- xvi, 234 pages : colored illustrations ; 24 cm
- Contents: Our perception is biased -- Our vision is optimized to see structure -- We seek and use visual structure -- Our color vision is limited -- Our peripheral vision is poor -- Reading is unnatural -- Our attention is limited; our memory is imperfect -- Limits on attention shape our thought and action -- Recognition is easy; recall is hard -- Learning from experience and performing learned actions are easy; novel actions, problem solving, and calculation are hard -- Many factors affect learning -- Human decision making is rarely rational -- Our hand-eye coordination follows laws -- We have time requirements.Includes bibliographical references and index.Summary: Designing with the Mind in Mind explains the psychology on which UI design guidelines are based. Author Jeff Johnson provides you with just enough background in perceptual and cognitive psychology that UI design guidelines make intuitive sense rather than being just another list of rules to follow. This edition includes new examples, figures, and explanations as well as new chapters on human choice and decision making and hand-eye coordination. Make informed design decisions about how users perceive, learn and think by learning the science behind each design guideline.