Engagement With Novel Virtual Environments: The Role of Perceived Novelty and Flow in the Development of the Deficient Self-Regulation of Internet Use and Media Habits

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleEngagement With Novel Virtual Environments: The Role of Perceived Novelty and Flow in the Development of the Deficient Self-Regulation of Internet Use and Media Habits Author(S)Robert Shota Tokunaga (Author)
Abstract  This article extends theory on the deficient self-regulation (DSR) of Internet use and media habits by integrating predictors relevant to technology use. It introduces novelty perceptions of a technology and flow as conditions that increase the likelihood of experiencing DSR and media habits. ...Paginationp 365-393
SubjectCommunicationDescriptorsCommunication
Journal TitleHuman Communication Research  
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