Understanding children's attention to common dental presentations through eye-tracking

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Challenges in understanding children's perspectives has led to improving research methods to document children's voices about issues that affect them. However, the outcomes usually do not reflect their views due to differences between children and adults. Eye-tracking technology is a non-invasive method that provides an objective view of children's perceptions. Therefore, this novel technology was used to understand better children, their educators and parent's perspective on common dental presentations, including dental caries (tooth decay), dental trauma, midline diastema, diet and caries, and healthcare workers' personal protective equipment. The hypothesis is that participants will fixate on areas of high interest.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • The University of Western Australia
  • Ngo, Hien, Supervisor
  • Anthonappa, Robert, Supervisor
  • King, Nigel, Supervisor
Thesis sponsors
Award date22 Sept 2023
Publication statusUnpublished - 2023


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