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Title: Predicting tablet use: A study of gratifications-sought, leisure boredom, and multitasking
Authors: Prof. LEUNG Wing Chi, Louis 
Zhang, Renwen 
Issue Date: 2016
Source: Telematics and Informatics, May 2016, vol. 33(2), pp. 331-341.
Journal: Telematics and Informatics 
Abstract: Using a probability sample of 348 tablet users, this study found that relaxation, information seeking, fashion/status, and work management were instrumental reasons for tablet use, while social connection anytime/anywhere, large screen, and ease-of-use were intrinsic motives. Contrary to what was hypothesized, leisure boredom was not significantly linked to tablet use. Relaxation was the strongest motivation to predict multitasking with the tablet; however, people tend not to engage in cognitively unproductive multitasking. Limitations and suggestions for future research are discussed.
Type: Peer Reviewed Journal Article
ISSN: 0736-5853
DOI: 10.1016/j.tele.2015.08.013
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