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Memory and Learning Hard Lessons and Direct Manipulation Mark W. Newman SI 688 October 5, 2009
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Agenda Reflections on Wiki comments Lecture: How memory works How we learn Direct manipulation Should UIs be easy to learn? More on Assignment #1 In-class discussion In-class assignment
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What we know about memory & learning What does research in memory tell us about specific learning tasks? What are the different memory stores? How are they related? How is long-term memory organized? How do we access the knowledge we possess? How does what we already know affect the acquisition of new knowledge?
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How memory has been studied Memory is studies through learning Classical and Operant Conditioning Paired association Serial lists Free recall Recognition
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Classical and operant conditioning Classical: Stimulus -> response Operant: Behavior -> outcome
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Operant Conditioning and HCI Learning by trial and error is common Clear feedback supports learning Inadequate or inconsistent feedback subverts learning
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Paired associate learning Task: Present subject with stimulus-response pairs Ask subject to supply response when given stimulus Example: BEH->GUF; BEH->? Results: Unfamiliar words harder to learn Response words are reused for multiple stimulus Stimulus words are used as responses for others HCI relevance: Learning command mappings
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Serial list learning Task: Subject is presented with a list of items When presented with an item, recall the next Results: Harder when trying to remember long lists Harder to remember things in the middle HCI relevance: Multi-step procedures
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Free recall Task: Subject is presented with a set of items Subject is asked to recall as many as possible Results: Tougher to recall words that are unfamiliar
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