How feedback boosts motivation and play in a brain-training game

C.F. Burgers, A.L. Eden, M.D. van Engelenburg, S. Buningh

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Abstract

Games are important vehicles for learning and behavior change as long as players are motivated to continue playing. We study the impact of verbal feedback in stimulating player motivation and future play in a brain-training game. We conducted a 2 (feedback valence: positive vs. negative) × 3 (feedback type: descriptive, comparative, evaluative) between-subjects experiment (N = 157, 69.4% female, M
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)94-103
JournalComputers in Human Behavior
Volume48
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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