Matching attentional draw with utility in interruption

  title={Matching attentional draw with utility in interruption},
  author={Jennifer Gluck and Andrea Bunt and Joanna McGrenere},
This research examines a design guideline that aims to increase the positive perception of interruptions. The guideline advocates matching the amount of attention attracted by an interruption's notification method (attentional draw) to the utility of the interruption content. Our first experiment examined a set of 10 visual notification signals in terms of their detection times and established a set of three significantly different signals along the spectrum of attentional draw. Our second… CONTINUE READING
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