Tag Archives: psychology

Beware of Selfies

There is some proper science going on here. Results revealed that selfies were indeed evaluated more negatively than photos taken by others. Persons in selfies were rated as less trustworthy, less socially attractive, less open to new experiences, more narcissistic … Continue reading

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Workshop: Psychology for UX and Product Design

A practical, hands on way to understand how the human brain works and apply that knowledge to User Experience and product design. Learn the psychological principles behind how our brain makes sense of the world and apply that to product … Continue reading

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Over half of psychology studies fail reproducibility test

61% of the theories from psychology studies can’t be reproduced. We are complex beings us humans. Largest replication study to date casts doubt on many published positive results. Source: Over half of psychology studies fail reproducibility test

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Our Top 50 Human Behaviour Experts to Follow 

A great list of people to follow on Twitter to keep up psychology. Source: Our Top 50 Human Behavior Experts to Follow in 2017

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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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Listen to me on the Web Psychologist Podcast

I talk to Nathalie Nahai, the Web Psychologist on her podcast. We talk about The best way to research customers in a different culture or country The role of UX in designing persuasive websites… and why I hate the term … Continue reading

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Psychology for Designers Workshop Resources

A few short weeks ago I ran a day’s workshop on Psychology for Designers at the wonderful Smashing Conference in Oxford. I spoke about how psychology can make your designs better and you a better designer. Psychology for Designers Workshop … Continue reading

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Anchoring or How many police officers are in France?

Really clever little study showing how anchoring works, useful for pricing on eCommerce sites. Anchoring or How many police officers are in France?

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Understanding human behaviour: taking a more complex approach

An interesting read on data gathering to understand behaviour. Large-scale surveys are useful but if we are serious about changing behaviours, we must use every tool to understand human complexity Why you might ask; One of the key takeaways from … Continue reading

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Hey you, designer, put that coffee down. How Caffeine Can Cramp Creativity : The New Yorker

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