L18 (March 31): Human Visual Perception
We will continue the dive into low level human abilities. This time we will take a look at human visual perception and its implications for user interface design.
Required prep (post your written response before class):
- Benway, J. P., & Lane, D. M. (1998). Banner Blindness: Web Searchers Often Miss “Obvious” Links. Internetworking: ITG Newsletter, 1.3 (Dec. 1998).
- Create an account on TELLab:
- Register for an account at http://lab.tellab.org/signup
- Once you’ve registered and logged in, go to My Home -> Groups -> Enroll in Group and enter 56f7fc30138fd061762b5d51 as the group code (this will enroll you in the CS 179 group on TELLab).
Important: bring a laptop to this class! (This time we need something with a physical keyboard)