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Paul Fitts

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DC139 WordCast: Paul Fitts, his Law, and his List

Design Critique: Products for People

Dr. Rebecca Grier joins Tim Keirnan for a wordcast episode about Fitts' Law and Fitts' List. Who was Paul Fitts and how did this legendary psychologist impact our design professions to this day? In a beautiful bit of synchronicity, Wired magazine published this excellent article about Fitts and Chapanis solving a design problem on the B-17 Flying Fortress during WWII.: https://www.wired.com/story/how-dumb-design-wwii-plane-led-macintosh/ Dr. Grier recommends the following links to use in our understanding of Fitts' work: https://www.interaction-design.org/literature/article/fitts-law-tracking-users-clicks https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/The-information-capacity-of-the-human-motor-system-Fitts/634c9fde5f1c411e4487658ac738dcf18d98ea8d https://fampeople.com/cat-paul-fitts https://psychology.wikia.org/wiki/Paul_Fitts https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10111-011-0188-1 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2351978915006423 https://www.deepdyve.com/lp/wiley/paul-m-fitts-XSLBZF59k5 You can find Dr. Grier at https://www.linkedin.com/in/rebecca-grier-ux/

32mins

24 Nov 2019

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129 – The Legacy of Paul Fitts II: A Three Stage Model of Motor Learning

The Perception & Action Podcast

The second episode in a series looking at the contributions of Paul Fitts to our understanding of motor control and motor learning. A look at Fitts’ highly influential 3 phase model of skill acquisition involving cognitive, fixation and autonomous phases. Is this model really at complete odds with more recent ecological approaches? Articles: Perceptual-motor skill learning Factors in complex skill training Information Processing and Constraints-based Views of Skill Acquisition: Divergent or Complementary? Links Sport Movement Skill Conference 2019More information: http://perceptionaction.com/ My Research Gate Page (pdfs of my articles) My ASU Web page Podcast Facebook page (videos, pics, etc) Subscribe in iOS/Apple Subscribe in Anroid/Google Support the podcast and receive bonus content Credits: The Flamin' Groovies - Shake Some Action Mark Lanegan - Saint Louis Elegy via freemusicarchive.org and jamendo.com

16mins

20 Nov 2018

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127 – The Legacy of Paul Fitts I: Fitts’ Law & the Speed-Accuracy Tradeoff

The Perception & Action Podcast

The first episode in a series looking at the contributions of Paul Fitts to our understanding of motor control and motor learning. What is Fitts’ Law? How can it be used to understand and predict speed-accuracy tradeoffs (e.g. between throwing hard and throwing accurately) in sports? Articles: The information capacity of the human motor system in controlling the amplitude of movement Information capacity of discrete motor responses The Accuracy of Interceptive Action in Time and Space Throwing speed and accuracy in baseball and cricket playersMore information: http://perceptionaction.com/ My Research Gate Page (pdfs of my articles) My ASU Web page Podcast Facebook page (videos, pics, etc) Subscribe in iOS/Apple Subscribe in Anroid/Google Support the podcast and receive bonus content Credits: The Flamin' Groovies - Shake Some Action Mark Lanegan - Saint Louis Elegy via freemusicarchive.org and jamendo.com

18mins

30 Oct 2018

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6: Mayoral Candidate Paul Fitts

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2 Oct 2017

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