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‘Evidence based design’ informed by the work of psychologists in architecture

ARCHITECTS HAVE BEEN talking for years about “biophilic” design, “evidence based” design, design informed by the work of psychologists. What can digital designers learn from them? My Dad is an architect and talking this through with him it’s clear architects … Continue reading

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We have only begun to tap into design’s real potential to serve as a tool for policymaking, governance, and social agendas. when used correctly, it can integrate innovation into people’s lives Some great thoughts on the power of design. Especially … Continue reading

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The Expert’s Ear: Expertise And Aesthetic Judgments

“The first time I listened to Pinkerton, Weezer’s second studio album, I hated it. And so did almost everyone else. Rolling Stone readers ranked it as the third worst album in 1996. Writing for Entertainment Weekly Jeff Gordinier compared it … Continue reading

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From Scientific America

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Predictably irrational. Some great psychology in there and some application in design. Worth a lunchtime watch. (Source: http://embed.ted.com/)

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What Pricing Strategy Beats Discounts?

At the grimy end of psychology & design. What Pricing Strategy Beats Discounts?

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The Behavioural Design Lab is a is a new initiative from the UK Design Council and Warwick Business School. It’s all about Big Psychology, setting direction and encouraging big behavioural shifts. It’s good to see design as an industry start … Continue reading

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The silent signals of body language. If you’ve read the book you’ll know this is where it all started for me. (via Silent Signals | Psychology Today)

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Left Brain / Right Brain Myth

I’ve never been a fan of management & other pseudo psychology and the the left brain / right brain rubbish that is out there drives me mad. Back in 1987 this was a myth. Fast forward 25 years and it’s … Continue reading

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Tim Hartford looks at the 99p question. Do prices that end in 99p actually sell more than round numbers?

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