Projects

Deusto-e-Motion 1: Theory of Mind and Virtual Reality – Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Deusto-e-Motion 2: Social skills and virtual reality – Neuromuscular and neurodevelopmental diseases

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Publications

Instrument for Assessing the Ability to Identify Emotional Facial Expressions in Healthy Children and in Children With ADHD: The FEEL Test

This study proposes the validation of the FEEL Test for the assessment of the emotional recognition ability of facial expressions. For this, a total of 1189 children between 8 and 11 years of age and 47 children diagnosed with ADHD were evaluated.

Virtual serious game to assess Theory of Mind in children: Deusto-e-motion 1.0. A proposal for children with rare diseases

The aim of this project is the validation of the Deusto-e-Motion tool, a serious game that evaluates emotional facial recognition and empathy in children between 8 and 11 years old.

Prematurity and ADHD: Cognitive and behavioral differences between premature and term infants

The study aims to analyze differences in cognitive and behavioral variables in premature or preterm infants (<37 weeks of gestation) versus term infants, all of them are diagnosed with ADHD.

Emotional facial recognition and aggressiveness level in children diagnosed with ADHD

It is found the existence of deficits in emotional recognition of facial expressions in children diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). There is evidence supporting that these deficits are associated with aggressive and / or antisocial behavior. The aim of the study is to establish the differences in facial emotion recognition between groups of children with ADHD with different levels of aggressiveness, measuring emotional recognition with two virtual tools (FEEL and e-Motion-I).

(Article in Spanish).

HOW DOES THE AGGRESSIVENESS LEVEL AFFECT IN THE RECOGNITION OF FACIAL EMOTIONS IN CHILDREN DIAGNOSED WITH ADHD?

The aim of the study is to establish if there are any differences in the facial recognition of emotions in groups of children with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) with different levels of aggressiveness.