Articles by Larry Wood

Larry was a principle at Parallax Interaction that marketed WebSort, a tool for online card sorting. Larry is also a Professor Emeritus of Psychology at Brigham Young University, where he taught HCI and UCD courses for 20 years. In addition, he has published articles on UCD, edited a book on user interface design, and served on the Board of Directors of UPA from 2000-2003.

Card Sorting: Current Practices and Beyond

History and Assumptions Card sorting was originally developed by psychologists as a method to the study of how people organize and categorize their knowledge. As the name implies, the method originally consisted of researchers writing labels representing concepts (either abstract or concrete) on cards, and then asking participants to sort (categorize) the cards into piles […] [Read More]