Posts tagged with ‘books’

 

I read a lot of UX books in the past few years, including Undercover User Experience Design by Cennydd Bowles and James Box, and it only occurred to me now that I never wrote a book review about it. Since this book is mentioned in almost all UX Book collections, including my own, it is time … continue reading

The Design of Everyday Things is a best selling book by cognitive scientist and usability engineer Donald A Norman. Originally published in 1988 as “The Psychology of Everyday Things”, the emphasis of his book is on people, and how we, as human beings, interact with psychical objects. Did you ever stand in front of a… continue reading

A while ago, one of my readers suggested to read “The Paradox of Choice – Why More is Less” by Barry Schwartz and considered to add it to my collection of UX Books. I bought the book, finished it a while ago and now I finally found the time to share my thoughts. Barry Schwartz wrote an interesting book with a central argument: does the increasing amount of choice in … continue reading

I present to you the cornerstone of my book collection on UX: 17 highly recommended books on User Experience by UX professionals. If you are looking for books about user research, interface design, information architecture or UX strategy, you will find a book to your liking.   For who is this book collection on UX?… continue reading

Persuasion is used throughout the web and comes in many different guises. In his book “The Psychology of Persuasion“, Robert Cialdani identifies six key principles of persuasion: Reciprocation; Commitment and consistency; Social proof; Liking; Authority; Scarcity. These principles are used in many different areas of life and often by sales people. I will be looking… continue reading