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Mental Models: why expectations drives user experience

This case study shows you how to use Mental Models to improve your product’s user experience.

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Zeigarnik Effect: Why it’s hard to left things incomplete

Learn what the Zeigarnik Effect is and how to apply it to improve your product without relying on unethical dark patterns.

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Typeform: How to offboard users the right way

This offboarding case study shows how Typeform’s cancellation experience could be improved. You’ll also learn a key retention strategy to reduce churn

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The UX of Signup Email Confirmation

This onboarding case study shows you how to increase your signup email confirmation rates by 7% in just 5 minutes by using the Sniper Link technique.

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Labor Perception Bias: Why faster isn’t always better

Learn what the Labor Perception bias is and how to apply it to improve your product without relying on unethical dark patterns.

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Tech ethics: If cookie consent prompts were honest...

This case study shows how a cookie consent prompt went over the ethical line. Is your team facing similar ethical dilemmas? Take the Ethics Team Quiz.

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Amber Alerts: 5 UX Improvements That Could Save Lives

This case study shows five user experience improvements that could help save more lives by improving Amber emergency alerts.

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Google: How to increase feature adoption the right way

This case study shows you Google’s feature adoption strategy. Learn how to maximize new product releases with these 5 key principles.

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The surprising psychology of fonts

How typefaces impact emotions remains largely unstudied, but a new report suggests that different fonts can elicit different emotions.

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How Linkedin Increased Notification Opt-in Rates by 500%

This story shows the problem with most retention notifications and how Linkedin reframed their prompts to reengage 5x more users.

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The Psychology of Advertising: Why this ad made me stop scrolling

Ads are everywhere, so our brain blocks them... except a few. This case study uncovers why some ads work better than others using psychology.

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The Ugly Truth About Net Promoter Score Surveys

This story shows the problem with most NPS surveys and how to increase the response rate of your surveys to get better customer insights.

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The Psychology Behind Amazon’s Purchase Experience

Every screen in the Amazon app is a masterclass in psychology (for better or worse) especially their purchase experience.

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One Simple Psychology Framework To Improve Your Onboarding

This case study shows how Blinkist onboards new users, and how one simple psychology framework could to improve your user onboarding (and retention).

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Biased by Design

A resource for cultivating awareness of when and how cognitive bias can be introduced into the design process.

chrbutler.com

What Eyes Want

Understanding the eye-mind connection is critical to transcending distraction in design and creating focus.

jonyablonski.com

Cognitive Bias and the Design Process, Part 2

A look at the systematic errors in thinking that affects decisions and judgment during the design process.

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YouTube’s Attempt To Solve The Paradox of Choice

This case study digs into the psychology behind YouTube’s recent attempt to solve its user retention challenges (and monetization!).

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Adobe: The Psychology of User Offboarding

Discover the user offboarding tactics used by Adobe, and how to design a subscription cancellation flow without relying on unethical dark patterns.

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Game design: dark patterns that keep you hooked

For someone who plays video games a lot, I realize how easy it is to get sucked into a game and play for hours at a time.