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The Reminder


Prospective memory (PM) – the ability to remember and successfully execute our intentions and planned activities in the future – it is critical for successful, independent living in everyday life. People sometimes fail to remember events even if they consider it as important events, which might lead to negative consequences (such as forgetting to turn off the oven after cooking).

Product The Reminder is an android application for people who struggle to remember future tasks as an external memory aids. Instead of pure text, this mobile application designed with isometric view interfaces to stimulate the recall of associated information from the physical world. Besides, implementation intentions techniques (prospective memory strategy) are used to help user find triggers/cues to recall and perform the task. In addition, activities have been designed as tokens, friends’ ranking are competitive by the amount of these tokens, which keep the user addictive to remember and finish their task on time.

Goals 1. Assist people to remember future tasks and stick to their plan. 2. Every tokens can be interpreted as a way of behavior tracking as well as users’ precious memories by his/her own or with friends and family members. 3. Help people improve prospective memory in long-term memory.

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