Review of Studying Social Interactions With the Usage of Eye-Tracking Analysis

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Abstract

This article provides an overview of empirical studies focused on the possibilities of using the eye-tracking analysis to study social interactions. The whole text is divided into conceptual blocks, such as eye-tracking as a method of psychological research and its possibilities of studying social interactions. A brief review on the present topic revealed that one of the most relevant objectives in this research area is in line with the studies of the features of multimodal communication carried out simultaneously through several “channels” of information transmission (including visual feedback) with its correlation with the collaborative productivity and organizing of effective forms of joint acitivity. The observed data improve scientific understanding of the mechanisms by which different modes of interaction (joint attanetion, mutual understanding, reflection, communication) arise and are implemented by the main participants of joint activity. It was deliberately stressed that this line of research is needed to be supplemented by the studies on dynamics of oculomotor activity at different stages of joint actions and interactions.

General Information

Keywords: social interactions, joint collective-distributed learning activity, mutual understanding, communication, cognitive processes, oculography

Journal rubric: Developmental Psychology

Article type: scientific article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/psyedu.2023150204

Funding. The research was financially supported by Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation, State Task No. 073-00038-23-02 dated 13.02.2023.

Received: 12.04.2023

Accepted:

For citation: Ageev N.Ya., Dubovik I.A., Kalinina G.I., Konokotin A.V. Review of Studying Social Interactions With the Usage of Eye-Tracking Analysis [Elektronnyi resurs]. Psychological-Educational Studies, 2023. Vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 49–67. DOI: 10.17759/psyedu.2023150204. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

Nikita Y. Ageev, Junior Researcher of the Laboratory for the study of cognitive and communication processes of adolescents and young adults by solving game and educational tasks in digital environments, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0226-7185, e-mail: nikitoageev@gmail.com

Irina A. Dubovik, Junior Researcher of the Laboratory for the study of cognitive and communication processes of adolescents and young adults by solving game and educational tasks in digital environments, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0009-0009-2858-3459, e-mail: ouncif@gmail.com

Guzel I. Kalinina, Junior Researcher of the Laboratory for the study of cognitive and communication processes of adolescents and young adults by solving game and educational tasks in digital environments, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0009-0002-0742-9902, e-mail: gulkin-nos1@yandex.ru

Andrey V. Konokotin, PhD in Psychology, lecturer of UNESCO Department of Cultural and Historical Psychology of Childhood, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1639-4887, e-mail: konokotinav@mgppu.ru

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