Replicating and extending research on relations between visual aesthetics and usability

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This paper describes a replication and extension of a study that found strong positive correlation between evaluation of a product's beauty and pre-use perceptions of its usability. The original study was conducted in Japan; its replication and extension took place in Israel. The extension involved mainly methodological improvements to the original study, which demonstrated the robustness of the original study's findings.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)24-28
Number of pages5
JournalCEUR Workshop Proceedings
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2013
EventCHI 2013 Workshop on the Replication of HCI Research, RepliCHI 2013 - Paris, France
Duration: 27 Apr 201328 Apr 2013


  • Cross-culture
  • HCI
  • Method bias
  • Perceived usability
  • Replication
  • Visual aesthetics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Computer Science

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