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Why Does Content Desirability Impact Subjective Video Quality Ratings and What Can Be Done About It?
This study attempted to determine why users who like a product (in this case, film clips) rate the product higher in quality (in this case, video quality). In this study, film clips were located that were high or neutral ...
Employee Turnover: The Effects of Workplace Events
This research was designed to extend the unfolding model of voluntary turnover by examining the most commonly reported turnover decision path. Specifically, the purpose of the current investigation was to explore how ...
The positive and negative effects of testing in lifelong learning
Formal classroom learning is a lifelong pursuit. Many older adults return to school to advance their careers, learn new skills, or simply for personal fulfillment. As such, methods for improving learning should be considered ...
Measuring implicit and explicit attitudes toward foreign-accented speech
The purpose of this research was to investigate the nature of listeners' attitudes toward foreign-accented speech and the manner in which those attitudes are formed. This study measured 165 participants' implicit and ...
Transfer of the Testing Effect: Just How Powerful Is It?
Researchers have repeatedly showed that when students take a test on the studied materials, their retention of information increases on later exams. The memory gain produced by tests is called the testing effect. The testing ...
Effects of Multiple Races and Header Highlighting on Undervotes in the 2006 Sarasota General Election: A Usability Study and Cognitive Modeling Assessment
Large-scale voting usability problems have changed the outcomes of several recent elections. The 2006 election in Sarasota County, Florida was one such incident, where the number of votes lost was nearly 50 times greater ...