UX Crash Course: User Psychology 

A great series of articles that give a good overview of Psychology and UX. Gets a bit spiritual later on but good stuff none the less.

UX Crash Course: User Psychology from The Hipper Element

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How to Create Visual Relationships With Contrast & Similarity

If you’ve attended one on my Psychology for Designers workshops you’ll know the psychology behind these techniques.

How to Create Visual Relationships With Contrast & Similarity.

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What I Learned Writing A Brain Blog For 17 Months

The editor of the wonderful Wired Brain Blog shares his experiences.

What I Learned Writing A Brain Blog For 17 Months | WIRED.

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Why reading and writing on paper can be better for your brain

Keep sketching!

Why reading and writing on paper can be better for your brain | Technology | The Guardian.

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Men vs Women in online shopping

Rather basic, but gets the key points across.

Men vs Women

Navigating The Gender Divide to Persuade your Visitors to Buy.

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A picture is worth a thousand words—or is it?

It turns out we learn things just as well without a picture helping us to understand it, well only if it’s repeated.

A picture is worth a thousand words—or is it? – Psychonomic Society.

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Does subliminal advertising actually work?

BBC News – Does subliminal advertising actually work?.

I talk about this and other design science in my workshop. It’s a compelling idea for designers and marketers, a simple way to encourage behaviour.

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Interview with Joe on the Brainfluence Podcast

Ep #41: The Psychology of Design with Joe Leech – Roger Dooley.

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The 12 cognitive biases that prevent you from being rational

The 12 cognitive biases that prevent you from being rational.

If you’ve been to the Psychology for Designers Workshops you’ll know all about cognitive biases and how to use them (ethically) in design.

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Cognition & The Intrinsic User Experience

Or why we should reduce cognitive load or design for less thinking:

Cognition & The Intrinsic User Experience | UX Magazine.

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