and virtual environments en_US
dc.type article en
dc.subject.eciencia Psicología es_ES
dc.identifier.doi 10.1371/journal.pone.0161858 es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage e0161858-1 es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationissue 8 es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage e0161858-28 es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationvolume 11 es_ES
dc.relation.projectID Gobierno de España. TIN2012-37381-C02-01 es_ES
dc.type.version info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion en
dc.rights.cc Reconocimiento es_ES
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess es_ES
dc.authorUAM Pérez Hernández, Elena (262536)


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