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ERIC Number: EJ787646
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 16
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 48
ISSN: ISSN-0047-2395
The Importance of Emotional Usability
Shih, Yi-Hsuen; Liu, Min
Journal of Educational Technology Systems, v36 n2 p203-218 2007-2008
As technology evolves rapidly, users of technology products and interactive computing systems are no longer only satisfied with the levels of product efficiency and effectiveness. Users are also looking for emotional satisfaction from using and interacting with the products. With powerful interactive features technology can potentially deliver more and more technology products and interactive computing systems are developed toward satisfying users both efficiently and emotionally. This article reviews different emotions incorporated into usability and design for technology products and interactive computing systems; and discusses the importance of emotional usability and the need for it.
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Language: English
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