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is the part of memory responsible for recording information about one's environment and its spatial orientation.

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Automatically reordering/hiding (navigational) elements

I'm designing a self-service application for a tax office. The main screen looks like this: I'm considering automatically reordering/hiding tiles based on certain conditions. For example: when ...
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How do users use spatial memory?

I have some questions about how spatial memory works and the effects on user interfaces: Do users seek items by spatial memory? What do they actually "link" to a position - a particular object ("View ...
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When to leverage spatial inconsistency?

I want to know when you should and shouldn't leverage spatial consistency/inconsistency in an interface. For example, the new Android update changed the location of the Clear All Notifications button ...
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online game landing page

In designing an online, in-browser game, I found in my research that many other games have "priority" in registration over login on their home page. They usually show a big form for registration, ...
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Displaying information in one dimension vs two dimensions (list vs graph)

A lot of work has been done in visual working memory and spatial memory but I am looking for resources that show displaying information in the form of a list is better than a graph. Shneiderman has ...
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How would you explain spatial ux design?

A colleague introduced me recently to spatial design and how it was used in the classic mac finder. He also said it is what apple propagated for the iPad (but not the iPhone because the screen is too ...
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How to communicate the user that they are leaving one informational space and go to the other when both of the spaces visually identical?

If the user wants to see the child data set and clicks the corresponding field in the "Parent data listing" the link leads to the next table "Child data listing". Both tables visually identical and ...
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Creating an animation and interaction stylguide

extending to the animation aspect of a style guide that we have already built for our ecommerce website and app, What area's of the UI do you need to look at. These are currently what I could break ...
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