Mr. Ricardo Rene Rosas Diaz
Director of Center for the Development of Inclusion Technologies - CEDETI
Ricardo Rosas Díaz (born 1958), is a psychology lecturer at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and holds a Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology from Freie Universität, Berlin. He is full Professor at the School of Psychology of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and Director of the Center for the Development of Inclusion Technologies (Spanish: CEDETi).
His research interests are the relations between play and learning, and the development of ICT-based systems that support the education of disabled children, as well their assessment. He is currently developing ICT play-based tests to assess intelligence, neuropsychological functions and initial reading and math acquisition.
The research projects he has conducted also seek to find alternative ways of learning for children with learning difficulties and intellectual and attention deficits, measuring direct and indirect indicators of learning (EEG and Metacognition).
He has written more than 20 international indexed papers, and four books (all in Spanish): Constructivism at Three Voices: Piaget, Vigotsky and Maturana (1999), The mind Reconsidered: In memory of Angel Riviere (2001), Introduction to the Psychology of Intelligence (2002), Construction Games and the Construction of Knowledge (2006) and over 20 national and international publications.