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Designing with the Mind in Mind

Author : Jeff Johnson
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User interface (UI) design rules and guidelines, developed by early HCI gurus and recognized throughout the field, were based on cognitive psychology (study of mental processes such as problem solving, memory, and language), and early practitioners were well informed of its tenets. But today practitioners with backgrounds in cognitive psychology are a minority, as user interface designers and developers enter the field from a wide array of disciplines. HCI practitioners today have enough experience in UI design that they have been exposed to UI design rules, but it is essential that they understand the psychological basis behind the rules in order to effectively apply them. In Designing with the Mind in Mind, best-selling author Jeff Johnson 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. Provides an essential source for user interface design rules and how, when, and why to apply them Arms designers with the science behind each design rule, allowing them to make informed decisions in projects, and to explain those decisions to others Equips readers with the knowledge to make educated tradeoffs between competing rules, project deadlines, and budget pressures Completely updated and revised, including additional coverage in such areas as persuasion, cognitive economics and decision making, emotions, trust, habit formation, and speech UIs

Designing with the Mind in Mind 2nd Edition

Author : Jeff Johnson
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In this completely updated and revised edition of Designing with the Mind in Mind, Jeff Johnson provides you with just enough background in perceptual and cognitive psychology that user interface (UI) design guidelines make intuitive sense rather than being just a list or rules to follow. Early UI practitioners were trained in cognitive psychology, and developed UI design rules based on it. But as the field has evolved since the first edition of this book, 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 this new edition, you'll find new chapters on human choice and decision making, hand-eye coordination and attention, as well as new examples, figures, and explanations throughout. Provides an essential source for user interface design rules and how, when, and why to apply them Arms designers with the science behind each design rule, allowing them to make informed decisions in projects, and to explain those decisions to others Equips readers with the knowledge to make educated tradeoffs between competing rules, project deadlines, and budget pressures Completely updated and revised, including additional coverage on human choice and decision making, hand-eye coordination and attention, and new mobile and touch-screen examples throughout.

Designing the Mind

Author : Designing the Mind
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Is it possible to rewire your own negative emotions? Can you reprogram your self-limiting beliefs or behavioral patterns? This book will argue that it is possible for you to unplug from your own mind, identify its patterns, and become the architect of your own enlightenment. A bold and fascinating dive into the nuts and bolts of psychological evolution, Designing the Mind: The Principles of Psychitecture is part inspiring manifesto, part practical self-development guide, all based on the teachings of thinkers like Marcus Aurelius, Lao Tzu, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Abraham Maslow. The ideas and techniques it offers are all woven together into a much-needed mindset to help people lead better, happier lives. "A fascinating framework" - Scott Barry Kaufman, PhD, author of Transcend: The New Science of Self-Actualization If you have ever tried to enhance your mind, only to find that the changes didn't stick, the problem isn't you. It is that you lack an understanding of the patterns that make up your mind and the methods for reprogramming them. Whether fear prevents you from pursuing your ambitions, jealousy ruins your relationships, distractions rule your life, or you have an inner critic whose expectations you are never able to meet, this handbook will teach you how to reprogram your own psychological software, one algorithm at a time. "It has already changed my life, and I know it will change others as well" - Aaron T. Perkins, Executive Leadership Coach Psychitecture, the process of designing your mind, is a brand new framework for understanding and rewiring the hidden patterns behind your biases, habits, and emotional reactions. The core principles will enable you to unplug from your own mind, examine it from above, and modify the very psychological software on which you operate, sculpting your mind into a truly delightful place to reside. Award-winning systems designer and leading expert on psychitecture, Ryan A Bush, has compiled ancient insights from Stoicism, Buddhism, and Taoism, combined it with modern cognitive science, and integrated it all into a comprehensive, philosophical guide to cognitive, emotional, and behavioral self-mastery. "Super intriguing" - Jason Silva, global keynote speaker and Emmy-nominated host of Brain Games This life-changing self-mastery manual will help you: - Learn to think with razor-sharp clarity, overcome your own distortions of judgment, and cultivate wisdom so you can make the right decisions in your life. - Silence your inner critic, hack your negative thoughts and feelings to program them out, and restructure bad emotional habits - Learn how the Buddha mastered his desires, how the Stoics cultivated inner calm, how Nietzsche sculpted himself, and how the principles of cognitive therapy can change your life - Program unshakable peace and levity into your operating system, and embrace whatever life throws at you while responding with effective action - Build strong habits and break self-defeating ones, achieve big goals with minimal effort, and cultivate strong character using your identity Regardless of your self-development goals for 2021, psychitecture is the mindset you need to unlock your potential and scale the heights of self-mastery.

