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Author Crozier, W. Ray, 1945-
Title Manufactured pleasures : psychological responses to design / Ray Crozier.
Imprint Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA and Canada by St. Martin's Press, [1994]

Author Crozier, W. Ray, 1945-
Series Studies in design and material culture
Studies in design and material culture.
Subject Design -- Psychological aspects.
Description xiii, 178 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-175) and index.
ISBN 0719038413 (hardback)
0719038421 (pbk.)
OCLC # 28421301
Table of Contents
 List of figures 
 General editor's foreword 
  Psychological responses to design1
  Psychological explanations5
1Nature or culture? 
  Biological explanations14
  Preferences for landscape16
  Personal spaces25
2Form and design 
  Formal laws of beauty40
  The good gestalt48
  Complexity and familiarity: Berlyne's theory60
3Meaning and design 
  Meaning and emotion78
  The unconscious meanings of objects86
  The classification of meanings96
  Objects as symbols of the self104
4Function and design 
  Ergonomics and the effectiveness of design116
  Making sense of visual displays120
  Communicating with the computer134
5Form, meaning, function 
  Multi-modal perception154
  Form, meaning and function159

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