Publications and research papers about MindfulNest and our work at the CREATE Lab.
MindfulNest: Strengthening Emotion Regulation with Tangible User Interfaces
Child care programs provide an environment for children to develop their social and emotional skills. To provide additional support for teachers in nurturing this development, we created MindfulNest, a technology tool designed to support 3 to 5 year olds’ development of emotion regulation strategies...
Design of a Multimodal System for Social Emotional Learning in Early Childhood Classrooms
As the prevalence of mobile and touch-based devices continues to expand in society, so too does its impact on young children. With educational technologies also on the rise, young children benefit most from those technologies that are designed to be developmentally appropriate...
Formative Evaluation of MindfulNest:
A Tangible User Interface for Emotion Regulation
The development of a child’s emotional regulation skills is a crucial part of early childhood learning. Additionally, the introduction of well designed, interactive technology at a young age is also important as it creates positive attitudes in children about their ability to positively use and create technology...