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  • Design meets Neuroscience: Future directions for developing and implementing design probes

Flory, Melanie and Ivanova, Ninela, 2019, Book Section, Design meets Neuroscience: Future directions for developing and implementing design probes In: Rodgers, Paul A., (ed.) Design Research for Change. Lancaster University, Lancaster, pp. 93-109. ISBN 978 1 86220 369 3

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The frontiers of design and neuroscience are rapidly shifting as a result of recent advances in neuro-technologies, and the pivotal role user experience design plays across a wide range of analogue and digital applications at individual, community, and global level. These applications range from learning and education interventions to innovation of large-scale healthcare options. Every day new frontiers are forged as neurobiologists and cognitive scientists look beyond the mere structure-function neuronal correlations of thought, emotion, and behaviour. This has direct impact for design research and design-led probe development. Translating this growing evidence-base through a mind well-trained in critical, rigorous, and creative thinking, and an attitude of equitable collaboration and mutual respect, heralds immense potential for unfolding ground-breaking design probe applications through the intersection of neuroscience and design.

Subjects: Creative Arts and Design > W200 Design studies
School or Centre: Research Centres > Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design
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This chapter originally appeared as a paper at the Design Research for Change (DR4C) 2019 Symposium that was held at the Design Museum https://www.designresearchforchange.co.uk/design-research-for-change-2019-symposium-programme/

Date Deposited: 14 Jan 2020 16:33
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2020 16:33
URI: http://researchonline.rca.ac.uk/id/eprint/4250
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