Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Eyetracking Web Usability” as Want to Read:
Eyetracking Web Usability
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Eyetracking Web Usability

3.81  ·  Rating Details ·  62 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
Eyetracking Web Usability is based on one of the largest studies of eyetracking usability in existence. Best-selling author Jakob Nielsen and coauthor Kara Pernice used rigorous usability methodology and eyetracking technology to analyze 1.5 million instances where users look at Web sites to understand how the human eyes interact with design. Their findings will help desig ...more
Paperback, 437 pages
Published December 1st 2009 by New Riders Publishing (first published October 17th 2007)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Eyetracking Web Usability, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Eyetracking Web Usability

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 204)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Ryan Kennedy
Feb 26, 2012 Ryan Kennedy rated it it was amazing
A wealth of amazing information - if you're even peripherally involved in designing websites, you need to read this.
Gabriele D'Amato
Mar 31, 2012 Gabriele D'Amato rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: web-design
Ancora una volta Jakob Nielsen fa capire come realizzare siti web che funzionino veramente. Importanza alla grafica e all'architettura informativa, ma ciò che conta di più è la logica e la semplicità. Gli esempi contenuti nel libro portano spesso ad esclamare "ma perché non ci ho pensato? Così è molto più chiaro!" Buone e cattive pratiche, abitudini degli utenti e attitudini (si parla addirittura di richiami sessuali primordiali sul web) vengono mostrati con dovizia e chiarezza. Grande spazio de ...more
Jorge Calle
Jan 24, 2014 Jorge Calle rated it really liked it
Even for a study that has been done approximately 8 years ago, it still having useful information, with graphical information as it must be for this topic.
Igor Timoshenkov
Jan 20, 2014 Igor Timoshenkov rated it really liked it
Definitely a great research, but very theoretical and hard to read.
Sasha Endoh
May 17, 2013 Sasha Endoh rated it really liked it
Very informative read. I'd go as far as saying that it's a must read for web professionals. The text itself is a bit dry, but presentation of scientific research is meant to be concise and academic.

Also a great tool for confidently citing usability patterns to clients.
Ben Haley
Apr 02, 2010 Ben Haley marked it as to-read
Codding horror recommends this book. It covers eye tracking results from a number of major websites in the hopes of giving readers an insight into how a user experiences a page. Seems cool.
Marcella Bongiovanni
Jun 19, 2015 Marcella Bongiovanni marked it as limbo
Shelves: comunicazione, web
L'unico testo di Nielsen che ho abbandonato senza pietà
Lyddie
Nov 04, 2010 Lyddie rated it it was ok
Dry, dry, dry, but Nielsen knows his subject.
Mark
Mark rated it liked it
Sep 08, 2016
Andrew Douma
Andrew Douma rated it liked it
Jun 26, 2016
Masayasu Yamamoto
Masayasu Yamamoto rated it really liked it
Jun 09, 2016
Bryan Brewer
Bryan Brewer rated it liked it
May 27, 2016
Allan Laal
Allan Laal marked it as to-read
May 22, 2016
Anthony Thomas
Anthony Thomas marked it as to-read
Apr 03, 2016
Ronny Loechen Larsen
Ronny Loechen Larsen rated it really liked it
Mar 25, 2016
Mike Corak
Mike Corak marked it as to-read
Mar 20, 2016
Rose
Rose marked it as to-read
Mar 13, 2016
Alessandra Villa
Alessandra Villa marked it as to-read
Mar 09, 2016
Camila Pires
Camila Pires marked it as to-read
Mar 06, 2016
Josh
Josh marked it as to-read
Feb 28, 2016
Will Parker
Will Parker rated it it was amazing
Feb 23, 2016
Gary Coker
Gary Coker rated it really liked it
Feb 21, 2016
Jonathan Célio
Jonathan Célio marked it as to-read
Feb 07, 2016
Rachel
Rachel marked it as to-read
Mar 19, 2016
Camilo
Camilo added it
Jan 25, 2016
Angel Luis
Angel Luis marked it as to-read
Jan 07, 2016
« previous 1 3 4 5 6 7 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
  • Designing Web Interfaces: Principles and Patterns for Rich Interactions
  • Neuro Web Design: What Makes Them Click?
  • Information Dashboard Design: The Effective Visual Communication of Data
  • Forms That Work: Designing Web Forms for Usability
  • Designing Interfaces: Patterns for Effective Interaction Design
  • Robin Williams Design Workshop
  • Designing Web Navigation
  • Communicating Design: Developing Web Site Documentation for Design and Planning
  • Defensive Design for the Web: How to Improve Error Messages, Help, Forms, and Other Crisis Points
  • Designing Interactions [With CDROM]
  • Rocket Surgery Made Easy: The Do-It-Yourself Guide to Finding and Fixing Usability Problems
  • Sketching User Experiences:  Getting the Design Right and the Right Design
  • Web Form Design: Filling in the Blanks
  • Designing the Obvious: A Common Sense Approach to Web Application Design
  • The User Is Always Right: A Practical Guide to Creating and Using Personas for the Web
  • Ambient Findability: What We Find Changes Who We Become
  • Things That Make Us Smart: Defending Human Attributes In The Age Of The Machine
  • Designing for the Digital Age: How to Create Human-Centered Products and Services

Goodreads is hiring!

If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you.
Learn more »
Jakob Nielsen is a leading web usability consultant. He holds a Ph.D. in human-computer interaction from the Technical University of Denmark in Copenhagen. He is also the principal of the Nielsen Norman Group which he co-founded with Dr. Donald A. Norman (former VP of research at Apple Computer). Before starting NNG in 1998 he was a Sun Microsystems Distinguished Engineer.

Nielsen founded the "dis
...more
More about Jakob Nielsen...

Share This Book