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URN etd-0912118-224601 Statistics This thesis had been viewed 94 times. Download 0 times. Author Shu-wei Hsu Author's Email Address No Public. Department Media Design Year 2017 Semester 2 Degree Master Type of Document Master's Thesis Language zh-TW.Big5 Chinese Page Count 107 Title Applying EEG Brain Waves Study to Exploring the Influence of Phenakistoscope Motion Graphics on Viewers' Emotions Keyword EEG Positive Emotions Phenakistoscope Motion Graphics Motion Graphics Phenakistoscope Positive Emotions EEG Abstract As a hand-held visual entertainment product in early 19th century, Phenakistoscope had evolved into GIF or motion graphic formats in digital environment with technology revolution and had been classified as the domain of motion graphics based on the literature review. Nowadays most people are in a stressful and anxious emotion status. However, most emotion therapy researches on entertainment products or stress relief toys are related to substantial objects, not much on the influence of Phenakistoscope, presented in motion graphics, on viewers’ emotions. Therefore, this study utilized Phenakistoscope motion graphics as a sample to investigate its influence on viewers’ emotions. The experiment included two phases. The first phase focused on the positive emotions of the subjects when provided with Phenakistoscope motion graphics played in different speeds. Positive core emotion Likert Scale was filled to compare the differences on positive emotions. State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI-S) was also used to further compare the positive emotion differences of subjects with different anxiety traits. The second phase emphasized on the positive emotions of subjects with moderate and severe anxiety traits when provided with Phenakistoscope motion graphics. The second phase includes two parts. Online questionnaire was used to fill out core emotion Likert Scale for pretest to select samples for EEG brain wave study using Phenakistoscope motion graphics. The selected subjects from the pretest then filled out STAI-T. The subjects met the requirement of moderate and severe anxiety traits were selected for brain wave device tests. α wave mean was collected when the subjects were provided with different Phenakistoscope motion graphics. Finally, the design elements of Phenakistoscope motion graphics influencing the viewers’ positive emotions were analyzed. The findings of this study are as follow: 1. The leisure and pleasure degree reached its peak on all subjects with different anxiety traits when the speed of Phenakistoscope motion graphics was at 0.1s/p. 2. The viewers’ positive emotions were enhanced when Phenakistoscope motion graphics had more motion formats and graphic designs. 3. The viewers’ positive emotions were enhanced when Phenakistoscope motion graphics went slower. 4. Phenakistoscope motion graphics produced positive emotions in all reviewers based on EEG brain wave experiment. As a result, installing Phenakistoscope motion graphics into smart hand-held device will increase viewers’ pleasure level. Phenakistoscope motion graphics could be seen as an entertainment product with emotion therapy function. People in a stressful and anxious status could relieve the pressure easily by viewing on the smart hand-held device. Advisor Committee Pei-jung Cheng - advisor
Ching-yi Wang - co-chair
Nan-ching Tai - co-chair
Files Date of Defense 2018-06-13 Date of Submission 2018-09-13