Practice and carryover effects when using small interaction devices.

  title={Practice and carryover effects when using small interaction devices.},
  author={Christine Sutter and Michael Oehl and Christian Armbr{\"u}ster},
  journal={Applied ergonomics},
  volume={42 3},
The use of interaction devices in modern work often challenges the human motor system, especially when these devices introduce unfamiliar transformations to the user. In this paper we evaluated expert performance and skill differences between experts and novices when using small motion- and force-controlled interaction devices (touchpad and mini-joystick) in an applied text-editing task. Firstly, experts performed better with their familiar input device than with an unfamiliar one. Particularly… CONTINUE READING