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Assessing the Relationship between Technical Affinity, Stress and Notifications on Smartphones

Tilo Westermann, Sebastian Möller, Ina Wechsung
2015 Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services Adjunct - MobileHCI '15  
In this paper we present a laboratory study investigating users' attitudes towards notifications and how they deal with notification settings on their smartphones.  ...  Permission requests for sending push notifications on iOS don't inform the user about the nature of notifications of this app, leaving the user to make a rather uninformed choice on whether to accept or  ...  Acknowledgements This work was funded by the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (#03EM0805C).  ... 
doi:10.1145/2786567.2793684 dblp:conf/mhci/WestermannMW15 fatcat:e5zkd4g32ffi3dc7ycwykkmfla

Less annoying

Alexandre De Masi, Katarzyna Wac
2022 Proceedings of the 13th ACM Multimedia Systems Conference  
In recent years, research on the Quality of Experience (QoE) of smartphone applications has received attention from both industry and academia due to the complexity of quantifying and managing it.  ...  Finally, the factors influencing the QoE on smartphone applications were similar to the 2012 findings.  ...  The University of Geneva ethics committee approved those studies under CUREG.201803.02 and CUREG,201909.12.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3524273.3528183 fatcat:3dkiayl4d5ag7fwiuqiqrnz34q

On the receptivity of employees to just-in-time self-tracking and eCoaching for stress management: a mixed-methods approach

Aniek Lentferink, Matthijs L. Noordzij, Anouk Burgler, Randy Klaassen, Youri Derks, Hilbrand Oldenhuis, Hugo Velthuijsen, Lisette van Gemert-Pijnen
2021 Behavior and Information Technology  
The mixed-methods approach consisted of mixed effects models analysis on data collected via the app (receptivity and the factors of interest) and qualitative analysis on semi-structured interview data  ...  In the context of stress management in professionals, self-tracking can create awareness about stress and eCoaching can provide personalised JIT coping suggestions.  ...  Saskia Kelders and Hanneke Kip, MSc, for their input during defining the study set-up, Marijke Klok-Postema and Nienke Velterop for their help in reviewing the dropdown menu with causes of the emotions  ... 
doi:10.1080/0144929x.2021.1876764 fatcat:d4imigli3bemjg6apvt5focx7q

Permanently online and permanently connected: Development and validation of the Online Vigilance Scale

Leonard Reinecke, Christoph Klimmt, Adrian Meier, Sabine Reich, Dorothée Hefner, Katharina Knop-Huelss, Diana Rieger, Peter Vorderer, Yasser Khazaal
2018 PLoS ONE  
Consequently, heavy users are likely to form a positive relationship to specific online platforms, their smartphone, and other mobile online devices, and often find them indispensable.  ...  Successful learning of the causal relationship between two events further requires contingency, that is, the cause needs to show a sufficient temporal correlation (i.e., occur prior to the outcome at a  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank Becke Reinert for her help with collecting data for Study 1 as well as the 84 student recruiters that collected data for Study 3.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0205384 fatcat:hb6qrtdvsngsxn75topidvnrfi

Efficacy of a smartphone-based coaching program for addiction prevention among apprentices: study protocol of a cluster-randomised controlled trial

Severin Haug, Raquel Paz Castro, Andreas Wenger, Michael P. Schaub
2020 BMC Public Health  
Based on this feedback, they can select two out of the following six program modules: stress, social skills, Internet use, tobacco/e-cigarettes, cannabis, and alcohol.  ...  Methods/design The efficacy of the ready4life coaching program will be tested in comparison to an assessment only control group, within a cluster-randomised controlled trial with one follow-up assessment  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank Sarah Eschmann and her team from the Swiss Lung Association for supporting this controlled study.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12889-020-09995-6 pmid:33317488 fatcat:yvlzwgdebrcmrcvui4zwc2q4s4

A Mixed-Methods Evaluation of Usability and Acceptability of Web-Based Relapse Prevention and Self-Monitoring Program: Secondary Analysis of a Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial

Ayumi Takano, Toshihiko Matsumoto
2021 Frontiers in Psychiatry  
We assessed the usability of the programs using the Web Usability Scale (WUS) and satisfaction and acceptance using the Client Satisfaction Questionnaire 8-item version (CSQ-8).  ...  This secondary analysis of a pilot randomized controlled trial assessed the usability and acceptability of a web-based relapse prevention and self-monitoring program, which was newly developed for Japanese  ...  Yuki Miyamoto, and Dr. Tomohiro Shinozaki for the design and conducting the pilot RCT. We would also like to acknowledge Dr. Nobuya Naruse, Dr. Ohoji Kobayashi, Dr. Nozomu Hashimoto, Dr.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyt.2021.625480 pmid:33643096 pmcid:PMC7905227 fatcat:gbuysbwfujbxboaxwchcuxh6wm

Prototypical System to Detect Anxiety Manifestations by Acoustic Patterns in Patients with Dementia

Netzahualcoyotl Hernandez, Matias Garcia-Constantino, Jessica Beltran, Pascal Hecker, Jesus Favela, Joseph Rafferty, Ian Cleland, Hussein Lopez, Bert Arnrich, Ian McChesney
2019 EAI Endorsed Transactions on Pervasive Health and Technology  
The first evaluation consists of a binary discriminating between the two groups of sounds; the second evaluation discriminates the nine classes of audio.  ...  The audio resources were retrieved from publicly available datasets. RESULTS: The qualitative results present the views of the caregivers on the adoption of AnxiDetector.  ...  Fund (GCRF) under the GCRF Building Capacity and Networking Grant.  ... 
doi:10.4108/eai.10-2-2020.163097 fatcat:s4amdsq6zncndb36v2pukofo3a

