Public access from Feb 29, 2020
Université de Neuchâtel

Materiality and the construction of Intersubjectivity : human-robot interaction in typical development and the use of the Objects in ASD children

Manzi, Federico ; Iannaccone, Antonio (Dir.) ; Marchetti, Antonella (Codir.) ; Castelli, Ilaria (Codir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Université de Neuchâtel, 2018.

The aims of the present dissertation are to analyse, in children with typical and atypical development, the construction of the intersubjectivity through the use of objects in atypical development (ASD) and through the interaction with a humanoid robot in typical development. About the humanoid robots, the issue is to observe the possible attribution of human-like features to a robot that can...

Public access from Oct 1, 2020
Université de Neuchâtel

Does a good argument make a good answer? Argumentative reconstruction of children's justifications in a second order false belief task

Lombardi, Elisabetta ; Greco, Sara ; Massaro, Davide ; Schär, Rebecca ; Manzi, Federico ; Iannaccone, Antonio ; Perret-Clermont, Anne-Nelly ; Marchetti, Antonella

In: Learning, Culture and Social Interaction, 2018, vol. 18, p. 13-27

This paper proposes a novel approach to interpret the results of a classical second-order false belief task (the ice cream man task) administered to children in order to investigate their Theory of Mind. We adopted a dialogical perspective to study the adult-child discussion in this research setting. In particular, we see the adult-child conversation as an argumentative discussion in which...