Imagine that every detail you see, hear or smell triggers your thoughts simultaneously. From every tiny inscription on the packaging to all the massive sales signs, from a nearby whisper to the distant traffic… It is all too much to sense at once: this is what sensory overload feels like.
A smartphone that feels intuitive to use, menus where you can easily find what you are looking for, or an app that runs smoothly and has nice colors. All these features give the user a good experience, and insights from psychology may well have helped with that.
Who would say no to a compliment about their own work? It feels good, right? What about one that doesn’t feel entirely honest? Most importantly, is all praise the same?