Approach to the validation of a smart toy to support the early detection of developmental problems

Revista Iberoamericana de Psicología

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Title Approach to the validation of a smart toy to support the early detection of developmental problems
Aproximación a la validación de un juguete inteligente como apoyo en la detección precoz de problemas del desarrollo
 
Creator Giménez Hernández, Montserrat
Serrano García, Cristina
Royo García, Pilar
Laorden Gutiérrez, Cristina
 
Description This article is an approach to the validation of a smart toy (developed within the framework of a larger project called EDUCERE), with the aim of detecting developmental disorders in children, in an early, non invasive manner. The toy consists of a tower of 5 cubes in which sensors have been inserted to measure a
series of parameters. The sample was made up of 68 children between the ages of 24 and 48 months. The Merrill Palmer-R Scales of Development were applied to a sub-sample of 27 children. The results seem to show that the number of cubes used by the children in the construction of a tower, the number of
movements they perform, as well as the speed and acceleration of their movements, are the most relevant variables in the construction of the tower. The execution level in the task of building of the tower –measured by the sensors- is related to various areas of child development, such as gross and fine motor skills, social emotional and cognitive aspects, and the general intelligence level. Of these, gross motor skills are the area of development that differentiates more the children who built the tower correctly from those who did not.
These results support the use of the smart cubes and serve as a precedent for future researches that aim to validate consistently their use in the detection of developmental problems.
Este artículo presenta un acercamiento a la validación de un juguete inteligente (desarrollado en el marco del proyecto EDUCERE), que aproxime a la detección no invasiva de trastornos de desarrollo del niño. El juguete consiste en una torre de 5 cubos en los que se han insertado sensores para medir una serie de parámetros. Para la recogida de datos, se contó con una muestra de 68 niños entre 24 y 48 meses. Además, a una submuestra de 27 niños se aplicó la escala de desarrollo Merrill Palmer-R. Los resultados parecen mostrar que el nº de cubos utilizados en la construcción de la torre, el nº de movimientos que realizan y la velocidad y aceleración de los movimientos son las variables más relevantes en la elaboración de la torre. El nivel de ejecución de la torre, evaluada a través de los sensores, se relaciona con diversas áreas del desarrollo infantil; siendo la motricidad gruesa el área de desarrollo que más diferencia entre los niños que construyeron bien la torre y los que la hicieron mal. Estos resultados apoyan la adecuación de los cubos inteligentes y sirven para futuras investigaciones que validen de forma consistente su utilidad para la detección de problemas de desarrollo.
 
Publisher ĬbērAM
 
Date 2019-01-24
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
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Format application/pdf
application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.document
application/pdf
 
Identifier https://reviberopsicologia.ibero.edu.co/article/view/rip.11305
10.33881/2027-1786.rip.11305
 
Source Revista Iberoamericana de Psicología; Vol. 11 Núm. 3 (2018): Psicología y TIC: Avances y Controversias; 61 - 72
2500-6517
2027-1786
 
Language spa
 
Relation https://reviberopsicologia.ibero.edu.co/article/view/rip.11305/pdf
https://reviberopsicologia.ibero.edu.co/article/view/rip.11305/1368
https://reviberopsicologia.ibero.edu.co/article/view/rip.11305/1369
 

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