TechWhirl (TECHWR-L) is a resource for technical writing and technical communications professionals of all experience levels and in all industries to share their experiences and acquire information.
For two decades, technical communicators have turned to TechWhirl to ask and answer questions about the always-changing world of technical communications, such as tools, skills, career paths, methodologies, and emerging industries. The TechWhirl Archives and magazine, created for, by and about technical writers, offer a wealth of knowledge to everyone with an interest in any aspect of technical communications.
Subject:Re: PERCEPTUAL PSYCHOLOGY From:Paul David Marvel <marvel -at- STRAUSS -dot- UDEL -dot- EDU> Date:Tue, 30 May 1995 20:07:57 -0400
If you want to roll your own--you might enjoy Gombrich's _Art and
Illusion_. It's not about technical writing, but it would make a good
introduction to the subject. There's even a neat rabbit trick.
Paul D. Marvel marvel -at- brahms -dot- udel -dot- edu
On Tue, 30 May 1995, Alison Sanders wrote:
> Presently I am doing some research on how theories of perceptual
> psychology could be used in audience analysis when planning WRITTEN
> documetation. We will be using some of this information as part of
> our new tech communication diploma.
> Does anyone know of any resources/literature on this subject?