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Reflection on Affordances and Signifiers Answer - Intro to the Design of Everyday Things

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    Elevator floor buttons and coffee mug handles are both affordances and
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    signifiers, because they both signal that an
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    interaction can happen, and their physical characteristics allow
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    the interaction to take place. Also, traffic lights are indeed signifiers.
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    The lights themselves don't permit an interaction between an object and an
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    agent. But, by cultural convention, they
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    do signify that certain actions should and
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    can take place. The incorrect statement here is statement C.
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    The word pull on a door does not permit action between an object and an actor,
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    and so it's not an affordance. The sign does, however, signify
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    that the door should be operated. We'll talk more about signifiers next.
Cím:
Reflection on Affordances and Signifiers Answer - Intro to the Design of Everyday Things
Video Language:
English
Team:
Udacity
Projekt:
Design101: Design of Everyday Things
Duration:
01:03

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