Dr Kristyn Sommer

Lecturer Developmental Psychology

School of Psychology
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

Overview

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours), The University of Queensland

Publications

  • Sommer, Kristyn, Redshaw, Jonathan, Slaughter, Virginia, Wiles, Janet and Nielsen, Mark (2021). The early ontogeny of infants’ imitation of on screen humans and robots. Infant Behavior and Development, 64 101614, 1-11. doi: 10.1016/j.infbeh.2021.101614

  • Escudero, Paola, Pino Escobar, Gloria, Casey, Charlotte G. and Sommer, Kristyn (2021). Four-year-old's online versus face-to-face word learning via eBooks. Frontiers in Psychology, 12 610975. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2021.610975

  • Sommer, Kristyn, Slaughter, Virginia, Wiles, Janet, Owen, Kathryn, Chiba, Andrea A., Forster, Deborah, Malmir, Mohsen and Nielsen, Mark (2021). Can a robot teach me that? Children's ability to imitate robots. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 203 105040, 105040. doi: 10.1016/j.jecp.2020.105040

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Publications

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Davidson, Rebecca, Sommer, Kristyn and Nielsen, Mark (2019). Children's Judgments of Anti-Social Behaviour Towards a Robot: Liking and Learning. 14th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), Daegu South Korea, 11-14 March 2019. Piscataway, NJ United States: IEEE. doi: 10.1109/HRI.2019.8673075

  • Taufatofua, Jonathon, Heath, Scott, Ramirez-Brinez, Carlos Andres, Sommer, Kristyn, Durantin, Gautier, Kong, Wilson, Wiles, Janet and Pounds, Pauline (2018). Designing for robust movement in a child-friendly robot. 25th IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Madrid, Spain, 1-5 October 2018. Piscataway, NJ, United States: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. doi: 10.1109/IROS.2018.8593414

  • Rogers, Kris, Wiles, Janet, Heath, Scott, Hensby, Kristyn and Taufatofua, Jonathon (2016). Discovering patterns of touch: a case study for visualization-driven analysis in human-robot interaction. ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), Christchurch, New Zealand, 7-10 March 2016. Piscataway, NJ, United States: IEEE. doi: 10.1109/HRI.2016.7451825

  • Hensby, Kristyn, Wiles, Janet, Boden, Marie, Heath, Scott, Nielsen, Mark, Pounds, Paul, Riddell, Joshua, Rogers, Kristopher, Rybak, Nikodem, Slaughter, Virginia, Smith, Michael, Taufatofua, Jonathon, Worthy, Peter and Weigel, Jason (2016). Hand in hand: tools and techniques for understanding children's touch with a social robot. 11th Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, HRI 2016, Christchurch, New Zealand, 7-10 March 2016. Piscataway, NJ, United States: IEEE Computer Society. doi: 10.1109/HRI.2016.7451794

  • Heath, Scott, Hensby, Kristyn, Boden, Marie, Taufatofua, Jonathon, Weigel, Jason and Wiles, Janet (2016). Lingodroids: investigating grounded color relations using a social robot for children. 11th Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, HRI 2016, Christchurch, New Zealand, 7-10 March 2016. Piscataway, NJ, United States: IEEE. doi: 10.1109/HRI.2016.7451793

  • Wiles, Janet, Worthy, Peter, Hensby, Kristyn, Boden, Marie, Heath, Scott, Pounds, Paul, Rybak, Nikodem, Smith, Michael, Taufotofua, Jonathon and Weigel, Jason (2016). Social cardboard: pretotyping a social ethnodroid in the wild. 11th Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, HRI 2016, Christchurch, New Zealand, 7-10 March 2016. Piscataway, NJ, United States: IEEE. doi: 10.1109/HRI.2016.7451841

  • Worthy, Peter, Boden, Marie, Karimi, Arafeh, Weigel, Jason, Matthews, Ben, Hensby, Kristyn, Heath, Scott, Pounds, Paul, Taufatofua, Jonathon, Smith, Michael, Viller, Stephen and Wiles, Janet (2015). Children's expectations and strategies in interacting with a Wizard of Oz Robot. OZCHI '15, Melbourne, Australia, 7-10 December 2015. New York, NY, United States: ACM. doi: 10.1145/2838739.2838793

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