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–”100 things every designer needs to know about people” 2011, by Susan M. Weinschenk, Ph.D.–

I am not a visual designer and my background doesn’t support design. 1,124 more words

Heuristic evaluation

Web Usability: Usability Inspections

Heuristic evaluation

A heuristic technique (/hjᵿˈrɪstᵻk/; Ancient Greek: εὑρίσκω, “find” or “discover”), often called simply a heuristic, is any approach to problem solving, learning, or discovery that employs a practical method not guaranteed to be optimal or perfect, but sufficient for the immediate goals. 90 more words

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Wise Thinking #6: Emotional Intelligence

People with a high EQ make around $29,000 more per year. Develop yours at 1 Moment Wiser. Click here


Books on Buying Behavior, Psychology

I never thought I’d be reading about cognitive neuroscience, System 1 and System 2, heuristics, social psychology, and behavioral economics … let alone scores of books on the subject but this is one area that has truly fascinated me. 136 more words


Mother Nature, Father Time

A few simple meditations on the two sides of the carnal coin:

*Women are intuitive and primal, Men are logical and experience incarnate.

*Women are intricate and confusing to themselves due to the various contradicting viewpoints vying for supremacy, Men are creatures of focus with blind-spots aplenty. 106 more words

Testing Puzzles: Questions, Assumptions, Strategy

For the recent evening Ministry of Testing Meetup here in Cambridge I brought some Testing Puzzles for people to solve. Or rather some Puzzles for people to… 1,540 more words