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Effects of display characteristics and individual differences on preferences of VDT icon design.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15974338     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This study explored the effects of display characteristics such as target/background color combination, single/simultaneous presentation, and individual differences by sex, and design specialty on preferences of VDT icon design. The results indicated black targets (black-on-white, black-on-yellow) and black backgrounds (red-on-black, yellow-on-black) were the most popular and white targets (white-on-red, white-on-black) and white backgrounds (blue-on-white, red-on-white) were the second most popular. As for the chromatic color combinations, yellow-on-blue was the most favored. Subjects rated color combinations under single presentation higher than those under simultaneous presentation. Women rated purplish targets and rated purplish and blue backgrounds higher than men. Subjects with design background favored black more either as a target or background, but they favored turquoise less than those without design background.
Kong-King Shieh; Ya-Hsien Ko
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Perceptual and motor skills     Volume:  100     ISSN:  0031-5125     ISO Abbreviation:  Percept Mot Skills     Publication Date:  2005 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-06-24     Completed Date:  2005-09-02     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401131     Medline TA:  Percept Mot Skills     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  305-18     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Industrial Management, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC.
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MeSH Terms
Color / standards
Computer Graphics*
Computer Terminals / standards*
Consumer Satisfaction*
Pattern Recognition, Visual
Posture / physiology
Sex Factors
Workplace / organization & administration,  psychology

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