Touching Versus Talking: Alternative Interfaces and the Extended Self

Two studies show that changing mobile interfaces create different interaction paradigms. Touch interfaces encourage the user to incorporate the device into their extended self, blurring the boundary between user and device. Voice interfaces create a sense of the device as a partner and separate entity, where relationship dynamics dominate.



Citation:

S. Adam Brasel (2016) ,"Touching Versus Talking: Alternative Interfaces and the Extended Self", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 44, eds. Page Moreau, Stefano Puntoni, and , Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 65-69.

Authors

S. Adam Brasel, Boston College, USA



Volume

NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 44 | 2016



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