How Insights from Psychology Shape Your Devices

How Insights from Psychology Shape Your Devices

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.

Why so curious?

Why so curious?

Curiosity is an important motivator in our search for knowledge. Research shows that we are mostly curious about information that reduces uncertainty about our world

Real me vs Virtual me

Real me vs Virtual me

Nowadays, the anonymization and greater social distance involved in online social interactions appear to facilitate misbehavior and a lack of empathy. Why is it easier to ignore, criticize, or mock people when online?

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