Calls for Interaction: The More the Better? User Experience of 3D Carousel and Additional Interaction Techniques
We perform a user study to investigate the psychological consequences of adding interaction techniques to the interface. In a between-subjects experiment (N = 143), we explore how (i) variations in sheer number of interaction techniques and (ii) addition of a novel technique, i.e., 3D carousel, influence the volume of users’ actions, their memory, perceptions of interactivity, as well as their attitudes and behaviors toward a website. Power usage is examined as a potential moderator. First-cut findings from self-reports and log data indicate that the 3D carousel feature has a strong impact on user experience, both positive and negative. It also moderates the curvilinear effect of adding traditional interaction techniques to the interface.
KeywordsInteraction Techniques 3D carousel user experience user engagement
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