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Human-Computer Interaction. New Trends

Volume 5610 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science pp 69-76

Study of Human Anxiety on the Internet

  • Santosh Kumar KalwarAffiliated withLancaster UniversityDepartment of Information Technology, Lappeenranata University of Technology
  • , Kari HeikkinenAffiliated withLancaster UniversityDepartment of Information Technology, Lappeenranata University of Technology

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Abstract

In this paper a conceptualization of human anxiety on the Internet is introduced; it is built on the understanding of human behavior with regard to technology. The objective of this paper is to conceptualize the human anxiety. An integral part of understanding is an inter-disciplinary (psychology science, cognitive science, behavioral science and communication technology) literature review, of which and overall summary is presented. The understanding is conceptualized by designing, implementing and evaluating through a developed user study model. In this paper the preliminary result of utilizing the developed user study found seven particular anxiety areas which need further studies.

Keywords

Human study anxiety internet