Thinking (Part 10)
Certain intuitions or categories of understanding are inborn and frame
This knowledge is a priori, whereas experiential knowledge is a
posteriori (known afterward).
3 categories of mind: cognition, affection, conati
Thinking (Part 8)
Provide them with ways of saving files using colour, flagging, image,
flexible text, time stamping, etc
Infinite capacity LTM
LTM duration & complexity
Empiricism vs nativism (nurture vs nature)
Thinking (Part 7)
The problem with the classic 7 2
George Millers theory of how much information people can remember
Peoples immediate memory capacity is very limited
Many designers have been led to believe that this is useful finding for
Thinking (Part 6)
Info comes to STM
if condition is matched in LTM
then use rule to determine action.
LTM - Storage of information
information moves from STM to LTM
Thinking (Part 5)
huge or unlimited capacity
Long Term Memory
the dog chewed the food
the cat stole the food
the dog chased the cat
LT Memory Structure
Events & experiences in serial form
Helps us recall what occurred
Thinking (Part 4)
35 x 6
Step 1: 30 x 6
Step 2: 5 x 6
Ans: step 1 + step 2
Short Term Memory
0121 414 2626 (easy)
HEC ATR ANU PTH ETR EET
(The Cat Ran Up The Tree)
Serial Position Curve (without distracter)
Thinking (Part 3)
items in working memory are activated.
activation is supplied from other linked chunks and from sensory input.
Revised Human Processor Model and Related Memory
Sensory Memory/ Perceptual Store
Visual and auditory impressions
Thinking (Part 2)
Use alerts (only) when appropriate!
Make information salient when it needs attending to
Use techniques that make things stand out like colour, ordering, spacing,
underlining, sequencing and animation
Avoid cluttering the in
Thinking (Part 1)
What is attention.
many competing stimuli, but.
only limited capacity.
therefore need to focus, and select.
based on location and colour.
based on pitch, timbre, intensity, etc.
Thinking (Part 9)
Wrote three essays that radically extended Lockes philosophy into subject
Berkeley argued that because all knowledge of the world comes from
experience, the very existence of the external world depends on perce