), Web Bloopers, Designing with the Mind in Mind (1st and 2nd eds. Does this book contain inappropriate content? For example, in logos like FedEx, the arrow is created in the mind by grouping the negative space between the “E” and the “X.” There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. This is a great book about humans, psychology and interaction design. The approach is thoroughly practical and avoids getting bogged down in the neuroscience itself. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Designing with the mind in mind H. perceptual patterns = repeated exposure to each type of situation builds a pattern in our minds of what to expect to see. When you click on that chapter's arrow to close it, the PREVIOUS chapter's arrow gets promoted. What is the term for the disturbing relationship that occurs when combining elements or typefaces that are similar in style, size and weight but are neither harmonious nor contrasting? 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. Please try again. I have passed it on to colleagues as well worth reading. This book is organized around 14 fundamental and wide-ranging insights about human psychology that are vividly grounded and applied in design examples. But as the field has evolved since the first edition of this book, designers enter the field from many disciplines. --HCI International News, May 2014, "…guide to user interface design based on the science of human perception and memory. After earning B.A. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. ), Conceptual Models: Core to Good Design (with Austin Henderson), and Designing User Interfaces for an Aging Population (with Kate Finn). think forward. As working in the interaction design business, empiric and well founded information for reaching design decisions is crucial to me. KINDEL's software BUG with app for OSX 10.14. We build and activate brands through cultural insight, strategic vision, and the power of emotion. It is quite unfortunate that nobody cares to impart and share such relevant training sessions to the needy. Einzig die praktische Umsetzung kommt für meinen Geschmack etwas zu kurz. I prefer understanding them, rather than just arbitrarily applying (or ignoring) them. 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). --HCI International News, May 2014, "…guide to user interface design based on the science of human perception and memory. Es ist sehr verständlich und informativ geschrieben, allerdings eindeutig ein wissenschaftliches Buch. If you are curious about the human mind, you will enjoy this book: if you are a designer, you need it." The approach is thoroughly practical and avoids getting bogged down in the neuroscience itself. Concerning the used examples, the book would benefit from a companion website to keep them up to date. 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. Does this book contain quality or formatting issues? Something went wrong. Don't Make Me Think, Revisited: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability (Voices That Matter), Laws of UX: Using Psychology to Design Better Products & Services, The User Experience Team of One: A Research and Design Survival Guide, A Project Guide to UX Design: For user experience designers in the field or in the making (Voices That Matter), Design for How People Think: Using Brain Science to Build Better Products, Jeff Johnson is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the University of San Francisco. Reviewed in the United States on November 22, 2014. It's succinct and easy to read, which are important traits for a book explaining UX :). Ein bischen Vorwissen hatte ich dank meines Studiums der kognitiven Linguistik schon, es gab aber noch genug Neues, da ich mich mit UX Design so natürlich noch nicht befasst hatte. "…the authors provide an excellent selection of topics and examples that constitutes necessary knowledge for everyone involved in designing user interfaces, and perhaps even all software engineers…The book is easy to read for novice audiences, students and particularly practitioners. --User Experience Magazine, 2014. Sehr umfassend, könnte aber etwas stärker auf die Praxis Bezug nehmen. Something went wrong. 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. He has authored articles on a variety of topics in HCI, as well as the books GUI Bloopers (1st and 2nd eds. An interesting introduction for web designers, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on November 7, 2014. His synopsis of the topics provides the reader with a broad understanding of the topic and what they need to do in order to ensure effective UI design is executed." It provides not only clear guidance about what to do; it helps the reader to understand why certain approaches work as they do, and it does so with clear language, illustrative graphics, and intriguing examples. This technique is used heavily in design and plays off the mind’s natural tendency to try and find connections in elements. There are many different design (especially GUI) guidelines available, but when it comes to the rationale behind there are only limited resources in the field. These promotions will be applied to this item: Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. I met Jeff at CHI 2018 and he was kind and eager to discuss how his book could be improved. As working in the interaction design business, empiric and well founded information for reaching design decisions is crucial to me. Designing the Mind is your digital handbook for mastering your behavior, cognition, and emotions, one algorithm at a time. Highly recommended for designers and anyone interested in design, Reviewed in the United States on March 25, 2018. Ich habe dieses Buch gerne gelesen. It's clear, concise, and insightful. Well structured and well referenced book. This is a great book about humans, psychology and interaction design. --ComputingReviews.com, Aug 28, 2014. So nimmt man hauptsächlich theoretisches Wissen mit. A must foundation for UI designers. Designing with the Mind in Mind: Simple Guide to Understanding User Interface Design Guidelines. “Even if you are working for many years in the field of UX, it is worth reading this book…you learn a lot of interesting background information that can help one to question existing rules, to consider their own experiences and to establish well-founded decisions.--UsabilityBlog.de, July 10, 2014. And includes all the perception party tricks! 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. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. A must foundation for UI designers. Designing with the Mind in Mind’ is aimed at designers and developers. 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.