Presentation: "Seeing and touching: your mobile brain"

A session at GOTO Zurich 2013

Wednesday 10th April, 2013

11:30am to 12:20pm (CET)

In this talk, Chris will give an overview of how the brain processes visual information, and in what order. She'll demonstrate that the human visual system is fickle and can be tricked, and talk about the implications of this for software design. Chris will also explore the idea that mobile devices have become an extension of our cognitive space, and consider whether it really matters that most of us no longer memorise people's phone numbers. She'll also cover our physical and emotional relationship with phones and other mobile devices, and discuss some of the reasons why we might be so attached to our "outboard brains".

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Chris Atherton

Freelance UX architect/cognitive scientist, fascinated by human attention. Occasional victim of style over substance; must try harder.

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Time 11:30am12:20pm CET

Date Wed 10th April 2013

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