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Links 1 through 10 of 11 by - - tagged psychology

Tom Stafford on learning styles: "Using a learning style theory is great, but you lose a lot of flexibility and potential for change if you start to believe that the theory is based on proven facts about the way the world is, rather than just being a useful set of habits and suggestions which might, sometimes, help guide us through the maze of teaching and learning."
(via Mind Hacks)

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What patterns recur in this list? Can we extract general cases, or a kind of pattern language for con tricks? How many of these could be turned into (deceptive) design techniques? I love this sort of list. (via Boing Boing)

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(via http://www.textsavvyblog.net/ )

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"Folksy urban legends as management metaphors work great!" as one commenter puts it. Nevertheless, this is a good story (I think Lessig includes it in 'Code' too) whether it's true or not. From the point of view of this research I'm more immediately interested in the technique (influencing user behaviour) than the 'innovation lesson' (changing the problem) - de Bono, TRIZ, etc have all made this clear years ago. Incidentally, a 'TRIZ master' investigates the legend here - http://www3.sympatico.ca/karasik/GF_evolution_of_legend.html

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"In recent years, some logicians have begun to make use of the notion of a subfallacy, that is, a fallacy which is a specific version of a more general fallacy. A subfallacy has whatever features the more general fallacy has, together with specific features which set it apart and make it worth naming in its own right. The Taxonomy categorizes all of the fallacies in these files by fallacy and subfallacy." (via thinkingmachine.blogsome.com)

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"As magicians have long known and neuroscientists are increasingly discovering, human perception is a jury-rigged apparatus, full of gaps and easily manipulated."
For the Design with Intent research, techniques of misdirection are especially worth examining. Richard Wiseman & Peter Lamont's "Magic in Theory" addresses this pretty well I think.

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"The implication is that all (or most) professional training results to some extent in a distortion of the way the professional views the world. "When you have a hammer, everything looks like a nail"."

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"I think it would be more accurate to regard Skinner's Beyond Freedom and Dignity as a kind of Rorschach test. The fact that it is widely regarded as pointing the way to 1984 is, perhaps, a suggestive indication of certain tendencies in modern industrial

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"Any time you're asking the user to make a choice they don't care about, you have failed the user". Old post, but great insight.

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