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Cognitive Aspects in User Experience Design: From Perception to Emotions

  • Francesca TosiEmail author
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Part of the Springer Series in Design and Innovation book series (SSDI, volume 2)

Abstract

Motivation is the basis of human behaviour and it is based on the assessments that we make in advance on the possible outcomes of our own actions. As for the use of objects, therefore, our perception and evaluation of them affects our attitude towards them and consequently our intention to use them. A solid intrinsic or extrinsic motivation to use an object, together with a correct perception of it, will lead a user to decide to use it. A good user experience, which involves achieving one’s goals in a pleasant way, and giving the subject a sense of self-efficacy, will positively affect the possibility that the object in question will be used again.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Architecture (DIDA)University of FlorenceFlorenceItaly

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