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Designing with the mind in mind – Tom Hewett, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology and Computer Science,

Date: September 9, 2006
Speaker: 
Tom Hewett, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology and Computer Science, — Drexel University

The normal workings of the human mind should have some influence on our designs. Increase your store of information to make educated design choices and avoid some common errors. For interface designers, technical writers, and anyone who wants insight into mental processes and design, this course requires no psychology background.

 

About the speaker
Tom Hewett is Professor of Psychology and Computer Science at Drexel University, where he teaches courses on Cognitive Psychology, The Psychology of Human Computer Interaction, The Psychology of Human Computer Interaction Design, and Problem Solving and Creativity. He has been a visiting fellow, visiting professor or visiting researcher at the University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, Tampere University, Tampere, Finland, Twente University, Hengelo, The Netherlands, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK, the Battelle Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA, and the University of the Aegean, Syros, Greece. Most recently, during academic year 2003-2004, Tom spent a month as Visting Professor in the Faculty of Information Technology, University of Technology Sydney, Australia.

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