Children's Information Seeking and the Design of Digital Interfaces in the Affective Paradigm

Dania Bilal
2005 Library Trends  
Research reveals that affect imparts directionality to cognition, which in turn infl uences actions. The role of affect has been well recognized in psychology, computing, education, cognitive science, and neuroscience. However, little recognition has been given to the study of affect in the fi eld of information science. In this article the term "affective paradigm" is introduced based on research grounded in many disciplines. Research that investigated children's affect in seeking information
more » ... nd participating in the design of digital interfaces is reviewed. Unanswered questions in these areas of study are addressed.
doi:10.1353/lib.2006.0013 fatcat:keyr64orrfam5gzpuix7otsceq