Publications

Selected scientific Publications

2022

  • Julia Zuschnegg, Daniela Schoberer, Alfred Häussl, Silvia Russegger, Karin Ploder, Maria Fellner, Maria M Hofmarcher-Holzhacker, Regina Roller-Wirnsberger, Lucas Paletta, Marisa Koini; Sandra Schüssler (2022). Computerized cognitive interventions for preventing dementia in people with mild cognitive impairment: A systematic review with meta-analyses. Alzheimer’s & Dementia, 2022, Supplement: Technology and Dementia Preconference, in print.

  • Julia Zuschnegg, Sandra Schüssler, Lucas Paletta, Magdalena Holter, Gerald Lodron, Thomas Orgel, Silvia Russegger, Michael Schneeberger, Maria Fellner, Josef Steiner, Sandra Pansy-Resch, Dimitrios Prodromou, Sebastian Brunsch, Lorenzo Carnevale, Lara Lammer, Regina Roller-Wirnsberger (2022). Differences in self and proxy assessments regarding motivation, quality of life and care dependency of people with dementia considering a technology-based intervention. Alzheimer’s & Dementia, 2022, Supplement: Technology and Dementia Preconference, in print.

  • Sandra Schüssler, Julia Zuschnegg, Lucas Paletta, Silvia Russegger, Maria Fellner, Karin Ploder, Bernhard Strobl, Maja Sekulic, Marisa Koini, Maria M Hofmarcher-Holzhacker, Regina Roller-Wirnsberger (2022). Experiences of people with Alzheimer’s disease, relatives, and dementia trainers on the usability of a tablet-based dementia training. Alzheimer’s & Dementia, 2022, Supplement: Technology and Dementia Preconference, in print.

  • Ayaz H., Paletta, L. (2022) Advances in Neuroergonomics and Cognitive Engineering – Proceedings of the AHFE 2022 Conferences on Neuroergonomics and Cognitive Engineering, and Cognitive Computing and Internet of Things, July 24-28, 2022, New York, USA, Taylor and Francis, in print.

  • Paletta, L., Reidl, S., Beranek, S., Hartmann, R., Sighart, M., Mayer, S., Papic, P., Dini, A., Pszeida, M., Schüssler, S., Häussl, A., Koch, B., Fürli, H., Schneeberger, M., Lenger, M., Russegger, S. (2022). VR4care: Gender-sensitive Virtual Reality Technologies and Semantic Content Categories for Activation in Nursing Homes, In: Ayaz H., Paletta, L., eds., Advances in Neuroergonomics and Cognitive Engineering, Taylor & Francis, in print.

  • Pszeida, M., Dini, A., Schneeberger, M., Lenger, M., Paletta, L., Russegger, S., Reidl, S., Beranek, S., Schüssler, S., Häussl, A., Hartmann, R., Sighart, M., Mayer, S., Papic, P., Koch, B., Fürli, H., (2022). Estimation of Change in Affective State Using Eye Tracking Features from Virtual Reality Technologies, In: Ayaz H., Paletta, L., eds., Advances in Neuroergonomics and Cognitive Engineering, Taylor & Francis, in print.

  • Zuschnegg, J., Schüssler, S., Paletta, L., Russegger, S., Fellner, M., Ploder, K., Strobl. B., Sekulic, M., Koini, M., Hofmacher-Holzhacker, M.M., Roller-Wirnsberger, R. (2022). Usability Evaluation after a 6-month Tablet-Based Dementia Training Program by People with Alzheimer’s Disease, Relatives, and Dementia Trainers, In: Ayaz H., Paletta, L., eds., Advances in Neuroergonomics and Cognitive Engineering, Taylor & Francis, in print.

2021

  • Paletta L., Schüssler S., Zuschnegg J., Lodron G., Orgel, T., Schneeberger, M., Russegger S., Prodromou D., Brunsch S., Lammer L., Pansy-Resch S., Steiner J. (2021 Personalised Activation and Motivation for Multidomain Training with the Socially Assistive Robot AMIGO Using a Coach-Companion Framework, Proc. Alzheimer Europe Conference – Abstract Book, AEC 2021, Virtual Conference (oral presentation, 29th November 2021).

