Human Attention in Digital Environments

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344 pages

Book Description

Digital systems, such as phones, computers and PDAs, place continuous demands on our cognitive and perceptual systems. They offer and interaction opportunities well above our abilities, and often interrupt our activity. Appropriate allocation of attention is one of the key factors determining the success of creative activities, learning, collaboration, and many other human pursuits. This book presents research related to human attention in digital environments. Original contributions by leading researchers cover the conceptual of research aimed at modelling and supporting human attentional processes, the theoretical and tools currently available, and various application areas. The authors explore the idea that attention has a key role to play in the of future and discuss how such may continue supporting human activity in environments where multiple devices compete for people's limited cognitive resources.

Book Details

  • Title: Human Attention in Digital Environments
  • Length: 344 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2011-03-14
  • ISBN-10: 052176565X
  • ISBN-13: 9780521765657