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What is a Pattern that is part of the Design System?

I am researching Patterns and I am confused by the following definition. Patterns are reusable combinations of components that solve common user problems. These best practice solutions help users ...
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What is the difference between UX testing and usability testing?

What is the difference between UX testing and usability testing? For example Wikipedia simply redirects "UX testing" to "Usability testing" (as of 2021-10-18) While for example ...
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In UX, which is the main branch for health disciplines?

We're rebuilding our main website and giving more importance to the projects we worked on. Since we're working a lot with health related projects (mainly psychology and neurology), I'm building a ...
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What is the difference between Proto-personas, Data-driven, Lean Persona and Ad hoc Personas?

So I'm a little confused between these 4 types of personas I've discovered in books and articles. Proto-persona Ad hoc Persona Data-driven Persona Lean Persona What are the differences between them?...
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As a profession, what is User Experience?

I'm writing an article and I have hit this wall (I did before, but forgot about it). Basically, I need to explain what is User Experience as a profession or corpus of knowledge. I don't mean the ...
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User Experience Definition

I am a PhD student in computer science, writing a paper on Mobile User Experience. I need to cite a definition for UX. I have found numerous web-sites and and videos with various UX definitions. ...
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Definition of human centred quality in ISO 9241-220 separates usability and user experience, why?

ISO 9241 defines user experience as: a person's perceptions and responses that result from the use and/or anticipated use of a product, system or service. Based on this definition, we would ...
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Definition and example to distinguish qualitative and quantitative research

I am looking for the best definition for qualitative and quantitative research. I wrote an article on UX Magazine in which I tried to address the need for doing research that tries to map what happens ...
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Files size units: "KiB" vs "KB" vs "kB"

I'm working on a web app that will show the size of certain files, and I'm wondering if there's any consensus about how to report the units of bytes. Technically the IEC has weighed in with an ...
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