  • Schüssler S., Zuschnegg J., Paletta L., Lodron G., Steiner J., Pansy-Resch S., Prodromou D., Brunsch S., Carnevale L., Orgel, T., Schneeberger, M., Russegger S., Fellner M., Lammer L., S. Holter M. (2021). Effects of Coach Robot Pepper versus Tablet Training on Psychosocial and Physical Outcomes of Persons With Dementia: A Mixed Methods Study. Alzheimer’s & Dementia, 2021, Volume17, Issue S11, Supplement: Technology and Dementia Preconference, December 2021, e053453, https://doi.org/10.1002/alz.053453

  • Schüssler; S., Zuschnegg, J., Schatz, M., Russegger, S., Paletta, L., Draxler, S., Koini, M., Steiner, J., Zweytik, E., Ploder, K., Strobl, B., Hofmarcher-Holzhacker, M.M (2021). FANTASTIC-D: A lifestyle questionnaire for people with dementia living at home. Alzheimer’s & Dementia, 2021, Volume17, Issue S7, Supplement: Dementia Care and Psychosocial Factors, December 2021, e053597, https://doi.org/10.1002/alz.053597

  • Zuschnegg, J., Schüssler, S., Paletta, L., Voithofer, C., Lodron, G., Orgel, T., Russegger, S., Schneeberger, M., Fellner, M., Steiner, J., Pansy-Resch, S., Holter, M., Prodromou, D., Brunsch, S., Carnevale, L., Lammer, L., Koini, M. (2021). Psychosocial effects of a humanoid socially assistive robot on informal caregivers of people with dementia: A mixed-methods study. Alzheimer’s & Dementia, 2021, Volume17, Issue S11, Supplement: Technology and Dementia Preconference, December 2021, e052150, https://doi.org/10.1002/alz.052150

  • Paletta, L. Pszeida, M., Andreu, J.-P., Dini, A., Schüssler, S., Lodron, J., Zweytik, E., Steiner, J., Grabher, A., Kober, S., Wood, G. (2021). Virtual Technologies and Eye-Tracking Measurements for Mindfulness and Activation in Long-Term Care, in Auer, S., Höfler, M., Pürcher, P., & Wortmann, M.(Eds). (2021). Abstracts of the 3rd Krems Dementia Conference Virtual. Dealing with Dementia: From Reaction to Action. 28-30 October 2021, Krems: Danube University of Krems, Austria. doi: 10.48341/z3kr-de55.

  • Alfred Häussl, Sandra Schüssler, Lucas Paletta, Michael Schneeberger, Jean-Philippe Andreu, Thomas Binder, Hermine Fürli, Beatrix Koch Sybille Reidl, Sarah Beranek, Robert Hartmann & Martin Sighart (2021). Interests of nursing homes residents with dementia for virtual reality-based (leisure) activities – a cross-sectional pilot study. AAIC 2021, poster AAIC 2021.

  • Lucas Paletta, Martin Pszeida, Maria Fellner, Silvia Russegger, Amir Dini, Sandra Draxler, Thomas Orgel, Anna Jos, Eva Schuster, Josef Steiner (2021). Towards Decision Support with Assessment of Neuropsychological Profiles in Alzheimer’s Dementia Using Playful Tablet-based Multimodal Activation, In: Ayaz H., Asgher, U., Paletta, L. (eds.) Advances in Neuroergonomics and Cognitive Engineering – Proceedings of the AHFE 2021 Conferences on Neuroergonomics and Cognitive Engineering, Industrial Cognitive Ergonomics and Engineering Psychology, and Cognitive Computing and Internet of Things, July 25-29, 2021, New York, USA, Springer Nature, ISBN 978-3-030-80285-1 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-80285-1_54

