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 child with RUBI robot

Child with RUBI

Research and Education

UC San Diego’s Early Care and Education program serves as a child-development demonstration school and supports multidisciplinary research efforts, such as psychology, education, linguistics, sociology, anthropology and technology. Current collaborations include:

  • UC San Diego Education Studies 131/139 Field Study Practicum Host
  • First 5/UC San Diego Community Health, Breast Feeding Friendly San Diego Initiative
  • UC San Diego Temporal Dynamic Learning Center (NSF Cyber Learning Grant): RUBI “iterative immersive design,” a unique advantage in the field of human-robot interaction in collaboration with the University of Queensland, Australia
  • UC San Diego School of Medicine, Social and Behavioral Science Program
  • UC San Diego Cognitive Science Department
  • UC San Diego Psychology Department, Early Learning and Cognition Lab
  • UC San Diego Human Development
  • Rady Children’s Hospital/UC San Diego Health Sciences, “Kid Print Study,” Gates Foundation
  • San Diego State University, Child and Family Development