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The Positive and Negative Influence of Search Results on People's Decisions about the Efficacy of Medical Treatments
People regularly use web search engines to investigate the efficacy of medical treatments. Search results can contain documents that present incorrect information that contradicts current established medical understanding ...
Patterns of Search Result Examination: Query to First Action.
To determine key factors that affect a user's behavior with search results, we conducted a controlled eye-tracking study of users completing search tasks using both desktop and mobile devices. We focus our investigation ...
A Study of Immediate Requery Behavior in Search
(Association for Computing Machinery, 2018-03-11)
When search results fail to satisfy users' information needs, users often reformulate their search query in the hopes of receiving better results. In many cases, users immediately requery without clicking on any search ...