Designing with the Mind in Mind

Designing with the Mind in Mind

4.11 - 1251 ratings - Source

Early user interface (UI) practitioners were trained in cognitive psychology, from which UI design rules were based. But as the field evolves, designers enter the field from many disciplines. Practitioners today have enough experience in UI design that they have been exposed to design rules, but it is essential that they understand the psychology behind the rules in order to effectively apply them. In Designing with the Mind in Mind, Jeff Johnson, author of the best selling GUI Bloopers, provides designers with just enough background in perceptual and cognitive psychology that UI design guidelines make intuitive sense rather than being just a list of rules to follow. * The first practical, all-in-one source for practitioners on user interface design rules and why, when and how to apply them. * Provides just enough background into the reasoning behind interface design rules that practitioners can make informed decisions in every project. * Gives practitioners the insight they need to make educated design decisions when confronted with tradeoffs, including competing design rules, time constrictions, or limited resources.Simple Guide to Understanding User Interface Design Rules Jeff Johnson. a—‹ The new brain: This part of the brain mainly consists of the cerebral cortex. ... neural basis of behavioral learning is not as well understood as that of recognition and recall (Liang et al., 2007). ... For example, we may have read and seen reports, consumer reviews, and statistics indicating that the Toyota Prius is a great car, but ifanbsp;...

Title:Designing with the Mind in Mind
Author:Jeff Johnson
Publisher:Morgan Kaufmann - 2010-05-20


You Must CONTINUE and create a free account to access unlimited downloads & streaming