  • Haeussl, A.; Schuessler, S.; Paletta, L.; Fuerli, H.; Koch, B.; Binder, T.; Schneeberger, M.; Andreu, J.-P.; Reidl, S.; Beranek, S., Hartmann, R., Sighart, M. (2021). Requirements Analysis on Emotional Preferences for Leisure Activities in Virtual Reality for Female Nursing Home Residents – A Mixed Method Approach. In: Ayaz H., Asgher, U., Paletta, L. (eds.) Advances in Neuroergonomics and Cognitive Engineering – Proceedings of the AHFE 2021 Conferences on Neuroergonomics and Cognitive Engineering, Industrial Cognitive Ergonomics and Engineering Psychology, and Cognitive Computing and Internet of Things, July 25-29, 2021, New York, USA, Springer Nature, ISBN 978-3-030-80285-1

  • Zuschnegg, J., Schüssler, S., Koini, M., Paletta, L., Steiner, J., et al. (2021) Humanoid socially assistive robots in dementia care: a qualitative study about expectations of caregivers and dementia trainers. Aging and Mental Health, Francis & Taylor Online, Routledge, https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13607863.2021.1913476 27 Apr 2021

2020

  • Paletta, L., Russegger, S., Pszeida, M., Murg, S., Orgel, T., Dini, A., Jos, A., Schuster, E., Koster, E.H.W., Steiner, J., and Fellner, M. (2020). Playful Multimodal Activation with Assessment of Neuropsychological Profiles in Alzheimer’s Disease, Alzheimer’s & Dementia, Volume 16, Issue S7, Supplement: Dementia Care and Psychosocial Factors, December 2020, e047357 ,https://doi.org/10.1002/alz.047357 .

  • Paletta, L., Schüssler, S., Kober, S.E., Zweytik, E., Steiner, J., Andreu, J.-P., Fuhrmann, F., Pszeida, M., Dini, A., Grabher, A., Taberhofer, A., Staubmann, W., Draxler, T., Lampl, C., Mayr, M., Kölbl., G., Wood, G. Virtual Reality based Mindfulness Training, Sensory Activation and Mental Assessment in Dementia Care, Alzheimer’s & Dementia, 2020, Volume 16, Issue S7, Supplement: Dementia Care and Psychosocial Factors, December 2020, e047344, https://doi.org/10.1002/alz.047344

  • Paletta, L., Tatzer, V.C., Schüssler, S., Gleixner, G., Gärner, D., Steiner, J., Gindl, S., Voithofer, C., Lin, S., Andreu, J.-P. (2020). The Potential of Augmented Reality Services for Assisting Activities of Daily Living in Dementia Care, Proc. Alzheimer Europe Conference – Abstract Book, AEC 2020, Virtual Conference (poster presentation).

  • Paletta, L., Schüssler, S., Kober, S.E., Zweytik, E., Steiner, J., Andreu, J.-P., Fuhrmann, F., Grabher, A., Taberhofer, A., Mayr, M., Stoppacher, L., Lodron, J., Pszeida, M., Dini, M., Wood, G., Staubmann, W., Lampl, C., Draxler, T., Kölbl, G. (2020. Virtual Reality based Mindfulness Training, Sensory Activation and Assessment for Dementia Care, Proc. Alzheimer Europe Conference – Abstract Book, AEC 2020, Virtual Conference (poster presentation).

  • Paletta, L., Russegger, S., Pszeida, M., Murg, S., Orgel, T., Jos, A., Schuster, E., Steiner, J., Dini, A., Koster, E., Fellner, M. (2020). Playful Multimodal Activation with Assessment of Neuropsychological Profiles in Alzheimer’s Disease, Proc. Alzheimer Europe Conference – Abstract Book, AEC 2020, Virtual Conference (oral presentation).

