cognitive-science, design, psychology, usability, user-experience

Psychology in Design (Part 2)

Schema Schema theory states that all knowledge is organized into units. Within these units of knowledge, or schemata information provided by life experiences is stored. According to this theory, schemata represent knowledge about concepts: objects and the relationships they have with other objects, situations, events, sequences of events, actions, and
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design, product-design, user-experience, ux, ux-design

When you’re overthinking your UX — Satisficing vs Maximizing

When you’re overthinking your UX — Satisficing vs Maximizing Photo by José Alejandro Cuffia on Unsplash UX is about the details. The difference between good and bad UX, after all, often boils down to how thoughtful and accommodating your design is. It’s about the things that people don’t notice more often than the
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case-study, facebook, redesign, Security, user-experience

Redesigning the Facebook mobile app login screen — a UX case study

To give a personalized feel to the Facebook users Credits: Caterina Beleffi Ijoined Facebook in the year 2010 and switched to mobile platform four years before. The main reason why I use Facebook is to establish a strong connection with the external world and with my friend’s circle. It also helps me
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design, design-thinking, product-design, user-experience, ux-design

Investigate first, design after

Problem solving as a junior designer Illustration by Source As designers, we are all problem solvers. And from the view of building out the problem space, there are different roles to perform. Exact details can vary depending on your team and the project, and the following is a general definition of these roles.
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airports, rant, service-design, travel, user-experience

Missed your flight? It’s not you, it’s the UX designer

Remember that time you missed your flight and you blamed it on your karma, the exists-but-doesn’t-listen-to-you God, hard luck or simply a bad day. Add a UX designer to that list. To give you a little more context, I missed my flight recently and had to book an expensive ticket back. I misread
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