I would like to know if there is a study made about the cognitive strain that there is (or isnt) on reading dataheavy tables. I know there is a lot of help out there for how to make tables easier to ...
I'm wondering for how long the User holds the knowledge about a site? Assuming that you (as User) came to a new website, browse it for a while, accomplish your goals and then leave. You have learned ...
UX practitioners often use the term Cognitive Load to describe something bad. User have difficulties processing all information required to complete a task, and may fail, falls into the category: ...
Our search is giving a list of persons and their profile picture with some additional information, last updated, name & title. As of now, we are grayscaling the profile pictures, with full color ...
How does a flashing message effect cognitive processes like memory and attention and what, if any, were the outcomes of any studies performed in this area? For example, if a warning sign flashes how ...
Imagine that you have an interface with two principal panes: a map and a timeline. We want to enable our user to be able to select a job displayed on the map (for instance, "repair washing machine at ...
I think many people here have heard of "Hick-Hyman" law, which describes the time it takes for a person to make a decision as a result of the possible choices he or she has; That is, increasing the ...
This is getting common that while resetting one's password, web-applications force users not to use a password which they had used before. Just like forcing users to follow a particular pattern of ...
I came across this video explaining how you can reduce the congnitive load by arranging your content in small chunks fitting into your "foveal area": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GzgRfE5B1Yc Of ...
Many websites, specially government ones, enforce users to use a password which conforms to particular criteria. For example: use between 8-13 characters with at-least one integer and one capital ...
I was using WinSCP the other day for transferring files, when I came across this.. umm.. I'll call it a set of options, but it was more like an interview. Oh boy. I just want to move a file. Now I ...
I've noticed an interesting phenomenon in the user interfaces of many famous applications, they're moving away from the glossy complex to a more dull and bare minimum design. Why the sudden change? ...