Design Research Themes for Mindful Interaction

Lena Kühn, Charlotte Hermann, Laurens Boer

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The increasing excessive, automated or unaware use of smartphones calls for a better understanding and design of ‘mindful’ interactions with this device. In this 2-week study with 11 participants we focus on the influence of the operating system’s interface in inviting for ‘mindful’ or ‘mindless’ interactions. Patterns of smartphone use were studied with a standard interface for the first week, and a reconfigured interface for the second week - the reconfigured interface being designed for more intentional use. Based on the study results we formulate a set of 5 design research themes for mindful interaction, and illustrate them in a conceptual proposal.
TitelProceedings of the 17th Scandinavian Conference on Health Informatics
Antal sider6
ForlagLinköping University Electronic Press
Publikationsdato7 nov. 2019
ISBN (Trykt)1650-3686
ISBN (Elektronisk)1650-3740, 978-91-7929-957-6
StatusUdgivet - 7 nov. 2019


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