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Are you sitting down? Towards cognitive performance informed design

Are you sitting down? Towards cognitive performance informed design
Are you sitting down? Towards cognitive performance informed design
With many digital interaction designs, we can choose to operate the devices from a variety of postures – what we call self-positioning. In this paper we test two of these choices – sitting vs standing against standard neuropsychological assessments of cognitive executive function. We show that such choices do have significant effects on various cognitive processes. We argue therefore that there is an opportunity to extend parameters of digital interaction design to include self-position in order to optimize that design’s effectiveness for its intended activity.
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schraefel, m.c.
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Andersen, Kenneth Jay
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Andersen, Kenneth Jay
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schraefel, m.c. and Andersen, Kenneth Jay (2012) Are you sitting down? Towards cognitive performance informed design ECS Tech Report, (340535), pp. 1-13.

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With many digital interaction designs, we can choose to operate the devices from a variety of postures – what we call self-positioning. In this paper we test two of these choices – sitting vs standing against standard neuropsychological assessments of cognitive executive function. We show that such choices do have significant effects on various cognitive processes. We argue therefore that there is an opportunity to extend parameters of digital interaction design to include self-position in order to optimize that design’s effectiveness for its intended activity.

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e-pub ahead of print date: 30 March 2012
Organisations: Agents, Interactions & Complexity

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Local EPrints ID: 340535
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/340535
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Date deposited: 25 Jun 2012 03:27
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 05:43

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Author: m.c. schraefel
Author: Kenneth Jay Andersen

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