The Psychology of Menu Selection: Designing Cognitive Control at the Human/Computer Interface (Kent L. Norman)

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The Psychology of Menu Selection: Designing Cognitive Control at the Human/Computer Interface (Kent L. Norman)

An increasingly significant method of human-computer interaction is menu selection. This book on the subject offers in-depth theoretical and empirical data that will be useful to researchers, software designers, and experts in human-computer interaction.

By creating a psychological theory of user cognitive control, a theoretical approach to menus is taken. To assist in the design and assessment of systems, a thorough overview of empirical research on menu selection is offered in an organized manner. Finally, details are provided on how to develop and assess menu selection systems utilizing user feedback and performance statistics.

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About the Authors
Kent Norman is an associate professor in the University of Maryland's Department of Psychology and holds a doctorate in experimental psychology from the University of Iowa. He is the director of the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies' Laboratory for Automation Psychology and Decision Processes (LAPDP) and a founding member of the Human/Computer Interaction Laboratory (HCIL) (UMIACS).
Published Date / Year
(May 1, 1991)
350 pages
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