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Collocating Interface Objects: Zooming into Maps
May, Dean and Barnard  used a theoretically based model to argue that objects in a wide range of interfaces should be collocated following screen changes such as a zoom-in to detail. Many existing online maps do not ...
The Functionality, Interface and Uptake of an energy saving application for mobile devices
Four focus groups involving 18 participants took part in a structured elicitation session in which they gave their views and opinions on the functionality and interface design of a possible energy saving application for ...
Causal Induction from Continuous Event Streams: Evidence for Delay-Induced Attribution Shifts
Contemporary theories of Human Causal Induction assume that causal knowledge is inferred from observable contingencies. While this assumption is well supported by empirical results, it fails to consider an important ...
Feeling good about being hungry: food-related thoughts in eating disorder
Objectives: This study explores the relationships to food and hunger in women living with anorexic type eating difficulties and asks how imagery-based elaborations of food and eating thoughts are involved in their eating ...
Improvements in mood during Greenwood Music Workshops
(University of Plymouth Cognition Institute, 2017-05-04)
We report a service evaluation of the influence that making simple percussive instruments in natural and urban settings has on mood. Thirty-five out of the forty-eight vulnerable adults aged 18-68 successfully filled out ...
Trait emotional intelligence and social deviance in males and females
Imaginary relish and exquisite torture: The elaborated intrusion theory of desire
(AMER PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOC, 2005-04)
The authors argue that human desire involves conscious cognition that has strong affective connotation and is potentially involved in the determination of appetitive behavior rather than being epiphenomenal to it. Intrusive ...