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Why Persuasive Design Should Be Your Next Skill Set

The UX discipline has been busy. In the last two decades, it has formalized the practices of information architecture, experience design, content strategy, and interaction design. Thanks to the insatiable drive of UX practitioners to improve and define the field, it will continue to grow, and persuasive design is the next practice it will supercharge [...]

Posted on: 03/10/11
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Psychological Manipulation in eCommerce Design | UX Booth

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Web designers and architects use an array of psychological tricks to manipulate users into specific behaviors. What can be learned from these tricks? And, more importantly, is it ethical? In the July 2011 issue of Wired Magazine, behavioral economist and psychology professor Dan Ariely wrote a feature on the psychological tricks used by some of [...]

Posted on: 29/09/11
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User Experience and the design of news at BBC World Service – Johnny Holland

Designing a setting for the torrent of content that passes daily through a news website is a challenge unlike any other. At the BBC World Service we’ve got a user experience and design team which designs and develops news sites for the web and mobile devices in 27 languages, catering for audiences across world. In [...]

Posted on: 26/09/11
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Emotional Design: Why we love (or hate) everyday things – Free Chapter Download

emotional design why we love or hate everyday things

On its approach now to 8 years since being published “Emotional Design: Why we love (or hate) everyday things” by Don Norman is a book that is still highly regarded by many in the UX field. Normans site offers us the second chapter of this book a generous taster of what the reader can expect and [...]

Posted on: 21/09/11
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Safety Designed In – AutoObserver

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Don Norman discusses the complexities that come with new car design in an interview with edmund.com CEO Jeremy Anwyl. “Though cars have introduced new technologically advanced safety and entertainment features, Norman points out those very features offer a more complex — and, at times, a more dangerous — driving experience.” “You know what I think the [...]

Posted on: 21/09/11
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