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Google I/O 2013 – Cognitive Science and Design

Category : Product / Industrial Design ยท by Oct 23rd, 2013

Cognitive science is something I studied at University, and has impacted the way I look at design today. I think its fascinating the way some psychological theories of the human mind actually play a deep role in the way we interact with design subconsciously.

Here’s a presentation by Alex Faaborg

Alex talks about human perception and cognition, and its implications for interactive and visual design. Specific topics include: edge detection, gestalt laws of grouping, peripheral vision, geons and object recognition, facial recognition, color deficiencies, change blindness, flow, attention, cognitive load balancing, and the perception of time.


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