Electroencephalographic beta coherence as an objective measure of psychological immersion in film

@inproceedings{Kruger2017ElectroencephalographicBC,
  title={Electroencephalographic beta coherence as an objective measure of psychological immersion in film},
  author={Jan-Louis Kruger and Stephen Doherty and Ronny K. Ibrahim},
  year={2017}
}
All audiovisual translation (AVT) modes mediate the audiovisual text for the audience. For audiences excluded from all or part of a visual or an auditory channel, this has significant implications in terms of comprehension and enjoyment. With subtitling (SDH in particular), we want the audiences to have the same quality of access to the characters and worlds that is afforded the hearing audience. Likewise, with AD, we want the audiences to have an equivalent experience to that afforded sighted… Expand
2 Citations

Figures and Tables from this paper

Defining Immersion: Literature Review and Implications for Research on Immersive Audiovisual Experiences
The use of the term ‘immersion’ to describe a multitude of varying experiences in the absence of a definitional consensus has obfuscated and diluted the term. This paper presents a non-exhaustiveExpand
Assessing Quality in Human- and Machine-Generated Subtitles and Captions
TLDR
This chapter first provides a critical overview of current and future issues in the assessment of quality in human and machine-generated subtitling and captioning, and moves into cutting-edge research on the processing and reception of AVT products across a variety of media and languages. Expand

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 23 REFERENCES
Audio Drama and the Imagination
TLDR
The aim of this study was to test the influence of sound effects and visual experience on presence, and found that participants with full vision reported higher levels of ecological and spatial presence for dialogue and sound effects than for dialogue alone. Expand
Putting the audience in the picture: Mise-en-shot and psychological immersion in audio described film
Audio description (AD) often emphasises the visual elements of a film rather than the way these elements are presented. However, what is seen and the way it is shown are equally important forExpand
Validation of the Emotiv EPOC® EEG gaming system for measuring research quality auditory ERPs
TLDR
The gaming EEG system may prove a valid alternative to laboratory ERP systems for recording reliable late auditory ERPs over the frontal cortices, and less reliable ERPs, such as the MMN, if the reliability of such ERPs can be boosted to the same level as late auditoryERPs. Expand
Cinematic language and the description of film: keeping AD users in the frame
Abstract Audio Description has increasingly been the focus of academic analysis. This paper responds to the call for more reception studies. It discusses the results of empirical research comparingExpand
Can you feel what I ’ m saying ? The impact of verbal information on emotion elicitation and presence in people with a visual impairment
For people with a visual impairment access to audiovisual media can be enhanced by Audio Description (AD). AD gives visual information in verbal form. Previous research we have conducted hasExpand
The Cognitive Effectiveness of Subtitle Processing
TLDR
The hypothesis that the processing of subtitled films is cognitively effective leads to a good understanding of film content without requiring a significant tradeoff between image processing and text processing and the hypothesis that two-line subtitles whose segmentation is syntactically incoherent can have a disruptive effect on information processing and recognition performance is tested. Expand
Psychocinematics: Exploring cognition at the movies.
Table of Contents Contributors Acknowledgments Preface Arthur P. Shimamura 1. Psychocinematics: Issues and Directions Arthur P. Shimamura Part I. Philosophical Foundations 2. The Viewer's Share:Expand
Decrease of prefrontal–posterior EEG coherence: Loose control during social–emotional stimulation
TLDR
The findings suggest that more loose prefrontal-posterior coupling may be related to loosening of control of the prefrontal cortex over incoming social-emotional information and, consequently, to deeper emotional involvement and absorption, whereas increased prefrontal- posterior coupled may berelated to strong control, dampening of emotional experience, and not letting oneself become emotionally affected. Expand
Watching Subtitled Television
When foreign movies are subtitled in the local language, reading subtitles is more or less obligatory. Our previous studies have shown that knowledge of the foreign language or switching off theExpand
13 Developmental Studies of Text-Picture Interactions in the Perception of AnimatedCartoons with Text
Publisher Summary This chapter presents developmental studies of text–picture interactions in the perception of animated cartoons with text. Single items may be coded directly in a dual way, withExpand
...
1
2
3
...