Theory and Practice From Cognitive Science [chapter]

Michael Wilson
2000 User Interfaces for All  
This Chapter discusses the cognitive science approach to HCI, and in particular how some cognitive science models can be used to facilitate the goal of User Interfaces for All. Two major approaches to modeling human computer interaction are described, showing the benefits they offer, but also the limitations in their use by system developers. Two tools which overcome these usability problems, at the cost of constraining the cognitive phenomena they can capture, are also described. Finally,
more » ... t developments in computing technology and cognitive science are outlined, which could work synergistically to create future computer interfaces that are suitable for the broadest possible end user population.
doi:10.1201/9780429285059-8 fatcat:ukhop5vlrnf5np2ehzjqutjstu