Cognition in HCI : An Ongoing Story

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dc.contributor.author Hurtienne, Jörn
dc.date.accessioned 2009-06-03T09:26:55Z
dc.date.available 2009-06-03T09:26:55Z
dc.date.issued 2009
dc.identifier.citation Hurtienne, J. (2009). Cognition in HCI: An Ongoing Story. Human Technology, Volume 5 (1), pp. 12-28. URN:NBN:fi:jyu-20094141408. Retrieved from http://www.humantechnology.jyu.fi
dc.identifier.issn 1795-6889
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/20231
dc.description.abstract The field of human computer interaction (HCI) is deeply rooted in cognitive science. But can cognitive science still contribute to the newest developments? This article introduces the recent trends towards “embodied cognition.” Then research on image schemas and their metaphorical extensions is reviewed as an example of how understanding a special branch of embodied cognition can be useful to HCI. Special emphasis is placed on the validity of the theory and its practicability in different phases of the user interface design cycle. It is concluded that cognition can still contribute to current HCI and that the dialogue between the different schools of thought is beneficial to the field. en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher University of Jyväskylä, Agora Center
dc.relation.ispartofseries Human Technology: An Interdisciplinary Journal on Humans in ICT Environments
dc.relation.uri http://www.humantechnology.jyu.fi
dc.rights © 2009 Jörn Hurtienne and the Agora Center, University of Jyväskylä
dc.subject.other user-centered design en
dc.subject.other image schemas en
dc.subject.other embodied cognition en
dc.title Cognition in HCI : An Ongoing Story
dc.type Article
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:jyu-20094141408

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