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The Reading Brain in the Digital Age: The Science of Paper versus Screens

A good, in-depth look at the psychology of reading E-readers and tablets are becoming more popular as such technologies improve, but research suggests that reading on paper still boasts unique advantages Source: The Reading Brain in the Digital Age: The … Continue reading

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The Brain: A neural network built entirely in Quartz Composer

A basic AI algorithm. Very neat.

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Architectures brief love affair with psychology is overdue a revival

Source: Architectures brief love affair with psychology is overdue a revival

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Everything Science Knows About Reading On Screens

We’ve adapted our reading habits to fit our screens, but at a cost. Source: Everything Science Knows About Reading On Screens | Co.Design | business + design

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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. 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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