Can mood-inducing videos affect problem-solving activities in a web-based environment?
Verleur, Ria and Verhagen, Plon and Heuvelman, Ard (2007) Can mood-inducing videos affect problem-solving activities in a web-based environment? British journal of educational technology, 38 (6). pp. 1010-1019. ISSN 0007-1013
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|Abstract:||The purpose of this study was to examine whether a video-induced positive and negative mood has a differential effect on subsequent problem-solving activities in a web-based environment. The study also examined whether task conditions (task demands) moderated the mood effect. As in traditional experimental mood-effect studies, the affective video materials were not related to the tasks. The results show that affective video clips did impact performance on an insight task but not on a divergent-thinking task. This provides evidence that in some cases affective video has an effect on the performance of unrelated tasks in a web-based environment.
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Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social sciences (BMS)
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