Designing for Affectibility: Principles and Guidelines

  • Elaine C. S. HayashiEmail author
  • M. Cecília C. Baranauskas
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 528)


In analogy to the concept of usability, learnability and playability, the concept of Affectibility was conceived to inform the design process – in this case with affective aspects of interaction. In this paper we present a revised set of the Principles for the Design for Affectibility, together with practical examples of use and application. The objective is to support designers in the process of creating educational systems for children, considering aspects of affect.


Affectibility Affect Emotions Design Children interaction Education 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elaine C. S. Hayashi
    • 1
    Email author
  • M. Cecília C. Baranauskas
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of ComputingUniversity of CampinasCampinasBrazil

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