  • Paletta, L., Pszeida, M., Dini, A., Russegger, S., Schüssler, S., Jos, A., Schuster, E., Steiner, J., Fellner, M. (2020). MIRA – A Gaze-based Serious Game for Continuous Estimation of Alzheimer’s Mental State. Proceedings of 12th ACM Symposium on Eye Tracking Research and Applications, ETRA 2020, Stuttgart, Germany, June 2-5, 2020, ACM Press. https://doi.org/10.1145/3379157.3391989

  • Schüssler; S., Zuschnegg, J., Paletta; L., Fellner, M., Lodron, G., Steiner; J., Pansy-Resch, S., Lammer, L., Prodromou, D., Brunsch, S., Holter, M., Carnevale, L., Russegger, S. (2020). Effects of a Socially Assistive Robot on Psychosocial and Physical Outcomes of Persons With Dementia Living at Home including Caregivers and Dementia Trainers: A Mixed Method Study, JMIR – Journal of Medical Internet Research, Research Protocols (JMIR Res Protoc), 2020, vol. 9, issue 2, e14927, p. 1-15. doi:10.2196/14927

2019

  • Paletta L., Dini A., and Pszeida M. (2019) Emotion Measurement from Attention Analysis on Imagery in Virtual Reality. In: Fukuda S. (eds) Advances in Affective and Pleasurable Design. AHFE 2019. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 952, pp. 13-20, Springer.

  • Fellner, M., Paletta, L., Russegger, S., Steiner, J., Schuster, E., Jos, A., Wild, M., Tax, C., and Sumerauer, S. (2019). Tablet-based playful multimodal training for activating people with dementia: Practical experiences of two field studies (8 month and 2 month) in home and hospital environment. First Krems Dementia Conference, Book of Abstracts, Danube University Krems, page 19.

  • Paletta, L., Lodron, G., Russegger, S., Fellner, M., Schüssler, S., Zuschnegg, J., Steiner, J., Pansy-Resch, S., and Prodromou, D., The Application Potential of the Humanoid Socially Assistive Robot AMIGO for Motivation and Assessment in Dementia Care, First Krems Dementia Conference, Book of Abstracts, Danube University Krems, page 20.

  • Zuschnegg, J.; Schüssler, S.; Paletta, L.; Steiner, J.; Pansy-Resch, S.; Prodromou, D.; Halfens, R.; Lohrmann, C. (2019). Socially assistive robots in dementia care – knowledge, attitudes and expectations of informal caregivers, nurses and dementia trainers. Abstract book 2019; HB Science 2019 https://doi.org/10.1007/s16024-019-00331-6; The 18th European Doctoral Conference in Nursing Science (EDCNS). 2019; -The European Doctoral Conference in Nursing Science (EDCNS); SEPT 19-21, 2019; Graz, Austria.

  • Paletta, L., Schüssler, S., Zuschnegg, J., Lodron, G., Fellner. M., Russegger, S., Lammer, L., Prodromou, D., Steiner, J., Pansy-Resch, S., Brunsch, S., Carnevale, L. (2019). Experiences with Socially Assistive Robot AMIGO for the Motivation of Playful Multimodal Training in Dementia, Proc. Alzheimer Europe Conference – Abstract Book, AEC 2019, The Hague, The Netherlands (poster).

  • Fellner, M., Wild, M., Steiner, J., Paletta, L., Schuster, E., Jos, A. (2019). Tablet-based playful multimodal training for activating people with dementia: Experiences of an 8-month study, Proc. Alzheimer Europe Conference – Abstract Book, AEC 2019, The Hague, The Netherlands (poster).

  • Paletta, L., Schüssler, S., Zuschnegg, J., Steiner, J., Pansy-Resch, S., Lammer, L., Prodromou, D., Brunsch, S., Lodron, G., Fellner, M. (2019), AMIGO – A Socially Assistive Robot for Coaching Multimodal Training of Persons with Dementia, in Korn, O., Ed., Social Robots: Technological, Societal and Ethical Aspects of Human-Robot Interaction, Springer, Human–Computer Interaction Series, DOI 10.1007/978-3-030-17107-0.

  • Paletta, L., Pszeida, M., Panagl, M. (2019) Towards Playful Monitoring of Executive Functions: Deficits in Inhibition Control as Indicator for Cognitive Impairment in First Stages of Alzheimer. In: Lightner N. (eds) Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare and Medical Devices. AHFE 2018. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 779, pp. 109-118, Springer.

2018

  • Paletta, L. and Dini, A. (2018). Emotion Measurement from Gaze in Playful Virtual Reality Interaction, 3rd Symposium on Computing and Mental Health, 22 May, 2018, Montreal, Canada.
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