Effects of Cognitive Style on Web Search and Navigation

  title={Effects of Cognitive Style on Web Search and Navigation},
  author={Kyung-Sun Kim},
This study examined how users with different cognitive styles locate information on a university Web site, a hypermedia-based information system. A hypermedia system is considered to be capable of accommodating cognitive style differences because of its multimodal attributes. Undergraduate students with different cognitive styles (field-dependence and field-independence) participated in the study. Findings suggest that the level of users’ online search experience influenced effects of cognitive… CONTINUE READING


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