Anthropomorphizing interactive media

A recent blog entry about gender and GPS ties in with some research on people’s psychological responses to media I had been involved with a few years ago. This line of research led to a bunch of different theoretical and empirical journal articles, conference presentations and so on. I decided it was time to blow the virtual dust of some of them and make them available to the world (an ongoing process of updating this website).

So you will find below citations and links to many of these articles (at least those that I could find PDF versions of).

A couple that I could not find the PDF versions for, but hopefully will link to in the days to come.

  • Alvarez-Torres, M., Mishra, P., & Zhao, Y. (2001). Judging a book by its cover. Cultural Stereotyping of interactive media and its effect on the recall of text information. Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia . 10(2), 161-183
  • Ferdig, R. E., Mishra, P. (2004). Emotional responses to computers: Experiences in unfairness, anger and spite. Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypertext. 13(2), 143-161.

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