Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2-2-2011

Keywords

persuasive computing and technology, health persuasion, affective model, virtual human coach, improving sleep habits

Abstract

Persuasive technology can have a significant effect on people’s health. The sleep coach application is a persuasive technology that raises student’s awareness and attitudes towards getting a full night’s sleep (6- 9 hours) to be more positive. Students using the application to attempt changing their sleep patterns as a direct result of the application. NOTE: We will have the results of this research by the final camera-ready paper deadline. We are currently in the process of conducting the experiment.

Comments

Technical Report CS-2011-10, 2011.

Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology (FAST)

First Page

1

Last Page

6

Version

Publisher's version

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Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

Original Publication Citation

Ribeiro, C., Mehrotra, G., Vey, G., Alhothali, A. and DiMarco, C. (2011). Improving Health Care with a Virtual Human Sleep Coach. Technical Report CS-2011-10, 2011.

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