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I really enjoyed talking ethics, function & form, the psychology of attention and universal design with the latest design cohort at the Startup Institute.
I sometimes teach a seminar on how users should or do navigation through applications. Topics of focus include the psychology of flow and choice architecture and the techniques of journey mapping and progressive disclosure.
This is the third Startup Institute cohort for which I am teaching data visualization. This 2-hour crash-course arrives after students learn UX and front-end development fundamentals.
I run a crash course on data visualization at the Startup Institute in Boston, where we take a psychological perspective in motivating and analyzing modern data visualizations.
Full slides available here.
I teach user experience design at the Startup Institute in Boston. This full-day workshop surveys the subfields of UX and introduces students to research methodologies via group-based task analysis.
I co-authored The Tangled Web of Rationality, a book review of Rational Choice in an Uncertain World: The Psychology of Judgment and Decision Making by Reid K. Hastie and Robyn M. Dawes, in the American Journal of Psychology. Available here.