Addeddate 2012-12-03 16:07:34 Identifier DesigningWithTheMindInMind 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. Bookmark File PDF Designing With The Mind In Mind Simple Guide To This book is organized around 14 fundamental and wide-ranging insights about human psychology that are vividly grounded and applied in design examples. The author's figure / ground example followed by the quote about how software engineers expect users to see what is actually on the screen should be taught in CS courses. I also recommend the book for your next flight. Seriously, it is a perfect example on how perception is subjective. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. 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. We build your dreams and visions. Reviewed in the United States on November 22, 2014. Designing with the Mind in Mind’ is aimed at designers and developers. The book has a helpful structure around the most important aspects of how our mind works: perception, vision, reading, attention, memory, learning, decision making, motor coordination and time constraints. He has taught at Stanford, Mills, and the University of Canterbury. 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. But as the field has evolved since the first edition of this book, designers enter the field from many disciplines. I wish I had been exposed to these topics back in my undergrad days, not only these UX principles, but more importantly, the *why* behind them (which I think makes this book so appealing to me as an engineer). It is well illustrated with plenty of examples." To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Reviewed in the United States on November 22, 2014. We build and activate brands through cultural insight, strategic vision, and the power of emotion. Great book about humans, psychology and interaction design, Reviewed in the United States on November 5, 2016. wie letzten Endes die einzelnen Aspekte in der Praxis zu einem großen Ganzen zusammen kommen, hätte ich gerne etwas ausführlicher beleuchtet gehabt. Thanks, Jeff! Unable to add item to List. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. MIND DESIGN is a scientific process. and Ph.D. degrees from Yale and Stanford, he worked as a UI designer, implementer, manager, usability tester, and researcher at Cromemco, Xerox, US West, Hewlett-Packard, and Sun. I also recommend the book for your next flight. It explains our behaviour in different situations, gives up-to-date scientific results to support that and transforms the results into pretty concrete advice on what to pay attention to when you design an interactive system. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. Die Theorie wird in diesem Buch sehr gut erläutert und mit vielen Beispielen untermalt. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. The writing is fresh and clear and the book is beautifully laid out with extensive excellent full colour illustrations. Designing with the Mind in Mind is a treasure trove, packed with insightful information about the cognitive pitfalls, perceptual glitches, and usability errors that plague user interfaces. Design and the Elastic Mind considers these changes in behavior and need. "...easy and captivating reading, something not commonly encountered in a nonfiction work on an important subject…software developers and anyone else who may be concerned with designing good user interfaces should read this book." mtg-news, mtg-frontpage, press-release. Upon opening the table of contents, there's always some promoted (the arrow has been self selected so that the contents of that chapter is displayed) chapter_X. A. Psychologists can help to design smart, sustainable spaces for the 21st century. G. Branding & Graphics. I met Jeff at CHI 2018 and he was kind and eager to discuss how his book could be improved. This is an exceptionally useful book, not just for designers of user interfaces but for designers and interested readers of all sorts. It explains our behaviour in different situations, gives up-to-date scientific results to support that and transforms the results into pretty concrete advice on what to pay attention to when you design an interactive system. Was aus den einzelnen theoretischen Aspekten nun wirklich folgt bzw. --John M. Carroll, Distinguished Professor of Information Sciences and Technology, The Pennsylvania State University. 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. Highly recommended for software engineers on the "why" behind UX principles, Reviewed in the United States on July 9, 2017, If you want the cliff notes on what you'd learn in a UX graduate program, but don't have 3.5 years to spare for evening classes, you'll want to get this book. --SlashDot.org, April 28, 2014, "In this valuable traversal of human cognition, Jeff Johnson illuminates its operation and exposes everyday fallacies and misunderstandings through examples and explanations. If you are curious about the human mind, you will enjoy this book: if you are a designer, you need it." February 13, 2020. It is fascinating reading for anyone interested in how the human brain actually works, and if you are like me, you won't be able to put it down until you have read the whole thing. Highly recommended for designers and anyone interested in design, Reviewed in the United States on March 25, 2018. Es ist sehr verständlich und informativ geschrieben, allerdings eindeutig ein wissenschaftliches Buch. Economics of the site also were factored into decisions to make certain the design could be implemented. He is also a principal at Wiser Usability, a consultancy focused on elder usability. It may be due to the ignorance of the subject and the absence of qualified faculties. Reviewed in the United States on April 27, 2018. --ComputingReviews.com, Aug 28, 2014. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Designing with the Mind in Mind: Simple Guide to Understanding User Interface Design Guidelines. 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. I use this book in my HCI courses that I teach to undergraduates. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. I use this book in my HCI courses that I teach to undergraduates. This book explains the reason behind good and bad UI design backed by other reference books, research and examples (not mere opinions!). And I say this as a software engineer (CS / Math double major) who went back to school for a Masters degree in Human Factors (UX) to study how to make developer tools more usable (yes, it can be done). This technique is used heavily in design and plays off the mind’s natural tendency to try and find connections in elements. "The clear writing style, comprehensive coverage of common design decisions, and the reference to human psychology that provide the theoretical support for these decisions make it a solid addition to your personal or professional library." Morgan Kaufmann; 3rd edition (August 14, 2020), KINDLE SOFTWARE BUGs (still - after alllllllllll these years? I think this speaks volumes about the book's accessibility to someone at any level of knowledge about the subject matter. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. --ComputingReviews.com, Aug 28, 2014. It's succinct and easy to read, which are important traits for a book explaining UX :). It is quite unfortunate that nobody cares to impart and share such relevant training sessions to the needy. Designing the Mind is your digital handbook for mastering your behavior, cognition, and emotions, one algorithm at a time. Designing with the Mind in Mind by Jeff Johnson. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. What it offers, however, is an exceptionally good introduction to the scientific basis for the many rules of good interface design that have emerged over the years. It's clear, concise, and insightful.