Don Norman User Experience (UX) topic overview/definition

Literature on Don Norman

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Affordances

Ch 44: Affordances

44.1 AbstractThe concept of affordances originates from ecological psychology; it was proposed by James Gibson (1977, 1979) to denote action possibilities provided to the actor by the environment. In the late 1980s Norman (1988) suggested that affordances be taken advantage of in design. The suggestion strongly resonated with designers’ concern...

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