Motion instructions in surveys: Compliance, acceleration, and response quality

The increased use of smartphones in web survey responding did not only raise new research questions but also fostered new ways to research survey completion behavior.


During the last decade, the Internet penetration rate and the ownership of mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, have increased continuously. According to the Pew Research Center (2018a, 2018b), this trend applies to most countries, but es One reason for this phenomenon might be that people have their smartphone with them most of the time.