Affordance and the body

24 Jan

It is my pleasure to share with you these slides I created to illustrate the fact that:

the perception of affordance depends on the nature of the body.

Creatures with different bodies perceive different affordances. See below the difference in cats’ vs humans’ perceptions of affordances:


One Response to “Affordance and the body”


  1. LA1: Affordance – Grades | CGT 256 Spring 2015 - January 22, 2015

    […] If further clarification is needed on the concept of affordance, please check this article from the Nielsen/Norman Group and be sure to watch the video below. Also, please refer to this blog post from a previous year of this class for more examples of affordance (with cats!). […]

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