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7 lecture_nov18 - Design problems with stoves and voting...

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Design problems with stoves and voting system … Core cognitive principles - Aim for experience of cognitive flow o Cognitive flow = optimal experience, feeling of efortnessness, experience of being connected to and being in the present o In state of flow, cognitive resources operate easily within capacity - Eye-movement tracking – mainly unconscious processing - Heat maps – shows where people look - Absence of flow o Absence is a state of panic o Low effectiveness o Brings mental turbulence o Attention is dispersed o Conscious processes are overloaded o Stressful - There is a continuum between panic and flow As a designer, must create cognitive flow (manage the user’s cognitive resources) and do this through the design of the user interface? Which resources? Attention, memory, effort, emotion When should we draw on conscious resources? - What is consciousness? o Strengths of consciousness: to adapt quickly to new or changing circumstances, to creatively resolve problems, to play and explore
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2011 for the course PSYC 532 taught by Professor Shultz during the Fall '10 term at McGill.

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