The Effects of Positive and Negative Mood on Cognition and Motivation in Multimedia Learning Environment

  title={The Effects of Positive and Negative Mood on Cognition and Motivation in Multimedia Learning Environment},
  author={Tze Wei Liew and Su-Mae Tan},
  journal={Educational Technology & Society},
The Cognitive-Affective Theory of Learning with Media framework posits that the multimedia learning process is mediated by the learner’s mood. Recent studies have shown that positive mood has a facilitating effect on multimedia learning. Though literature has shown that negative mood encourages an individual to engage in a more systematic, elaborate, and analytical cognitive processing, this effect has not been empirically tested in the context of multimedia learning. The work is supported by… CONTINUE READING

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