UX Tip #91 Let go of your fear and unleash creativity

August 21 2017

Creative people are often stereotyped as those who know how to draw, design or use certain types of software like the Adobe suite. However, the definition of creativity is much broader; it is defined... Read more »

UX Tip #90 Please, only one task at a time! Short term memory in UX

August 10 2017

People often refer to the magic number 7 when talking about short term memory. Early research into short-term memory reported most adults can store 5 - 9 items. However, as soon as we need to do... Read more »

UX Tip #89 Don't let 'Impression Management' ruin your UX Research

August 03 2017

We all want to be nice, smart people. As humans, we generally want to be perceived positively by others. We influence the perceptions of others about ourselves, objects or events by regulating the... Read more »

UX Tip #88 Ethical User Experience Design and Dark Patterns

July 25 2017

A dark pattern is a user interface that has been carefully crafted to trick users into doing things they may not want to do, like signing up for recurring bills or purchasing accessories with digital... Read more »

UX Tip #87 Be proud and excited: Turning negative feeling into productive energy

July 18 2017

When you're feeling anxious, you might feel stuck and unsure of how to feel better. You might even do things that unwittingly fuel your anxiety. For example, did you ever tuck your chin to your chest... Read more »

UX Tip #86 Happiness in the micro-interactions

July 11 2017

While ensuring the information architecture, structure and other major building blocks of a website are optimised is extremely important, it’s also worthwhile to get the little details right as they... Read more »

UX Tip #85 Avoiding group think in focus group workshops

June 26 2017

When asking participants for ideas or opinions in a group setting, like a workshop, it’s easy to get group thinking. To avoid the first ideas or opinions voiced setting the direction of the... Read more »

UX Tip #84 Reducing no-shows in your research

June 20 2017

As simple as it may sound, sending a reminder to your research participants prior to the session with the objectives of the research, the exact location of the venue and your contact details (in case... Read more »

UX Tip #83 Slider design

June 15 2017

Sliders are a common UI design element that allow users to select a value or range from a fixed set of options. Sliders look inviting and user-friendly, but in practice they are difficult to... Read more »

UX Tip #82 First impression and perceived value

June 13 2017

A website with good usability alone is not enough to drive user engagement. Among other things, it’s also important to consider the perceived value of the website to the user. Perceived value is the... Read more »

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