Preattentive Visual Properties User Experience (UX) topic overview/definition

Preattentive Visual Properties: Concept Definition

There are four basic visual properties (color, form, movement and spatial position) that can be defined as preattentive (e.g. they are processed in our sensory memory without our conscious thought). Information visualization designers can take advantage of these properties in their designs to help users better understand the information they are being presented with.

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