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IJSTR >> Volume 5 - Issue 2, February 2016 Edition

International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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Interaction With PC Tablets And Possible Emotional Responses

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Emy Agren



emotions, emotional interaction, emotional responses, HCI, model of emotions, mobile technology, PC tablets



The remarkable developments in mobile-based technologies have brought prominent impacts on human life style. Today, life is running on mobile electronic devices, smart phones, tablets, gaming devices and video-players. Generally, the users acquaint with the features and properties of products after emotionally and physically interacting with the devices. The interaction, in return influencing our moods, depending on the feelings the technology creates. The focus of this study lays on the uses of tablets or also called PC tablets and its effects on its user’s emotional responses. To discover possible emotional responses with the tablets, the data in this work were collected through a survey questionnaire from participants belongs to various backgrounds, age groups and genders. The model of emotions was adopted in order to classify the emotional responses.The study has found that during or after the interaction with the tablets, the users may get positive or negative emotional responses of a different kind. The user’s mood can also be affected by awakening such emotional feelings as happiness, sadness, frustration, etc.



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