Posts tagged psychology

Why We Act Differently Online, Backed by Psychology

Just think about the friends in your list, and the differences between their online personas and their offline ones. I decided to take a quick look at why this is and found a couple of really cool articles about this, that cite a few scientifically backed reasons why we act differently online. I will talk about some of the causes I found most intriguing, and you can check out the full articles in the links that I will be providing.

Continue reading

Design for Emotion: How to Create a Connection with Users

Emotions are powerful things. They are swift and intense, and they lead to long-lasting, stable feelings towards a product. But how do you use emotions to create a connection with users? Fact of the matter is that it is pretty much impossible to be 100 percent sure will have the desired effect on users. That does not, however, mean that you can not plan as best you can. After all, web design is a thing that people do (you included), so it has to work at some level. To answer this conundrum as best we can, we put on our explorer hats, and set of on journey through the internet, looking for knowledge, or at least a few tips.

Continue reading

10 Ways to Make Yourself Happier Backed by Science

Ever since ye olde days, people have been claiming to know the secret to achieving bliss. But this is the modern age, baby, and we have hardcore since on our side! People in lab coats crunching numbers and performing experiments, using hi-tech equipment to determine what makes us happier. In today’s article, we will be showing you ten of these tried and tested methods for increasing you happiness levels, so that you can design with a smile on your face.

Continue reading

5 Ways to Boost Your Creativity Backed by Psychology

Everyone wants to be more creative. No matter what for, whether it’s your job that requires it or you just think being creative makes you a better person, creativity is an issue that’s been discussed quite a lot in the past century. The content around us has expanded and diversified so much that it can sometimes be overwhelming. Sometimes the only thought that comes to mind is “What could I possibly do, say or make something in any way relevant without it being a copy of things someone has already done?”

Continue reading

[Infographic] – 10 Ways to Convert More Customers (using Psychology)

You’ve probably noticed by now that I really like infographics. I think they’re a great way to convey a powerful message – that will stick with the people who read it! It’s probably because I’m a visual person who easily responds to images. I stumbled upon this particular infographic while brushing up on some copywriting techniques on Copy Blogger and just had to share it with you.

Continue reading