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Exam 2

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Exam 2 DSN 173

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Design Thinking – Tim Brown Video 1. Making a connection between people and products or services on an emotional level is a part of building a product's _________. 2. In the ideation phase of design thinking, innovators gain insight by finding ________ situations or studying extreme users. 3. Prototyping is a _______ process, which means that you do things over and over again until you find the best solution to the problem. 4. The first phase of the Design Thinking process is to define the problem through observation, inquiry, and listening to stories. This first phase is called the ________ phase. 5. ________ is one of the characteristics of Design Thinking which makes it unique as a problem solving method. This term refers to how a designer must develop the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. 6. Modern day problems are very complex and are rarely solved in linear _______ ways of thinking. 7. “Design thinking is a ______ centered approach to innovation." A Whole New Mind Video 1. Creative, non-linear thinking is done on the ______ side of the brain; linear, logical thinking is down of the left side of the brain. 2. According to the Dan Pink Video, research on the _______ gap shows little to no correlation between the ideas that the more money you make, the happier you will be. 3. In design thinking, which of Dan Pink’s six abilities of creative thinking has the most "emotional impact"? 4. A consequence of living in a world of 'abundance' is the creation of ‘_______’ products and services, because the everyday/utilitarian items no longer appeal. 5. ________ is Dan Pink's "scariest" word. Know the six abilities which matter most. Design Thinking – In Class notes 1. Truly understanding another person's feeling is known as _______. 2. Another term for design 'process' is design ______. 3. An 'iterative' process means? 4. What type of reasoning requires a 'leap of faith'? 5. T/F : Synthesis happens before analysis. 6. T/F : A Design Thinker always views a problem as an opportunity. 7. What are the three innate abilities that humans possess that are central to the design thinking process? 8. In the three forms of reasoning presented alongside design thinking: __________ reasoning is a MUST be __________ reasoning is a SHOULD be __________ reasoning is a MIGHT be Environmental-Behavior 1. Behavior, which is influenced a physiological reaction, such as shivering when cold, is explained by the _______ perspective 2. Behavior, which is influenced by the country we live in, is explained by the ________ perspective. 3. Comparing the mental processes of humans to those of a computer is the ________ perspective. 4. Learning, memorizing, perceiving, and thinking are all a part of the _______ process. 5. The environment-behavior branch of psychology could be defined as 'the effect of the _________ on human behavior'. 6. The idea that people learn from their environment is the ________ perspective. 7. Behavior, which is influenced by the innate human desire of being the best we can be, is explained by the ________ perspective. 8. Behavior, which is influenced by the mental processes that go on in our brain, is explained by the ________ perspective. 9. Behavior, which is a physiological reaction, such as shivering when cold, is explained by the ________ perspective. 10.Behavior, influenced by our past experiences, is explained by the __________ perspective. 11.Behavior, which is influenced by our family traditions, is explained by the __________ perspective. 12.The idea that human aspire to more than just basic survival is the __________ perspective. Hierarchy of Needs 1. The term used to describe a state of 'balance' within the body is called ________? 2. Which of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs satisfies our natural inclination to be a part of groups, such as families and community? 3. The second level of needs in Maslow's Hierarchy are for ________. 4. In the Hierarchy of DESIGN Needs, which needs have to do with interacting with a design in innovative ways? 5. When our _______ needs are met, we feel confident and valuable as a person. 6. In the Hierarchy of DESIGN Needs, which needs have to do with establishing a stable and consistent performance? 7. ________is the belief that people are innately good and seek to be the best they can be. 8. Abraham Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs can be considered a theory about ________. 9. In the Hierarchy of DESIGN Needs, which needs have to do with empowering people to do things better than they could have previously? 10.The highest level in Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs is ________. 11.In the Hierarchy of DESIGN Needs, which needs have to do with how easy and forgiving a design is to use? 12.The lowest level of 'basic' needs such as breathing, eating, sleeping, are considered _______ needs in Maslow's Hierarchy. Myspace 1. T/F : There is no such place as a 'temporary' territory. 2. T/F : Density is an objective term; a number. Crowding is a subjective term; a feeling. 3. How a person incorporates a place into the larger concept of their "sense of self" is called ________. 4. How a person incorporates a place into the larger concept of their own identity or sense of self is called _______. 5. A religious or mythical connection to a certain place is known as a _______ place attachment. 6. E. T. Hall's theory of ________ identifies personal space 'zones'. 7. Excessive noise and graffiti are examples of territorial _______. 8. Spatial density is created by a varied number of people occupying a ________ amount of space. 9. If you want to collaborate on a project, it is best to sit ________ at the table. 10.A type of territory that is not usually owned by the occupants and possesses only moderate significance to the users. 11.Someone you don’t know comes into your intimate personal space, this is a type of territorial infringement called territorial _________. 12.A book bag placed on the chair next to a person could be interpreted an example of a territorial ________. 13.A ________of place develops when a level of comfort and feelings of safety are associated with a place. 14.People can become attached to a place through romantic or idealistic stories. This is called ________ place attachment. 15.An abstract concept in which a place or building signifies or ‘speaks’ to us is known as a/an ________ communication. 16.Four essential functions of ________: to regulate communication, facilitate a sense of control, allow the integration of information about ourselves allow an emotional outlet. 17.Our experience of crowding within an environment depends on our perceived level of control, our purpose for being there, our ________ of it, and the others sharing it.


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