Category Archives: psychology

if you reframe the traditional view of how the cortex is organized. As I mentioned, the primary visual cortex has typically been thought of as the region that processes input from the eyes. But what if instead it was a … Continue reading

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The Psychology of Waiting, Loading Animations, and Facebook

Not sure I agree with the conclusion but interesting none the less. The Psychology of Waiting, Loading Animations, and Facebook

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Science is not the Enemy of the Humanities

Wonderful essay from Steve Pinker. Science is not the Enemy of the Humanities

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Just fifteen minutes of mindfulness meditation can improve your decision making

Chill out and be a better designer. Just fifteen minutes of mindfulness meditation can improve your decision making

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“I’m a Mac” versus “I’m a PC”: Personality Differences between Mac and PC Users in a College Sample – Nevid – 2013 – Psychology & Marketing – Wiley Online Library

Mac people are less open to new experiences… “Personality traits may have more nuanced effects on brand choices, as shown by relationships between Neuroticism and greater importance placed on cost and lesser importance placed on ease of use. Openness to … Continue reading

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The Psychology of Digital Content

The Psychology of Digital Content

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Psychology for Designers the book coming soon.  (via Twitter / FullCreamMilk: This is really happening …)

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The Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction, 2nd Ed

A great academic resource for Human Computer Interaction (HCI)  If you’ve read my book you’ll know HCI is the academic arm of UX and incorporates elements from cognitive psychology.  The Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction, 2nd Ed

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To be a designer means to be creative and it’s hard to be creative without finding pleasure in our work.  “Alain de Botton examines our ideas of success and failure — and questions the assumptions underlying these two judgments. Is … Continue reading

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Hello FOWD NYC. (Source: http://www.slideshare.net/)

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