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Tuesday, June 13 • 13:00 - 14:00
LP Monika Suckfüll. The Effects of Information Gaps in Movies

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In movies belonging to the so-called ‘Berlin School’ information is withheld on purpose. The resulting information gaps are disruptive for the viewer. They complicate the reception, but at the same time the left-out information can increase the viewer’s cognitive processing. In an empirical study, 50 persons saw a movie of full length. Electromyographic measurements, changes in heart rate, and eye tracking data are related to scenes of the movie, in which information is intentionally withheld in different ways.

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Monika Suckfüll

Professor, The Berlin University of the Arts
Monika Suckfüll received her PhD in Psychology in 1997. In 2004 she introduced her research program ‘Modes of Reception’. Since 2005 she is professor of Media and Communication Studies at the Berlin University of the Arts. She is head of the ‘Cinebox’, a laboratory for reception... Read More →

Tuesday June 13, 2017 13:00 - 14:00 EEST
A-301 Room, Töölö Campus, Aalto University (3rd floor) Runeberginkatu 14-16, Helsinki