Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://ktisis.cut.ac.cy/handle/10488/13284
Title: Social toothbrush: fostering family nudging around tooth brushing habits
Authors: Caraban, Ana 
Ferreira, Maria José 
Gouveia, Rúben 
Karapanos, Evangelos 
Keywords: Behavior change;Family;Persuasive technology;Tooth brushing;Ubiquitous computing
Category: Computer and Information Sciences
Field: Natural Sciences
Issue Date: Sep-2015
Publisher: Association for Computing Machinery, Inc
Source: ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, 2015, 07 - 11 September, Osaka, Japan
Conference: ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing 
Abstract: The earlier in life an individual adopts healthy practices the more impact those practices have on the long term. In this paper we present Social Toothbrush, a hardware plugin for electric toothbrushes that aims to induce proper tooth brushing behaviors on young children and adults. Social Toothbrush does so by taking advantage of family communication and coordination practices to encourage healthy practices. We first describe the theoretical grounding of our design process, Social Translucence, followed by the design and development of Social Toothbrush.
URI: http://ktisis.cut.ac.cy/handle/10488/13284
DOI: 10.1145/2800835.2809438
Rights: © 2015 ACM.
Type: Conference Papers
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