A podcast exploring the space between design and psychology. Join Paul Davies, the design psychologist, as he shares articles from the Designer Psychology website and cajoles guests from behavioural science and experience design into sharing their thoughts on why design is better through psychology.
We know about placebos when it comes to medication, but could there be an equivalent in design? Could the effects of design actually be an illusion and could processes like co-design compound the placebo effect?
When is it better to make something harder for people to read? The idea of purposefully making something difficult may go against our natural intuition, but there are times when our brain needs to slow down and design can help. I also talk to interaction designer, Matt Jackson, about applying disfluency into real-world projects.
What's this about then? Where did it come from and who's it for? This short episode explains the history of Designer Psychology and the transition from ¡Design Thinkers! Sorry for a rather self-indulgent opener, but it gave me the chance to practice getting the audio sounding sharp before we really get going.
Exploring the space between design and psychology, the Designer Psychology podcast explores if design is really a form of applied visual psychology. Join Paul Davies, the design psychologist, as he shares some of the articles from the Designer Psychology website as well as cajoling minds from the world of behavioural science, experience design, neuroscience and advertising into sharing their thoughts on how design is better through psychology.
March 24, 2019
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