The Theory of Affordances

The properties of an object that allow it to function.

Affordances were first observed by psychologist James J. Gibson and written about in his 1977 article The Theory of Affordances. It was there that he established the idea that affordances were the properties of an object that allow it to function.

Source William Gaver, 1991

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