DevCon 2015: Psychology of Interaction Design - Alexis Allen

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Alexis Allen (Hyperspace Data Solutions)

Session Description

Everyone is unique, but most humans share similar basic psychology and cognitive abilities. Understanding how design is affected by the capabilities and limitations of the human mind is key to designing more effective interactions and user interfaces. This session will cover a number of features of perception, learning and behavior, and how they influence or are affected by design decisions. You will learn practical skills you can apply to improve your user’s experiences.

What you should know

Some experience designing FileMaker layouts is helpful but not necessary.

Products & Technologies

  • FileMaker Pro
  • FileMaker Pro Advanced
  • FileMaker Go

What You Will Learn

  • How design is affected by human perception
  • Important concepts in human memory, learning and behavior
  • Tips on how to design around people’s cognitive limitations
  • Common pitfalls when designing for the human brain


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