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IxDA Community – Mental Model suggested reading

March 15, 2009

Taken from my post ‘Represented (designer\’s) Model’ www.ixda.org/discuss.php?post=40032 and the secondary sub-post www.ixda.org/discuss.php?post=40164 big thanks goes to the Interaction Design Association for the following links to books/papers/articles on cognitive modelling:

Suggested by Vicky Teinaki
http://www.dubberly.com/articles/how-do-you-design.html

Suggested by Alan James Salmoni
CARROLL, J.M. ed. (2003) HCI Models, Theories, and Frameworks: Toward a Multidisciplinary Science. Morgan Kaufmann
GENTNER, D. and STEVENS, A.L. eds. (1983) Mental Models. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Inc.
JOHNSON-LAIRD, P. N. (1983) Mental Models. Cambridge University Press
PAYNE, S. J. (1991) A descriptive study of mental models. Behaviour and Information Technology, 10 (1),3-21

Suggested by J. Ambrose Little
YOUNG, I. (2008) Mental Models: Aligning Design Strategy with Human Behavior. Rosenfeld Media

Suggested by Alan Cooper
ALEXANDER, C. (1963) Notes on the Synthesis of Form. Harvard University Press
ARIELY, D. (2009) Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions. HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
GALL, J. (1986) Systemantics: The Underground Text of Systems Lore. General Systemantics Press
TALEB, N.N. (2008) The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable. Penguin

Suggested by Francis Norton
LAKOFF, G. & JOHNSON, M. (1981) Metaphors We Live By. Chicago University Press


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