Breaking news: How push notifications alter the fourth estate

Madelyn Rose Sanfilippo, Yafit Lev-Aretz
2017 First Monday  
While headlines and push notifications vary significantly by news providers, push notifications are similar across platforms in distinguishing characteristics such as emotionally loaded and subjective  ...  In the face of media mistrust and increasing scrutiny over fake news, the fourth estate traditional power-check functions, as well as its esteem, are in jeopardy.  ...  “Assessing the relationship between technical affinity, stress and notifications on smartphones,” MobileHCI ’15: Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile  ... 
doi:10.5210/fm.v22i11.8068 fatcat:p5vnbizl4vapbhvgmpfjvtoali

A STUDY INTO DESIGNING AN AMBIENT WATER BOTTLE THAT SUPPORTS USERS' WATER-INTAKE TRACKING PRACTICES

Aykut Coskun, Mert Yildiz, Hakan Yilmazer, Hüseyin Uğur Genç
2021 Proceedings of the Design Society  
AbstractTaking on the challenge of motivating users to drink water regularly, we designed a smart water bottle that can track water intake behavior and inform users about this behavior through ambient  ...  fidelity, notification level, aesthetic emphasis).  ...  This observation is in line with previous work indicating that choosing concrete visuals over abstract ones in ambient displays may help users understand the relationship between their behaviour and the  ... 
doi:10.1017/pds.2021.25 fatcat:fsmfja6gfrcfxec5mnlr2xzy4a

My virtual friend: A qualitative analysis of the attitudes and experiences of Smartphone users: Implications for Smartphone attachment

Chris Fullwood, Sally Quinn, Linda K. Kaye, Charlotte Redding
2017 Computers in Human Behavior  
There is a need to understand how this rapid transformation and complexity of Smartphone uses have impacted on users' relationship with their phones.  ...  The implications of these findings, for example in the assessment of Smartphone addiction, are discussed.  ...  In a slightly distinct way, but still alluding to the notion of anthropomorphism, participants discussed the way in which notifications delivered through Smartphones shifted the source of dependency between  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.chb.2017.05.029 fatcat:4rgjwkzbgrahpjsmrwhqul2yqm

Exploring the ambivalent evidence base of mobile health (mHealth): A systematic literature review on the use of mobile phones for the improvement of community health in Africa

Eva FM Krah, Johannes G de Kruijf
2016 Digital Health  
Especially weak evidence concerning sustainability and scalability is stressed in overviews. Project assessments are more optimistic.  ...  Data analysis focused on qualifications of success and failure.  ...  On the basis of peer review of the original manuscript, one final project assessment was added, resulting in 100 included studies, published between 2005 and 2015.  ... 
doi:10.1177/2055207616679264 pmid:29942576 pmcid:PMC6001200 fatcat:uysr7wufljanhk5mcg6zwxx7ea

Why We Cannot Resist Our Smartphones: Investigating Compulsive Use of Mobile SNS from a Stimulus-Response-Reinforcement Perspective

Chuang Wang, South ChinaUniversity of Technology,China, " Matthew K. O. Lee", "City University of Hong Kong , Hong Kong"
2020 Journal of the AIS  
In order to comprehensively theorize this issue, we first defined compulsive behavior in smartphone use, focusing on mobile social networking services (SNSs) in particular, and then extended the stimulus-response-reinforcement  ...  The positive effects of interactivity as an incentive stimulus on those reinforcements and compulsive mobile SNS use were also found to be significant.  ...  Acknowledgments The work was substantially supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (  ... 
doi:10.17705/1jais.00596 fatcat:djopu7x2ffgphcjhnblkqbuqqu

The Impact of Supermarkets' Mobile Application on Saudi Customer's Behavior during the Buying Decision Process

Abdullatif I. R. ALHUDAITHY
2019 Expert Journal of Marketing  
The research increases understanding of the relationship between marketing activities on the e-supermarkets application and consumers' needs during the purchasing stages offering a new context.  ...  The study has mainly focused on exploring the characteristics of mobile phone applications that correspond to the need of customers at various phases of Buying Decision Process (BDP).  ...  However, the future studies need to focus on the factors that help in establishing long term relationship between supermarkets and customers.  ... 
doaj:339a6f4f7d1c4ba88794e1eb1acee8e9 fatcat:h6e2pwnxfjhqxh6ehbvrijtc2y

Designing a Mobile-app-based Collaborative Learning System

Christopher Cheong, Vince Bruno, France Cheong
2012 Journal of Information Technology Education Innovations in Practice  
The proliferation of smart mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, make them an obvious choice of technology with which to engage students.  ...  Although a potential limitation of the system is that it may not be appropriate for teaching more technical IT materials, such as programming and SQL code snippets, the problem can be recasted in a different  ...  He then further developed the iOS app after the internship. Nicholas Potesta and Stephen Tsakmakis developed the myVote server and web client applications.  ... 
doi:10.28945/1582 fatcat:ytititmedjhdtpo5gweqizwumi

Mobile Sensing with Smart Wearables of the Physical Context of Distance Learning Students to Consider Its Effects on Learning

George-Petru Ciordas-Hertel, Sebastian Rödling, Jan Schneider, Daniele Di Mitri, Joshua Weidlich, Hendrik Drachsler
2021 Sensors  
The results identify nine types of factors from the PLE associated with cognitive, physiological, and affective effects on learning.  ...  Edutex achieves this by utilizing sensor data from smartphones and smartwatches, in addition to response data from experience samples and questionnaires from learners' smartwatches.  ...  Acknowledgments: The publication of this article was funded by the Open Access Fund of the Leibniz Association. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21196649 pmid:34640969 fatcat:oximlae5ybfynm5pggmswt2z3m
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