A great piece on ethics, psychology and digital design.
I’m an expert on how technology hijacks our psychological vulnerabilities. That’s why I spent the last three years as Google’s Design Ethicist caring about how to design things in a way that defends a billion people’s minds from getting hijacked.
Source: How Technology Hijacks People’s Minds — from a Magician and Google’s Design Ethicist — Medium
Jon Hensley looks at real-world examples to illustrate psychology principles in use so that you can begin to use them in your own designs.
Source: Improve Your Designs With The Principles Of Similarity And Proximity (Part 1) – Smashing Magazine
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 Science of Paper versus Screens – Scientific American
A basic AI algorithm. Very neat.
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