Research on Application Model of Unconsciousness in User Interface

  • Xingyi Zhong
  • Mengyi Cao
  • Ting HanEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 972)


The aim of the paper is to make the human-computer interaction more efficient and natural. Based on Jung’s unconscious theory, the paper combines unconscious cognition and unconscious behavior to discuss how unconsciousness works between users and User Interface on the methods of literature research, observation, interview and questionnaire. As a result, the study elaborates the working mechanism of unconsciousness in User Interface. Finally, an abstract model is established to show the two aspects of unconsciousness in Natural User Interface,the task execution and feedback. The former is about the unconscious behavior and cognition formed by acquired learning, while the latter is about unconscious cognition of congenital instinct. At the end of the paper, the next research direction that how Visual adaptability, grip feeling and information location influence users’ unconscious cognition, is put forward by questionnaire analysis.


Unconsciousness User Interface User research Natural interaction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of DesignShanghai Jiao Tong UniversityShanghaiChina

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