Kinesthetic cues aid spatial memory

  title={Kinesthetic cues aid spatial memory},
  author={Desney S. Tan and Randy F. Pausch and Jeanine K Stefanucci and Dennis R. Proffitt},
  journal={CHI '02 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems},
We are interestind in building and evaluating human computer interfaces that make information more memorable. Psychology research informs us that humans access memories through cues, or "memory hooks," acquired at the time we learn the information. In this paper, we show that kinesthetic cues, or the awareness of parts of our body's position with respect to itself or to the environment, are useful for recalling the positions of objects in space. We report a user study demonstrating a 19… 

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