The observational study
"Do Tangible User Interfaces promote social behavior during free play? A Comparison of autistic and typically developing children playing with passive and digital construction toys" conducted by Gill Althia Francisa, the primary investigator, along with e al., of this applied research study. The objective of this observational study used quantitative and empirical methods to argue that the use of digital technology, whether it is passive or digital construction toys, does not inherently cause social isolation in male and female children (birth-12 years), school-age (6-12 years) or adolescence (13-17 years) with a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder in comparison to typically developing children.
Children with ADHD and THE Implementation of TUI The observational study conducted in this paper is to dispute the negative effects, such as the lack of social interaction, and to disseminate the potential use of a tangible user interface (TUI) to enhance and stimulate the learning process of memory improvement and attention of children diagnosed with ADHD. As Piaget proposed the four states of cognitive development which were; the sensorimotor stage: birth to 2 years, preoperational stage: ages 2 to 7; the concrete operational stage: ages 7 to 11; the formal operational stage: ages 12 and up (Guerrero e al., 2016) which could be a representation that TUI is based partly on the concept of Piaget theory. This study will also focus on these age ranges and the male/female aspect.
By constructing an observational study that incorporates physical and digital toys, such as an algorithm associated with TUI that could allow children to interact with the environment/objects around them that could enhance and stimulate their learning ability by improving memory and their attention process through this mediated interaction (Francis, e al., 2019). Implementing this technol...