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Emotional Design: Why We Love (or Hate) Everyday Things

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Did you ever wonder why cheap wine tastes better in fancy glasses? Why sales of Macintosh computers soared when Apple introduced the colorful iMac? New research on emotion and cognition has shown that attractive things really do work better, as Donald Norman amply demonstrates in this fascinating book, which has garnered acclaim everywhere from Scientific American to The New Yorker.Emotional Design articulates the profound influence of the feelings that objects evoke, from our willingness to spend thousands of dollars on Gucci bags and Rolex watches, to the impact of emotion on the everyday objects of tomorrow.Norman draws on a wealth of examples and the latest scientific insights to present a bold exploration of the objects in our everyday world. Emotional Design will appeal not only to designers and manufacturers but also to managers, psychologists, and general readers who love to think about their stuff.

Synopsis:

By the author of "The Design of Everyday Things," this is the first book to make the connection between emotions and how people relate to ordinary objects--from juicers to Jaguars.

About the Author

Donald A. Norman is Professor of Computer Science at Northwestern University, a former “Apple Fellow,” and a partner in the Nielsen Norman Group Consulting Firm, which consults with corporations on design. He is the author of a number of books on design, including Emotional Design and the best-selling The Design of Everyday Things. He lives in Northbrook, Illinois and Palo Alto, California.

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ISBN:
9780465051366
Author:
Norman, Donald A
Publisher:
Basic Books (AZ)
Author:
Norman, Donald A.
Author:
Norman, Don
Subject:
Emotions
Subject:
Cognitive Psychology
Subject:
General Business & Economics
Subject:
Emotions and cognition
Subject:
Design -- Psychological aspects.
Subject:
Psychology-Cognitive Science
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20050531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8 x 5.31 in 10 oz

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