Designing for Life

A Human Perspective on Technology Development

Authors: Saariluoma, P., Cañas, J.J., Leikas, J., Saariluoma, P.

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About this book

Throughout the chapters, the authors take readers through the various uses of technology. They discuss archifact analysis, usability and cognitive engineering, as well as motivation and emotion in user interface design. The book also crucially introduces a new, holistic approach to designing human-technology interaction.

The book is suitable for researchers, postgraduate and undergraduate students of cognitive and social psychology as well as all those who are interested in technological design and its societal impact.

About the authors

Pertti Saariluoma is Professor of Cognitive Science at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. José J. Cañas is Professor at The Brain, Mind and Behavior Research Center of the University of Granada, Spain. Jaana Leikas is Principal Scientist at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Adjunct Professor of Cognitive Science at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. 

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“The work includes well-cited perspectives from psychology, philosophy, sociology, engineering, and other academic fields to offer a well-rounded survey of topics that are approachable across disciplines and educational levels. … As the work is thoroughly researched well cited, and clearly written, it has great value and is approachable for entry-level to professional readers. Summing Up: Recommended. All readers.” (S. M. Weiss, Choice, Vol. 54 (6), February, 2017) 


Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Technology in Life

    Saariluoma, Pertti (et al.)

    Pages 1-24

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  • Design Discourses

    Saariluoma, Pertti (et al.)

    Pages 25-48

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  • The Logic of User Interface Design

    Saariluoma, Pertti (et al.)

    Pages 49-77

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  • The Psychology of Fluent Use

    Saariluoma, Pertti (et al.)

    Pages 79-136

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  • Emotions, Motives, Individuals, and Cultures in Interaction

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    Pages 137-170

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Buy this book

eBook 66,99 €
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-53047-9
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 83,19 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-137-53046-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
Softcover 93,59 €
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  • Due: May 21, 2016
  • ISBN 978-1-349-70855-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Designing for Life
Book Subtitle
A Human Perspective on Technology Development
Authors
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-53047-9
DOI
10.1057/978-1-137-53047-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-53046-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-70855-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 267
Number of Illustrations and Tables
15 b/w illustrations
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