Emotions and Motivation on Performance during Multimedia Learning: How Do I Feel and Why Do I Care?

Amber Chauncey, Roger Azevedo

This experiment examined the role of emotion and motivation on metacognitive judgments and learning performance during multimedia learning. A false-biofeedback paradigm was used to induce emotional states and track learners’ metacognitive monitoring and control behaviors in a self-paced, linearly structured multimedia learning environment. Our results indicate that induced emotional states significantly impact these processes in college students. We will discuss the implications for these findings on the des.

The final publication is available at Springer via https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-13388-6_41.