There are plenty of folks happy to tell you how to write better, just as any doctor will tell you to “eat right and exercise.” But changing your writing (or eating) habits only happens when you understand why you do what you do. I can help you with that. That proposal or email you wrote must now compete for … Continue reading 10 top writing tips and the psychology behind them →
Reader View · 4 min read · Apr 29th · When negative thinking becomes the norm, it can contribute to mental health problems including social anxiety, low self-esteem, and even depression. To avoid falling into that pattern, let’s explore… · Shared by 3364, including ellie-kempton, Stephanie A Kowalski, Massimiliano Aroffo, Tamsen Webster, Message Strategist (she/her)
when you’re already feeling anxious or depressed, succumbing to negative thought patterns is unfortunately likely to worsen the way you feel.
Reader View · 4 min read · Jun 16th · Unfinished tasks can overwhelm us or motivate us. These contradictory experiences are due to the Zeigarnik and the Ovsiankina effects. · Shared by 2724, including Stephanie A Kowalski, 👨✈️ AA-Admiral ⚓🚀🌌, Ines Bieler
compared to a task that has not yet been started, individuals have a stronger urge to complete interrupted or unfinished assignments.
Reader View · From 2017 · There are plenty of folks happy to tell you how to write better, just as any doctor will tell you to “eat right and exercise.” But changing your writing (or eating) habits only happens when you understand why you do what you do. I can help you with that. That proposal or email you wrote must now compete for … Continued · Shared by 125, including Aldo Gnocchi, Gideonro, Arne Keuning, Matthew Turland, Mike Taylor, Michael Musgrove, Yza72, almagentia369, Tauno, Phillip Murphy, Katja Evertz, Stephanie A Kowalski, Bilal Aslam
Reader View · 7 min read · From 2020 · A complete list of cognitive biases and design principles with tons of examples, checklists and quizzes to help you improve your user experience. · Shared by 767, including Oscar MacDonald, Neil Hart 💙, Tom Connor, Jansnet, Alberto, George Waititu, Matthias Lampe, Christian P. Stobbe, Ilia Markov, Álvaro Felipe, Chris Heilmann firstname.lastname@example.org, Courtney Bolton ★, Evan (he/him), Helmi also on 🐘, Zain Fathoni, Nir Eyal, @email@example.com, Stephanie A Kowalski, bouiboui, Victor Lee
Reader View · From 2020 · The Psychology of Human Misjudgment, a speech given in 1995 by legendary investor Charlie Munger, opened my eyes to how behavioral psychology can be applied to business and problem-solving. Munger,… · Shared by 752, including Liv 😷, Jose Paul Martin, Josh Wolfe, Marvin “Polymath but really Just Generalist” Liao, Chintan Shah, Gabrielle Mendoza, 瑞拿頭, Vikram Dutt, Jason Zweig, Tauno, StanChan, Ayala Sherbow, Rifki Caesar Novaldin, davidabrock, Ceferino Díaz, Fern, Carly
Reader View · ~11 min read · From 2015 · The psychology of color will forever be a fascinating topic. Why, then, does writing on “color psychology” feel so shallow? · Shared by 450, including Mara Averick, Dez S. Papp, Jobologies, Stephanie A Kowalski, Lluís Codina, Mark Kaigwa, Manos Hatzimalonas, Thomas Pleil, Tillmann Lang, Ron Sela, Thomas Power, Shawn Venasse, Eleanor | The Copywriter, Dominik Grolimund, MariadPDC, Katja Evertz, Kris Fannin, Scott Williams, Inkbot Design, Liv 😷
Reader View · ~18 min read · From 2020 · This extensive article discusses how the human pursuit of happiness can be measured, studied, and applied to increase world happiness. · Shared by 740, including Ceferino Díaz, Jacob du Toit, Katja Evertz
Happiness can be measured by these three factors: the presence of positive emotions, the absence of negative emotions, and life satisfaction
Reader View · 9 min read · Jun 28th · Color is one of the most powerful tools in your design toolkit. Learn how to harness the power of color symbolism by exploring different color meanings. · Shared by 640, including Beate Jordaan, Stephanie A Kowalski
color symbolism is a powerful force that’s been reinforced over millennia. Red has served as a symbol of evil since at least 4,000 B.C