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Designing for Behaviors in Healthcare

Notes from “Designing for Behaviors in Healthcare”  http://www.meetup.com/HealthTechnologyForum/events/171143042/   BEHAVIOR – A specific action in response to a stimulus CREATING Behaviors – Behaviors are a response to a unique Trigger, require a specific Ability, and are generally in response to a precise Motivation.  COMMUNITY – Essential to long-term success of a behavior. People adopt the … Continue reading

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Six Blazingly Obvious Aspects of Human Behavior for Product or Interaction Design

Excerpt From: Wendel, Stephen. “Designing for Behavior Change.” O’Reilly Media, 2013-11-05.  1. Easier really is better The easier something is to do (i.e., the less mental and physical effort required from the perspective of the user), the more likely the user is to do it. Psychologists study these as “channel factors,” behavioral economists talk about … Continue reading

Human Behavior and the Unconscious Mind

extracts from John A. Bargh, Scientific American, (Jan 2014) 32-37 The ability to regulate our own behavior depends on more than genes, temperament, or social support. It also hinges on our capacity to identify and overcome automatic impulses and emotions. “Snap” (subconscious) judgements of others allow us to make decisions about how we will act … Continue reading