Evaluation of the New Outdoor Study Scheme Using Mobile Phone Based on the Zeigarnik Effect

  • Yuko HiramatsuEmail author
  • Kumiko Kanbayashi
  • Atsushi Ito
  • Fumihiro Sato
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9753)


Many devices using ICT seem to bring students much information. They look up a lot of information and feel as if they already know the places or things using their PC. However, it is not all of the objects or is much for students to select high quality ones. Some cannot find interesting points among too much information. On the other hands, human beings take an interest in uncompleted or interrupted tasks. Using this human disposition, we create new application for outdoor studying in order to make some remarkable points using the Zeigarnik Effect. A little lack of information becomes a trigger to their interesting study. According to the effective results of our trials, we put it to practical use. In addition, we verified the safety mobile phone’s usage during walking by EEG measurement for practical application.


Outdoor study Application Mobile phone Zeigarnik effect BLE beacon EEG measurement 



This research was performed as a cooperative research with Kyowa Exeo and as a SCOPE (Strategic Information and Communications R&D Promotion Programme) project funded by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yuko Hiramatsu
    • 1
    Email author
  • Kumiko Kanbayashi
    • 2
  • Atsushi Ito
    • 3
  • Fumihiro Sato
    • 1
  1. 1.Chuo UniversityHachiojiJapan
  2. 2.Kyowa Exeo CorporationShibuyaJapan
  3. 3.Utsunomiya UniversityUtsunomiyaJapan

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