DESIGN FOR THE AVERAGE

The principle that says all equipment that is designed for a person to use should suit the average and not the extremes. Compare design for adjustable range- universal design.

DESIGN FOR THE AVERAGE: "The design for average was no good for Joe as he was in the extreme range for height."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DESIGN FOR THE AVERAGE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/design-for-the-average/ (accessed July 12, 2020).
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