si688f09-Week9-EmotionMotivation

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Unformatted text preview: Emotion and Motivation Mark W. Newman SI 688 November 9, Todays Goals Do attractive things work better? Why? How can we design for a positive user experience? How can we account for user motivation in interactive system design? Is affect-aware computing feasible? What would the advantages be for such systems? Todays Exercises Large group discussion Identify emotional components of some products (TBD) Small group assignment Design an affect-aware application (TBD) Do Attractive Things Work Better? Do Attractive Things Work Better? People think so Perceived usability correlates with perceived attractiveness better than with actual usability Kurosu and Kashimura, CHI 95 Why are motivational speakers so handsome? http://www.alduncan.net/alduncan.html Also Salespeople Spokesmodels Business consultants Rich people Do Attractive Things Work Better? Yes Ugly interfaces make people less tolerant less satisfied (less likely to return) Attractive interfaces may cause people to overlook design faults to be more creative problem solvers to hang in there longer Not Always? Do Attractive Things Work...
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This note was uploaded on 12/16/2009 for the course SI 688 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Michigan.

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