psychology

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Why the Future Is Analog

Poisoned by Twitter

Stop Telling Introverts to Act Like Extroverts

You are not alone in your loneliness

5 tips to improve your critical thinking

Why our screens make us less happy

The psychology behind mobile user experience design

Introvert in business

UX Myth #29: People are rational

UX Myth #15: Users make optimal choices

The moral roots of liberals and conservatives

The power of introverts

Sustained Attention Lasts 10 Minutes

Well Practiced Skills Do Not Require Conscious Attention

Attention Is Selective

People Filter Information

Past Experience And Expectations Determine Where People Look

People Decide Who And What Is Alive By The Eyes

Repetition Changes Your Brain

Titles Provide Context

There Is A Brain Area Dedicated To Perceiving Faces

Size Matters When It Comes To Fonts

Recognition Is Easier Than Recall

You Can Tell If A Smile Is Real Or Fake More Accurately With Video

Your Brain Has A Special Response To People You Know

Speaker and Listener Brains Sync

How Much People Lie Depends On The Medium

More People = Less Desire To Compete

Average Time To Form A Habit Is 66 Days

People Will Use Shortcuts Only If They Are Easy

People Are Motivated By Progress And Mastery

Intrinsic Rewards Trump Extrinsic Rewards

Behaviour Can Be Shaped

People of Different Ages Have Different Error Strategies

People Use A Schema To Encode And Remember

Not All Mistakes Are Bad

Anticipation Trumps The Actual Experience

The More Difficult Something Is To Attain, The More People Like It

Listening To Music Releases Dopamine In The Brain

First Screening About Trusting A Website Is Based On The Look And Feel

Trust Is The Best Predictor Of Happiness

People Like Pastoral Scenes

People Are Happier Busy And With A Challenge

Your Brain Craves Surprises

Smells Evoke Emotions and Memories

Anecdotes Persuade More Than Data

Emotions Are Tied To Muscle Movement

Seven Emotions Are Universal

Groups Are Swayed By A Dominant Personality

Group Decision-Making Is Faulty

People Love To Categorise

People Learn Best By Example

Cognitive Loads Are The Most Expensive

Time Is Perceived as Relative

People See What They Expect To See

There Are 4 Types Of Creativity

People Process Information Best In Story Form

During Sleep You Consolidate Learnings and Memories

The Average Reading Level In the USA Is Grade 8

People See Cues About How To Use An Object

People Create Mental Models

You React To Colors Based On Your Culture

9% Of Men And 0.5% Of Women Are Colorblind

The Brain Looks For Simple Patterns

What You See Is Not What Your Brain Gets

People Value A Product More Highly If It Is Physically In Front Of Them

The more uncertain you are, the more you dig in and defend your ideas

You Choose (And Vote For) The First One On The List

When Uncertain, People Look To Others to Decide What To Do

People Expect Online Interactions to Follow Social Rules

We will spend more money if you do not mention money

Your Most Vivid Memories Are Wrong

You are Easily Influenced, but I am not

Your Mind Wanders 30% of the Time

The art of choosing

Even The Illusion Of Progress Is Motivating

People Assume It Is You, Not The Situation

People are Inherently Lazy

People Make Mistakes

Too Much Stress Results In Poor Performance

Bite-Sized Chunks Of Info Are Best

Synchronous activity bonds the group

The Desire For Control And Choice Is Built In

Our strong tie group size is 150 people

Brand Names Talk To Our Old Brains

How great leaders inspire action

Things that are close together seem to belong together

We go below the fold

Culture shapes our brains

Trust Your Gut or Be Logical?

You Are Most Affected By Brands and Logos When You Are Sad Or Scared

You Are Hard-Wired For Imitation and Empathy

Peripheral Vison — Keeping You Alive or Channel Surfing?

You Overestimate Your Reactions to Future Events

Your Attention Is Riveted By Pictures Of People

It is a Myth That All Capital Letters Are Inherently Harder to Read

What People Look At On a Picture Or Screen Depends On What You Say To Them

Your Unconscious Knows First

The Ability To Delay Gratification Or Not Starts Young

If You Use Social Media Without Laughter You Are Not Being Social

Reading Text Online Is Not Fun

Want To Change a Habit? Use Fun, Surprise, and a Crowd

When it comes to technology, you definitely act your age

Why You Cannot Resist Paying Attention to Food, Sex, or Danger

You Want More Choices and Information Than You Can Actually Process

Blue and Red Together is Hard On Your Eyes

Dopamine Makes You Addicted To Seeking Information

You Actually Cannot Multi-Task

You Reconstruct Your Memories

You Make Most of Your Decisions Unconsciously

You Imagine Objects From Above and Tilted

You Can Only Remember 3 to 4 Things At A Time

You Read Faster With a longer Line Length But Prefer Shorter

You Have Inattention Blindness

3 Ways Good Design Makes you Happy

Flow, the secret to happiness

In praise of slowness

I Hate the News