Writing for Cognitive Ease

Posted by on Oct 2, 2012 in language, psychology, thoughts | No Comments
Writing for Cognitive Ease

The second of my UX Booth articles, concerning the work of Daniel Kahneman and the concept of Cognitive Ease, is now live. In his new book, Thinking, Fast and Slow, Nobel Prize Winner Daniel Kahneman takes us on a fascinating tour of the brain, exploring two theoretical systems that drive the way we think and […]

Dumbing Down

Posted by on Jul 13, 2011 in language, thoughts, usability | No Comments

I’ve recently been reviewing some remote usability test videos for one of our clients. This post isn’t about remote testing, usability tests or specific providers but the testing has thrown up some interesting findings. (Just as an aside, we use a variety of tools for the remote site tests – mainly whatusersdo.com and www.usertesting.com. Nate […]