Carsten Yssing

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One of the basic usability testing techniques the HCI community draws on, and which stands out as unique, is thinking aloud. We introduce the many names, uses and modifications of the classical think aloud technique, and ask the rhetorical question: What do researchers think they get when they ask people to think aloud? We answer it by discussing the(More)
Thinking Aloud Thinking Aloud is the most commonly used technique used to test users ́ interaction with computers. The assumption is that Think Aloud gives access to what goes on in the users ́ minds. However, interfaces are multi modal and play heavily on user ́s visual perception. Reflecting upon Think Aloud (TA), we ask the question: what happens when(More)
Differences in cultural contexts constitute differences in cognition, and research has shown that different cultures may use different cognitive tools for perception and reasoning. The cultural embeddings are significant in relation to HCI, because the cultural context is also embedded in the techniques and the tools that we apply. We lack a framework for(More)
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