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Advances in Human-Computer Interaction
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 654791, 7 pages
Zoo U: A Stealth Approach to Social Skills Assessment in Schools
13-C Institute for Social Development, 1901 North Harrison Avenue, Suite 200, Cary, NC 27513, USA
2Games Research Department, 3-C Institute for Social Development, 1901 North Harrison Avenue, Suite 200, Cary, NC 27513, USA
3Games Research Department, Center for Research in Emotional and Social Health, 1901 North Harrison Avenue, Suite 200, Cary, NC 27513, USA
Received 1 June 2012; Accepted 25 September 2012
Academic Editor: Leila Alem
Copyright © 2012 Melissa E. DeRosier et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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