Mind Reading: The Educational Software System that Teaches EmotionsBy Closing the Gap, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 8, 14
Publication Date: June/July 2003
Article describing Mind Reading, which is a software system that helps users learn to recognize human emotions. The program was developed to give people with autism assistance with interpersonal interaction and communication, and it can also be helpful to anyone who wants to learn more about emotional recognition. The Mind Reading system involves six actors who each portray over four hundred emotions that are captured on video and audio. Each clip display’s the actors’ facial expression and voice, and over 5,000 examples are included. Each of the emotions is explained through six stories that demonstrate the respective contexts that give rise to each different emotion. Mind Reading is appropriate for children age four and up, adults, and individuals in home or educational settings.
Published by: Closing the Gap, Inc. (Website:http://www.closingthegap.com)