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Design for Cognitive Bias: Using Mental Shortcuts for Good Instead of Evil

Learn from real-world examples to identify some particularly nasty biases that frequently lead users to make bad decisions.

Hosted on May 14, 2020 at 3:00 pm EDT

About the Webinar

Users’ minds take shortcuts to get through the day. Usually they’re harmless. Even helpful. But what happens when they’re not? In this webinar, Dave will use real-world examples to identify some particularly nasty biases that frequently lead users to make bad decisions. He’ll also talk about some content strategy and design choices we can use in our apps, designs, and platforms to redirect or eliminate the impact of those biases. Finally, he’ll explore designers’ biases and some methods to prevent our own blind spots from hurting users.

 

This is a part of our ongoing webinar series on tackling design and technology challenges.

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About the Speaker

Dave Thomas

Content Strategy Advocate

The “barnstormer” of Think Company, Dave is a UXer with a passion for content strategy—speaking (and teaching) about it, and the future of content, all over the country. An accomplished storyteller in his own right, Dave has been making movies, web series, and filmed entertainment since high school!

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