14 March 2009

Emotional Cues in the Environment

Here is a TED Talk by Don Norman, cognitive scientist and author of "The Design of Everyday Things," that addresses emotional cues in the environment.

His design goals are emotional, functional and reflective. These levels occur to us as the visceral [non-conscious], behavioral [sub-conscious], and reflective [conscious].

02 March 2009

A Perspective on Surviving Creativity

This is Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love, on the modern problem of surviving gracefully as an artist.