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Non-Intuitive

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Google previewStudies in Syntactic Typology (1988)

by Michael Hammond, Edith A. Moravcsik, Jessica Wirth

structure-independent, non-intuitive means by which discourse functions can be determined. Further, we must then demonstrate that those suggested functions are consonant with non-impressionistic facts of experimental cognitive psychology. 2. IN SEARCH OF THE ELUSIVE TOPIC' In the past ten years or so, much of the work in discourse-pragmatics, particularly in so far as it was correlated to word-order, hinged on the unitary functional notion of 'topic', the inheritor of (at least one ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Computer Interaction (2005)

by Ghaoui, Claude

In addition to intuitiveness not always being desirable, humans are adaptive creatures, and they adapt to non-intuitive and counter-intuitive designs. Take, for example, the standard keyboard with the QWERTY layout. This was designed in the 1860s as part of the Victorian typewriter and has been shown repeatedly to be a poor design (Noyes, 1998); however, it now dominates computer keyboards around the world. There have been many keyboards developed that fit the shape of the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Digital Government (2006)

by Anttiroiko, Ari-Veikko

first and then experience the non-intuitive interactive interface (CG), or vice-versa.

Google previewThe New Hacker's Dictionary (1996)

by Eric S. Raymond

weird or non-intuitive keystroke command. It may be due for a second inning, however. The OSF/Motif window manager, mwm(l), has a reserved keystroke for switching to the default set of keybindings and behavior. This keystroke is (believe it or not) 'control-meta-bang' (see bang). Since the exclamation point looks a lot like an upside ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Medical Anthropology (2004)

Health and Illness in the World's Cultures Topics - Volume 1; Cultures - by Carol R. Ember, Melvin Ember

Indeed, Mendel's formulation of particulate “factors” and recessive inheritance is such a profoundly non-intuitive insight that even today's genetic counselors have difficulty explaining these concepts to patients. Embedded within the metaphor of sanguine transmission is an inherent perception that traits that “run in the family” ( in the blood) cannot skip generations. Genetic transmission is especially difficult to understand when conditions such as breast cancer can be passed down ...

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