Hanna Wirman, Anna Zamansky
You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. —Richard Lindgard Beyond individual cases and uncontrolled settings, animals (by which we mean non-human animals) have been interacting with human technology since at least the 1930s, when Skinner's behavioral experiments required animals to interact with interfaces of operant chambers and when animals were made to wear tracking devices in conservation research. By the 1970s, primates in zoos were being given computer technology as a form of environmental enrichment. Today, the emerging discipline of animal-computer interaction (ACI) promotes a fundamentally user-centric approach—in…
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