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Signifiers in UX Design
Introduction to Signifiers Signifiers are a crucial element of design that help us understand and interact with the world around us. According to Don Norman, author of “The Design of Everyday Things,” signifiers are elements of a design that convey meaning and provide information about how to use a product. They can be symbols, icons, […]
The 10000 Hours “Rule” Misconception: The Importance of Purposeful and Deliberate Practice
You may have heard of the 10000 hours “rule,” popularized by Malcolm Gladwell in his book “Outliers.” This concept suggests that it takes approximately 10000 hours of practice to become an expert in any given field. However, this idea has been widely misunderstood and oversimplified, and it is not supported by the research of Anders […]
Mental models and UX design: why aligning user expectations is crucial
When it comes to designing user experiences, it’s important to consider the mental models that users have of how a product or service should work. Mental models are the mental representations that people have of the world around them, including their understanding of how things work and how to interact with them. In UX design, […]
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