Process Design for Evoking Emotional Response Focusing on Empathy

Akane Matsumae, Mitsuki Miyahara

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Abstract

This study attempts to improve video viewing experiences by elucidating the mechanisms of evoking emotional responses focusing not on the video itself, but on the cognitive state of the viewers. The authors focused on empathy, which is considered to be the most important factor in evoking emotional responses, affected by the amount of both knowledge and engagement. The comparative experiment was conducted between two groups: one group was asked just to watch the video; the other group was asked the same but after experiencing a workshop where they were given an opportunity to acquire knowledge of and engage with the video subject matter. As a result, the participants with greater knowledge and engagement before viewing the video displayed a significantly higher level of emotional response on average. The knowledge obtained from this study will contribute to the improvement of the design process to evoke an emotional response in video viewing.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHuman Systems Engineering and Design III - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Human Systems Engineering and Design IHSED 2020
Subtitle of host publicationFuture Trends and Applications
EditorsWaldemar Karwowski, Tareq Ahram, Darko Etinger, Nikola Tankovic, Redha Taiar
PublisherSpringer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH
Pages96-101
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9783030582814
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2021
Event3rd International Conference on Human Systems Engineering and Design: Future Trends and Applications, IHSED 2020 - Pula, Croatia
Duration: Sep 22 2020Sep 24 2020

Publication series

NameAdvances in Intelligent Systems and Computing
Volume1269 AISC
ISSN (Print)2194-5357
ISSN (Electronic)2194-5365

Conference

Conference3rd International Conference on Human Systems Engineering and Design: Future Trends and Applications, IHSED 2020
Country/TerritoryCroatia
CityPula
Period9/22/209/24/20

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Computer Science(all)

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