Designing Mind Friendly Environments

Author : Steve Maslin
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Exploring the impact of the built environment and design on people with a range of neurological experiences, including autism, dementia, dyslexia and dyspraxia, this comprehensive guide provides project commissioners, architects and designers with all the information and personal insight they need to design, create and build 'mind-friendly' environments for everyone. Assimilating knowledge from medical, therapeutic, social and educational spheres, and using sensory integration theory, the book explores the connection between our minds and our surroundings and considers the impact of the environment on the senses, well-being and neurodiverse needs of people. The book shows how design adaptations to lighting, acoustics, temperature, surfaces, furniture and space can positively benefit the lives of everyone across a range of environments including workplaces, retail, sport and leisure, domestic, educational institutions, cultural and civic spaces, outdoor spaces and places of worship. Universal in its approach and written by an experienced architect and inclusive design consultant, this book is essential reading for professionals in architecture and design, education, organisational psychology, business management and occupational therapy.

Design Mind the Gap

Author : scott trent
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Similar to a man with no country, Design with a capital "D" has no home; yet, design is a part of many, many disciplines. Big "D" design is a process between disciplines. It is a practice embraced by all fields; but, founded in its own process. It is the space between thoughts, and the actions that dictate the next act. Design thinking is a perspective, an approach, an art, and a life style. It dictates how the world is viewed and provides a tool to address issues beyond the current comprehension. To understand design thinking, you must navigate the space between disciplines, ideas and conventions. To practice Design Thinking you must mind the gap. This book explores Design, Design Thinking, creativity and innovation.

Writing for the Design Mind

Author : Natalia Ilyin
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"Becoming a designer takes a huge amount of time and education. With so many skills to learn, many people never get the chance to master the one skill that can give them a real advantage in business or academia: They never learn to write well.” In Writing for the Design Mind author, designer and educator Natalia Ilyin offers clear, concise, and humorous writing tips, techniques and strategies to people who have spent their lives mastering design rather than learning to write. Ilyin's book helps designers approach writing in the same ways they approach designing – teaching skills and methods through encouragement, practical exercises and visual advice. Writing well is a skill, like any other, and with this book you can learn to do it with confidence. //Winner in the 50 Books | 50 Covers award 2019 from the AIGA//

The Mind and its Place in Nature

Author : C.D. Broad
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First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Designing User Interfaces for an Aging Population

Author : Jeff Johnson
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Designing User Interfaces for an Aging Population presents age-friendly design guidelines that are well-established, agreed-upon, research-based, actionable, and applicable across a variety of modern technology platforms. The global population is becoming more reliant on digital technology and connectedness, but at the same time it is aging: the percentage of adults over 55 is growing quickly, especially in the developed world. Older adults control a majority of disposable income, and companies, non-profit organizations, government agencies, and infrastructure providers are increasingly motivated to ensure that their products are accessible to this large potential user group. With advancing age, to varying degrees, most people experience age-related changes: visual, auditory, motor, cognitive, and motivational. These changes impact the ability of people to use digital technology, leading to experiences that are difficult, frustrating, and off-putting. The book offers guidance for product engineers, designers, or students who want to produce technological products and online services that can be used, easily and successfully, by older adults, as well as by others. It presents typical age-related characteristics, addressing vision and visual design; hand-eye coordination and ergonomics; hearing and sound; speech and comprehension; navigation, focus, and guidance; cognition, attention, learning, and memory; content and writing; attitude and affect; and general accessibility. The authors explore characteristics of aging via realistic personas which demonstrate the impact of design decisions on actual users over age 55. Understand the characteristics of older adults that can hinder use of technology Know the guidelines for designing technology to be usable by older adults as well as younger people Review real-world examples of designs that implement the guidelines as well as designs that violate them

The Humean Mind

Author : Angela M. Coventry
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David Hume (1711–1776) is widely acknowledged as one of the most important philosophers in the English language, with his work continuing to exert major influence on philosophy today. His empiricism, naturalism, and psychology of the mind and the passions shape many positions and approaches in the sciences and social sciences. The Humean Mind seeks to provide a comprehensive survey of his work, not only placing it in its historical context but also exploring its contemporary significance. Comprising 38 chapters by a team of international contributors the Handbook is divided into four sections: · Intellectual context · Hume’s thought · Hume’s reception · Hume’s legacy This handbook includes coverage of all major aspects of Hume’s thought with essays spanning the full scope of Hume’s philosophy. Topics explored include Hume’s reception in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries; Hume’s legacy in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries; Hume’s history, including an essay on Hume as historian, as well as essays on the relevance of history to Hume’s philosophy and his politics, and an updated treatment of Hume’s Legal Philosophy. Also included are essays on race, gender, and animal ethics. Essential reading for students and researchers in philosophy, Hume’s work is central to epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of mind, philosophy of science, ethics, legal philosophy and philosophy of religion.

Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind

Author : Thomas Brown
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