eMotion and eCognition Selected Papers and Publications

Human Technology Interaction 

Crowell, C. R., Narvaez, D., & Gomberg, A. (2005). Moral Psychology and Information Ethics: Psychological Distance and the Components of Moral Behavior in a Digital World. In L. A. Freeman, & A. G. Peace (Eds.). Information Ethics: Privacy and Intellectual Property. Hershey, PA: Idea Group, pp. 19-37.

Shermerhorn, P., Scheutz, M, and Crowell, C. R.. (2008). Robot social presence and gender: do females view robots differently than males? Proceedings of the 3nd ACM IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, Amsterdam, Netherlands: ACM/IEEE.

Crowell, C., Shermerhorn, P., Scheutz, M. & Villano, M. (2009). Social presence effects of gendered voice and robot entities: perceptions and preconceptions, Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots ans Systems, St. Louis, MO: IEEE-RSJ.

Kennedy, M. W., Crowell, C. R., Striegel, A. D., Villano, M., & Schmiedeler, J. P. (2013). Relative efficacy of various strategies for visual feedback in standing balance activities. Experimental Brain Research, 230(1), 117-125.   

Hayes, C. J., Crowell, C. R., & Riek, L. D. (2013). Automatic processing of irrelevant co-speech gestures with human but not robot actors. Proceedings of the 6th ACM IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, Tokyo, Japan: ACM/IEEE.

Newkirk, J. T. , Tomsic, M., Crowell, C. R., Villano, M. A., & Michael M. Stanisic, M. M. (2013). Measurement and Quantification of Gross Human Shoulder Motion.  Applied Bionics and Biomechanics, 10, 159–173. DOI 10.3233/ABB-140083.   

Christen, M., Villano, M., Narvaez, D., Serrano, J., & Crowell C. R. (2014). Measuring the moral impact of operating “drones” on pilots in combat, disaster management and surveillance. Proceedings of the Twenty Second European Conference on Information Systems.  

Kaboski, J.R., Diehl, J.J., Beriont, J., Crowell, C.R., Villano, M., Wier, K., & Tang, K. (2014).  Brief Report:  A pilot summer robotics camp to reduce social anxiety and improve social/vocational skills for adolescents with ASD and their peers.  Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. doi: 10.1007/s10803-014-2153-3.  

Kajzer, M., D'Arcy, J., Crowell, C. R., Striegel, A., Van Bruggen, D. (2014). An Exploratory Investigation of Message-Person Congruence in Security Awareness Campaigns. Computers & Security,43, 64-76.  

Kennedy, M. W.*, Crowell, C. R., Villano, M., & Schmiedeler, J. P. (2016). Effects of Filtering the Center of Pressure Feedback Provided in Visually Guided Mediolateral Weight Shifting.  PLoS One  

O’Brien, K., Crowell, C. R., & Schmeideler, J. P. (2017).  Error Augmentation Feedback for Lateral Weight Shifting. Gait & Posture.  

Zenk, J., Crowell, C. R., Villano, M., Kaboski, J., Tang, K., & Diehl, J.J. (2017). Unconventional Students in Robotics and HRI Education: A Review of Two Initiatives.  Journal of Human Robot Interaction, 6(2), 92-110, DOI 10.5898/JHRI.6.2.Zenk.

Crowell, C., Deska, J.C., Villano, M., Zenk, J., Roddy, J,T.  (2019). Anthropomorphism of Robots: Study of Appearance and Agency. JMIR Human Factors, 6(2), e12629.  IF = 4.85.

Christen M, Narvaez D, Zenk JD, Villano M, Crowell CR, Moore DR (2021) Trolley dilemma in the sky: Context matters when civilians and cadets make remotely piloted aircraft decisions. PLoS ONE 16(3): e0247273.

Mujica, A., Crowell, C., Villano, M., & Uddin, K. (2022). ADDICTION BY DESIGN: Some Dimensions and Challenges of Excessive Social Media Use. Medical Research Archives, 10(2). doi:10.18103/mra.v10i2.2677

Autism and Stroke Projects 

Diehl, J. J., Schmitt, L. M., Villano, M., & Crowell, C. R. (in press). The clinical use of robots for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A critical review. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders (2011), doi:10.1016/j.rasd.2011.05.006

Villano, M., Crowell, C. R., Wier, K. Tang, K., Thomas, B., Shea, N., Schmitt,  L. M., & Diehl, J. J. (2011). DOMER: A Wizard of Oz Interface for Using Interactive Robots to Scaffold Social Skills for Children with Autism

Spectrum Disorders.  Proceedings of the 4th ACM IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, Lausanne, Switzerland: ACM/IEEE.

Kennedy, M. W., Schmiedeler, J. P., Striegel, A. D., Crowell, C. R., Villano, M., & Kuitse, J.  (2011). Enhanced Feedback in Balance Rehabilitation using the Nintendo Wii Balance Board. Proceedings of the IEEE Healthcom 2011 - Technology Enabled Personalized Medicine: IEEE-Healthcom.  BEST 2011 CONFERENCE FULL PAPER AWARD WINNER

Cognitive and Imitation Processes

Kreager, R., Crowell, C. R., & Villano, M. (2010). Context effects on imitation: How action context can modulate imitation performance. Proceedings of the Indiana Academic of Social Sciences Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN: IASS.

Biggs, A. T., Kreager, R. D., Gibson, B. S, Villano, M., & Crowell, C. R.  (2012). Semantic and affective salience: The role of meaning and preference in attentional capture and disengagement.  Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance.

Crowell, C. R., Moskal, J. R. Burgdorf, J., & Panksepp, J. (2013). Top down causation in the brain: Some promises and challenges.  In G. Auletta, I. Colage, & M. Jeannerod (Eds.). A neuroscience approach to top down causation. Vatican City, IT: Vatican Press.

Cunningham, T., Crowell, C., Alger, S., Villano, M., Mattingly, S., and Payne, J. (2014). Sleep’s role in the depotentiation of psychophysiological reactivity and its relationship to subsequent memory. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 114, 155-164.  

Technology-Related Ethics 

Barger, R. N., & Crowell, C. R. (2005). The ethics of parasitic computing: Fair Use or Abuse of TCP/IP Over the Internet? In L. A. Freeman, & A. G. Peace (Eds.). Information Ethics: Privacy and Intellectual Property. Hershey, PA: Idea Group, pp. 143-161.

Crowell, C. R. & Barger, R. N. (2007). A meta view of information ethics. In M. Quigley (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Information Ethics and Security. Hershey, PA: Idea Group.

Scheutz, M., & Crowell, C. (2007). The burden of embodied autonomy: Some reflections on the social and ethical implications of autonomous robots. Proceedings of the 2007 IRCA Conference. Rome, IT: IEEE-RAS.

Crowell, C. R. (2007). [Review of the book Cyberbullying and cyberthreats: responding to the challenge of online social cruelty, threats, and distress]. Journal of Moral Education, 36(4), 539-541.

Scheutz, M., & Crowell, C. (2008). Robot autonomy: some ensuing ethical questions. Proceedings of the 2008 NA-CAP Conference. Bloomington, IN: IACP.

NOTE: Dr. Crowell has other lines of research in educational technology and Organizational Behavior Management you can learn more about here.