Articles tagged with ‘research’

You’ve likely heard the old saying that “bigger is better.” When it comes to online fonts and reading, new research strongly suggests that this applies to the web in particular. This study is especially significant because it generally goes against the grain of what we’ve always been told regarding web readability in a big way.… continue reading

When a person looks at a website, what is the first thing that draws attention? Where do they look? Are they ignoring the things which they are supposed to see? When testing a website, these are some of the questions that can be answered with eye tracking. Eye Tracking Technology Eye tracking is a behavioral… continue reading

Using data to drive design is relatively easy to encourage people to “like”. When I speak about how I use data to help designers make decisions, I tend to see people nod and look interested. But, it still takes a lot of steps from “interest” to “application”.   I don’t think interest is the problem… continue reading

Colors have a very profound effect on the usability of websites and apps. A poor choice of color influences the user experience in a negative way and may even make the app or website unusable. The topic of color is rather subjective, but the information here features the most commonly held thoughts and opinions of… continue reading

A restaurant visit is sometimes more expensive than what you had in mind. Smart restaurant owners use little persuasive tricks to gain more profit per single visit. Professor in Experimental Psychology Charles Spence investigated some of these strategies and found eight tricks. The First Look Research has shown that we spend more time looking at… continue reading

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